The Broadview

Youth should be seen and heard

Oakland Technical High School's Youth Poet Laureate Finalist Lucy Flattery-Vickness shares two of her original poems as the feature poet for Youth Speaks Open-Mic Night.

India Thieriot, Assistant Copy Editor

October 5, 2015

From the outside, a passerby might think it to be a closed pirate shop, but inside 826 Valencia, behind the pirate-themed paraphernalia, people of varying ages from all over the city gather on a bi-monthly basis to observe an under 21 open-mic night hosted by Youthspeaks. The non-profit organizat...

Comediennes get serious about gender equality

Comedienne Kelly Anneken co-founded organization

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor

October 1, 2015

From producer Amy Schumer mocking the idea of being “not hot enough for television” to writer Sarah Silverman satirizing the existence of the wage gap, female comedians are increasingly using comedy as a platform for feminism and challenging female stereotypes. “The way she brings up feminist issues is funny and appealin...

Sketching out a life course

Senior Stella Smith Werner experiments with the ideas of space and depth in a painting prepared for her AP Drawing and Painting class. Smith Werner is one of the few seniors who plans on applying to art colleges, and she is preparing an application portfolio which includes 15 to 20 pieces such as paintings, drawings and photographs. Smith Werner plans to have her portfolio reviewed by a representative of the Pratt Institute on Sunday.

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor

October 1, 2015

While many seniors have already set their minds on applying to liberal arts or science-based colleges, a few have decided to forego the traditional route and focus on art universities. “A lot of liberal art schools that have an art program don’t usually offer as in-depth classes,” senior Stel...

Getting a leg up

Getting a leg up

Fiona Mittelstaedt & Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporters

October 1, 2015

Following the lead of other teams in Bay Counties League West and Central leagues, Convent has hired an athletic trainer who will assess injuries and work to help girls get off the bench. “You definitely need an athletic trainer, especially in high school sports,” JV vol- leyball ...

Seniors sails into success

Senior Paige Dunlevy shows off her gold-medal from the International Sailing Federation Team-Racing World Championships. Dunlevy acted as replacement for a team member who was not eligible to compete.

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

October 1, 2015

Despite 12 years of sailing experience, senior Paige Dunlevy had never team-raced or sailed in a Firefly boat until two days before she competed in The 2015 International Sailing Federation Team-Racing World Championships. When she returned home, she did so with a gold-medal in hand. “The team went in...

Life before death

Winehouse posed at her first apartment in Camden Town, England where she moved to pursue her musical career in 2004, following the success of her hit album

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

October 1, 2015

In the four years following jazz vocalist Amy Winehouse’s premature death at the age of 27, fans and critics alike have widely speculated about her struggle with addiction, anorexia and promiscuity, but a new exhibit is finally reflecting on her life. Running through Nov. 1, The Contemporary Jewish Mu...

Revising the ‘F word’

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

October 1, 2015

The F word is considered by some to be vulgar, controversial and unnecessary. Socially explicit, feminism claims to advocate for equality of the sexes but is cursed with a misinterpreted meaning, causing a separation between the name and the movement. “Feminism means seeing the world through the ...

Safety at first sight

Senior Isabelle Coolins sports her protective eyewear while putting during practice at the Presidio Golf Course. Coolins purchased her glasses at LensCrafters.

Fiona Mittelstaedt, Senior Reporter

October 1, 2015

Although it is common to see athletes in high contact sports wearing protective eyewear, everyone who plays outside should consider investing in a good pair of glasses or goggles.   “We know that most of the ultraviolet light damage that is consistent with eye disease later on in life happens pr...

Cafe ‘oui’ will miss

Customers spend the last hours at La Boulange, Fillmore Street before its closing on September 17. Inside, customers were given gift bags with an assortment of products thanking them for their 19 years of support.

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter

October 1, 2015

Bay Area residents can say “Au revoir” to La Boulange and “Bonjour” to La Boulangerie de San Francisco. Starbucks shuttered the windows to all La Boulange locations on Sept. 18, but former owner Pascal Rigo announced he is opening the French-themed cafes in some of the previous La Boulange...

Malware infects digital hardware

Malware infects digital hardware

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

October 1, 2015

As senior Chloe Lovato sat surfing the Web while doing her homework last year, a series of ads began popping up on her laptop. Soon, a new window popped up warning her she had a virus on her computer and included a phone number for her to call. By inadvertently visiting a website, Lovato unknowingly install...

Feminism is not just about equality for men and women

Feminism is not just about equality for men and women

Editorial Board

October 1, 2015

When browsing the New York Time’s “feminist” news section — which redirects to its “Women’s Rights” page — it is very clear that the movement’s focus has been on leveling the playing field between men and women. Genderqueer individuals — who identify as both, neither, or a combin...

Cell phone usage while driving can lead to fatal accidents

Cell phone usage while driving can lead to fatal accidents

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

October 1, 2015

The enticing ring of a cell phone notification can be distracting to drivers of all ages, but giving into the temptation of personal devices on the road can lead to serious accidents that may even result in death. “Sometimes if I’m reaching for my cell phone, I don’t look at the road, and I...

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