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No good news

No good news

Abi Blasi, Sports Editor

11:22 am

With all that goes on in the news it can be hard to see the good in the world, especially for students who know that the events that happen may affect them the most. Things like gun violence, terrorist attacks and global warming can feel like impending doom for today's teens, but how is the news real...

The best way to study for the SATs

The best way to study for the SATs

Hannah Escadon, Staff Writer

11:13 am

On Oct. 16 the Hollis Brookline High School sophomores and juniors took the PSAT, preparing them to start thinking about studying for the SATs. There are a variety of ways to start studying, from different programs you can do, to quizzing yourself on a website.  For incoming students next year who are new ...

Private School… Is it Worth It?

Private School… Is it Worth It?

Amy Pattelena, Staff Writer

8:34 am

Many private schools claim to offer a “better education” to prospective students; however, public schools have shown that they can give private schools a run for their money.  The National Assessment of Educational Progress released a recent report on student test scores at public and private ...

A new green addition to HBHS

A new green addition to HBHS

Morgan Broadhurst, Staff Writer

October 11, 2019

Excitement builds within athletes at Hollis Brookline High School as construction continues to move along on the new turf field. The long await for a satisfactory playing field will soon be here, but the other portion of students not participating in sports are left impeded.   After many protracted town meetings in regar...

The Truth About Straight Pride

The Truth About Straight Pride

Emma Stoll, Features Editor

October 7, 2019

It’s August 31, 2019. Around 200 people are gathered in Boston’s Copley Square, sporting a wide assortment of bright outfits, flashy signs and pre-prepared chants. They’re about to march in Boston’s first straight pride parade that will end in City Hall Plaza. This isn’t a scene unfamiliar...

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 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,...

The controversy behind Lyme Disease

The controversy behind Lyme Disease

Paisley Broadhurst, Staff Writer

June 11, 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...

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