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Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Senior Mikayla Woodberry

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Senior Mikayla Woodberry

Bertina Xue and Jason Altshuler
March 22, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

On Tuesday, March 21 head chef and senior Mikayla Woodberry began the first installment of the annual competition with a Latin-American inspired menu, titled “Garifuna Flava.” For an appetizer, we ordered the shrimp and avocado stuffed plantain cups (tazón de plátano con camarones y aguacat...

Student rappers find diverse ways to express themselves

Student rappers find diverse ways to express themselves

Jason Altshuler, Arts Writing Editor
February 1, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

At the high school, many students make rap music as a creative outlet. However, these artists approach the art form in different ways.

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America’s voters cling to polarized priorities

America’s voters cling to polarized priorities

Jason Altshuler, Breaking New and Arts Writing Editor
December 19, 2016
Filed under Opinions

In American politics, both “sides” have their priorities. Both have issues on which they base their votes. And both see the other side’s votes as directly repudiating the values they stand for. For us liberals, it is easy to discount the voters who supported a disrespectful man as intolerant...

Review: Julius Caesar

Review: Julius Caesar

Jason Altshuler, Arts/Breaking News Writing Editor
November 2, 2016
Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

With elements that will resonate with anyone and everyone, the high school’s Shakespeare play Julius Caesar sheds light on the politics and inner workings of human society. The Drama Society’s take on William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, directed by Mary Mastandrea, places the classic narr...

Students hone artistic skills over the summer

Students hone artistic skills over the summer

Jason Altshuler, Arts/Breaking News Writing Editor
October 24, 2016
Filed under Arts, Showcase

Jobs, camps, internships: Available options for the summertime can often seem too scarce and too numerous at the same time.  For students looking to spend weeks improving at a certain skill, summer intensives can be a gratifying choice. With countless programs for all sorts of talents, summer intensi...

French trip offers opportunities for cultural growth

French trip offers opportunities for cultural growth

Jason Altshuler, Staff Writer
April 1, 2016
Filed under Arts, News, Showcase

  For some students, years of studying French culminate in an exciting three-week long trip to France. From interesting foods to stunning sights and new friends, the exchange program offers new experiences for each traveler. According to junior Bailey Dwyer, the trip had three main desti...

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Alex Ervin

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Alex Ervin

Jason Altshuler and Izzy Gonzalez
March 29, 2016
Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews, Showcase

  After two extremely impressive shows of culinary talent throughout March, Restaurant 108 was once again buzzing with the excitement of the competition, as servers and chefs alike rushed in and out of the kitchen in the hopes of satisfying their customers. March 29 marked the third and final chapter ...

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Alex Chin

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Alex Chin

Jason Altshuler, Staff Writer
March 1, 2016
Filed under Arts, Showcase

In Restaurant 108, the normal hungry crowds that typically fill the restaurant were missing.  Instead of students paying for burgers and cookies, the pleasant aroma of Asian cooking filled the air. The first installment of Restaurant 108’s Top Chef Competition, held during both lunches on T...

Spartan logo forges high school identity

Spartan logo forges high school identity

Jason Altshuler, Staff Writer
January 25, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Recent school gear is different from the high school’s shirts and jackets one would have seen in years past. Instead of the arrowhead or three letter “BHS” insignia, this merchandise is inscribed with the high school’s relatively new logo that most students and faculty are already well acquainted with: the Spartan warrior.

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Boys swim and dive team dominates Milton in final home meet

Boys swim and dive team dominates Milton in final home meet

Jason Altshuler, Staff Writer
January 20, 2016
Filed under Boys Swim and Dive, Game Recaps, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized, Winter Sports

Brookline’s swimming was strong from the beginning of the meet to the end. In 11 out of the 12 events, the Brookline’s three swimmers came in first, second, and third place.

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Vigil held for Paris in Boston Common

Vigil held for Paris in Boston Common

Jason Altshuler, Staff Writer
November 15, 2015
Filed under Hard News, News

Bostonians gathered for a vigil this Sunday at the Boston Commons in response to the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday night. The event, organized by the French Consulate in Boston, began at noon. The procession started at the Parkman Bandstand in Boston Common, where Consul General of France in Bo...

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