The Broadview

Facing the obstacles

April 30, 2015

I remember my teacher handing me a blank piece of paper and asking the class to write down what we wanted to do in the future. Looking down at the paper for a moment, I wondered how I could know as a 11 year old what I wanted to do, before I grabbed my pencil and wrote out my one life goal: Go to No...

Leaving the nest

Rachel Fung/The Broadview

April 30, 2015

After the excitement of high school graduation dies down and the new college freshmen go off to college, parents can experience a feeling of loss and sadness especially after the last child leaves home, a phenomenon known as empty nest syndrome. Although it is not a medical condition, empty nest syndrome ha...

First impressions should not overshadow character

First impressions should not overshadow character

December 12, 2014

After going to an all-girls school for almost 13 years, I have pretty extensive knowledge on drama. All schools have their fair share of rumors and gossip, though from time-to-time an all-girls environment may have a more emphasized version. When I was a freshman I was asked to be a Safe School Amba...

In the 3rd most expensive city in the U.S., housing demand outstrips supply

Rachel Fung/The Broadview

November 3, 2014

Most San Francisco residents agree, The City an expensive place to live. Housing options are confined to the seven square miles, and with an increasing housing market and an influx of Silicon Valley “techies,” young adults like Emma Fahy (’09) are experiencing the high cost of rentals as housing prices continue to r...

Teens feel pressure to be ‘perfect’

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Madison Riehle, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2014

Being bombarded with messages from their friends, parents, boys and especially social media can take a toll on the way a girl perceives herself in the mirror at the end of the day. These “role models” can give off the message that the reflection a girl sees isn’t good enough, leading to detrimental...

The 3 Jackson bus line faces possible discontinuation due to a lack of riders

The 3 Jackson bus line faces possible discontinuation due to a lack of riders

January 9, 2014

The 3 Jackson bus line is facing potential discontinuation by the San Francisco Municipal Transit Association due to a lack of riders. A hearing room in City Hall overflowed, on Dec. 3 with the 3 Jackson riders who sported pins with the slogans “Don’t Murder the 3” and “Save the 3,” expressing...

Keeping connections means disconnecting

December 16, 2013

At my most recent weekly visit to Tacko for Sunday night dinner, a man and his son at the table next to me caught my attention for something that usually doesn’t concern me. While the son seemed entranced by a movie on his iPad, his father texted and made, what seemed to be, business phone calls. A...

It’s hard to say goodbye

October 18, 2013

We hadn’t even started to say goodbye and I was already in tears. “It’s not like I’m dying,” my brother Danny said. “I’m always a phone call away.” We were standing at our rental car at the base of Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind. After three days of orientation and preparing t...

Heading in new direction: Interviews begin for new head of school

Freshman Julia Praeger, juniors Francesca Dana, Alyssa Viscio and senior Gina Domergue (left to right), interview a candidate for head of school. Four candidates were interviewed over the course of the month.

February 15, 2013

Madison Riehle Senior Reporter An advisory group made up of students from each grade has been meeting over pizza during the past month with the four final candidates applying for the head of school. “I’d like to see somebody who respects the traditions we have in place, but who is also ...

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