The Broadview

Vulakh’s View: Breaking down gender barriers

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2019

An all-female extravehicular activity (EVA) or spacewalk with astronauts Christina Koch and Anne McClain originally set to take place in March 2019 was postponed because there was only one medium-sized space suit prepped for a spacewalk that fit the female astronauts. NASA restaffed the mission with...

Club provides safe space for LGBT+ community

Club head Darrean Loy leads a discussion on LGBT+ representation in media during a Gender and Sexuality Awareness Club meeting. Club members enjoyed homemade Nutella cookies during the discussion.

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

October 4, 2018

Students of all gender identities and sexual orientations gathered at lunch today to discuss LGBT+ community issues and milestones during a Gender and Sexuality Awareness club meeting. “I feel like Convent is actively striving to be an inclusive place to talk about race and disabilities, but there does ...

Working around sexual harassment

Working around sexual harassment

Mason Cooney, Features Editor

December 18, 2017

The viral hashtag “#MeToo” has become a movement, as stories of dozens of women coming forward with allegations of sexual harassment continue to dominate headlines. But the issue of harassment goes beyond adults, affecting teenage girls who must decide how to react. “Sexist remarks and cat...

Following in the footsteps of school’s founder

Following in the footsteps of school's founder

Editorial Board

November 2, 2017

When St. Madeline Sophie Barat founded the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1801, she proclaimed her mission to teach young girls in a world where gender parity in education was non-existent. Her efforts and the work of others have made huge steps in progressing equality for women today, but female ed...

View from the sidelines

View from the sidelines

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

August 29, 2016

As U.S. swimmer Katie Ledecky raced to the finish in the women’s 800 freestyle at the Rio Olympics, the world would soon have a new record holder. Michael Phelps tied for silver in the 100 butterfly that same day and headlined almost all forms of media over Ledecky. The Olympics are supposed to ...

Academy Awards viewers speak out on Chris Rock’s monologue

Academy Awards viewers speak out on Chris Rock's monologue

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

March 1, 2016

Academy Awards host Chris Rock directly addressed the topic of #OscarsSoWhite in a monologue on why he decided against declining the offer host the award show. He additionally addressed why the issue arose, what he felt would be solutions to the accusations of racism in Hollywood and satirized oth...

Club draws attention to gender and sexuality issues

Club draws attention to gender and sexuality issues

Alyssa Alvarez, Sports Editor

February 4, 2016

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community is now represented on campus through the creation of a club that provides a safe place for students to discuss their issues and experiences. The Gender and Sexuality Alliance club’s members are involved in outside social justice and activism...

#WasteHisTime2016 questions empowering, evil motives

#WasteHisTime2016 questions empowering, evil motives

Lisabelle Panossian, Web & Social Media Editor

January 7, 2016

The latest trending hashtag on Twitter, #WasteHisTime2016, emerged as a form of flipping the stereotypical gender roles within relationships. The main concept reveals how women may lead a man into thinking that they can be in a relationship before doing or saying something to make him think otherwise. ...

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