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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...

Young models hit the books, while building them

Junior Hailey Long poses inside a vintage Porsche car. Long models with LOOK Model Agency with junior Chloe Yu.

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

May 17, 2016

As they finish up high school and approach college, a trio of teen models begin to consider whether or not they are ready to commit to a career in the fashion industry. Junior Hailey Long was approached by a modeling agent while shopping with her mom when she was 13-years-old — she signed soon after. “...

Announcement prompts reflection

Announcement prompts reflection

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

May 17, 2016

Attorney General Loretta Lynch’s announcement last Monday was not only notable for its declaration that the Department of Justice plans to sue North Carolina over a recently approved law, but also for the powerful message it sent to the transgender community. The law, signed into effect two months ...

Women dare to go bare

Women dare to go bare

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor

May 17, 2016

A movement spearheaded by an actress and advocated by a teenager is taking the nation by storm — centering around the female anatomy. Free the Nipple, a gender equality movement, emphasizes the right women hold to be topless and breastfeed legally in public. “You can see naked women in magazin...

Student council election rules updated

Student council election rules updated

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter

May 17, 2016

Posters advertising candidates plaster bathroom stall doors, hallway walls and stairways during class elections season, but unlike previous years, none of them promoted students for the roles of secretary, treasurer, publicity or activities. Two class representative offices have replaced those position...

Classes of 2020 meet for the first time

Incoming freshmen joke with each other in the Stuart Hall High School courtyard. Both schools student councils organized icebreakers such as

Darrean Loy, Reporter

April 27, 2016

The student councils at both high schools greeted incoming freshmen at the annual Ice Cream Social held at Stuart Hall High School — the first time both classes of 2020 met each other.  “I think of myself sometimes as an introvert but this allowed me to talk to people I probably wouldn’t talk to on...

Award winning poet and author shares importance of writing, poetry

Award winning poet and author Naomi Shihab Nye expresses the impact writing holds on her life. During the assembly, she read select pieces from “Braided Creek,” her poem “Shoulders” and her prose piece, “Museum.”

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

April 4, 2016

Self-proclaimed “wandering poet” spoke about the power of poetry and writing with CSH and SHHS this morning during assembly in Syufy Theatre, reading from her own published works and other select pieces. Naomi Shihab Nye, who has published over 30 volumes of poetry and prose and received num...

Annual Congé celebrated at Six Flags

Seniors Alex Farrnán and Victoria Oestermann talk while waiting for a ride to start. Both seniors were part of the announcement of Congé.

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

March 23, 2016

Cheers exploded in Syufy Theatre as Student Body Council announced the annual Congé celebration with wristbands and confetti guns during a senior presentation. “The girls’ Student Council put extra effort in our announcement because we know that's one of the most exciting parts,” Student Body Pr...

Chewing on food for thought

Chewing on food for thought

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

March 16, 2016

Although teens may try to maximize their performance in school by getting an adequate amount of sleep and reviewing class notes, they might not know that their diet can also be crucial to academic success, affecting how their brain functions. “Everything that we put into our body affects the function ...

From classrooms to courts: Teachers coach variety of sports

Teammate Sarah Hong and alumnus Shing Hoi Lao listen to badmiton coach Sarah Garlinghouse. The team is currently
undefeated in its first four games of the season.

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

March 15, 2016

After a day of being active in the classroom, many teachers replace their formal work clothes with t-shirts and athletic shorts to coach a school sport. “I ran track for a little while in high school, and it was something I really enjoyed,” math teacher Amy Leaver, who coaches track and field, s...

Parent Association prepares for largest annual event

A woman inspects a necklace at
a boutique during the Christmas on Broadway fundraiser. Local
vendors donate a portion of their proceeds to the Schools.

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor

March 15, 2016

Out-of-the-box themes on websites and school buildings such as “Do you believe in Magic?” issue a call to action by a powerhouse cooperative that raises over half a million dollars annually for all four schools. “Everybody in the four schools can come to participate in our events,” Parent Associ...

Staff members reflect on personal media-related experiences during Scholastic Journalism Week

Staff members reflect on personal media-related experiences during Scholastic Journalism Week

Neely Metz and Kristina Cary

February 26, 2016

As Scholastic Journalism Week nears the end, staff on The Broadview have time to reflect on what journalism means to them. The annual week extends from Feb. 21-27, and is sponsored and scheduled by the Journalism Education Association. The event is meant to encourage young journalists to learn and exercis...

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