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Switching things up

Junior Avery Stout works on homework in her newly redesigned room. Stout has recently painted her walls gray and added posters to her walls to have a change in her environment after spending all day at school in the same room for months.
Reorganizing rooms after pandemic fatigue
October 26, 2020

After spending months at home with online school, many teens are reorganizing their bedrooms with trends varying from creating accent walls to adding plants or posters. "I have been meaning to repaint...

Voters consider legislation to lower local voting age

Vote16SF youth campaign leader and legislative co-author, Arianna Nassiri (’20) poses with other speakers on Youth Advocacy Day. Vote-16 will be appearing on the San Francisco ballot as Proposition G and will allow teens to start voting at 16 on city issues.
Proposition G could give 16 and 17 year olds the right to vote
October 1, 2020

San Francisco voters will have a chance to give young people a voice in politics with Proposition G, or Vote16SF, which would allow 16 and 17 year olds to vote in local elections. “Local political...

Congresswoman addresses beauty standards in viral video

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wears her signature bold lip at “South by Southwest” 2019. In her collaboration with Vogue AOC goes over why she chooses to wear this red along with her daily make-up routine and the treatment of women in politics.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teams up with Vogue to begin political discussion with teens
August 28, 2020

 WEB EXCLUSIVE New York Congressional Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to Vogue’s YouTube channel to address current issues like beauty standards.  Vogue’s YouTube platform has...

Library offers resources for teens

Teen Center Manager Cathy Cormier helps a students on a school tour make a button at The Mix at the SF Public Library. The center has a cafeteria, open space and recording studios.
Free programs promote collaboration, creativity
December 13, 2018

While libraries are stereotypically silent places with outdated computers and spaces strictly for individual studying, San Francisco Public Libraries offer a variety of free programs around the City for...

Students delete addictive social media app for finals week

Freshman Amelia Abernethy logs out and deletes Snapchat from her phone. Abernethy is one of the many people who decided to delete the app since it distracted her from studying and doing homework.
December 11, 2018

WEB EXCLUSIVE Students are deleting Snapchat from their phones to reduce screen time while preparing and studying for final exams. “Deleting Snapchat was a great decision for me because I spent a...

C-ing Clearly: Too much planning, not enough living

C-ing Clearly: Too much planning, not enough living
September 28, 2018

At the end of each class period, most of my classmates and I pull out our yearly planners and  fine-point pens like clockwork to scribble down new assignments. Far from being a sign of “good organizational...

Snack attack

Snack attack
May 17, 2017

Munching on some jelly beans, reaching for another Dorito or binging on a pint of ice cream may seem like ordinary forces of habit, but everyday snacking can unwittingly lead the way to long-term health...

Just keep scrolling

Just keep scrolling
Internet addiction is on the rise in teens.
May 17, 2017

The simple past time of checking a notification on a phone may only take a few seconds, but excessive time on media can turn into an addiction. “It’s so easy to be on the phone and on social media,”...

Ethics inspire veganism

Ethics inspire veganism
locals eliminate animal products from diet.
March 9, 2017

Dominating Instagram feeds, headlines and recipes, San Franciscans are increasingly embracing veganism for a more ethically, environmentally, healthy or religiously-conscious lifestyle. “You're completely...

Two teen girls dominate the virtual sports world while 3,203 miles apart

Football fans pose in front of Super Bowl installation at Pacific Avenue and Kearny Street. City officials working for the Super Bowl City stand at these installations and take photos for fans.
Scoring digital touchdowns.
February 4, 2016

With the Superbowl taking over the Bay Area from the City to Santa Clara, junior Grace Apple plans to observe from the ESPN Fantasy Football app, where she has lead the whole season. Apple met senior Shoshana...

AP Art History takes a trip to the Presidio

AP Art History students walk along  the Wood Line, a sculpture created by artist Andy Goldsworthy.
AP Art History students get the chance to experience in-class topics firsthand.
September 4, 2015

On a sunny day in the middle of the Presidio, Advanced Placement Art History students studied Spire, a 90-foot sculpture by Scottish land artist Andy Goldsworthy. With the Senior Class gone on retreats,...

Teens feed into binge culture

Liana Lum/The Broadview
April 30, 2015

Liana Lum News Editor From Netflix to Instagram and Spotify to PostMates, teenagers are consuming services and products on demand, contributing to an increase in consumer culture. “Consumer...

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