The Broadview

Don’t snooze? You lose

Don't snooze? You lose

November 3, 2014

“Grades, social life or sleep, pick two,” is a running joke between students who manage to balance their demanding course loads with extracurriculars like sports and jobs. “I would say that I don't get sleep because my job runs pretty late,” senior Franny Eklund said. “Once I get home, I tend...

‘Natural’ products can mislead consumers

'Natural' products can mislead consumers

October 31, 2014

Bags of snack foods like Lay’s Potato Chips, Cheetos and Tostitos boasting the words “all natural” in bold letters fill the grocery store snack aisles, but consumers looking for a healthy nosh might be better served in the produce section. “Hundreds of articles in the grocery store will say ‘natural ingredients’ or ‘100 percent natural’ or...

California citizens prepare for earthquakes

California citizens prepare for earthquakes

October 3, 2014

Aoife Devereux Website Editor Northern Californians were reminded of the danger of living on a seismic fault and the need for emergency preparedness when a 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook the Napa Valley Region on Aug. 24, marking the largest seismic activity in California since the Loma Prieta q...

Bridging the gap

May 27, 2014

Sarah Selzer Senior Reporter Waiting outside an office in hopes of acquiring a full-time job or walking into an airport terminal to head off to a foreign country are not typically academic activities in the freshman college curriculum, but they are not that uncommon for students taking a gap year before ...

Baking ‘Desserts for Days’

Baking 'Desserts for Days'

February 13, 2014

Aoife Devereux Website Editor Unlike her friends who spend their after school hours participating in school productions, running for student council and singing in choir, junior Zara de Matran is often in her kitchen mixing cookie dough and decorating three-layer cakes as part of her baking busines...

Breaking boba: Trending addiction

Breaking boba:  Trending addiction

February 13, 2014

On any given afternoon people of all ages brave a line that begins outside the doors of bubble tea shops to purchase a cold, frothy drink filled with gummy “pearls” sitting on the bottom of a plastic chalice. Bubble tea stores popped up in the American market around 10 years ago, and have grown...

Thrift store benefits schools’ financial aid

A Seconds To Go volunteer assists a costumer, helping her find a winter coat for the holiday season. The thrift shop on Fillmore street has a variety of clothing and treasurable items  that are displayed daily in the shop windows.

January 9, 2014

Nestled between designer boutiques and restaurants, Seconds To Go, a thrift shop on the corner of Fillmore and Clay streets owned by the Schools of the Sacred Heart, features a window display of gently-used items for the holiday seasons such as children's toys, clothing and jewelry.“Seconds To Go ...

The 3 Jackson bus line faces possible discontinuation due to a lack of riders

The 3 Jackson bus line faces possible discontinuation due to a lack of riders

January 9, 2014

The 3 Jackson bus line is facing potential discontinuation by the San Francisco Municipal Transit Association due to a lack of riders. A hearing room in City Hall overflowed, on Dec. 3 with the 3 Jackson riders who sported pins with the slogans “Don’t Murder the 3” and “Save the 3,” expressing...

Noël, Noël

Noël, Noël

January 9, 2014

The four-school community gathered in the Herbert Center last Friday for Noëls. Students sang Christmas carols divided by their grade level and language class. Songs were sung in French, Mandarin, Latin and Spanish. Noëls were originally sung in French as a gift to the Religious of the Sacred Heart...

Keeping connections means disconnecting

December 16, 2013

At my most recent weekly visit to Tacko for Sunday night dinner, a man and his son at the table next to me caught my attention for something that usually doesn’t concern me. While the son seemed entranced by a movie on his iPad, his father texted and made, what seemed to be, business phone calls. A...

Tasty bakery expanding shop

Tasty bakery expanding shop

December 16, 2013

Alice Jones Food Columnist The Les Marais bakery has bought up two storefronts on Chestnut Street and is creating a Parisian afternoon getaway. Aside from elegant treats and rich coffee, Les Marais also offers a variety of fresh rounds and baguettes, a bevy of pastries and a small selection of grilled sandwiche...

On the cutting edge

Hairstylist Kate Shinamoto cuts the hair of a young boy, who preferred not to be named, at Prep on Sacramento Street. Prep Cuts  caters to children as young as age two to 18, but their services are available to people of all ages. Prep Cuts also features their own hair products such as conditioner and shampoo which can be purchased there. The salon offers cuts, color, styles and blowouts  all which can be scheduled online.

November 7, 2013

Sarah Selzer & Camilla Bykhovsky Two elementary school parents unable to find a haircut salon that made tweens and teens feel comfortable, have opened up a new shop in Pacific Heights that caters to younger customers. Prep, started by Heidi Odell (Owen, SHB and Vivian, CES) and Jen Reinhart (Greedon...

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