The Broadview

The power of words

The power of words

Claire Kosewic, Editor-in-Chief

March 22, 2018

Two million undocumented immigrants call California home — working here, sending their children to school here, going to church here, and paying taxes here. They are decent, hard-working individuals who are essential to the economic health of the nation. Contrary to the label often used by Presiden...

Home (not so) sweet home

Home (not so) sweet home

Asha Khanna, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2017

My biggest worry the two weeks before Senior Year began was cramming in my summer reading. My dad’s — just over 30 years ago — was immigrating to America. A year prior to moving, his parents, brother and he filed their immigration request forms, adding their names to the infinitely long waiting list ...

Advance planning simplifies solo flights

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor

May 23, 2017

Participation in summer programs, exchange trips, immersion experiences or even college visits often requires domestic or international air travel, which for some students means handling all the aspects of flying — alone. “I went on an exchange trip last summer to Sydney, Australia,” junior J...

An American Dream deferred

Muslim-American protestor Asmaa Mourad stands with her mother Nihad Mourad repeating a series of chants in the international terminal of San Francisco International Airport. Some protestors made camp in the terminal from the night before and distributed free food, beverages and feminine hygiene products to all attendees.

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

February 3, 2017

A freshman World Religions project unknowingly prepared students for the context of protests at the international terminal in San Francisco International Airport. As some entered the airport with packed bags ready to board flights, others touted signs and megaphones protesting the detainment of recent arrivi...

Immigration ban threatens human rights

Immigration ban threatens human rights

Editorial Board

February 1, 2017

Freedom includes the opportunity for prosperity, success and an upward social mobility for families and children achieved through hard work in a society with few barriers. It is not a mere opinion — it is the American Dream. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday indefinitely barring all refugee a...

Hide and seek for freedom

Hide and seek for freedom

Lisabelle Panossian, Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2016

When a photographer points a camera at the average American child, she flashes a toothy smile. When Turkish photojournalist Osman Sağırlı pointed his camera at a Syrian child refugee, her lower lip trembled as she put her hands up in defeat. She mistook the camera for a gun. Small tremoring lim...

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