The Broadview

The road to college

Grace Ainslie, Assistant Sports Editor

February 1, 2017

Faced with the realization that they are more than halfway through with high school and college applications are coming up, juniors have begun to research post-secondary schools and study for entrance tests in preparation for the college selection process. “I’m stressed for the college process,”...

RSCJs lobby for change

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor

October 27, 2016

Giving presentations about the United Nations, traveling the globe to discuss international issues and writing lobby papers to advance agendas are routine commitments on the calendar of one New York nun. Cecile Meijer, RSCJ, is the non-governmental organization representative for the Religious of ...

Sugar overwhelms benefits of açaí berries

Sugar overwhelms benefits of açaí berries

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

September 23, 2016

Teens are increasingly gravitating towards açaí bowls, an array of fruits, berries and grains arranged atop a base of blended, smoothie-like açaí berry, almond milk and banana as an attractive, healthy meal alternative. So-called superfoods like açaí, salmon, broccoli or blueberries tend to be ric...

Social media reinforces gender stereotypes

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

September 23, 2016

During a double date at Super Duper Burger in my freshman year of high school, the boy I was with asked me what I wanted. I hesitated — girls were “supposed” to order salads on dates. I settled on a chocolate milkshake. He ordered a hamburger and soda. The others enjoyed their burgers as I sat sipp...

Expensive materials encourage students to seek cheaper alternatives

Expensive materials encourage students to seek cheaper alternatives

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

August 19, 2016

Purchasing required texts on top of school supplies and uniforms can result in a pricy back-to-school receipt, which has students finding other ways to go about acquiring textbooks. “My first move once I get the book list is to see if anyone I know has the books I need so that I can get them fo...

Bill introduced to end ‘tampon tax’

Bill introduced to end ‘tampon tax’

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

May 24, 2016

Although the U.S. Food and Drug Administration classifies tampons and pads as medical devices, they are taxed in California, unlike bandages which are exempt from sales tax, despite also being considered medical devices. “I feel that it is very unfair and discriminatory towards women,” junior Amel...

That’s what she said

Comedian Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverman create comedy sketches to advocate for female empowerment (clockwise from top). Writer Mary Wollstonecraft wrote “A Vindication of the Rights of Woman,” considered one of the earliest writings on feminist philosophy.  Activist Betty Friedan co-founded the National Organization for Women. Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony were leading figures of the women’s rights movement.

Photographers:
Amy Schumer: Mario Santor | with permission Sarah Silverman: Gage Skidmore | with permission Mary Wollstonecraft: National Portrait Gallery | Public Domain Betty Friedan: New York World-Telegram and Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection, Library of Congress | Public Domain Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony: Library of Congress | Public Domain

January 22, 2016

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