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The Worst Fall Tradition

The Worst Fall Tradition

Jonathan Brunkhardt, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


Filed under November, Opinion, Showcase

Along with the changing of the leaves and sweater weather comes the pumpkin spice craze. Pumpkin spice is a staple for fall coffee shops, and it is highly anticipated by people across the country. Hordes of people from all over will be rushing to get in the Starbucks line as soon as they see that pumpki...

Why is the apple still your favorite fruit?

Why is the apple still your favorite fruit?

Joe Messina, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Sunday morning rain falls as Joe Caswell ‘19 sits at his kitchen counter in his home in Hollis, NH. He sips his coffee as his fingers move around on his Apple iPhone 7, connecting with multiple people with just one swipe of his finger. Students all over Hollis-Brookline are involved in different activ...

Has the BSA gone too far?

Has the BSA gone too far?

Adam McQuilkin, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017


Filed under Opinion

On October 11, the Boy Scouts of America overturned a century-old policy with the announcement that the Boy Scouting program will begin accepting girls into its formerly all-male troops and packs. This announcement comes 105 years after the founding of the BSA, and has been widely interpreted as a pr...

New time, same place

New time, same place

Eleanor Quarles, Co-Editor in Chief

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As the first quarter of the year comes to a close, the new high school start time has been in effect for almost two months. The beginning of school being 25 minutes later has caused shifts in the bell schedule and shortened passing time between classes. However, both students and teachers seem unbothered by...

Should students be required to take the PSATs?

Should students be required to take the PSATs?

Grace Straka, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

At HBHS, and high schools everywhere, the SATs have become a source of anxiety for most students. Along with SATs , though, comes the option for a practice test during October of a student’s sophomore and junior years. There is no requirement for students to take the PSATs, as opposed to other ...

Time for a change?

Time for a change?

Patrick Grimes, Humor Editor

October 16, 2017


Filed under October, Opinion

With the advent of a later start time and the abolition of the hat rule, HBHS is in for a time of great reform. In one way or another, many students are clamoring for changes to the school. A handful of students offered their input on any changes that they want made to the school.       The s...

Stellaris Utopia: a great expansion to an already great game

Stellaris Utopia: a great expansion to an already great game

Brock Radford, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017


Filed under May, Opinion, Showcase

Summer vacation is, to many people, an abundance of free time with seemingly infinite possibilities. In some cases, there’s so much free time that filling it might seem like a problem. It’s good news, then, that the critically acclaimed 4X (eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, eXterminate) game Stellaris fro...

A comprehensive review of RWBY

A comprehensive review of RWBY

Parker Coady, Op/Ed Editor, Semester 2

May 19, 2017


Filed under May, Opinion, Showcase

Disclosure: This review contains spoilers   As the first original franchise developed by web content giant RoosterTeeth, creators of the popular machinima (a film made using the engine of a video game) Red vs. Blue, RWBY seemed to have everything going for it. Not only was the American-made...

eSports on the rise

eSports on the rise

Brock Radford, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017


Filed under April, Opinion, Showcase

It’s no question that sports at HB are a large part of students’ lives, whether students are part of the team or just spectators. However, a new demographic is surfacing around the world: eSports, competitive video games played in front of large crowds of dedicated fans.   The eSports...

Donate Life: you can’t take them with you

Donate Life: you can’t take them with you

Nicole Poitras, Co-Editor In Chief

April 19, 2017


Filed under April, Opinion, Showcase

Not long after birth, I was diagnosed with a life-threatening liver disease called biliary atresia. My liver was destroying itself, and the only way I could survive was if I had a transplant. Thankfully, I did not have to wait very long for an organ; the doctors quickly found that my father was a match....

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