The Broadview

My day at the polls

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

March 4, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE While Convent students lay asleep in their beds and visions of TikTok videos danced in their heads, I woke up to the sound of my alarm clock screeching at me from across the room at the pleasant hour of 5 a.m. It was Super Tuesday and in less than an hour, I would be off in a small garag...

Vulakh’s View: Every vote counts

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2020

The real presidential election takes place six weeks after the first Tuesday in November, when 538 presidential electors in Washington, D.C., cast their ballots.  In 48 states and the District of Columbia, the candidate who wins the popular vote receives all of the Electoral College votes for that sta...

Don’t stop on Election Day

Don't stop on Election Day

Gray Timberlake and Gabriella Vulakh

November 11, 2019

While many adults voted in the 2019 elections last week, young people across the nation are finding other ways to participate in democracy even when they are not legally eligible to vote. Youth civic engagement can include pre-registering to vote, participating in hearings at City Hall, door knocking, phone ...

‘Celebrating Democracy’ shifts focus from presidential election

Head of School Rachel Simpson presents senior Caroline Salveson with a white rose, celebrating this election as the first time Salveson will vote. Seniors voting for the first time all received white roses, which were a symbol of the women's suffrage movement.

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor

November 7, 2016

Recognition of the democratic process’ importance, the exploration of voting rights throughout American history, and explanation of certain ballot measures were primary themes of today’s assembly, “Celebrating Democracy.” “I wanted to put something together that centered around student voice,...

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