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Carlo’s Cucina

Carlo’s Cucina

May 28, 2014

With its single window and spiritless restaurant sign, Carlo’s Cucina Italiana in Allston is not aesthetically pleasing or promising from the outside, but provides a pleasant and welcoming interior. Brightly colored murals of the Italian countryside cover two walls. Almost every table was full, ...

Climate Day helps raise awareness

Climate Day helps raise awareness

May 5, 2014

The Environmental Action Club hosted its first Day of Climate Action on April 2. The event consisted of a series of assemblies in the auditorium. During A-block, the club did a presentation about the effects of food production on the environment as well as how personal choices can affect climate change. Invite...

Football highlight reels capture attention of college recruiters

Football highlight reels capture attention of college recruiters

February 14, 2014

A diving catch into the endzone, a successful charge through the crowd and a jarring tackle, all to the beat of heart-pumping music. Players on the boys varsity football team create highlight videos for multiple purposes, such as maintaining memories from their season, showing off their skills and ...

Streamlined BRYT referrals leave some behind

Streamlined BRYT referrals leave some behind

January 22, 2014

The increasing number of students getting concussions has raised questions among some students about getting a Brookline Resilient Youth Team (BRYT) referral. BRYT is a program designed to help students adjust back to school after an extended absence due to medical or psychiatric reasons or ot...

Vick harnesses anger to motivate and educate

Vick harnesses anger to motivate and educate

December 18, 2013

  “James Baldwin always said, ‘If you’re not angry, you’re not paying attention,’ so I want my kids to understand that you’ve got to get pissed off because there are a lot of folks who aren’t treated fairly,” African American and Latino Scholars Program  Director Christopher V...

Refereeing provides job opportunities to students

Refereeing provides job opportunities to students

November 24, 2013

Why blow a knee when you can blow a whistle? Some students at the school get involved in the game in ways other than cheering and scoring – by refereeing. Junior Clay Goldthwait referees youth basketball and youth lacrosse, in part because he played basketball for a time in middle school and cu...

Arena Day is helpful yet needs improvement

June 21, 2013

The school held its first ever Arena Day on Wednesday, June 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the library. Guidance counselors, department chairs and other administrative personnel gathered together to help students with major issues in their schedules. Guidance counselor Clifton Jones estimated that about...

Concept study explores possibilities for a school expansion

June 18, 2013

A meeting was held after school Thursday, June 13 for faculty regarding potential expansion of the school. As the building is predicted to exceed its capacity of 2100 students by 2018, the Brookline School Population and Capacity Exploration (BSPACE) Committee has been looking into options for accommod...

Refuge Cafe

Refuge Cafe

February 16, 2013

In one corner of Refuge Cafe, a young man with multiple face piercings and dressed in a tight leather jacket was drawing a human face in the shape of a tree. In another corner, a middle-aged man, while waiting for his order, danced to the sounds of the Jackson 5. With college students clad in flannel...

Library implements requested changes

Library implements requested changes

October 19, 2012

Students may have been surprised upon entering the library for the first time at the start of this year to find it substantially rearranged. The librarians implemented changes after receiving feedback from a survey of last years seniors. The survey, consisting of 21 questions, asked seniors what...

Serving up awareness

Serving up awareness

April 13, 2012

Being floor-bound for a meal while others dine at an elegant table is an unforgettable experience for many. At this year’s Hunger Banquet, individuals participated in this scenario, used in previous years, with some new adjustments. The Food Justice Committee, a subgroup of the Social Justice Program,...

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