The Broadview

Digging deeper

Digging deeper

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

April 4, 2019

As victims of sexual harassment and assault come forward in the wake of the #MeToo movement, third-party organizations should be brought on to college campuses to help schools thoroughly and unbiasedly investigate each new case. Almost two-thirds of college students reported that they had experienced sexu...

Zero waste, zero change

Zero waste, zero change

Editorial Board

February 9, 2018

San Francisco had a diversion rate of 52 percent as of 2001, with over half of the waste generated was either recycled or composted, according to the San Francisco Department of the Environment. Former Mayor Ed Lee announced in 2012 that San Francisco had achieved a diversion rate of 80 percent, the...

Following in the footsteps of school’s founder

Following in the footsteps of school’s founder

Editorial Board

November 2, 2017

When St. Madeline Sophie Barat founded the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1801, she proclaimed her mission to teach young girls in a world where gender parity in education was non-existent. Her efforts and the work of others have made huge steps in progressing equality for women today, but female ed...

Teen acne sparks issues with confidence and looks

Teen acne sparks issues with confidence and looks

Editorial Board

February 3, 2017

Lizzie Bruce While almost all students get acne at some point due to puberty, genetics or environmental triggers, harsh stigma and lack of media representation can make acne-stricken teens feel abnormal and alone in their battle for clear skin. While shows like “Glee” and “Gossip Girl” relate to the young...

Immigration ban threatens human rights

Immigration ban threatens human rights

Editorial Board

February 1, 2017

Freedom includes the opportunity for prosperity, success and an upward social mobility for families and children achieved through hard work in a society with few barriers. It is not a mere opinion — it is the American Dream. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday indefinitely barring all refugee a...

Election results not an excuse for hate

Election results not an excuse for hate

Editorial Board

December 8, 2016

Threats to women in hijabs, walls graffitied with racist and xenophobic statements and even middle-schoolers chanting “Build the wall!” in their lunchroom have circulated through social media in recent weeks — indicative of one disturbing effect of the results of the presidential election. Pr...

Social media poses threat to ‘real life’ relationships

Social media poses threat to ‘real life’ relationships

Editorial Board

September 26, 2016

While lunch provides a time for peers to chat together before resuming their afternoon classes, many students spend the break constantly checking their phones rather than focusing on the friends around them. As constant app updates and social media platforms parallel our increasing addiction to virtual ...

Think before you buy

Think before you buy

Editorial Board

March 16, 2016

You see a $10 shirt in the window and think “What a steal,” not stopping to consider how it can be so cheap, or buy a chocolate bar, inexpensive enough to be purchased with your spare change. We have all found ourselves at the check-out counter, submitting to the lure of a well-advertised product...

Racial insensitivity triggers community discussion

Racial insensitivity triggers community discussion

Editorial Board

February 4, 2016

As Black History Month begins, it can be easy to say there has been significant progress for African American rights since the 1940s civil rights movements, but even in 2016, racism is still a problem. Approximately 100 high schoolers from predominantly Catholic Bay Area high schools attended a "wigger"-...

Ads not so ‘Super’

Ads not so ‘Super’

Editorial Board

February 4, 2016

As Super Bowl 50 festivities begin in San Francisco, people all over the country are flooding to the City to take part in the excitement of the game. Although many females will watch Super Bowl 50 and other big time sporting events, male-exclusive advertisements, lack of encouragement and poor representation of female athletes in the media c...

Sexual harassment prevents women from breaking through the glass ceiling

Sexual harassment prevents women from breaking through the glass ceiling

Editorial Board

December 10, 2015

Even though women have made strides in many areas of the workplace, breaking the glass ceiling is made even more strenuous by sexual harassment in working environments, creating tremendous difficulty and setbacks for many women striving for success. One in three women has experienced a form of sexual harassmen...

Supporting one another essential to success

Supporting one another essential to success

Editorial Board

November 5, 2015

Relationships forged at school provide a sturdy social safety net that teens can call upon in times of difficulty, yet for many others, a school’s social environment can be a stressful one, in which students can face toxic friendships and dating relationships, or complete ostracization at the hands...

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