The Broadview

Youth engage in democracy

With a new election season, the road to the White House becomes increasingly confusing for youth attempting to navigate this complex year. Cartoon by Art Editor Marisa Donovan.

Charlotte Ehrlich, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2020

With the 2020 election less than 50 days away in a year of chaos and challenge due to the pandemic and racial injustice, Generation Z is stepping up as a new variety of public servants in a new era of change.  “Especially in this time where we need real change on a wide range of topics, we are ...

Keeping it SWEET

Senior Isabel Hoppmann recaps  tips from expert entrepreneurs. She shared what she found most valuable from her previous interviews.

Gabrielle Guido, Web Editor

September 24, 2020

Even as a young girl, senior Isabel Hoppmann longed to be an entrepreneur. Now, she is taking her interest further by establishing her own company to give young girls the tools to start businesses.  Her two-month-old company, Successful Women Entrepreneurs Everywhere Today, motivates middle and ...

Voter representation under consideration

With a new election season, the road to the White House becomes increasingly confusing for youth attempting to navigate this complex year. Cartoon by Art Editor Marisa Donovan.

Grace Krumplitsch, Editor-in-Chief

September 24, 2020

In the five instances in United States history in which the candidate who won the presidency gained the majority of electoral votes needed to win despite failing to gain the majority of the popular vote, two took place the last 20 years, sparking debate over whether or not the Electoral College is an...

Double trouble

California residents face challenges presented by both wildfires and COVID-19.

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

September 24, 2020

Wildfire smoke, which can be harmful to the lungs, can also intensify a person’s reaction to COVID-19 as it irritates the lungs and damages the immune system which can make a person more susceptible to the virus according to the CDC. With over 3 million acres of land burned across California, the air quality, from over 900 fires and a lack of win...

Routine-ing through quarantine

Tabitha Parent, Darcy Jubb, and Amelia Froyd-Kamrath

August 20, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Wakeup, brush teeth, get dressed, coffee. Many students' daily routine begins with some variation of this chorus of activities, however, the shelter-in-place order has left students without a fixed routine and mixed feelings.  “My routine is all things that make me happy while stayi...

Puppy pals help combat isolation, loneliness from shelter-in-place

Charlotte Ehrlich, Adele Fratesi, and Nicole Klein

August 19, 2020

With the continued shelter-in-place order, many San Franciscans are looking at adoption agencies to invite the presence of a furry friend into their hearts and homes to combat feelings of isolation and loneliness. “We agreed that quarantine would give us a lot of time to train and socialize our n...

Pick me!

Alina Kushner, Senior Reporter

June 3, 2020

On weekends when temperatures are in the 90’s, families can escape to U-pick farms where they can collect cherries, peaches and other fruit.    Farms encourage customers to wear masks, social distance and use touchless forms of payment. Also, farms are required to provide hand washing stations ...

Communities Connect

Neighbor friends find one of the crocheted emojis Simone Mar and Kiley Mar created and hid throughout the Forest Hill neighborhood. Throughout the city, neighbors are creating activities that are safe during the shelter in place.

Alina Kushner, Senior Reporter

May 20, 2020

To cope with stress, anxiety and isolation due to the shelter-in-place order, San Francisco residents are finding ways to come together and lift spirits with block dance parties, scavenger hunts and daily honoring of first responders.  Residents of 26th St. in Noe Valley are holding block dance part...

Restaurants open for takeout

A customer picks up a take out order from Insalata's restaurant in Marin County. Insalata's
recently reopened for takeout service on May 4 to serve daily from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

May 20, 2020

Social distancing requirements due to COVID-19 created major shifts in the restaurant business, affecting the service, employees, and profits. “At the beginning it was extremely difficult because we were losing most of our clients,” Guido Mastrobalo, owner of Geo Gelati, a gelato shop on Union Street s...

What’s getting us through shelter in place

April 30, 2020

Sheltering in place isn't easy, but Amazon, DoorDash and tech devices make staying home and maintaining social distancing easier than it was for San Franciscans during the Spanish Influenza pandemic of 1918. Show the community the 12 items that are important to you during this unprecedented time by creati...

Coping mechanisms relieve stress

Coping mechanisms relieve stress

Olivia Rounsaville, Senior Reporter

April 23, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Amidst the shelter in place order which instructs people to socially distance themselves, a new online learning system, and other life changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students may find themselves more stressed than usual which can have significant effects on the body. “Everyone has their own experiences with stress, and everyone handles stre...

Punching out stress

Three screenshots show a boxing-themed fitness instructor in various poses during a workout.

Nina Gutierrez, Reporter

March 26, 2020

Despite the current health order to shelter in place, hip-hop music plays in a dark room as about 1,500 participants throw fierce punches in a boxing-inspired group fitness class that helps keep them fit in the comfort of their own home through the magic of social media. “Doing Rumble’s workouts on ...

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