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The beat goes on and on- when should bands retire?

Aged rockers Mick Jagger, Ron Wood, Keith Richards and Charlie Watts perform as the Rolling Stones in 2015. “It’s what we do man – we enjoy doing it and there’s thousands of people out there and they enjoy it too.” said guitarist Keith Richards in February 2018.

Nick Shepard, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018

The 1960’s and 70’s: two decades when radio waves were dominated by some of the greatest musical artists to ever walk the earth. From the Grateful Dead to Simon and Garfunkel, mega hit makers from that era have played countless tours since their formations, even though touring is a strenuous task. Fo...

The art of equestrianism

Ponies Winnie and Peanut wait excitedly to be brought inside for dinner. Horseback riding is all about the relationship between the horse and rider, where both parties do an equal amount of work, just in a different fashion. “Our jobs are different. I’m focused on location, I’m focused on striding, I’m focused on my test. I do a lot of the behind the scenes stuff,” said Laura Considine ‘20.

Hannah Riseman, Op-Ed Co-Editor

April 30, 2018

At times when the integrity of sports is brought to the table, there is always someone that claims horseback riding, a broad term which encompasses easily 50 different disciplines, is not a true sport. Horseback riding is indeed a sport, and one of the most dangerous in the Olympics at that. F...

A closer look at Article 2

A sign outside the mini-gym entrance announces the all-day revote on Article 2. The revote ended with a definite failure for Article 2, with 1231 ‘yes’ votes and 807 ‘no’ votes; it needed two-thirds of the vote to pass. “I hope it’s not the last we see of [Article 2],” said Holly Babcock, a member of the School Board. “I hope it comes back for another COOP meeting and we pursue it in some capacity.”

Max Porter, Rowan Gingras, Kyle Simpson, and Lindsey Wood

April 13, 2018

Spring is here, which means it’s time for the annual Cooperative School District meetings in the Hollis-Brookline district. One of the articles proposed is of particular interest to students, taxpayers and the entire community: Article 2. Article 2 allows for the addition of a new STEM lab at HBHS, as well as an updated weight room. The STEM lab would be used as a c...

Voices Heard

HBHS’s American flag flies in the front of the school. The flag stands for freedom, representation, and equality for all who pledge to it. Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman to be nominated to run for Vice President representing a major political party during her campaign said, “By choosing a woman to run for your nation's second highest office, you send a powerful signal to all Americans. There are no doors we cannot unlock. We will place no limits on achievement.”

Harry Bates, Staff Writer

March 22, 2018

After a year of political chaos, sexual harassment and protests, a record amount of women are ready to make their voices heard in local and federal government. The uprising of empowered women running for office comes when conflicts between American communities are high, following many crude and sexist...

SAT Prep Class HB: is it worth it?

Kenny Corsetti ‘19 reviews his SAT prep book in preparation for the March test. He has scored well on his tests in the past, but knows extra studying is needed. “It is a lot of information to cover, so you have to take it piece by piece if you want a super good score” says Corsetti.

Kyle Simpson, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

With the March SAT quickly approaching, juniors at Hollis Brookline are preparing for the test day. Some study on their own, some go to tutors, and others take our very own SAT prep class at HB. But what makes our prep class different? Is it worth it? The school’s prep course focuses on efficiency. If you are tak...

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