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Poet provides an eye-opening experience for the high school

Poet provides an eye-opening experience for the high school

Yiming Fu, Opinions Editor

October 14, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase, Uncategorized

“I’m lazy,” poet Martin Espada jokes when asked why he writes poems instead of books or journalism articles. Elaborating, Espada describes how poems convey stories concisely and powerfully, allowing him to pack in more “oomph,” and then release the intensity into the air when read aloud. ...

Indigenous Peoples’ Day replaces Columbus Day

Maddie Kennedy, Regulars Managing Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under News, Regulars, Showcase, Uncategorized, Video

Indigenous Peoples’ Day is meant to celebrate and recognize Native Americans and their history and culture. The idea of renaming Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples’ Day was first brought up during the 1977 United Nations conference in Geneva, Switzerland. 14 years later, activists in Berkeley, C...

“Mid90s” movie delights universally with its unique message

“Mid90s” movie delights universally with its unique message

Mia Thompson, Rachel Nguyen, and Graham Krewinghaus

October 7, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

"Mid90s" is an outlier; a movie about teenagers that does not fall into the trope of coming of age stories that society loves. Through its raw emotion and deliberate yet understated screenplay, Jonah Hill’s directorial debut provides a necessary redefinition of what it means to grow up. Hill’...

Author Ted Dintersmith visits the high school

Author Ted Dintersmith visits the high school

Yuen Ting Chow and Tree Demb

September 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

If you find yourself questioning the way Brookline’s education system is structured, you aren’t alone. Ted Dintersmith, an advocate of innovation in education and author of What School Could Be, visited the high school on Sept. 20 during G-block. The visit was organized by the Brookline High School ...

How to recognize suicidal symptoms and how to help

How to recognize suicidal symptoms and how to help

Cassidy Washburn and Maddie Kennedy

September 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Learn both the symptoms of suicide and how to help those in need. GRAPHIC BY YUEN TING CHOW...

Annual Powerpuff game builds class camaraderie

Annual Powerpuff game builds class camaraderie

Charlotte McMahon, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

Red versus blue. Freshmen and juniors versus sophomores and seniors. Powerpuff is one of the most anticipated events of the year and helps to unify the school. Powerpuff, which takes place annually on Nov. 21, is a flag football game played between junior and senior girls. The wednesday before Than...

Global health trips offer real-world experience for students

Global health trips offer real-world experience for students

Rachel Nguyen, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Are you interested in global health and taking a stand to promote change for healthcare worldwide? If so, you are in luck because the high school offers many unique trips around the world that focus on global health. Seeking out these opportunities may be hard at first, but all you need to do is be...

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