The Broadview

Senior athlete takes last shot

Senior athlete takes last shot

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under Sports & Fitness, Sports Showcase

As the pre-game music thumps, senior Alex Farrán wraps up warm-up shooting drills, and leads the basketball squad into an intimate huddle where she wishes her teammates luck before taking her place on the court as the starting buzzer goes off. Farrán has been playing varsity all four years, having...

Racial insensitivity triggers community discussion

Racial insensitivity triggers community discussion

Editorial Board

February 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

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"-...

Protecting privacy online

Protecting privacy online

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under Features

Technology users routinely agree to a website’s or app’s terms and conditions, but they may never figure out that their agreement is anything but “no strings attached.” “Apps provide great conveniences,” Internet and privacy lawyer Anne McKenna said, “but we often unwittingly consent to...

Demonstrating responsibility with protests

Demonstrating responsibility with protests

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor

February 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion

With the world’s eyes focused on the Super Bowl and Super Bowl City, a fan-based zone downtown with football-based activities, is attracting citizens throughout the Bay Area to utilize their First Amendment rights through a stream of organized protests that are more than just marching around with ...

Ads not so ‘Super’

Ads not so ‘Super’

Editorial Board

February 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorials

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...

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...

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