The Broadview

Cyberbulling brought to a new personal level

May 21, 2009

Sara Kloepfer Reporter "No one likes you because you’re an ugly b****,” read the Honesty Box message Samantha received upon logging onto her Facebook one day. “I never responded, but they kept sending me mean messages like that until I finally deleted my Honesty Box,” said Samantha, who aske...

Retired Religious of the Sacred Heart actively continue devotion to justice and education

May 21, 2009

Jovel Quierolo Sacred Heart Editor Her white Reeboks hardly squeak as she walks from a small chapel after mass. Her friends smile, take her hand and welcome her back from an 8-day retreat. Sister Be Mardel, RSCJ lives simply at Oakwood, a retirement and care center for Religious of the Sacred...

‘Private’ Facebook profiles, photos are never confidential

April 3, 2009

Susie Lee Reporter Many Facebook users assume it is safe to post any photos and comments on profiles, thinking only their online friends will see them, but they may be unaware that even private data can become public and can cause conflicts in the future. One out of four public and private schools ...

Salvation Army bellringer finds holiday donations scant and far between

December 18, 2008

Jovel Queirolo Sacred Heart Editor Ringing a bell in front of a Lucky supermarket was lonely and miserable, but in five hours I began to understand why this holiday season is less of a season of giving. The weak economy’s impact is written on the faces of the hundreds of people who walk by my ke...

Changed SAT score reporting may ease student test anxiety

September 19, 2008

Susie Lee Reporter Beginning early next spring, a new SAT score reporting policy will allow students to decide which of their scores the colleges that they are applying to can see. College Board, an organization that administers programs such as SAT and SAT Subject Tests, stated that changing...

SAT tests younger and younger

September 19, 2008

Gracie Hays A & E Editor The competition for college that traditionally begins in junior or senior year of high school has students preparing at increasingly younger ages with a rising emphasis on standardized testing both in and out of school. In most independent elementary schools, it’s r...

Cancer survivor, alumna, has new life outlook

September 19, 2008

Zoë Newcomb Reporter Mary Applegarth (’72) takes life as it is. So when she was diagnosed with stage two invasive breast cancer in May, she saw it as just another challenge to overcome. Four months, multiple surgeries and one round of toxic chemotherapy later, Applegarth is cancer free. Despite a family...

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