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Ryugo Okada, Copy Editor

February 8, 2018


Filed under February, Opinion, Showcase

 There are a lot of these fancy new water fountains popping up all over the place at HB. These look like really convenient looking little machines, but what’s up with that red light blinking on them seemingly all the time? Look closer, and alarmingly, it seems to be something quite concerning. Fil...

Searching for middle ground: educational reform

Searching for middle ground: educational reform

Patrick Bloniasz, Co-Editor in Chief

February 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

What does it mean to be successful in school? Educational curriculum and, by extension, grading policies, have existed in many different forms as the years have gone by. One of those educational methods for grading and instruction is to structure school around what are referred to as “competencies,...

Dividers-We should have them

Dividers-We should have them

Isaac Wimmer, OpEd Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under February, Opinion, Showcase

The often times unavoidable act of using public facilities has all sorts of potential for bodily awkwardness. The sights, smells, and sounds associated with any public restroom are generally appalling, and any steps taken to mitigate human unpleasantness are truly just common sense acts of compassion...

Dressing in black at Golden Globes

Dressing in black at Golden Globes

Grace Straka, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under A & E, News, Opinion, Showcase

On January 7, 2018, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, the Golden Globes were held to recognize achievement in film and American television. Unlike usual, though, there were no “Best Dressed” lists, and instead, actors and actresses dressed in black to stand in solidarity with sexual assault victims in ...

Addressing Traffic at Hollis Brookline

Addressing Traffic at Hollis Brookline

Patrick Bloniasz, Mark Labak, Isaac Wimmer, and Nick Franzini

January 26, 2018


Filed under Editorial, January, Opinion, Showcase

Terrible morning and afternoon traffic has been part of the culture at Hollis Brookline for as long as anyone can remember. Even after the change in start time, the familiar feeling of sitting in line 300 meters away from the front door 10 minutes before school starts and then still being late to class hit students...

Canada Goose Jackets and Animal Rights

Canada Goose Jackets and Animal Rights

Mary Martin, Assistant Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under January, Opinion, Showcase

Canada Goose jackets are everywhere this winter season, but at what cost? The warm coats come at a steep price for your wallets, and for the lives of the animals. The brand’s claims of being transparent and ethical have been challenged time and time again by the emergence of chilling videos tha...

HBHS Grades

HBHS Grades

Isabel Keefe, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under January, Opinion, Showcase

Hollis Brookline High School is ranked #1 out of all the high schools in New Hampshire and #826 out of all the high schools nationwide. As you can imagine, this ranking can come with a feeling of pressure to do well for some students. HBHS offers a large amount of accelerated, honors and AP courses...

One hat, two hat, red hat, blue hat

One hat, two hat, red hat, blue hat

Joseph Schunemann, Emily Mitchell, Michael Friedman, and Scott VanCoughnett

January 5, 2018


Filed under January, News, Opinion, Splash

One of the most ancient traditions has come to Hollis Brookline at last: Hats. Now that hats are finally welcomed in the building, what hats are different people wearing? And how are they pulling them off? There are many hats on the scene this year, with many shapes and colors catching the eyes of ...

Wintertime activities

Wintertime activities

Nick Franzini, Staff Writer

November 24, 2017


Filed under November, Opinion

With winter just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to reflect on all the fun activities the season has to offer. Many people enjoy some part of winter here in New England, whether it be an outdoor winter sport, playing in the snow, or just sitting around the fire, enjoying the company of others....

Is Christmas music before Thanksgiving acceptable?

Is Christmas music before Thanksgiving acceptable?

Noah Penasack, News Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under November, Opinion

The air gets colder, fallen leaves cover the ground, and Christmas decorations begin to come out; Americans associate this time with holiday cheer, while others endure holiday agitation. The holidays are a cherished time of year, from holiday shopping to Christmas cookies and candy canes. Perhaps the mo...

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