The Broadview

The ‘Nut’ turns 75

The Nutcracker dances in a number to commence Clara's Christmas journey. Ballet students performed in accompaniment to music conducted by John Nardolillo.

Gabrielle Guido, Senior Reporter

December 17, 2019

Extravagant set-pieces, dancing and vibrant music have cultivated a dedicated audience for the San Francisco Ballet’s seasonal performance of “The Nutcracker” for 75 years.   “My mom and I go to the show together, as it has been a tradition since my childhood,” freshman Sage Swartz sa...

New arena, new experience

The Golden State Warriors play the Memphis Grizzlies at Chase Center on Dec. 9. The new arena in Mission Bay can seat over 18,000 people each game.

Madeline Thiara, Components Editor

December 12, 2019

Since the opening of Chase Center in Sept., Mission Bay’s new 18,000 square foot stadium has hosted music concerts and Warriors games. The arena also brought Thrive City — a 3.2 acre plaza with dozens of restaurants — to the neighborhood. “Chase Center is overall easier to navigate than Orac...

Autonomous vehicle awareness increases

A Cruise electric self-driving vehicle drives down Divisadero Street. The vehicles plan to eventually function as a rideshare service, like Uber or Lyft, for the public.

Laura Mogannam, Managing Editor

March 28, 2019

Cars with sensors whirling on top and jutting out of the sides — prototypes of self-driving cars being tested for public use — have become fairly common sites on San Francisco streets. With the rapid advancement of automated vehicle technology, industry leaders are educating future consumers, wh...

Exchange student visits from New Orleans

Sophomores Emily LeBlanc, who is visiting from the Academy of the Sacred Heart in New Orleans, and Audrey Scott, her host, talk in the main hall before class. Scott went to New Orleans in February and attended Academy of the Sacred Heart for a week with LeBlanc.

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

March 6, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomore Emily LeBlanc is experiencing the life of a Sacred Heart student in San Francisco as she stays with her exchange host, sophomore Audrey Scott, this week. “I did an exchange in London last summer and I had a really good time,” LeBlanc, who goes to Academy of the Sacred ...

All politics are local

Miller Hall looks over fellow Legislative Aide Wyatt Donnelly-Lan Holt's shoulder at an email from Supervisor Stefani in their office at City Hall. Miller Hall's daily duties as a Legislative Aide include responding to emails and phone calls, working on projects within the district and managing all operations on Supervisor Stefani's schedule

Caroline Thompson, Senior Reporter

December 18, 2018

When Ellie Miller Hall, ’07 left Convent High School 11 years ago for college on the East Coast, she had no idea she would one day return to her hometown of San Francisco to help build the future of the City. Miller Hall has been working as a legislative aide for District 2 supervisor Catherine...

Bay Area bomb threat hoax concerns students and faculty

Juniors Margaret Millar, Zoë Forbes and Julianna Ovalle crowd over a computer to see the news about the bomb threats. Students in HL Global Politics discussed the issues in class.

Sophia Aeby, Senior Reporter

December 14, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE An email sent out by Life Director Michael Buckley warned students about police activity around Laurel, Presidio and Pacific Heights neighborhoods yesterday afternoon. “My initial reaction was shocked because I was wondering what's going on, because obviously if they sent out a sc...

Wharf entices tourists, locals

Private boats flood the Marina at Pier 39. The West Yacht Harbor underwent renovations in 2010 and now provides guest docking.

Olivia Mohun, City Life Editor

March 22, 2018

Bustling with city visitors, street performers, food vendors and a variety of museums and stores, the waterfront’s Fisherman’s Wharf can easily furnish a fun afternoon for anyone, even the most naysaying native San Franciscan. At the epicenter of the district lies Pier 39, a wooden boardwalk boastin...

Muni begins release of new trains

A current model Muni train leaves from the West Portal station. Muni began transitioning out the older trains at the end of 2017, and will fully replace all the trains within 10 years.

Cece Giarman, Web Editor

March 22, 2018

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has started its largest renovation in over 30 years as it begins to gradually introduce a new fleet of low-maintenance trains to the public. The local community contributed ideas for the new vehicle developments in rider safety including improved brak...

Time out

Seniors on retreat listen to an introduction about the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito before going to observe the animals. The class stayed up past 11 p.m. for a circle sharing activity later that night.

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

March 22, 2018

The Junior Class retreat scheduled for Friday will be moved to a yet-to-be-determined date so all students and faculty can attend Stuart Hall High School’s varsity basketball state championship game, but the purpose for the retreat will remain the same — to take a break from school life. “The...

The last straw

Cassie Eskicioglu, Senior Reporter

March 22, 2018

As waste builds up in America’s landfills, California lawmakers are aiming to help reduce trash levels by lowering the use of plastic straws, specifically in restaurants. Democratic Assemblyman Ian Calderon has proposed a bill prohibiting restaurants from serving customers straws, unless they are specifical...

Time to speak up

Time to speak up

Grace Ainslie & Asha Khanna

February 8, 2018

A seemingly average lesson with a popular San Francisco-area driving instructor turned into an uncomfortable situation for Ellie Miller Hall ’07 when he told her to pull into a rest stop off of the highway to observe traffic patterns. “We got out of the car, went up there, talked about it, and th...

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