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Bang for your buck

Bang for your buck

Anthony Tamposi, Mike Buxbaum, and Erowynn Maul-Latham

May 5, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase

If you’re a "baller on a budget" like us, you have to find the right places to eat without exceeding your price limits. If you’re stuck in a rut and you only have a couple of bucks, one might think that you are going to go hungry, because convenient eats are becoming progressively more expensive Po...

Back to the basics

Back to the basics

Maggie O'Hara, Assistant Editor

May 4, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Smartphones have become a mandatory tool in today’s society. Their new technology allows for users to do anything, from checking email to playing Clash of Clans, proving useful at almost all times. But giving us easy access to practically everything has made these phones both a blessing and a curse. ...

Andrew Johnson speaks to a generation with new album Vice President

Andrew Johnson speaks to a generation with new album Vice President

Andrew Carr, Staff Writer

May 3, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Hollis Brookline alum Andrew Johnson gives independent music a refreshingly new feel with his latest project: a newly released album entitled Vice President.   Johnson is commonly known for his tasteful and adaptive way of fitting in with any group in need of six-strings and a seasoned pair of h...

The all-day, all-night eatery

The all-day, all-night eatery

Cam Chrystal, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under A & E, April, Showcase

The Red Arrow Diner... need I say more? Not only can you get fantastic, inexpensive meals in record time, but they are open for service twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. With a retro diner appearance, it caters to any customer, and it is one of the most convenient and delicious eateries around. ...

Auditions: scary or educational?

Auditions: scary or educational?

Andrew Carr, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under A & E, April, Showcase

Auditions have always been a rather challenging and stressful endeavor for those taking their passion seriously. While there has never truly been a universal way to prepare for such a task, individual performers have discovered what works best for them. Peter Szczeszynski ‘19, who recently audit...

Weezer (White Album) Review

Weezer (White Album) Review

Bret Belden, Copy Editor

April 11, 2016


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Weezer hits big with their fourth self-titled album   With the release of their tenth studio album last Friday, Weezer has proven themselves once more to an entire generation.   Their first few albums exploded to the charts in the mid to late 1990s. Produced by The Cars singer Ric...

From Broadway to Bach: Tri-M’s annual Chamber Recital a success

From Broadway to Bach: Tri-M’s annual Chamber Recital a success

Nicole Poitras, A&E Editor

April 5, 2016


Filed under A & E, April, Showcase

On the evening of Tuesday, March 29, family and community members gathered in the gorgeous hall of the Hollis Congregational Church. There, Hollis Brookline’s chapter of the Tri-M Music Honor Society put on their annual Chamber Recital. For about an hour, the 23 members of the Society came together to...

Are we all “two-faced” on Snapchat?

Are we all “two-faced” on Snapchat?

Anthony Tamposi, Staff Writer

April 1, 2016


Filed under A & E, April, Showcase

Every week, the makers of Snapchat come out with new filters for users of the app. An extremely popular filter is face swap. The concept is pretty self explanatory: it takes two people and swaps their faces. To do a face swap, you must begin by locking on one person’s face and select the face ...

A fairy tale musical

A fairy tale musical

Emma Dougherty, News Editor

March 31, 2016


Filed under A & E, March, Showcase

Hollis Brookline High School’s Into the Woods  wrapped up its final showing this past weekend. Performances took place on March 18, 19, 25 and 26. Each show began at 7:30 pm, and continued for nearly three hours.  The Hollis Brookline Theatre Department showed admirable dedication and expertise throu...

Wanna catch ’em all?

Wanna catch ’em all?

Tristan Machon, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016


Filed under A & E, March

Pokemon … gotta catch ‘em all right? Well, things have changed since the days of Pokemon Red and Blue. Twenty years later, nobody would dare utter those words. Why?   Today, there are 570 more Pokemon than there used to be. Not all of them are capturable in game, only giftable via spec...

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