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How biased reporting blurs the truth and public opinion

How biased reporting blurs the truth and public opinion

Harry Bates, Asst. Head Editor

September 4, 2019

Living in the “Fake News Era" has transformed the once pleasurable experience of ingesting daily news into a cumbersome burden of deep analysis and constant double-takes. No longer is there a mutual trust between the Press and the general public. Facts are now debated more than ever for their accura...

The controversy behind Lyme Disease

The controversy behind Lyme Disease

Paisley Broadhurst, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

A common misunderstanding that many people in society hold is that Lyme Disease is transferred by ticks, which in a way is true, but not completely. Lyme Disease is spread through a bacteria called Borrelia Burgdorferi. When a tick bites a person it sucks an individual's blood until the tick is fully e...

The Televised Sports War

The Televised Sports War

Kaleigh Whalen, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

For years, people have been sitting in their homes on a cold February night, filled with family, friends and wings. This big event is for the Super Bowl. The NFL is one of the most televised leagues in the country. When was the last time there was a party of the WNBA finals? The way our society has...

Where’s the proof in science?

Where’s the proof in science?

Josie Farwell, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

With global temperatures rising, sea levels rising and ice sheets sinking, some people still refuse to “believe” in climate change. Although, what is there to believe in? Climate change has been proven by science, which is based on facts. Reality is scary, but people find comfort in denial. So...

For you, Class of 2022: Take it easy

For you, Class of 2022: Take it easy

Lily Coady, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

As I begin my senior year, I’ve been reflecting a lot on my high school career at large. It feels as though I’ve lived through an entire lifetime over the past three years: I’ve made new friends, gotten my drivers’ license, visited eight different countries, learned every year of world history,...

U.F.O.F.: An oddly tender album

U.F.O.F.: An oddly tender album

Jackson Hinkle, Staff Writer

June 10, 2019

Big Thief is a band with no small amount of experience with deeply emotional, heart-wrenching albums, but their newest, U.F.O.F. (2019), provides whole new dimensions of strange love and regret. Based out of Brooklyn, New York, Big Thief debuted in 2016 with Masterpiece, to great critical success, and followed...

Worth the switch?

Worth the switch?

Paisley Broadhurst, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

It is no secret to the Hollis Brookline community that we lose athletes each year to the neighboring private schools, but the majority of students leaving attend Bishop Guertin, which is located just 15 minutes away from Hollis Brookline High School. Each year the amount of kids that transfer to Bishop...

An environmental step forward

An environmental step forward

Josie Farwell, Staff Writer

May 30, 2019

On Monday, May 13, many students noticed a change in the lunchroom: paper trays. Switching from Styrofoam trays, which are extremely lethal for the environment, the school planned to make the temporary change for Earth Day. In 2010, New York City created Trayless Tuesdays for all public schools i...

Stress upon graduation

Stress upon graduation

Myra Morin, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

With the year coming to an end, there are less than four days left of official high school for Hollis Brookline seniors. With the end of the year, there comes lots of stress and emotions until seniors are officially done. As of  May 31, seniors will be done with all of their classes along with their ...

2020 is for the girls: how female presidential candidates are saving the country

2020 is for the girls: how female presidential candidates are saving the country

Lily Coady, Staff Writer

May 28, 2019

Last Wednesday, Alabama enacted a bill that would practically illegalize all abortions in the state. This includes pregnancies that may occur via rape or incest. HB 314, which could punish doctors who perform abortions with up to 99-year sentences, was signed by Governor Kay Ivey despite major opposition...

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