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March 17, 2020

Tuesday, Wednesday  & Thursday Friday Advisory   9 - 9:20 A/E Period   9 - 10:10 A Period   9:30 - 10:40 B/F Period   10:30 - 11:40 B Period   10:40 - Noon Lunch   11:40 - 12:20 Lunch   Noon - 12:...

My day at the polls

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

March 4, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE While Convent students lay asleep in their beds and visions of TikTok videos danced in their heads, I woke up to the sound of my alarm clock screeching at me from across the room at the pleasant hour of 5 a.m. It was Super Tuesday and in less than an hour, I would be off in a small garag...

Don’t stop on Election Day

Don't stop on Election Day

Gray Timberlake and Gabriella Vulakh

November 11, 2019

While many adults voted in the 2019 elections last week, young people across the nation are finding other ways to participate in democracy even when they are not legally eligible to vote. Youth civic engagement can include pre-registering to vote, participating in hearings at City Hall, door knocking, phone ...

Unused showers open to students, faculty

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

May 28, 2019

After a hot and sweaty workout in the Herbert Center weight room, athletes often want a shower, but just assume it is not available. “I didn’t know we had access to the showers — I was always told they weren’t working,” junior Isabella Shea said. “For the Homecoming dances and the carniv...

‘No’ means no

‘No’ means no

Cece Giarman, Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2019

The increase of individuals speaking up about recent and previously undisclosed sexual assaults is bringing attention to how both men and women have a range of understanding about consent. An individual gives consent by explicit verbal agreement or by a clear statement of “Yes.” Any sexual contact...

College sexual misconduct ignored

College sexual misconduct ignored

Mason Cooney and Laura Mogannam

April 3, 2019

This story includes information about a sexual assault. The Broadview has chosen not to use the survivor’s name and has omitted certain details due to ongoing litigation. What started out to be a friendly college get-together turned into a sexual assault for a female in her early 20s. After reportin...

Taco ’bout delicious

The Pork Chop, served with cucumber salad, is a customer favorite at Don Pistos. Other house specialties include the Puerto Nuevo Lobster and Carne Asada.

Cassie Eskicioglu, City Life Editor

April 3, 2019

With a minimal lighting, close proximity seating, loud music, and Mexican-American eats, Don Pistos creates a contemporary food experience that draws neighbors and foodies alike, despite having no sign or name on the restaurant. Normally solely found at taquerias, Don Pistos brings Mexican-inspired food to ...

Hummus among us

Oren's Hummus offers over 10 hummus options to split at the table including eggplant, mushroom, chicken liver and cauliflower. The first location was opened in 2011 in Mountain View, and the San Francisco location was opened in July 2018 in the financial district.

Cassie Eskicioglu, City Life Editor

April 2, 2019

With Israeli cuisine lacking in the Bay Area, a new restaurant brings a spot for traditional, yet modern Israeli food in a hummus-centric environment. Oren’s Hummus is true to its name, focusing on an array of hummus, a Middle Eastern dip made of chickpeas with spices including cumin and Sumac. W...

We want you, too

We want you, too

Adele Bonomi, Senior Reporter

April 1, 2019

Young women may soon have to register for the Selective Service when they turn 18 and sign themselves up for a potential military draft following a federal judge’s ruling last month that the exclusion of women in the draft is unconstitutional. A final report on the court case is expected in 2020 and the dec...

Vaccine preventable

Each vaccine requires a different dosage and booster schedule. Doctors recommend that individuals stay on top of their vaccines in order to maintain herd immunity.

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

April 1, 2019

Childhood diseases such as measles, whooping cough, mumps, and chickenpox are reemerging in the United States in recent outbreaks on the West Coast in California, Washington and Oregon, and doctors point to anti-vaccination groups as the cause. “It is a tremendous risk when families do not vaccinate their...

Media creates self love struggles

Media creates self love struggles

Cece Giarman, Editor-in-Chief

December 18, 2018

The unrealistic standards of beauty and appearance on social media platforms, entertainment programs and by celebrities may cause teenagers to struggle with self-love and can lead to mental health issues and eating disorders. More than 70 percent of women age 18 to 30 say they do not love their bodies,...

Not one-type-fits-all

Not one-type-fits-all

Caroline Thompson and Gray Timberlake

December 18, 2018

When outside appearances and weight define “healthy,” relying on scales and measuring tapes may not tell the whole story. Some follow diets or exercise routines to stay in shape, and others use quantitative measurements like a scale or Body Mass Index to measure individual fitness, but these numbers...

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