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Being two inches long, it is the largest hornet in the world. It is mostly harmless to humans unless you disturb their nests. They are most dangerous to honey bees. Commonly found in China these hornets found their way to the US in late April early May.

Chinese Hornets come to America

Damien Stone, Staff Writer May 22, 2020

With the world in a state of panic because of COVID-19, we didn’t need more things to worry about. Unfortunately, in early May, we got the news that dangerous hornets from China are making their way...

With Remote Learning still in place, this years Teacher’s Appreciation Week looks a lot different than past years. “Students have to rely on letters or emails to express their thanks,” said Senior Class President Josh Ide ‘20. “It’s definitely different, but making sure that teachers know we are thinking of them, especially during this time, is important.”

A Remote Teacher Appreciation Week

Ryan Coutu, News Editor May 18, 2020

 Kim Jong Un before his disappearance from social media and the world. On April 11, before the most important holiday in North Korea, Kim Jong Un disappeared and hasn’t been seen since. There is a reason why he had to have missed it, either being sick, hiding away or planning on something else.  “I can’t see another reason why he would miss the holiday, something has to be holding him back from coming out into the public,” said Tim Leclerc ‘21.

Kim Jong Un, Where is He?

Quinn Connors, Staff Writer May 13, 2020

Rumors have been spreading about Kim Jongs Un’s disappearance. Some have said that he is very ill, some say he is dead, and some say he is alive and well, but which one is true? On North Korea’s most...

A piece of amber holds the skeleton of the smallest dinosaur ever discovered. The fossil was discovered in Northern Myanmar in March. “This [fossil] was so pristine and so well-preserved, this thing was super perfect,” said Jingmai O’Connor, a paleontologist at China’s Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology.

What in the world is happening besides Covid-19?

Miles Keefe, Staff Writer April 20, 2020

What in the World is Happening Besides Covid-19? These days it’s almost impossible to tune into the news and hear about anything other than the coronavirus pandemic and its increasing toll on public...

Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks with attendees of the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. “I am a Democratic because I believe in protecting freedom, fairness, families, and the future,” said Buttigieg.

Speculations arise following the Democratic candidate drop outs

Josh Hill, Staff Writer March 20, 2020

In the past few weeks, several presidential candidates of the Democratic party dropped out of the race, most notably Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Amy Klobuchar, and Mayor Michael...

Joe Biden celebrates his Super Tuesday victories at a rally in Colombia. Biden, after defeats in the first two primaries, is now the current delegate leader. “Biden is well-liked by Black voters, moderates, and the Democratic establishment,” said Lily Coady ‘20.

Joe Biden takes the delegate lead as Sanders falls short

Dan Aulbach, Staff Writer March 20, 2020

The presidential race received a big shake up on Tuesday, March 3, as Joe Biden and his campaign had a surprising resurgence. Biden ended up winning 10 of the 14 states of one of the presidential race’s...

This photo is of the streets of Barcelona, one of the cities the Spain trip was going to be travelling to. Unfortunately they will no longer be going. “While I’m upset I wont get to go to Europe, which is certainly a little upsetting, I understand the seriousness of the COVID-19 issue and wouldn’t want to risk it for those I’d return to,” Lily Coady ‘20.

Coronavirus catastrophe

Meghan Veino, Staff Writer March 20, 2020

Among almost every event taking place in the next month, Coronavirus has caused a cancellation of all of the school trips planned for April break. These trips have been planned since fall of 2019, and...

Scientists are struggling to understand where the Coronavirus has derived from and how to put it to a stop. Over the past couple of months, the virus has spread globally and taken the lives of many. “This virus was tracked to a food market that sold live animals, which is exactly the kind of place where germs begin to spread,” said history teacher Jennifer Given.

Effects of coronavirus

Emily Casey, Staff Writer March 13, 2020

On Jan. 30, the outbreak of COVID-19, more commonly referred to as the novel coronavirus or the coronavirus, was announced worldwide. The virus has spread throughout China and has slowly been moving into...

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders raises his arms in victory following the New Hampshire Primaries. Sanders edged out his top opponent Pete Buttigieg, accruing 26% of the Democratic vote. According to  WMUR, Sanders addressed supporters following his victory. Let me take this opportunity to thank the people of New Hampshire for a great victory tonight, Sanders said. With victories behind us -- the popular vote in Iowa and the victory here tonight -- we’re going to Nevada. We’re going to South Carolina. We’re going to win those states as well.

Democrats battle in New Hampshire primary

Miles Keefe, Staff Writer March 9, 2020

HB students had the day off from school on Tuesday, Feb. 11 as voters from the community filled the gymnasium to cast their votes for a presidential nominee. The gym was just one out of the hundreds of...

The girls team surrounds Coach Bob Murphy, reviewing their game plan. The girls need to “go in strong, playing our game, moving the ball more” said Amanda Goclowski ‘20 as they head into their game against Kearsarge.

Girls basketball: A mid-season recap

Ryan Coutu, News Editor March 6, 2020

The Hollis Brookline’s Girls Basketball team is no stranger to success. The past three years have seen three solid seasons, including a championship and a second place finish. This year is no exception....

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