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Politicorner: Swing states

Politicorner: Swing states

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor
October 26, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

Swing states: constantly discussed during election seasons, and vital to any candidate’s success. But what are these so-called swing states? Why are they important? The term “swing state” refers to states that aren’t reliably Democratic or Republican during an election. Ten states have had swing...

Working in and out of school

Working in and out of school

Megan Gialluca, Features Editor
October 24, 2016
Filed under October, Opinion, Showcase

High school: the preliminary step before college, which is the preliminary step before the working world. However, some students, myself included, are one step ahead and have already found their first jobs during their time at Hollis Brookline. High school jobs have surprisingly become a big part of students...

Google Classroom: The other realm

Google Classroom: The other realm

Adriana Radosavljevic, Copy Editor
October 20, 2016
Filed under October, Opinion, Showcase

Google Classroom is an online forum that allows teachers to electronically post assignments, create announcements, and communicate with students. Despite a few problems, the site has gotten many positive reviews since it was first introduced to Hollis Brookline at the beginning of last school year. ...

Politicorner: meet the third-party candidates

Politicorner: meet the third-party candidates

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor
October 6, 2016
Filed under October, Opinion, Showcase

America’s two-party system never stopped those outside of the parties from trying to win the presidency. Third-party candidates have been involved in American elections almost as long as the two-party system has existed. Federalists and Democratic-Republicans have wrestled for control, Democrats and Nati...

Politicorner: the New Hampshire primaries

Politicorner: the New Hampshire primaries

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor
September 21, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Today’s installment of Politicorner will run on a more local level, as September 13 was New Hampshire’s primary election day. Those that were able went to the polls to nominate  candidates for governor, US senator, US representative, executive council, state senator, state representative, and county offi...

High School Electives

High School Electives

Mike Buxbaum, Staff Writer
September 7, 2016
Filed under Opinion

When I started my freshman year of high school, I didn't fully understand how electives worked and was not sure what different classes I was able to take. Electives, in my opinion, should be explained in further detail to underclassmen in order for them to obtain the schedule that fits their needs and inter...

Politicorner: Sanders endorses Clinton

Politicorner: Sanders endorses Clinton

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor
July 19, 2016
Filed under Opinion

It appears the 14-month feud between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders has come to a close. On July 12 in Portsmouth, NH, Sanders officially endorsed Clinton, conceding that she will win the nomination.   The path to this endorsement has been ugly, to say the least. When Sanders first announ...

Politicorner: A breakdown of the 2016 primaries

Politicorner: A breakdown of the 2016 primaries

Curtis Newton, Managing Editor
July 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Note: all election results information in this articles comes from the New York Times and CNN. The 2016 election has been quite a turbulent one, and we still have a ways to go before we even reach the conventions, where the nominees from each party are selected. Here’s a quick breakdown of how ...

Movies? Yes! (But hold the popcorn…)

Movies? Yes! (But hold the popcorn…)

Evan Sutton, Staff Writer
May 10, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The Hollis Brookline Library is an academic wonderland. Most likely, you have seen a large group of kids watching a movie in the corner of the fiction section: this is one of the most popular hangouts in the school. The movie section has comfortable cushion seats and a TV accompanied with a DVD playe...

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