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Dog of the Week 🐕 1-14

Dog of the Week 🐕 1-14

January 14, 2019

Introducing this week's furry friend: Max. Little Max belongs to the Anneser family in Hollis. He is 9 years old, and is loved by all that he meets.

Dog of the week features the adorable pets of the Hollis-Brookline community with the goal of curating a collection of cute animal photos for everyone's enjoyment. Enjoy this week's dog of the week submitted by Joshua Ide '20!

Dog of the week 🐕 1-6

January 11, 2019

Presenting Oakley, this week's Dog of the Week (submitted by Joshua Ide, Class of 2020)

Dog of the week features the adorable pets of the Hollis-Brookline community with the goal of curating a collection of cute animal photos for everyone's enjoyment. Enjoy this week's dog of the week submitted by English teacher Heather Hamilton!

Dog of the week 🐕 12-30

January 4, 2019

Introducing.... The Great Gatsby!   Submitted by Heather Hamilton

Often the holiday season can be a challenging time for members of the LGBTQ+ community, as not all families are loving and accepting of their respective identities. “Be careful to gender and name [your LGBTQ friends] correctly… now is not the time for hold-ups on the specifics on what’s going on in the LGBTQ community,” said Rowan Gingras ‘20.

Acceptance and the Holiday Season

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor December 24, 2018

Forward: I’d like to take a moment to express my gratitude to the Hollis Brookline High School GSA for their overwhelming support for this article. This article isn’t about my opinion- it’s intended...

Teagan Hudzik ‘19 stands outside the polling station in Hollis, campaigning for himself as a representative write-in. Although Hudzik was aware he was extremely unlikely to be elected, his stand showed that he took interest in the civic functioning of the United States government. “It’s important to let your voice be heard. The whole cornerstone of our democracy is about participation in elections...Young people are very much so underrepresented in electoral politics and it’s really vital that their voice be heard… everyone’s voice deserves to be heard.”

The responsibility of the citizenry

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor December 5, 2018

The phrases “civic duty” and “service to our country” are often used in the same sentence, and refer almost exclusively to the significance of the military or voting. While military service is...

“Special Forces Soldiers from the 3rd Special Forces Group patrol a field in the Gulistan district of Farah, Afghanistan with Afghan National Army commandos from the 207th Kandak, April 12.” -Spc Joseph A Wilson

Afghanistan: an American responsibility

Noah Penasack, Op-Ed Editor November 29, 2018

As American politics appear to be in perennial turmoil, the focus of the American population has turned away from foreign policy. In times of great domestic turmoil, it is easy for national politics to...

A variety of different news sources are involved in providing the many angles that create the modern-day definition of news. Considering the volume of news outlets out there, it is no surprise that some of them are not as trustworthy as others. Regardless of reputability, there need to be sancitions around free press, a pillar of American democracy, that protects it from the dangerous disparage by the consumers.

Halt the attacks on news outlets

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor November 14, 2018

All of us student journalists at the Cavalier Chronicle would like to take a moment to offer our sincerest condolences regarding  the death of Jamal Khashoggi. We, as a community, were deeply saddened...

The results of the 2016 presidential election broken down by voting districts. Even at this level, the districts misrepresent voter's intentions.

There is no such thing as a blue state

Noah Penasack, Op-Ed Editor November 13, 2018

Political media likes to describe states as “red” or “blue,” but the reality is that most are some shade of purple. Most states are made up of diverse political opinion, regardless of its color...

Many of the objects used in everyday life are made from plastic including: toothbrushes, bottles and bottle caps, toys and so much more. In order to help control plastic’s effects on the world, we as a community have to reduce our plastic usage. “[The negatives of plastics are] so hard to get across to students, but it has to do with the mindset. If we can get people in the mindset that climate change is real… [it] will have large impact on everything around us,” said Amira Elfadil ‘19.

There’s a world out there, and it’s time to care

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor November 2, 2018

Plastic cups, plastic wrap, plastic chairs, plastic bears, plastic blocks, plastic clocks; plastic here, plastic there, plastic everywhere! In modern society, one of the most popular manufacturing materials,...

Caption: Since WWII, the United States has had strong diplomatic ties to Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Arabia, not the moral high ground

Noah Penasack, Op-Ed Editor October 31, 2018

The recent incident involving the death of a Saudi journalist has raised some serious questions about US foreign policy in the Middle East. This month, Saudi Arabia has taken some serious heat both...

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