The Broadview

Freshmen study world religions

Freshmen Jennifer Surjadi reflects on what she found most interesting about Confucianism and Taoism in class today. The period often ends with reflection in order for students to show off what they learned during the class.

Olivia Rounsaville, Reporter

January 31, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE Freshmen began a unit on Confucianism and Taoism this week in their World Religions class. They have also been studying Buddhism, Sikhism and Hinduism this semester. “I think that in a world that is diverse and where people’s religions are huge parts of their identity, knowing a...

Sophomore Class learns QiGong

Theology teacher Katherine McMichael leads her sophomores through a QiGong movement. The practice focused on taking energy from the five elements on Earth, and is said to allow energy to flow through the body.

Caroline Thompson, Reporter

December 6, 2017

WEB EXCLUSIVE Sophomores spent their World Religions class practicing QiGong, an Eastern self-healing practice, to wrap up their unit on Taoism.  “This practice helped me understand the unit because it let me experience a part of Taoism,” sophomore Annabelle Applegarth said. “It was helpf...

An American Dream deferred

Muslim-American protestor Asmaa Mourad stands with her mother Nihad Mourad repeating a series of chants in the international terminal of San Francisco International Airport. Some protestors made camp in the terminal from the night before and distributed free food, beverages and feminine hygiene products to all attendees.

Julia-Rose Kibben, Managing Editor

February 3, 2017

A freshman World Religions project unknowingly prepared students for the context of protests at the international terminal in San Francisco International Airport. As some entered the airport with packed bags ready to board flights, others touted signs and megaphones protesting the detainment of recent arrivi...

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