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Cambridge Analytica’s role in the 2016 election

Cambridge Analytica’s role in the 2016 election

Harry Bates, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under April, News, Showcase

British data firm and political strategist group, Cambridge Analytica, has come into light recently, after now former Research Director and part-founder, Chris Wylie, said the company assisted the 2016 Trump presidential campaign in directly targeting American Facebook users with pro-Trump advertisements. ...

Survivors turned political activists

Survivors turned political activists

Joe Caswell, Features Editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under April, News, Showcase

Amidst the horrors of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting of Feb. 14, 2018, many new national voices have emerged, speaking promptly and powerfully about what happened and what needs to be done. These voices the voice of high school students. Two of the most well known voices are from students ...

All Shook Up performances

All Shook Up performances

Lindsey Wood, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


Filed under A & E, April, Showcase

The talented and hardworking theater department put on four performances of All Shook Up on March 16, 17, 23 and 24. The students put in countless hours of practice to make the show their best performance, and they were excited to show the community what they had been working on for the past two mon...

Boys baseball preps for spring

Boys baseball preps for spring

Sofia Barassi, Assistant Sports Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under April, Showcase, Sports

The boys' baseball team kicked off their 2018 Spring season on Monday, March 19 with tryouts in the HB gymnasium. With a tough ending to their season last year when the boys were cut short of the playoffs by one spot, the baseball team plans to start their season off with a vigorous offense and defen...

2018 softball tryouts

2018 softball tryouts

Emmie White, News Editor

April 3, 2018


Filed under April, Showcase, Sports

As the 2018 HBHS Girls Softball team prepares for yet another season, they find themselves met with a few “game changers”.    Longtime head coach and Spanish teacher Erin Robbins has resigned from her position as Varsity head coach, allowing Brian Bumpus, school Athletic Director and former...

Theater offers a breather from looming stress

Theater offers a breather from looming stress

Rowan Gingras, Co-Oped Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under April, Opinion, Showcase

High school can be insanely stressful between ever-looming deadlines, part-time jobs and college applications. However, many students have found a respite, a break from the constant pressure that still looks good on applications: theater. Hollis-Brookline High School’s spring musical, All Shook Up, r...

Turf field in the works

Turf field in the works

Kyle Simpson, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under April, News, Showcase

Back in 2014, the idea of a turf field for Hollis Brookline High School was first proposed after a glaring issue arose: lack of field space and field over-usage. Now, four years later, Hollis and Brookline have finally voted to pass Article One and allow for the creation of a turf field at our high sch...

eSports on the rise

eSports on the rise

Brock Radford, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under April, Opinion, Showcase

It’s no question that sports at HB are a large part of students’ lives, whether students are part of the team or just spectators. However, a new demographic is surfacing around the world: eSports, competitive video games played in front of large crowds of dedicated fans.   The eSports...

Donate Life: you can’t take them with you

Donate Life: you can’t take them with you

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor In Chief

April 19, 2017


Filed under April, Opinion, Showcase

Not long after birth, I was diagnosed with a life-threatening liver disease called biliary atresia. My liver was destroying itself, and the only way I could survive was if I had a transplant. Thankfully, I did not have to wait very long for an organ; the doctors quickly found that my father was a match....

SAT’S and how to prepare

SAT’S and how to prepare

Mitch Dreyer, Staff Writer

April 17, 2017


Filed under April, Features, Showcase

SAT’s just hit students across the country, taking place on April 5. The national standardized test consists of a math, reading, and writing portion. Some juniors who took the test in the fall found it hard, while others thought it was a breeze. After receiving their results, students get to see in...

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