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Staff members reflect on personal media-related experiences during Scholastic Journalism Week

Staff members reflect on personal media-related experiences during Scholastic Journalism Week

Neely Metz and Kristina Cary

February 26, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, Interactives

As Scholastic Journalism Week nears the end, staff on The Broadview have time to reflect on what journalism means to them. The annual week extends from Feb. 21-27, and is sponsored and scheduled by the Journalism Education Association. The event is meant to encourage young journalists to learn and exercis...

Staff editors raise awareness of First Amendment rights

Staff editors raise awareness of First Amendment rights

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

February 22, 2016


Filed under Breaking News, News

Two editors of The Broadview delivered a presentation about press freedom and First Amendment rights to the student body as an introduction to Scholastic Journalism Week. “The point of this presentation is to raise awareness and recognize our First Amendment rights and how we should use them wisely...

Women prove they can be prominent in male-dominated fields.

Women prove they can be prominent in male-dominated fields.

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The Senate session on Capitol Hill last Tuesday was unconventional not because a major blizzard had taken place the weekend before, but because only female Senators and pages were present. “As we convene this morning, you look around the chamber, the presiding officer is female,” Sen. Lisa Murk...

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...

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...

Taking mindful steps

Taking mindful steps

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

December 10, 2015


Filed under News

This week’s push by Buzzfeed to raise awareness and education surrounding mental health is leading to further discussion and understanding of this often negatively-perceived issue. “Mental Health Awareness Week serves as a platform to bring attention and conversation to a very important topic,” Jessica Lobed...

Important news ignored

Important news ignored

Liana Lum, Editor-in-chief

November 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion

It happens when you ignore the online article about domestic violence in Brazil and instead click on the article on ways to style a sweater, or when you pick up a tabloid to read about the latest celebrity gossip instead of the magazine addressing the strained political relationship between Russia an...

Teens ‘get cultured’ through global service trips

Teens ‘get cultured’ through global service trips

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

May 27, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Overseas service programs offer students a wide selection of volunteer experiences from working with children in Fiji to feeding and caring for animals in a Kenyan elephant orphanage and giraffe sanctuary. “Everyday was spent half teaching and half constructing the local Nasivikoso school,” junior...

Kate Chopin writing contest winners announced

Kate Chopin writing contest winners announced

February 14, 2014


Filed under Breaking News

Visiting author Constance Solari named sophomore Liana Lum all-school winner of the annual Kate Chopin writing contest at a special assembly this morning. Lum's story, which addressed the prompt, "a risk of the heart," detailed her experience at Laguna Honda Hospital where she unwillingly volunteered her Friday n...

Alumna to return as science sub

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

February 15, 2013


Filed under News

Liana Lum Reporter A CHS alumna awaiting acceptance to medical school will be substituting in the science department while teachers take family leave this spring. Morgan Kendall (’08) is re- turning to her alma mater to substitute pregnant chemistry teacher Christy Cinti for four weeks and then...

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