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This years flu epidemic is far from over, get vaccinated!

This years flu epidemic is far from over, get vaccinated!

Leila Caplan, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under February, News

Kyle Baughman, a healthy 21-year-old from Pennsylvania, got home from work one night feeling out of sorts. He the flu, and because he was not vaccinated, he died a few days later. Baughman went into organ failure after contracting the flu, says Jamie Ducharme of TIME magazine. The flu has not yet rea...

Girls basketball road to the playoffs

Girls basketball road to the playoffs

Lindsey Wood, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under February, Showcase, Sports

The Hollis Brookline Girls Varsity Basketball team has a well-deserved 14-1 record, and they are finishing the rest of the season preparing for the playoffs in hopes of becoming Division II Champions. Last year, the girls lost in the championship game by 8 points. The big loss motivated the girls...

Who’s the greater predator? Examining the enabling of Larry Nassar

Who’s the greater predator? Examining the enabling of Larry Nassar

Kaleigh Whalen, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under February, Opinion

Former USA Gymnastics National doctor, Larry Nassar, has recently been sentenced to 175 years in prison for his vulgar acts on young girls and women. Over the past two decades, he sexually harassed over 150 young women. Who is to blame: Larry Nassar or the U.S.A Gymnastics and the Olympic Games staff,...

Dynasty vs Dogs: Super Bowl 52 Recap

Dynasty vs Dogs: Super Bowl 52 Recap

JP Blasi, Assistant Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under February, Showcase, Sports

Super Bowl 52 was expected to be a strange one in which a Hall of Fame coach and quarterback tandem appearing in their 8th Super Bowl would take on on a backup quarterback and a second-year coach. While it was dubbed the “Dynasty vs. Dogs” game--referring to the Patriots’ almost-20 year dynasty reign an...

Course registration

Course registration

Rowan Gingras, Op-Ed Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under February, News

Have you picked from the seemingly-endless list of electives yet? Are you looking forward to spending an evening staring at PowerSchool? Yes, it is that time of year again. From Feb.6-19, course registration for the 2018-2019 school year is open for HBHS students. Course registration is a process in which th...

Senior night for HB wrestling

Senior night for HB wrestling

Mitchell Dreyer, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under February, Showcase, Sports

With the 2017-2018 wrestling season coming to an end, four seniors competed on the home mats one last time. Clement Sherwood, Cameron Dreyer, Cameron LaPierre, and Savannah Eliza were the seniors who were be honored on this special night all about them. The meet took place at 6pm on Thursday, February 7....

Is a hotdog a sandwich?

Is a hotdog a sandwich?

Scott Vancoughnett, Features Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under February, Opinion

For years now, people in our nation and even our local community have been arguing about hotdogs and whether they are a sandwich or not. This discussion has been going on for too long; it is time for someone to put an end to it. Here, I will explain to you all the reasons that a hotdog is, indeed, a san...

Memoirs: an essential class

Memoirs: an essential class

Jonathan Brunkhart, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under A & E, February, Showcase

English is often considered one of the most important core areas of study within our curriculum as high school students. Here at Hollis Brookline High School, four and a half years of English credits allows you to graduate, and Hollis Brookline offers a variety of English courses to help students fulfil...

No filter

No filter

Ryugo Okada, Copy Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under February, Opinion, Showcase

 There are a lot of these fancy new water fountains popping up all over the place at HB. These look like really convenient looking little machines, but what’s up with that red light blinking on them seemingly all the time? Look closer, and alarmingly, it seems to be something quite concerning. Fil...

Nick Shepard accepted at Berklee

Nick Shepard accepted at Berklee

Lexie Vachon, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features, February, Showcase

This past fall, Nick Sheppard 18’ auditioned at Berklee, one of, if not the biggest independent colleges of contemporary music today. This is a very competitive school with an acceptance rate of only 34%. Sheppard has dreamed of going to this school all through high school, and he finally got th...

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