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Technology never CESes to amaze

Technology never CESes to amaze

Jonathan Northcott, Co-Media Editor

January 13, 2014

The annual International Consumer Electronics Convention (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada, is the place for some of the world’s largest, and smallest, tech companies to show off their latest and greatest. The event began on the 6th of January with a blunder by Michael Bay and a plethora of 4K (Super HD)...

What can CavBlock do for you?

Mr. Warren supervising his CavBlock room.

Grant Johnson, Contributor

November 20, 2013

Nearing the end of the third month, Cavblock is settling in. Students are enjoying the extra break in the day, catching up on work, and taking enrichment classes. But what enrichment classes do Hollis Brookline students want to take? In a conversation with Nathan Warren, he says “Cavblock is for...

Black Friday: Why it ruins Thanksgiving

American Eagle sales are already setup in preparation for Black Friday.

Grant Johnson, Contributor

November 20, 2013

Thanksgiving is a special holiday. It is one of the few days left in the year that a family sits down to have a family dinner. In some cases, it is not only a gathering of one’s immediate family, but even grandpas, grandmas, uncles, aunts, cousins, or second cousins. It brings people together that normally wouldn’t and it is a time to be thankful for what we as Americans have. Then there is Black Fr...

Christmas too early?

Dunkin' Donuts is already breaking out the seasonal cups.

Harrison Newman, Contributor

November 20, 2013

Everyone has seen the Best Buy Christmas commercials with Santa Claus coming down the chimney with sleigh bells jingling to deliver the newest and best electronic devices.The new XBox, an iPad, a Kindle Fire all underneath the perfect Christmas tree with the toy train underneath. That is when the hol...

Holiday air travel: How safe are we?

Jet Blue is a popular airline for people who wish to holiday travel.

Nate Powers, Contributor

November 20, 2013

With a staggering 34.1 million travelers taking to the sky for Labor Day weekend, American Airlines surpassed their record for that day by 2.41 million. An estimated 25 million people will be flying for the Thanksgiving holiday this year, and airlines have yet to predict Christmas travels. Even thoug...

HB honors veterans for their service

The d'Arbonnes, parents of '05 grad Jess d'Arbonne, return for this year's ceremony

Sara Swabowicz, Co Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2013

With Veteran’s Day rapidly approaching, students and staff at Hollis Brookline worked to ensure that the veterans in the community were properly honored for their years of service to our country. The Homefront Club, advised by Mr. Duval and Mrs. Coughlin, organized a variety of activities to gi...

HB auto skills moving FORDward

Competitors working on the

Sophia Hall, News Editor

November 6, 2013

We all see those big trucks in the lower lot as most students drive to the upper lot. Two of those students, Jack Buchanan and Liam Tardif, have been nominated into the National AAA/Ford Automotive Competition this year taking place June 8 through June 10, 2014. There are a few steps to the competitio...

The young adult formula

Logos aren't the only thing that's similar about this era's young adult dystopias and fantasies.

Julie Christie, Assistant Editor

November 6, 2013

Books today are most definitely not the same as what they used to be. Some argue that this is a good thing, because the language is ten times easier to understand than Charles Dickens, but is that a good thing? The simplicity and uniformity of many of the plots in today’s Young Adult dystopias and fa...

Pumpkin vs pecan pie

Are you a pumpkin pie fan?

Lian Tumas, Contributor

November 6, 2013

As Halloween comes to a close and Thanksgiving is right around the corner, pumpkin pie is among popular discussion. Pumpkin pie has the delicious qualities of richness and creaminess. Pumpkin flavoring is a well liked choice when the leaves start to change color and fall off the trees. Just as sweet, p...

The more you know Mormons

The more you know Mormons

Mackenzie Riel, Contributor

November 6, 2013

Since Hollis Brookline is a public school, talk of religion is minimal. But when it is discussed, do students really know the facts? Due to the town’s small population, there is not a huge range of diversity in religion. According to Sperling’s Best Places.com, only 43.4% of Hollis Brookline is religious...

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