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Senior Mira Chawla browses the shelves of Browser Books on Fillmore Street. The store is one of three locations owned by Green Apple Books, who have once again opened their doors to the community for literary events and shopping.

Chapter closes, doors open

Place for gathering and reading prevails in spite of pandemic
Darcy Jubb, City Life Editor October 12, 2021

Local bookstores who survived the pandemic once again offer a space to gather, allowing patrons to return to an in-person community.  “I think bookstores offer a cathartic space, a space of meeting,”...

Veggie Tales

Plant-based diets increase in popularity
Adele Fratesi , Managing Editor October 6, 2021

Walking through the meat and dairy aisles of the grocery store, the increased presence of alternatives to traditional animal products is undeniable. Multiple brands of almond and oat milk often occupy...

Red meat caught red handed

Animal-based diets hurt health, planet
Madeline Thiara, Copy Editor October 6, 2021

While grabbing a burger at Shake Shack or substituting pesto sauce for bolognese at Italian Homemade may not seem like it would have a greater impact, the real cost of these decisions may be detrimental...

Watch your step

Watch your step

Understanding and managing your digital footprint
Ella Noblin and Ada Linde October 5, 2021

Every email, post, photo and click leaves a trail about you — one you may never be able to erase.  “A digital footprint is what you leave behind on the internet — it’s very likely that it will...

Improvement of integrating cultural awareness in sports

The National Football League plays United States Black National Anthem before games
Nina Gutierrez, Sports Editor October 4, 2021

Following a year of racial justice protests across the U.S. and increased attention towards police violence, the NFL broadcast the Black National Anthem before the Dallas Cowboys and Tampa Bay Buccaneers...

Crossword answer key

Crossword answer key

Makenna Kramer , Feature Editor October 2, 2021

Positively thinking

Positively thinking

Media influences how teens see themselves.
Tala El Qadah , Senior Reporter May 25, 2021

A Tik Tok trend with over 268 million views shows girls tightening corsets while saying the words “no one wants a waist over nine inches” with thousands of comments like “Why am I not built like...

Scholastic Journalism & Media Director Tracy Sena sits by stacks of The Broadview as she cleans out the Publications Lab before retiring. Sena has advised The Broadview for more than two decades and has overseen newspapers for both high school divisions, Convent Elementary and the yearbooks.

‘Okay gang, let’s wrap this up’

Journalism adviser to retire after 25 years at Convent

Gazing at the flurry of high schoolers frantic to meet the imminent print deadlines in the Publications Lab, Tracy Sena removed her mask to take a sip of coffee, and smiled. It was the first deadline week...

Senior Anya Hilpert sits between theater manager Chris Miller and Theater Programs Director
Margaret Grace Hee as Hilpert gives directions to actors on stage for She Kills Monsters in fall 2019.

Senior pursues theatrical aspirations

Aspiring director advances in leadership roles
Nina Gutierrez, Senior Reporter April 20, 2021

After she was transferred into the theater class in the middle of seventh grade, it was too late for Anya Hilpert to join the cast, so she became stage manager for the school play.  “This position...

Social media may act as a career-building tool

Social media may act as a career-building tool

Networking can strengthen online professional profile
Gabrielle Guido, Web Editor March 30, 2021

From medicine to finance, social media platforms can be a vital stepping stone towards opportunities in college and future career paths, and they can allow for both social and professional connections...

Sophomore Isabella Alarcon, who runs a business reselling her customized clothing, alters a sweatshirt. A 2018 study of 1,000 teens showed that 41% would consider entrepreneurship as a career option versus working in a traditional job, according to Junior Achievement.

Entrepreneurs start businesses

Online retail becomes path of income for students
Clara Bonomi, Reporter March 25, 2021

Senior Giselle Moulia spends her free time sorting through her closet and purchasing thrifted clothing to resell to customers all across the City. Although many teenagers face overstuffed closets, small...

Swarms of protesters took to the streets over the summer, reigniting the discussion about race.

Let’s talk about race

POCSU discusses insurrection, Black Lives Matter
Olivia Rounsaville and Adele Fratesi February 25, 2021

In light of the insurrection and Black History Month, The Broadview sat down with the members of the People of Color Student Union over Zoom and discussed current events and living as a person of color....

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