The Broadview

New lenses, unproven results

SEEING CLEARLY Sophomores Brit Paulson and Anneli Dolan work on homework while wearing their blue light glasses. Designed to filter out blue light from computers, the lenses look like regular glasses.

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2019

While some individuals suffering from headaches, strained eyes and sleeping problems point to blue light from digital screens as the cause, scientists have not come to a consensus on whether blue light emitted from phones, tablets and computers is harmful.  “If you want blue light lenses on your gla...

IB seniors complete forensic simulations

Seniors Rachel Cramer and Sophie Mack complete a blood spatter lab in physics. Students in all sciences completed labs relating to Forensics as part of an IB Science requirement.

Mason Cooney, Copy Editor

January 16, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE International Baccalaureate seniors solved simulated murder cases in class as part of an interdisciplinary science activity required by the IB Programme. “I did a lab that investigated how physics can be used to analyze blood spatter patterns in crime scenes,” senior Emma Hubbard...

Artificial intelligence presentation prompts debates about empathy

Seniors Josie Rozzelle, Emily Kanellos, and Hannah Kelliher participate in an activity where they were asked to rearrange cards in order of whose life was more valued: a pregnant woman, child, dog, cat, or athlete. The activity was meant to demonstrate the similarities and differences between human and AI morals.

Audrey Pinard, Reporter

December 6, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE John Villasenor, senior fellow at the Center for Technology Innovation at Brookings, presented to students and faculty today about artificial intelligence, concluding with a debate about AI’s ability to experience human emotion. “I think AI may not feel empathy in the same way that humans d...

Biology class learns about mitosis in potato lab

Junior Estie Seligman takes potato slices out of the glucose solution to remeasure their masses for a lab demonstrating osmosis. Seligman’s lab group had a glucose concentration of 0.2 in their solution.

Gray Timberlake, Senior Reporter

October 18, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Juniors in C period International Baccalaureate Standard Level Biology class participated in a lab yesterday demonstrating the difference in the ways cells react in hypotonic, isotonic and hypertonic solutions. The lab consisted of students cutting pieces of potato, measuring their in...

Latin students learn about polychromy

Sophomore Brooke Wilson listens to head set and looks at a replicated ancient sculpture during the Latin III Honors visit to the Legion of Honor Museum. Students had learned about polychromy and the science behind the colors prior to the trip.

Gabriella Vulakh, Reporter

November 15, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE  Latin III Honors students visited the Legion of Honor Museum today as part of a unit on polychromy in ancient Greece and Rome. The exhibit, “Gods in Color: Polychromy in the Ancient World,”  highlights the usage of paint in ancient sculptures in order to correct the common misconception that all a...

Siboni reopens for classes

Seniors Dot Wetmore, Gia Monachino and Ana Cahaus work on an AP Chemistry lab that was postponed until today because of Siboni’s closure. The chemistry class, along with most math and science classes, was relocated to Stuart Hall.

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

February 28, 2017

All Siboni classrooms reopened to students and faculty today, as the building was closed off for over two weeks due to water damage. “I had a math class and a music class downstairs today. It’s nice to be back in the music room because that’s where we have all of our instruments,” sophomore Sydney Caba said. “I didn’t mind having to take the shuttle when t...

Faculty gets schooled outside the classroom

Faculty gets schooled outside the classroom

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter

February 5, 2016

Some teachers occasionally put down their dry erase markers as they switch roles and become students themselves to further explore the subject they teach and bring new information to the classroom. “You should be learning with the students, alongside them, rather than being the one at the front...

Exploratorium exhibits hands-on fun

A father-daughter duo at the Exploratorium inspects a steam machine that functions as a study on atmosphere in the front gallery.

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor

February 4, 2016

Having not visited the Exploratorium since the age of 7, I decided to return, visiting for the first time at its 3-year-old Pier 15 location, right down the walkway from the lively Ferry Building farmer’s market. Ten years later, it does not disappoint. During the 2013 move from the Palace of Fine ...

Innobotics Club plans first event of the year

Sophomores Halie Kim and Carlota Rubio analyze code developed for their self made cars.

Catherine Dana, Senior Reporter

November 18, 2015

Innobotics Club met during lunch to finalize self-built cars for their race tomorrow in the Main Hall. The club, which meets on Wednesdays, creating their cars using small computers and 3D printed wheels, with code created to mobilize them. “We’ve been building them for the past couple of weeks,...

Science teacher to retire

Rooney works with physics student Caitlin Martin on a circuit lab, checking the current that flows through each resistor with a meter. Along with teaching Rooney is also plays guitar for Joyful Noise!

May 26, 2012

Elizabeth Burkett Reporter With his quiet Southern drawl, Charles Rooney stands tall by the white board in front of his classroom and in a low voice inserts quick jokes into his lecture material, chuckling to himself. Some students — those closest enough to hear him — laugh along with him. ...

CSH/SHHS year-long project celebrates Darwin

 Senior Noel McCann (left) rehearses a scene from Inherit the Wind with junior Christian Gehrke and sophomore Maddie Kelley. Based on the Scopes “Monkey” Trial, the play celebrates the 200th anniversary of the publishing of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species. Performances are scheduled for Nov. 19–21 in the Syufy Theatre.

October 28, 2009

Zoe Newcomb News Editor Students will participate in breakout sessions and listen to expert panels during a coed event on Nov. 12 focusing on the different facets of evolution. Five scientists and theologians will facilitate the day-long Darwin Project: Exploring Faith and Science, addressing the...

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