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News staff takes pledges for public television

News staff takes pledges for public television

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Tired-eyed and trying to stay awake with coffees in hand, Broadview senior staff arrived at KQED Television and Radio Station at 6:30 a.m. this morning. “I don’t normally wake up until seven, and I had to wake up at 5:30 a.m.,” assistant copy editor India Thieriot, said. “Once I had my coff...

#OscarsSoWhite can open eyes to stereotypes and diversity issues

#OscarsSoWhite can open eyes to stereotypes and diversity issues

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

January 25, 2016


Filed under A & E, Breaking News, Interactives

For the second year in a row, Academy award nominees lack diversity — creating the trending hashtag #OscarsSoWhite. Some actors are responding by boycotting, protesting and public voicing their opinions about the ceremony. The following Saturday Night Live sketch also grants a more satirical outlook on the Academy awards ...

Sheep heart dissection forms window to physiology

Sheep heart dissection forms window to physiology

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

January 20, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

A handful of members from the physiology class huddled around tables and popped on their goggles while others shrieked at the sight of the slimy, gray heart being cut in half. Honors physiology students dissected sheep hearts to tie together their brief unit on the human heart. “They were performing a dissection of the sheep heart because it’s pretty much the exact same size as the human heart,...

Sophs leave for Costa Rica Saturday night.

Sophs leave for Costa Rica Saturday night.

Claire Devereux, Reporter

January 15, 2016


Filed under News

Convent & Stuart Hall sophomores are headed to Costa Rica late tomorrow night on a cultural immersion trip that includes community service, horseback riding, white river rafting and ziplining. “I’m looking forward to all the activities like ziplining and stuff that I wouldn't usually do,” sophomor...

Ridesharing users reflect on convenience, costliness

Ridesharing users reflect on convenience, costliness

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

January 14, 2016


Filed under A & E, Breaking News, Interactives

Rideshare company Uber lowered its prices for the San Francisco Bay Area earlier this week. Prices dropped from 10 to 75 percent, depending on the type of Uber service, to attempt to increase the demand of requested rides. Anyone with the Uber app can request a driver to pick them up from and drop them ...

New mural brings color to a bare hallway

New mural brings color to a bare hallway

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

January 13, 2016


Filed under A & E, Breaking News

Brightly colored geometric shapes stretch across the walls in the hallway leading to the Faculty Room. “I love it, I love the colors,” Athletic Director Elena De Santis, whose office is right across from the new installation, said. “It's super bright and welcoming into my office and Ms. Egan’s office.” Alumna Sabine Kelly (‘15) was commissi...

Winter Formal set up begins

Winter Formal set up begins

Halie Kim, Reporter

January 8, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Student council members hang red streamers and white and black balloons around casino tables in preparation for tonight’s Winter Formal at the Flood Mansion at 7 p.m. Students are encouraged to arrive to the first formal dance of the year in red, white and black, in accordance to the Casino Royal...

#WasteHisTime2016 questions empowering, evil motives

#WasteHisTime2016 questions empowering, evil motives

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

January 7, 2016


Filed under A & E, Breaking News, Interactives, Slideshows

The latest trending hashtag on Twitter, #WasteHisTime2016, emerged as a form of flipping the stereotypical gender roles within relationships. The main concept reveals how women may lead a man into thinking that they can be in a relationship before doing or saying something to make him think otherwise. ...

Basketball loses first league game

Basketball loses first league game

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

January 6, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

The varsity basketball team was outplayed by one of its rivals in its first league game after one undefeated tournament. “University has been a rival since I have been here and probably way before,” Athletics Director Elena De Santis said about San Francisco University High School before the g...

Rain, rain, don’t go away

Rain, rain, don’t go away

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

January 5, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Standing at the Siboni windows, students and teachers watched sheets of water skate down the Webster hill. Rain fell throughout the morning, but during F Period, it began to pour.   “I did hear the rain when it started hitting the windows,” junior Kayla Man said. English students like Ma...

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