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Vaccinate your kids.

Vaccinate your kids.

Grace Straka, Op-ed Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under April, Opinion, Showcase

In 1998, a controversial study, titled the Lancet Report, was released, suggesting a correlation between the vaccinations for rubella, measles and mumps, to the cause of autism. Shortly after, the study was retracted and found to be fraudulent. Although the information within the study was confirmed...

Trash talk

Trash talk

Sydney Speir, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under April, Opinion, Showcase

Municipal solid waste (MSW) management is a hot topic these days, especially within the growing realm of environmental health and climate change conversations. Current methods of waste management include landfills and incineration, both of which have the potential to harm the environment and human healt...

Dog of the Week 🐕 4-7

Dog of the Week 🐕 4-7

April 12, 2019


Filed under April, Dog of the Week, Showcase

Introducing Rocco, dog model and Instagram star!   Submitted by Danny Hyatt '19 (All photos are from of Rocco's Instagram account)

I had a go with some extra H2O

I had a go with some extra H2O

Kyle Simpson, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under April, Opinion, Showcase

The average person should drink 64 ounces of water a day or more, depending on activity level. Truth is, I normally don’t drink this much. As a runner, I should be drinking about 75 ounces of water a day. Because of this, I challenged myself to drink more water every day for a week, with the goal o...

Best way to wake up

Best way to wake up

Ian Babcock, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under April, Opinion, Showcase

Getting up in the early morning with bags under your eyes and a long day ahead is hard for almost everyone. For some, a cup of coffee gets them out the door awake and ready to complete their day. But what about the people who don’t like coffee? What strategies do they take advantage of to wake them...

The impact of straws

The impact of straws

Kaleigh Whalen, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under April, Opinion, Showcase

Recently, there has been a popular movement toward banning the use of plastic straws. Some restaurants have even taken the initiative of not providing straws to customers when they purchase a beverage. Companies such as Starbucks and American Airlines have attempted to reduce the number of straws use...

Discover credit in high school

Discover credit in high school

Alec MacEachen, News Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under April, Features, Showcase

Financial life in the United States is built off the backs of credit reports and scores. Every American aims to have a good credit score and credit cards are the easiest way to do this; the earlier a credit score is started the better. Hence, the growing demand for a new type of “student card,” spe...

Dog of the Week 🐱 3-31

Dog of the Week 🐱 3-31

April 5, 2019


Filed under April, Dog of the Week, Showcase

Introducing Fluffy, cat of the week, and birthday girl!!!!   Submitted by Mary Martin '20

Mamma Mia hits the stage

Mamma Mia hits the stage

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under A & E, April, Showcase

On March 22, 23, 29 and 30, Hollis Brookline High School’s highly anticipated rendition of “Mamma Mia” was finally performed. With a large audience turn-out and record amounts of student involvement, the musical was a success. In terms of ticket sales, “Mamma Mia” was one of the most su...

The art of equestrianism

The art of equestrianism

Hannah Riseman, Op-Ed Co-Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under April, Opinion, Showcase

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...

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