The Broadview

First-time voters hit the polls

Adele Bonomi, Senior Reporter

November 4, 2018

While political pundits are calling next week's midterm election the most important in history, Tuesday will have a different significance to many seniors who will be casting their ballots for the first time. Tuesday’s midterm election will select 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives and...

Driving in business

Driving in business

Olivia Mohun, Features Editor

September 28, 2018

While most 20-somethings in San Francisco find themselves in the back of an Uber from time to time, Emma Fahy (’09) has spent the last 19 months as one of the driving forces behind the company’s marketing team. “My main role is aligning stakeholders across Uber on marketing roadmaps,” Fahy,...

Celebrating 200 years

Celebrating 200 years

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

September 28, 2018

Six students from Convent & Stuart Hall junior high and high school flew to St. Louis earlier this month to explore the sites of St. Philippine Duchesne’s life and celebrate the bicentennial of Sacred Heart Education in North America. “I really enjoyed learning about Philippine and the history ...

Not addy-ing up

Not addy-ing up

May 24, 2018

While some students rely on caffeine or sugar to help them focus, others turn to using unprescribed attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medication thinking it will improve their academic performance and concentration in school without considering the consequences. “I first tried Adderall f...

Makeup container

Makeup container

January 14, 2018

Assembly offers opportunity to non-voters

Claire Kosewic, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2017

Frustrated by outcomes of elections in which they had no say and policy changes which endanger their livelihoods, thousands of teenagers too young to vote have taken to the streets in recent weeks and months to let their voices be heard by exercising their First Amendment right to peaceable assembly. ...

School supports students’ freedom of expression

Asha Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2017

Public school students “do not shed their constitutional rights at the schoolhouse gates,” according to the 1969 Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines, yet even as a private school, Convent encourages students to exercise their First Amendment rights. Because public schools are funded by the go...

To play, or not to play

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

May 18, 2017

After wrapping up this season of track and field, running long distance, senior Olivia Hoekendijk plans to continue to train this summer in preparation for her first season as a college athlete. “I want to continue running because it provides me with a set social group and gives me structure ...

Yes, no, maybe so

India Theriot, News Editor

May 18, 2017

Some seniors were already sporting apparel for the college they will be attending next year back in early December, yet other seniors will not have a definite idea of where they will be living in the fall until hearing from wait-list schools over the summer. Applying to and getting admitted into a scho...

‘Plan’eting for the future

'Plan'eting for the future

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor

March 9, 2017

Scientists discovered at least seven new Earth-like planets in the TRAPPIST-1 solar system on Feb. 25, prompting public excitement about the possibilities of life beyond Earth. Unfortunately, humans have a less-than-stellar reputation for environmental awareness, and ethical questions must be raise...

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