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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...

Eating for the Earth

Eating for the Earth

Nora Miller, A&E Editor

May 10, 2019

Every so often, a new diet comes into the eyes of those in nutrition and health communities. Many people are familiar with vegetarianism, veganism or keto (high protein, low carb) and paleo (all unprocessed food) diets. But what about the planetary health diet? Created by the EAT-Lancet commission gr...

Two years since Mr. HB: inside its spicy demise

Two years since Mr. HB: inside its spicy demise

Lily Coady, Nate Blake, and Myra Morin

May 8, 2019

This month, Merrimack High School will hold its annual Mr. MHS show. The ironic all-boys beauty pageant is a largely attended event at the school and is celebrated by students and teachers alike. “It’s definitely one of the biggest events of the year,” said MHS student Macie Shaw ‘19. “It’...

Joe Biden race entry

Joe Biden race entry

Grace Straka, OpEd Editor

May 8, 2019

With the list of Democratic candidates for the 2020 Presidential Election growing by the day, it came as no surprise when Joe Biden, the former Vice President of the United States, announced his entry to the race on April 25. Biden is the 20th Democratic candidate and is expected to be the front-run...

A new method of education: student-led discussions

A new method of education: student-led discussions

Harry Bates, News Editor

May 3, 2019

With experimental education throughout the United States beginning to thrive, traditional methods regarding teaching future generations have come into question. Our public schooling system, at least in the United States, has virtually remained unchanged from one-room schoolhouses to modern high schoo...

Trash talk

Trash talk

Sydney Speir, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019

Municipal solid waste (MSW) management is a hot topic these days, especially within the growing realm of environmental health and climate change conversations. Current methods of waste management include landfills and incineration, both of which have the potential to harm the environment and human healt...

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