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Acceptance and the Holiday Season

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 as a showcase of LGBTQ+ voices on their experiences with acceptance. To everyone who may not feel ac...

The responsibility of the citizenry

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 a vital form of public duty, and voting is truly a pillar of democracy, serving the country doesn’t n...

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

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, plastic (a synthetic polymer) is killing the environment one habitat at a time. Of course, p...

It’s time to make a difference, Hollis-Brookline

It’s time to make a difference, Hollis-Brookline

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor

October 24, 2018

Kids can make a significant difference in the world before they grow up. Yet, at Hollis-Brookline High School, it almost seems as though my fellow students and I are off in our own little universe, where the effects of real life can’t really reach us. We tend to forget that there’s a world outside ...

Before you hit share

Before you hit share

Hannah Riseman, Features Editor

October 2, 2018

Today, thanks to the increase in access to a continuous stream of digital updates, false information can be widely shared with a ripple-like effect. All it takes is one click to send falsified news or events into the void of the internet, potentially sparking mass confusion and chaos. In order to become t...

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