The Broadview

Skateboarding popularity resurges in San Francisco

Sophomore Azadeh Reiskin often skates in Forest Hill after school to get some fresh air and exercise. Some skaters gravitate towards skate parks, but for many of them, skating in residential areas also proves to be more appealing and lowkey.

Clara Bonomi, Reporter

October 26, 2020

With trend-setting fashion, a tight-knit community and a unique demographic, skateboarding has become a staple on San Francisco’s streets.  The sport has recently become a trend among social media influencers, including The Ride Channel on Youtube and Luan Olivera on Instagram. It can relieve stress...

Stitching through Senior Year

Senior Avery Van Natta works on a pair of dress
code-approved Bermuda shorts out of fabric given to her by NICE
Collective. Van Natta completes a majority of her projects in the studio located in her home that is filled with everything she
needs to create clothes including sewing machines and fabric.

Cece Giarman, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018

Despite her heavy International Baccalaureate workload, Stanford Online High School classes, varsity volleyball practices and college applications, senior Avery Van Natta manages to set aside six hours a week to work on designing and creating her own one-of-a-kind clothing. “I started sewing when I was really young ...

From workouts to workdays

Juniors Olivia Sanchez-Corea and Caroline O'Connell wear

Claire Devereux, Senior Reporter

February 2, 2017

As junior Rosie Morford gets ready to run errands around the city, she chooses Wunder Under Crop Lululemon Athletica leggings, an athletic shirt and tennis shoes instead of blue jeans, T-shirt and flip flops. “I'm constantly moving,” Morford said. “Athleisure is a way of staying comfortable ...

Workers often ‘pay the price’ for fast fashion

Workers often 'pay the price' for fast fashion

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

February 4, 2016

Colorful advertisements reading “Up to 75 percent off select items!” and “Fashion from $5!” cover buses, buildings and billboards in hopes of attracting potential customers, but behind the smiling models lies a world where people work for little more than slave wages and children sit behind sewing...

Aspiring designers style a business plan

Co-Presidents Julia-Rose Kibben and Charlotte Cobb direct their first FIDM Club meeting.

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

January 28, 2016

Aspiring designers and beauticians introduced a club at assembly today that offers opportunities to gain experience, learning about the business aspect of the beauty and fashion industries. Juniors Julia-Rose Kibben and Charlotte Cobb came up with the idea to start the Fashion Institute of Design ...

Simple Gifts fashion show raises funds for women, children

Co-chairs Frankie Incerty (left) and Erin Minuth open the 4th Annual Simple Gifts Fashion Show in the Main Hall of the Flood Mansion on Thursday Night. The organizaiton raises funds for organizations benefitting women and children. Photo: INA HERLIHY | the broadview

February 12, 2010

Claire Fahy Reporter Simple Gifts, a philanthropic club providing aid to women and children around the city, held its fourth annual fashion show last night. The fundraising event showcased outfits from designers including Levi’s, Rugby, and two student designers, benefiting Get on the Bus, an ...

Q&A with Simple Gifts designers

February 11, 2010

Sara Kloepfer A & E Editor Elena Dudum, junior What is the focus of your collection? I didn’t make these three pieces with a theme in mind because I made them at different times, but what I’m trying to project is my range of designing capabilities. I have chosen to show a casual sundress,...

Supporters of ‘trendy’ charities lose credibility

October 30, 2009

Zoë Newcomb News Editor Charities and causes have become like teeny, shivering purse dogs. They’re fascinating but they all look exactly the same. It’s not unusual to hear about classmates who are involved in five or 10 clubs; one to feed the homeless, one to help children with cancer, another ...

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