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Top three video games to play during quarantine

Hannah Escandon loads up the Sims 4 on her laptop, as she cracks her knuckles in anticipation of the intense gaming session to follow. “I like building things in the sims because you can just have all the money in the world, and like wow!”

Josh Hill, Staff Writer

May 12, 2020

Since mid-March, we have all been cooped up inside our houses, and as of right now, there’s no telling exactly when we’ll be set free. People are in dire need of ways to stave off the eternal boredom of isolation, so naturally, many have turned to video games for relief. Video games have the potential ...

Jordan’s Last Dance

Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and Dennis Rodman grace the cover of “The Last Dance”. Entertainment writer Jason Fraley says “36 years after first stepping on the court for the Chicago Bulls, His Airness remains the king as ESPN’s new 10-part documentary “The Last Dance” broke ratings records with its first two episodes.”

Ryan Coutu, News Editor

May 11, 2020

In a world currently devoid of sports, a familiar hero strikes again. Whether you know him from his incredible basketball career, his mediocre baseball stint, or an interesting acting career, Michael “Air” Jordan is a name famously known around the world.  Seventeen years after retiring from basketba...

Lia Eisenberg Spreads Positivity Through Her Music

Lia Eisenberg performs her music on stage in front of an audience. She has always loved creating music and sharing her talents with the world. “I love sharing things that I enjoy with those around me to help others feel better”.

Emily Casey, Staff Writer

May 11, 2020

Hollis Brookline High School Student Lia Eisenberg ‘21 spreads constant positivity on her Instagram page dedicated to her music. As part of her page, Eisenberg shares videos thanking those who are still working and first line responders risking their lives for us everyday. These videos are filled with en...

Five ways to keep yourself busy during quarantine

The Coronavirus has resulted in many people now trying to find ways to keep themselves busy, individuals are spending time doing more at home activities just trying to escape the boredom the stay-at-home order has brought. “Quarantine has been good for my art, because I really have nothing else to do so I’ve got more time to focus on it,” said Sam Hayes ’21.

Lauren Hunt, Staff Writer

April 28, 2020

Coronavirus has hit us surprisingly hard; there are orders to stay inside and avoid others, and boredom is setting in. With in person classes ending for the year and going longer without and seeing your friends, it’s important that we stay busy and create projects, to cure the unbearable boredom tha...

How musical artists, athletes and celebrities are staying occupied while indoors

John Krasinski at home debuting his show Some Good News. He has done two episodes, each one talking about the positive side of the news during the Coronavirus outbreak. “It’s a nice break from the bad news going on all the time during the Pandemic”, said Annie Hazelton ‘21.

Dan Aulbach, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

Across the country and the entire planet, COVID-19 has brought our normal lives to a screeching halt. Almost all public events have been postponed or canceled for the foreseeable future, and the population have been forced to stay at home to help slow the spread of the disease. Many people are faced ...

What to watch during quarantine

Quarantine can get extremely boring especially if you can’t find the right show, movie, or documentary to watch. But luckily there’s something out there for everyone. “I recommend 30 for 30 documentaries for anyone who’s into sports. They’re usually on demand or on Netflix. I watched a really good one on demand about Michael Vick and the dog fighting scandal,” said Emelia Mulligan ‘20.

Faith DiStefano, A&E Editor

April 20, 2020

It’s been about four weeks since the Hollis-Brookline quarantine has started. Boredom has struck. Many students are watching more TV now than ever before, but with such a wide collection of shows, movies, and documentaries, what should you watch? Here is a list of HB student’s must watch ‘flixs...

The Music Man Premiere

One of the many jobs that are instrumental in the creation of a Musical are the stage managers. Stage managers are in charge of the overall flow of rehearsals, follow the script to call for cues if necessary, manage backstage preparation, and each actor’s movements on the stage. Jess Hu ‘21, one of the four stage managers, said, “I love the sense of involvement that stage managing provides. There is just something really special about being able to see a show transform from page to stage and knowing that you were able to play a role in that success!”

Rory Klauber, Staff Writer

April 1, 2020

As the winter season starts to transition into the spring season, that means the premiere of The Music Man at Hollis-Brookline High School is right around the corner. This year, the musical follows Josh Ide ‘20, playing the role of Harold Hill who is a fast-talking traveling salesman, as he tries to car...

Live From The Montgomery Basement

“Miles is an amazing drummer, and has only grown since we first started playing music together. He started off really good and has only become better from then, and he is just looking to become an even greater drummer everyday,” said Spencer Murray ‘21.

Faith DiStefano, A&E Editor

March 22, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 21, Miles Montgomery ‘22, Anderson Steckler ‘20, Steven Szczeszynski ‘20 and friends hosted a concert in Montgomery's basement. The band advertised across social media platforms, inviting any Hollis-Brookline student to enjoy a groovy night of listening to live music with friends.  ...

Five podcasts you need to listen to

Students all around HB love to dive into a good podcast as they go through their school day, listening to what someone else has to say. “I like podcasts because you get to hear someone’s story without having to read it. When you hear a podcast you get to close your eyes and listen and imagine [you’re there] with the person, which is fun,” said student and  advid podcast listener Tatiana Madsen ‘20.

Lauren Hunt, Staff Writer

March 3, 2020

Whether you’re bored during your study period or just driving around, podcasts are a great way to occupy your time. Any excuse is a great excuse to dive into a podcast, and with a variety available, there’s bound to be a podcast out there for everyone! If you’re looking to indulge in a new ser...

AP art student spotlight

AP art student spotlight

Emma Stoll, Features Editor

March 3, 2020

Lina Pepper’s small collective of AP Studio Art students is an incredibly talented group of artists. This infographic introduces each of the artists and serves as a sort of cover article for an upcoming series of in-depth Student Spotlight articles. Each artist- and their portfolio- will have thei...

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