The Broadview

Basketball loses first league game

Basketball loses first league game

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

January 6, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Schools to celebrate annual tradition

Schools to celebrate annual tradition

Asha Khanna and Halie Kim

December 10, 2015

The four-school community is expected to gather today in the Herbert Center to celebrate the nearly century-old tradition of Noëls, a student musical tribute to the president and heads of schools. “All of the language classes and all of the grades prepare a song in their specific language that they...

Health and Wellness brings stress reduction tips to upperclassmen

Health and Wellness brings stress reduction tips to upperclassmen

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

December 3, 2015

Juniors and seniors filled the Den and received a presentation on methods for stress today with finals week being two weeks away. “It’s good to know how to meditate, escape my thoughts and find peace,” senior Kristin Weinman said. “Coming in and listening to stress relieving methods is helpfu...

Service immersion experience seeks volunteers

Service immersion experience seeks volunteers

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

December 2, 2015

Service Learning Director Ray O’Connor sent an email about the New Orleans Service Immersion Trip to both high schools this afternoon. “It’s a really great opportunity for students to help out another community and just give back and rebuild the houses lost during Hurricane Katrina,” junio...

Secret Santa stockings build anticipation for the holidays

Secret Santa stockings build anticipation for the holidays

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

December 1, 2015

Sophomore student council members lined the marble staircase with decorated stockings after school today in preparation for next week’s Secret Santa celebration. “This year, instead of using bags, we are using stockings,” Sophomore Activities Director Jilan Powers said. “This way students ...

Auditions set the stage for spring musical

Auditions set the stage for spring musical

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

November 30, 2015

Today marks the beginning of auditions for the upcoming spring musical, Les Miserables. “It's about a group of students rising up in paris to try to find peace and social justice for the common people,” director Pamela Rickard said. “It’s a love story, there's a lot of conflict and war moment...

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