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And your president is…Oprah?

And your president is…Oprah?

Joe Messina, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under January, News, Showcase

Yes, you read that right. At the Golden Globes Sunday Jan 7, Oprah stole the show for many reasons. Now, everyone is speculating that the TV Host will run for president in 2020 after her intense speech at the awards ceremony. Oprah has had an incredible career in entertainment. She has made an impact ...

Chamber Festival

Chamber Festival

Mary Martin, Assistant Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under A & E, January, Showcase

On Saturday, January 13, seven Hollis Brookline High School students attended the All State Chamber Music Festival at Timberlane Regional High School in Plaistow, NH. All State auditions were held in November and required student musicians to play scales and prepared pieces, as well as a sight readi...

HB’s series of unfortunate events

HB’s series of unfortunate events

Avery Webb, News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under January, News, Showcase

It was a hectic day at HB on Wednesday, January 3, to say the least. This first week back from Christmas break was riddled with two-hour delays, and on Wednesday, the students were released early due to a few mishaps within the building. During sixth period, students began noticing that the water was ...

Make way for midterms

Make way for midterms

Michael Friedman, News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under January, News, Showcase

Midterms have dawned on us again. The finale of the second quarter-- and, the first semester-- comes with a two hour assessment. For some, this either brings a grade boost or presents a half day break, but for others it is a burden of dredging up long-forgotten material for a stressful week. We have r...

Addressing Traffic at Hollis Brookline

Addressing Traffic at Hollis Brookline

Patrick Bloniasz, Mark Labak, Isaac Wimmer, and Nick Franzini

January 26, 2018


Filed under Editorial, January, Opinion, Showcase

Terrible morning and afternoon traffic has been part of the culture at Hollis Brookline for as long as anyone can remember. Even after the change in start time, the familiar feeling of sitting in line 300 meters away from the front door 10 minutes before school starts and then still being late to class hit students...

How do your favorite letters stack up?

How do your favorite letters stack up?

Patrick Grimes, Humor Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under A & E, January

Letters: they’re the things we use every day. They make up every word of every sentence that we write and speak. And yet, which one is the best? Out of all twenty-six letters, there has to be one that is the best. Many things go into what make a letter great: use, how it looks, sentimental attachmen...

2018 Grammy nominations

2018 Grammy nominations

Avery Webb, News Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under A & E, January, Showcase

The 60th Grammy Awards nominations have been revealed for the show on January 28, causing much excitement as well as some disappointment. There are a total of 84 categories with titles up for grabs, but the most-desired titles are for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New ...

The poems less traveled

The poems less traveled

Patrick Bloniasz, Co-Editor in Chief

January 25, 2018


Filed under A & E, January

The annual tradition of Poetry Out Loud has found its way back into the lives of Hollis Brookline once again, as English students from across each grade level competed against each each other in the school competition hosted on Dec. 20 in the auditorium. After an excellent showing by all of the class fin...

Canada Goose Jackets and Animal Rights

Canada Goose Jackets and Animal Rights

Mary Martin, Assistant Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under January, Opinion, Showcase

Canada Goose jackets are everywhere this winter season, but at what cost? The warm coats come at a steep price for your wallets, and for the lives of the animals. The brand’s claims of being transparent and ethical have been challenged time and time again by the emergence of chilling videos tha...

Pats in the Playoffs

Pats in the Playoffs

Eleanor Quarles, Co-Editor in Chief

January 19, 2018


Filed under January, Showcase, Sports

The Patriots decimated the Titans on Saturday night to advance to the AFC Championship game. They beat Tennessee 35 to 14 at home, with three touchdowns in the second quarter alone. Tom Brady threw for 337 yards and completed two-thirds of his passes, and Danny Amendola had 11 receptions for 112 total yar...

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