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The Kissing Booth: An Unpopular Opinion

Actress Joey King, who plays Elle Evans, posted a picture of herself on the set of The Kissing Booth to her 3.2 million Instagram followers on Saturday. The movie has been popularized on social media since its premiere in mid-May. “My girl Elle Evans and I are completely overwhelmed with how kind you all are! This is crazy...thank you so much, my heart is bursting,” King said in the caption of the photo.
June 13, 2018

In 2012, 15-year-old Beth Reekles logged onto Wattpad, a website where anyone can write and publish books online. She wrote The Kissing Booth, which was, at the time, just an underrated story. Now it’s...

A Tale to be told on Amherst St.

 Pig Tale sits off of busy Amherst Street and adorns a bright orange sign. The restaurant is established in what was previously Crush Pizza Place.
June 6, 2018

I pulled into the small parking lot, away from the busy Amherst Street hustle, and was met with the quiet, comforting and inviting interior that is Pig Tale Restaurant. The Pig Tale employees were very...

Move-in Day for the U.S. Jerusalem Embassy

 The United States opened an embassy in Jerusalem in early May, the event was met with acceptance and protest from Jerusalem’s locals and neighbors. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the opening ceremony, “Remember this moment, this is history.”
June 4, 2018

As a ceremony commences to open the new controversial United States Embassy in Jerusalem, not so far away on the Gaza border, an estimated 2,700 protesters were injured, leaving an estimated 58 people...

The Future of School Funding

Many schools have started working with local companies in exchange for advertising the company's services. This allows the school to increase funding, without local taxes increasing.
May 9, 2018

Recently, schools across the United States have started to look toward outside support in the form of private donations and local business sponsorship to increase education funding. This has become an...

Cambridge Analytica’s Role in the 2016 Election

Just like many do after getting home from school or work, they log into Facebook and start scrolling. “This was a major breach of trust, and I’m really sorry this happened” Mark Zuckerberg said in an interview with CNN.
April 6, 2018

British data firm and political strategist group, Cambridge Analytica, has come into light recently, after now former Research Director and part-founder, Chris Wylie, said the company assisted the 2016...

Turf field in the works

The HB soccer/baseball field lays covered in snow during the winter offseason. As soon as the snow melts, the field will once again be overused with the constant need of field space. “A turf field would be a huge help to the football team and HB sports in general”, said Brown ‘19.
April 2, 2018

Back in 2014, the idea of a turf field for Hollis Brookline High School was first proposed after a glaring issue arose: lack of field space and field over-usage. Now, four years later, Hollis and Brookline...

Where do we go from here?

March 14th marked exactly one month since the shooting in Parkland, Florida. Students across the country chose to leave school in memoriam of the 17 lives that were lost.
March 23, 2018

Sometimes it almost seems as if everyday tragedy finds a way to make its mark -- be it close at home or overseas. Waking up early in the morning, cup of coffee in hand, birds singing a new song, blissfully...

School trips during February break

Students on the Costa Rica trip stand together after they finished digging and replanting seeds to bring wildlife to the shores. The trip consisted of activities to help out the community and preserve the land along the river. “It feels good that all the work we put in will help so many people in the future, and we all became a lot closer while we were doing it,” said Meghan Veino ‘20.
March 20, 2018

During February vacation, AP World History students traveled to Greece and Rome to visit ancient landmarks, while Spanish students traveled to Costa Rica for a service trip. Each trip only lasted a quick...

This years flu epidemic is far from over, get vaccinated!

Americans all over are experiencing flu symptoms. Taking precautions to avoid getting the flu is extremely important. “The flu is really bad this year. Stay clear of sick people, stay hydrated and get lots of sleep,”  said Rachael Brown ‘20.
February 21, 2018

Kyle Baughman, a healthy 21-year-old from Pennsylvania, got home from work one night feeling out of sorts. He the flu, and because he was not vaccinated, he died a few days later. Baughman went into...

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