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Laurie Hernandez prepares to begin her beam routine during the women's gymnastics U.S. Olympic team trials in July of 2016. Her former coach Maggie Haney stands behind her. “I thought they were just going to try to sweep it under the rug, but, wow, they did the right thing. I can’t believe they actually did the right thing,” said Hernandez, speaking about USAG.

Troubles for USA Gymnastics

May 18, 2020

USA Gymnastics recently suspended New Jersey-based gymnastics coach Maggie Haney for eight years after many allegations of verbal and emotional abuse. This comes two years after USAG filed for bankruptcy...

Caption: The sun rising at the empty Fenway Park, the morning of Apr. 2. It was supposed to be the Red Sox Home Opener, which has now been postponed indefinitely. “Despite no baseball, the Opening Day sunrise photo must live on,” said Billie Weiss, Red Sox photographer.

The Coronavirus’ Impact on Sports

April 23, 2020

While you are sitting home trying to figure out what to do with yourself while social- distancing or self- quarantining, you can always sit down and watch a few sporting events that you have already...

Amanda Goclowski ‘20 goes up for a basket during a 2019 game. This is Goclowki’s third year on the varsity team. “Currently, we have a record of 13-1. We beat Lebanon and that game we came out ready to play, the adrenaline that game was immense,” said Goclowski.

On the road to playoffs once again

February 19, 2020

The girl’s basketball team is off to a great start this season. The team is 13-1 with four games left in the regular season. They’ve secured themselves a spot in the playoffs and are currently ranked...

Kathryn Bigelow winning the first Oscar given to a female director. “If there’s specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons: I can’t change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies,” said Bigelow. She won her Oscar during the 82nd Academy Awards, on Feb. 9, the 92nd will take place.

Where are the women?

January 29, 2020

On Monday, Jan. 13, the Oscars released their nominations in the categories for the upcoming Academy Awards, on Feb. 9. Over the years, the Oscars have come under fire for their lack of diversity in the...

Harry Styles “Love On Tour” will be featuring King Princess (Europe) and Jenny Lewis (U.S.& Canada), as opening artists.  “It all just comes down to I’m having more fun, I guess,” said Styles. The tour begins in the U.K. on April 15.

The first #1 album of the decade

January 14, 2020

On Dec. 13, Harry Styles released his sophomore album Fine Line. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard Top 200 and has stayed there for two weeks, making it the first number one album of the...

The members of the House of Representatives convened on Wednesday December 18, to vote on the two proposed articles of impeachment. This vote mad President Trump the 3rd president in US history to be impeached. Speaker of The House, Nancy Pelosi, opened her remarks on the matter and said, ““If we do not act now, we would be derelict in our duty.”

A historic day in The House

December 20, 2019

On Wednesday morning, the House of Representatives began the final deliberation on whether or not to impeach President Donald Trump. After over six hours of debate, the 435 members of the house took it...

A student throwing a water bottle in the last available recycling bin. Helping Hollis Brookline get back to being green is a priority in the minds of many teachers and students.“It’s a small thing, but it has a big impact on our school and the environment,” said Kathryn Fry ‘20.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle?

November 20, 2019

The environment is a prominent topic in the news these days, and anything that we can do, big or small, can be beneficial. Recycling all your paper and plastic at home and at school is a good start. But...

Tasha White and Rachel Brackett heading time the bench after a 2018 game against Souhegan. This is White’s fourth year on Varsity as a senior and Brackett’s  second as a sophomore.
“We have girls that can play any position and well and that’s not common, it’s great to have a solid team on the field and even on the bench because you never know what will happen,” said White.

Championship Potential

November 4, 2019

During the regular season, the Varsity girls soccer team won 13 games, lost only 1, and tied 2. Now they are on the road to playoffs. Since they are in second place overall in Division II, they got a bye...

“I find it hard to see the good especially when everyone only focuses on the bad news, and when anything good happens is is usually overshadowed by a story of hate, crime, or politics,” said Devon Kuchta ‘21. For today’s youth, what’s in the news can be a scary thing; but what can we do to change that?

No good news

October 23, 2019

With all that goes on in the news it can be hard to see the good in the world, especially for students who know that the events that happen may affect them the most. Things like gun violence, terrorist...

Tasha White ‘20 during a 2018 regular season game against Souhegan, chasing the ball as she approaches goal. This is the third season she has been a starter for the Hollis Brookline Varsity girls soccer team. “We have the full potential everywhere on the field to make playoffs, even if someone is not there,” said White.

Winning Without White

October 4, 2019

As fall sports are kicking into high gear, teams are finding it imperative to have their best players on the field in order to make playoffs. But for the girls soccer team, that may prove to be more difficult...

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