The Broadview

Americans need better manners

September 24, 2009


Filed under Opinion

Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Eighty-three percent of countries in 2002 had a plurality of citizens judging the United States favorably, but by 2006 only 23 percent of countries had a plurality saying that United States influence is positive, according to a 2008 report by the House Committee on Forei...

Healthcare fight slows change

Healthcare fight slows change

September 23, 2009


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Zoë Newcomb News Editor America has reached a low point. During President Obama’s recent address to Congress in which he attempted to dispel myths surrounding his health care plan, a representative stood and angrily shouted, “You lie!” at the President of the United States of America....

Society pushes teens to go with the crowd

September 23, 2009


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

Staff Editorial It is hard not to stereotype. Everybody does it. A girl walks by wearing big hoop earrings and colorful high top Nikes. Someone says, “Oh, she’s so ghetto.” Everybody says it. Anyone with bling or saggy pants or a tiny back pack becomes “ghetto.” Those living in true poverty...

Lessons learned come from unexpected source

May 21, 2009


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by Lauren Jung Editor-in-Chief Although classes change from year to year, one class that has been a constant in my schedule for the past four years is journalism. More than improving writing and layout skills, the most valuable lessons I have learned are from the people I have interviewed. In my ...

Easier access to emergency contraception may cause irresponsibility in teens

May 21, 2009


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Jovel Quierolo Sacred Heart Editor The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently made a “morning-after” emergency contraceptive accessible to 17-year-olds for purchase without a doctor’s prescription. The pill, if taken within 72 hours of sexual intercourse, can prevent pregnancy. But th...

Water conservation must begin now

May 21, 2009


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Staff Editorial It is easy to get carried away with a 45-minute shower after a long day, but a mere four-minute shower uses approximately 20 to 40 gallons of water, according to the WaterSense chapter of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Even though water is free and easy to waste...

Convent girl leaves her heart in the City

May 21, 2009


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Rebecca Kelliher Editor-in-Chief I suppose, being a Convent girl, I haven’t had a “typical” high school experience. By most standards in America of what high school “should” be like, with jocks dating cheerleaders and nerds being ostracized. Convent seems a little out-of-place. Aside from the...

Water conservation must begin now

May 21, 2009


Filed under Opinion

staff editorial It is easy to get carried away with a 45-minute shower after a long day, but a mere four-minute shower uses approximately 20 to 40 gallons of water, according to the WaterSense chapter of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Even though water is free and easy to waste,...

New age limit sparks controversy: Easier access may cause irresponsibility in teens

New age limit sparks controversy: Easier access may cause irresponsibility in teens

May 21, 2009


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by Jovel Quierolo Sacred Heart Editor The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently made a “morning-after” emergency contraceptive accessible to 17-year-olds for purchase without a doctor’s prescription. The pill, if taken within 72 hours of sexual intercourse, can prevent pregnancy. ...

Acceptance letters come; College ‘Confidential’ goes

Acceptance letters come; College ‘Confidential’ goes

April 3, 2009


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Lauren Jung Editor-in-Chief Now that college decisions are out, I have a confession to make. I am a College Confidential junkie. I don’t even have an account on the Web site, but for the past four months, I’ve read countless threads on the forums, slurping up the latest speculation on college ...

Declining economy threatens print media industry

April 3, 2009


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Gracie Hays a &e Editor Although newspapers have been the cornerstones of democracy, countless publications’ sustainability are being threatened by the declining economy. Throughout the downfall of print media, the accessibility has been overlooked and underestimated with the notion that only...

Government passions need checks, balances

Government passions need checks, balances

April 3, 2009


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Rebecca Kelliher Editor-in-Chief The current economic crisis may have the public looking for a scapegoat, but the mass hysteria as of late is threatening to infect the very institution that is meant to calm the people’s outrage — the federal government, most notably Congress. Congress as of la...

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