The Broadview

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...

Alumnae panel shares their college experiences

Alumnae panel shares their college experiences

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

January 4, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Alumnae panelists shared their college experiences and advice with the CHS Student Body today in Syufy Theatre. College Counseling Director Rebecca Munda organized a panel including Lauren Baum ‘14, Sarah Niehaus ‘15, Sarah Selzer ‘15 and Marguerite Siboni ‘06. They answered prepared questi...

Improper use of mobility aids degrading, offensive

Improper use of mobility aids degrading, offensive

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2015


Filed under Opinion

She is dressed in a black latex leotard, her eyes blank and her limbs rigid as she sits on a wheelchair, even though her legs are fully functional. Kylie Jenner’s recent cover of “Interview” magazine photographed by Steven Klein has caused controversy due to misuse of an assistive device for the...

Culture consumes Christmas

Culture consumes Christmas

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

December 10, 2015


Filed under Features

Seasonal store-front displays and back-to-back advertisements showcasing consumer goods, such as clothing and technology are a common sight in weeks leading up to December holidays, but holiday consumerism, buying and giving store-bought goods, may not be inherently bad. “I think that one mode of ...

Shaming is limiting. Period.

Shaming is limiting. Period.

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2015


Filed under Features

When an activist posted a picture of herself wearing period-stained pants, Instagram censored it. When female politicians run for office, their capabilities are doubted due to hormone fluctuations. When female athletes mention menstruation, they are criticized and ridiculed. Stigma and shame associated with menstruatio...

Librarians take the job of two campuses

Librarians take the job of two campuses

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

December 10, 2015


Filed under News

A newly-hired librarian duo for both Convent and Stuart Hall high schools are now in charge of the archival content within both schools, some shelved away for over a century. Lead Librarian Alyson Barrett-Ryan and Associate Librarian Reba Sell started working for both high schools in late November and a...

Upperclassmen educated on healthy habits

Upperclassmen educated on healthy habits

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

December 10, 2015


Filed under A & E, News

Upperclassmen were encouraged to take deep breaths during a stress management presentation for the Junior and Senior Wellness program held last Thursday in the Den. “I wanted to see if there were any tips that I don’t already know or that I haven’t been told about,” senior Nora Hanak, who elec...

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