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What to do on winter ‘daze’

What to do on winter ‘daze’

Stephanie Buchanan, Staff Writer
January 22, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

New England is known for having some pretty harsh winters that consist of mounds of snow and ice storms that knock out the power for days. Although many doubted this winter season due to how many “indian summers” (short unexpected periods of warm weather) we have had this year, Mother Nature has an...

The controversial suicide you’ve never heard of

The controversial suicide you’ve never heard of

January 8, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On October 20, 2015, Tumblr artist Zamii070 posted a supposed suicide note on her blog. It read: “I’m going to sleep forever. I’m sorry everyone I’m just super tired. This will be the last you’ll hear from me. I’m going to be at peace now. I’m sorry.” She later posted on the site that ...

Dealing with disappointment

Dealing with disappointment

Nicole Poitras, A&E Editor, Blogger
January 7, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

For my entire life, theatre has been one of my passions. There is nothing I love more than stepping onstage and getting to escape my life by assuming that of a character, no matter how large or small their role is in the story we are telling. Over the past three years, I have been a part of five theatrical productions here at HB. While I only once have known more than ...

What is recyclable?

What is recyclable?

Allie Campbell, Staff Writer
January 4, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Recycling bins in every classroom and hallway, morning announcements, articles in the CavChron, and posters… all of these are important parts of the Green Group’s effort to establish a recycling program at Hollis Brookline High School; however in the end, it won’t necessarily make a difference -...

Does extra motivation or controversy produce success?

Does extra motivation or controversy produce success?

Will Kingsley, Staff Writer
January 2, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

For the several months following the Patriots Super Bowl victory in Arizona, all that people in New England talked about was Deflategate. Was Tom Brady innocent? Did he tamper with the footballs? 8 months later, the only thing people talk about is how good Tom Brady has been. Ever since the infamo...

Thanksgiving is better than Christmas and here’s why

Thanksgiving is better than Christmas and here’s why

Nate Corsetti, Staff Writer
December 22, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  As the calendar page turns to December, one thing fills almost everyone’s minds; Christmas is coming! It’s an exciting, busy, and sometimes stressful time. Every year, people all over the world look forward to celebrating. A break from work and school, time with family and friends, and ex...

Consoles, is there a point?

Consoles, is there a point?

Tristan Machon, Staff Writer
December 21, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Before we begin, will the console gamers please put down the pitchforks! The two consoles of this generation came out two years ago and now there has been some time to see what they can do. The question now arises, are they worth it? If not, what's holding them back?   This question runs pretty far into the histo...

Oscar-less Leonardo

Oscar-less Leonardo

Wyatt Farwell, Staff Writer
December 21, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the most prolific actors in Hollywood today, but where is his Oscar? This December, there will be another movie released with DiCaprio in a lead role. This movie is titled “The Revenant.” It is based off the true story of the American frontiersman, Hugh Glass, who survi...

Reusable lunch containers

Reusable lunch containers

Allie Campbell, Staff Writer
December 18, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

A plastic baggie for your sandwich, a granola bar wrapper, a yogurt container, and a drink bottle. Every day. Five days a week. Forty-three weeks in a school year. Those numbers don’t include weekends and they don’t include summer vacation. That’s a heck of a lot of garbage.   And i...

What you get off the field

What you get off the field

Stephanie Buchanan, Staff Writer
December 13, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

High school sports are everything in the world to some students, while others may not turn a head for them. The participation for sports at HB is high; if you ask any student, most of them will report that they play at least one sport. Niche, a company that rates the top twenty five schools in New Hamp...

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