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Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil brings awareness to the violent deaths of transgender people

Transgender Day of Remembrance vigil brings awareness to the violent deaths of transgender people

Jake Zucker, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

“Zakaria Fry.” “Eduarda Figueiredo.” “Unknown name.” “Thalita de Silva.” “Kristina.” These were just five of the 309 names that rang out during a solemn vigil held on Thursday, Nov. 29 during X-block in the atrium. These five individuals, and at least 304 others, have been killed in t...

New dean brings fresh perspective and rich experience

New dean brings fresh perspective and rich experience

Elsie Wessels-Mains, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


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According to the National Center for Education Studies, in 2016, 6.1 percent of students between 16 to 24 years old were not enrolled in school. The new Dean of Students, Lisa Gilbert-Smith, has been one of the students in this statistic. Gilbert-Smith is bringing her own experiences as a student, t...

Needs Improvment and BETCo performance sparks humor and deeper thought

Needs Improvment and BETCo performance sparks humor and deeper thought

Phoebe Kallaher, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, reviews, Showcase

From ranting about all the reasons to hate doors to an impromptu country song about skater boys, girls and people, the dual performance of Needs Improvment and the Brookline Education Theatre Company (BETCo) was both hilarious and captivating. In their first show of the year, Needs Improvment and BETCo perf...

Blue takes 2018 Powderpuff title after a fantastic pep rally

Blue takes 2018 Powderpuff title after a fantastic pep rally

Tina Little, Sports Editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Powderpuff   One of the few sporting events the entire high school unites behind is the annual flag football game between the junior (red, class of 2020) and senior (blue, class of 2019) girls. After a hard-fought game, the seniors won.   After senior Jordan Dias scored a ...

New South Brookline bus system elicits mixed reactions

New South Brookline bus system elicits mixed reactions

Nick Cloney, News Editor

November 8, 2018


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It’s 7:45 a.m., and you’re starting to get nervous.  Your school bus has yet to arrive to its new stop, and there’s no sign of it anywhere.  If it comes any later, you’ll be late for class. By the time the bus arrives, you’re starting to wonder if there’s any other way you could be ge...

Wisdom from Graduates

Sofia Reynoso, Yuen Ting Chow, Josh Gladstone, and Charlotte McMahon

November 7, 2018


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With the juniors just starting to look at colleges and the seniors in the midst of it, we have compiled advice from graduates, two years out, about their experience with the college application process.  

Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” mirrors modern day issues

Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” mirrors modern day issues

Sidonie Brown, Arts Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, reviews, Showcase

A man abusing his power to prey on women is an unfortunately familiar image. It is the story that has occupied countless headlines, provoked outrage and caused victims to come forward themselves. Now, this narrative has taken the stage in the form of this year’s production of “Measure for Measure,” o...

“Bohemian Rhapsody” movie delves deep into Queen’s intricacies

“Bohemian Rhapsody” movie delves deep into Queen’s intricacies

Oliver Fox and Graham Krewinghaus

October 29, 2018


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

In the modern era, the band, Queen, is a household name. Everyone knows hits like “We Will Rock You”, "Bohemian Rhapsody" and “Another One Bites The Dust”. This, however, wasn’t always the case. Freddie Mercury and his band of misfits rose to fame because they never followed the formula. It ...

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