The Broadview

Youth should be seen and heard

Oakland Technical High School's Youth Poet Laureate Finalist Lucy Flattery-Vickness shares two of her original poems as the feature poet for Youth Speaks Open-Mic Night.

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

October 5, 2015

From the outside, a passerby might think it to be a closed pirate shop, but inside 826 Valencia, behind the pirate-themed paraphernalia, people of varying ages from all over the city gather on a bi-monthly basis to observe an under 21 open-mic night hosted by Youthspeaks. The non-profit organizat...

Revising the ‘F word’

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2015

The F word is considered by some to be vulgar, controversial and unnecessary. Socially explicit, feminism claims to advocate for equality of the sexes but is cursed with a misinterpreted meaning, causing a separation between the name and the movement. “Feminism means seeing the world through the ...

Safety at first sight

Senior Isabelle Coolins sports her protective eyewear while putting during practice at the Presidio Golf Course. Coolins purchased her glasses at LensCrafters.

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

October 1, 2015

Although it is common to see athletes in high contact sports wearing protective eyewear, everyone who plays outside should consider investing in a good pair of glasses or goggles.   “We know that most of the ultraviolet light damage that is consistent with eye disease later on in life happens pr...

Cell phone usage while driving can lead to fatal accidents

Cell phone usage while driving can lead to fatal accidents

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

October 1, 2015

The enticing ring of a cell phone notification can be distracting to drivers of all ages, but giving into the temptation of personal devices on the road can lead to serious accidents that may even result in death. “Sometimes if I’m reaching for my cell phone, I don’t look at the road, and I...

Schools gather at cathedral for Mass of the Holy Spirit

Faculty and high school students line up for communion. Blessings were also offered to students who did not wish to receive communion.

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor

September 30, 2015

All four Schools of the Sacred Heart gathered under Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption’s roof to celebrate the new school year with the Mass of the Holy Spirit and a blessing. “I think having this four-school makes the event a better experience,” Stuart Hall High School junior Max Depat...

‘It Can Wait’: Assembly raises awareness for texting and driving

Freshman Cat Tseyref uses virtual reality headset to experience a simulation of a texting and driving accident.

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

September 18, 2015

The audience was brought to tears during a school assembly this morning after viewing an eight-minute documentary about teens who had been involved in texting and driving accidents. "I cried because all I could think of was my sister who just left for college and the girl in the documentary died ...

Students in Action conduct first meeting of the year

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

September 14, 2015

Students in Action (SIA), a student-run, service based club, held their first meeting today in the Center at lunch. “I felt that the first meeting was really interesting because I didn’t really know much about the club,” sophomore Sinead McKeon said. “Now I’m really excited to help.” ...

Hiking club plans its first trek

Sophomore Jemima Scott shows sophomore Emma Blaza the area the Hiking Club will hike. The club plans on hiking near Sutro Baths.

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

September 10, 2015

The newly formed Hiking Club will be hosting its first hike this Sunday at Lands End. “We wanted to stay local and do a short hike for our first excursion, so we picked Lands End,” Co-Head Gabby Tom said. Hikers should plan on wearing warm clothes for the hike that will start at Cliff House around 10 a.m. a...

Sophomore travels to Spain for semester-long exchange

Sophomore Agustina Huneeus (left) hugs classmate Jocelyn Shilakes (right) goodbye last Friday in the Main Hall. Friday was Huneeus' last day at school before leaving for Barcelona.

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

September 8, 2015

A student from the sophomore class traveled to Spain on Friday where she will be spending the rest of the semester as part of the Sacred Heart Exchange Program. “I mainly hope for my language to grow as a bilingual speaker,” Huneeus said. “I really want to just meet people and have life long ...

AP Art History takes a trip to the Presidio

AP Art History students walk along  the Wood Line, a sculpture created by artist Andy Goldsworthy.

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

September 4, 2015

On a sunny day in the middle of the Presidio, Advanced Placement Art History students studied Spire, a 90-foot sculpture by Scottish land artist Andy Goldsworthy. With the Senior Class gone on retreats, history teacher Sarah Garlinghouse wanted her junior students to go on an excursion of their own. “I...

Interactive Dance Starts Mandarin Class

AP Mandarin students face the television as they engage in the interactive dance video.

Catherine Dana and India Thieriot

August 26, 2015

It can be hard for students to get focused at the beginning of their last class of the day, but Mandarin teacher Yuhong Yao has a solution. AP Mandarin students begin class by engaging in physical activity through interactive dance videos. “You get all your energy out before stepping into the cla...

Fate of former Tully’s space remains unknown

Fate of former Tully's space remains unknown

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

August 20, 2015

Coffee-­deprived students lamenting the final San Francisco Tully’s location closing last November have been fueled by rumors that Blue Bottle Coffee would be moving into the Fillmore Street space, but they are about to have their hopes dashed. The artisanal coffee company is no longer...

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