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The Televised Sports War

The girls volleyball team tends to draw in a crowd, because of their success. “There is no favoring in men, it is just the way it has been, so people seem to like it more,” Fabbio ‘20. People tend to go to the sport that is the most successful in some aspects.

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?

“I think it's a very serious global issue that needs to be addressed immediately or my grandchildren will live in a different world” says Michael Fox. One of the most important things a citizen of the United States can do is research and vote. Science is real.

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

Left to right: Freshmen Lara Coady ‘22, Hallie Bardani ‘22, Maggie Crooks ‘22, Miles Montgomery ‘22, Emma Harley ‘22, Jeremy King ‘22, Noah Sinclair ‘22, Claudia Pack ‘22, and Anna Musteada ‘22 having fun during Spirit Week. Note the smiles on their faces. These are sure to vanish by the time they become upperclassmen.

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

This is the bullseye rash that is commonly associated with Lyme Disease, since many patients find this shape somewhere on their body. “I didn’t find the tick bite,” Kotelly stated. Not all cases are found with a bullseye, which makes it even harder than it already is to determine if someone has the 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...

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

The cover and expanded cover of Big Thief’s U.F.O.F.

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?

“Our school sports aren’t that bad,” Magnuszewski exclaims, as the trophy case shows. The trophy case reveals all the sports accomplishments. There are trophies from last year and there were some recently added this year.

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

Comparing the styrofoam and paper trays next to each other, it's clear which choice is best. “I saw online that Maine banned styrofoam all together, so I think that New Hampshire should try to do that,” says Meghan Veino ‘20.

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

 Myra Morin(left) Jeremiah Lones(middle) Krystle Plumadore(right) pose for a picture as senior year comes to an end. “In the end we are all ready to graduate,” said Plumadore ’19.

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

From left to right: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). All are running in the Presidential Election alongside even more female candidates. There are a record number of women running for the 2020 spot.

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

Vegetables play a big role in the planetary health diet, similarly to vegetarian or vegan diets. Though the planetary health diet leaves some room for meat, eggs and dairy, North Americans on average will need to decrease their beef/pork intake by 84%, egg intake by 63%, chicken intake by 57% and dairy intake by 31% in order to fit the diet according to the EAT-Lancet report. Foods like legumes, fruits and vegetables would be taking the place of the animal products we’d be eating less of.

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...

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