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Science resource aid serves as backbone for lab preparations

Science resource aid serves as backbone for lab preparations

Nina Rogers, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Do you actually know who sets up the labs for your science class? A hint: it is probably not your science teacher. Vedha Nathan, the high school’s resident science resource aid, has been working diligently at the school for the past two years. Her position is vital; without Nathan’s work, mo...

AOM: Nairi Harumi

AOM: Nairi Harumi

Aryn Lee, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

Starting a business and learning real-world skills in high school is not the first thing that pops into the minds of most students. For junior Nairi Harumi, however, this was the case. Inspired by expensive necklaces she liked but did not want to spend money on, Harumi decided to make her own. Wh...

Brookline staff rallies to raise awareness for Brookline School Staff Children’s Center

Brookline staff rallies to raise awareness for Brookline School Staff Children’s Center

Yuen Ting Chow, News Editor

January 23, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

“If it’s possible to fall in love with a childcare center, then with BSSCC, it was love at first sight,” reads a sign in the atrium during the Brookline School Staff Children’s Center’s (BSSCC) rally. On Wednesday, Jan. 16, a rally was held to raise awareness for BSSCC and its unique curri...

Community comes together to recognize Martin Luther King Jr.

Community comes together to recognize Martin Luther King Jr.

Natalie Jew, Longform Managing Editor

January 20, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

As the choir started singing “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” known as the “Black National Anthem,” by James Weldon Johnson, students settled down to listen. On Jan. 17, students walked into the Schluntz Gymnasium for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. assembly. “Today we celebrated Dr. Martin ...

“Sweeney Todd” to be last musical before director retires

“Sweeney Todd” to be last musical before director retires

Madison Sklaver, Longform Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Arts, Showcase

Before each musical, Christian Polos jumps on stage to introduce the show and the cast. He talks about all the hard work the cast has done, the subject of the musical, and immediately jokes around with the audience. Even from just his short introduction to the musical, his personality shines through....

Coolidge Corner Hot Chocolates: Face Off

Coolidge Corner Hot Chocolates: Face Off

Rachel Lee and Jade Kwitkiwski

January 13, 2019


Filed under Arts, reviews, Showcase

Sixth Place: Allium Market Neither of us had ever been to Allium, so this selection was mostly spur of the moment as we passed the historic-looking building with a white garlic clove on the window. Walking in, the impression was definitely a “wow” with hanging plants on the ceiling and different ...

ICA exhibit provides visitors with interactive experience

ICA exhibit provides visitors with interactive experience

Graham Krewinghaus, Staff Writer

January 12, 2019


Filed under Arts, Showcase

A large room, filled with people moving about and enjoying themselves, acts as an entrance for the exhibit. A digital display covers the back wall and acts almost like a mirror, replaying the room’s events, but warping the motions of the crowd as it does so. The display creates a peculiar sort of dist...

A wave of uncertainty hits in the wake of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death

A wave of uncertainty hits in the wake of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death

Natalie Jew, Longform Managing Editor

January 11, 2019


Filed under In-Depth, News, Showcase

On Oct. 2, 2018, Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared after going into the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. It was believed that after an interrogation he was left dismembered, and while Turkish investigators have concluded his death, the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Moh...

Students break stereotypes through fashion expression

Students break stereotypes through fashion expression

Maddie Kennedy, Regulars Managing Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under Arts, Showcase

The owner of the iconic fashion company Prada, Miuccia Prada, once said: "What you wear is how you present yourself to the world, especially today, when human contacts are so quick. Fashion is instant language." While some may think that boys typically don’t care about what they wear, the reali...

Student political activists stand up to make a difference

Student political activists stand up to make a difference

Madison Sklaver, Longform Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

“Students doing what they can to get involved in politics and general issues that are being faced by the country and the world at large.” That is how junior Simon Grossman defines student political activism. There are many student political activists who are willing to speak up and make a difference at the hig...

Immigrant students tackle college applications by seeking out resources

Immigrant students tackle college applications by seeking out resources

Muriel Statman, Opinions Editor

January 4, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

It’s common knowledge among high school students that the college application process is extremely stressful. What is not always considered, however, is how this process might feel for those who are not only new to the application process but to the United States as well. Students who are new ...

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