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Town reconciles with Black history

Town reconciles with Black history

Jordan Watts, News Writing Editor

March 19, 2018


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In 1619, a Dutch ship carried over 20 African slaves to the British colony of Jamestown, VA. This would be just the beginning of one of the most historically cruel and dehumanizing American traditions. American history is filled with stories of racial injustices against many different minority grou...

We get it. You vape.

We get it. You vape.

Chloe McKim Jepsen and Josh Gladstone

March 19, 2018


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The e-cigarette, commonly known as a vape-pen or vape, was first created in 2003 to wean adults off of smoking cigarettes. E-cigarettes, especially the Juul, have become increasingly popular among high school and college students over the last year. It is not uncommon to see discarded Juul pods -- car...

Anti-gun violence walkout photo gallery

Anti-gun violence walkout photo gallery

Nick Eddinger, Arts Writing Editor

March 17, 2018


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On March 15, hundreds of students walked out of Brookline High School in protest of gun violence and a lack of gun control in the United States. Above are photos from the walkout.

Students walk out, saying #Enough

Students walk out, saying #Enough

Emma Kahn, News Writing Editor

March 15, 2018


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“Exactly one month ago yesterday, bullets began to fly. Not on a battlefield, not across a screen in a movie theater or a story in the news. In a hallway, but not just any hallway. Bullets flew through the air past lockers, over tile floors . . . In a school, a place for learning, for laughing and ...

Teen dating violence: What is and isn’t love

Teen dating violence: What is and isn’t love

Natalie Jew, Regulars Editor

March 15, 2018


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Domestic violence is the repeated abuse of any kind -- physical, sexual, psychological or financial -- by an intimate partner. It is a widespread, and often overlooked issue, that affects approximately 20 people per minute according to Women’s Advocate, a program which offers services for people affe...

After Parkland, community considers next steps

After Parkland, community considers next steps

Jason Altshuler, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2018


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School started off normally for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School of Parkland, Broward County, FL, until, at approximately 2:20 p.m., 17 people were shot and killed with an AR-15 rifle. The tragedy has been sobering, the latest in a long chain of American school shootings, yet it has also sparked ...

Legislature’s Fighting Words Bill debated and vetoed

Legislature’s Fighting Words Bill debated and vetoed

Becky Perelman, Sports Writing Editor

March 5, 2018


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Fighting words were first defined by the Supreme Court of the United States in 1942 as words that, "by their very utterance, inflict injury or tend to incite an immediate breach of the peace." The Brookline High School Student Handbook does not address the subject. Dean of Students Melanee Alexa...

Recent graffiti sparks debate and inspires change

Recent graffiti sparks debate and inspires change

Jackie Perelman, Arts Writing Editor

March 4, 2018


Filed under Hard News, News

You wake up in the morning early so you can get dressed nicely; you do your hair, put on some nice clothes and head to school. You get compliments on your outfit and all in all you’re having a great day. You go to the bathroom in between classes to check yourself out, but as you look in the mirror, ...

All Creatures Great and Small club looks for homes for needy animals

All Creatures Great and Small club looks for homes for needy animals

Amanda Kravitz, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


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Have you seen the the adorable dog faces staring at you with sweet eyes on flyers around the school? Are you curious as to who is putting them up? The All Creatures Great and Small (ACGS) Club at the high school is determined to help these homeless animals find a loving family. The ACGS Club is ...

Administration alerts school to recent offensive incidents, encourages discussion

Administration alerts school to recent offensive incidents, encourages discussion

Becky Perelman, Sports Writing Editor

February 26, 2018


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Two questions have come up in light of recent events at the high school and in the world: does everyone feel safe and how do we educate others? On Feb. 25, Headmaster Anthony Meyer emailed the high school community about two recent events that happened at the high school over break. According to t...

Lunar New Year photo gallery 2018

Lunar New Year photo gallery 2018

Sidonie Brown, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


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