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Casual food spot offers quality Mexican cuisine

Casual food spot offers quality Mexican cuisine

Amanda Kravitz, Sports & Social Media Managing Editor

December 3, 2019

You step into this small restaurant off of Commonwealth Avenue, and you are instantly hit with the smell of fresh guacamole and grilled tacos. In one corner, an employee is rolling dough for the soft tacos, and in another corner, churros are sizzling in the deep fryer. The line is almost out the door,...

Popcorn Dance Club unites range of cultures

Popcorn Dance Club unites range of cultures

Charlotte Foote, Staff Writer

December 1, 2019

The Popcorn Dance Club members get into formation, each going to their respective positions on stage. The popular K-pop song “Uh-Oh” by (G) I-DLE blasts from the speakers. Immediately, arms are thrusted up in the air and hair tosses around. Led by sophomore Emerson Lin, the Popcorn Dance Club...

Budget shortfalls impact Visual Arts classes

Budget shortfalls impact Visual Arts classes

Hallie LeTendre, Sports Editor

November 22, 2019

Four sheets of white paper, scissors, glue, and wire. For students in the the high school's visual arts department, simple items like these are often used to transform everyday objects into unique and creative art projects. This year all high school departments have faced funding shortages. This has...

Thriftamore: Edition 1 – Allston

Thriftamore: Edition 1 – Allston

Anoushka Mallik and Phoebe Kallaher

October 28, 2019

Building on the tradition of recycling and re-purposing old clothing, thrift stores offer an opportunity to find vintage clothing items for little more than a few dollars. While it can take some time to find your style, thrifting is an awesome way to find unique vintage items for a tiny fraction of wh...

Student artists release music on Spotify through Brookline Teen Center

Student artists release music on Spotify through Brookline Teen Center

Jade Kwitkiwski, Arts Features Managing Editor

October 24, 2019

The room pulses with an electric energy as synths, songs and strings swirl around the recording studio and into the ears of delighted listeners. Born from the brains of creative student musicians and crafted with professionalism, their songs are ready to cross the finish line on legitimate streaming ap...

MFA exhibit blurs gender boundaries in fashion

MFA exhibit blurs gender boundaries in fashion

Nina Rogers, Staff Writer

June 10, 2019

Walking down the street or the hallways of the high school, one of the first things that you might notice about the people around you are their clothes. Are they wearing jeans, leggings, a skirt, a dress? Are they wearing bright colors or more subdued tones? Are they wearing what society has deemed as...

Dancers break free from conformity in Progressions show

Dancers break free from conformity in Progressions show

Hallie LeTendre and Erika Sanchez

May 14, 2019

As the stage lights began to dim, the bodies of dozens of dancers appeared. Dressed in all-grey outfits, the dancers effortlessly began to take up space on the stage.  The atmosphere was set dark, with a sole fluorescent light shining, reflecting on each dancer’s silhouette. The fluidity of their movement ...

Kagemusha: Dissecting the story of Kurosawa’s epic

Kagemusha: Dissecting the story of Kurosawa’s epic

Nick Eddinger, Photography Managing Editor

April 25, 2019

It is night time. Dust ripples through the small ridges and valleys of the area surrounding a large, classical Japanese castle. Droves of warriors lay in wait for a command from their general to lay siege upon the well-secured fortress. A rumble of small side conversations from the Samurai can be heard a...

MFA exhibit showcases South African fashion

MFA exhibit showcases South African fashion

Jeremy Suh, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Balancing fashion and comfort has always been a challenge, but rising South African designers have found the way. South African fashion booms with unique designs. Their patterns and color schemes are unmatched, all the while making them cool to wear under the hot climate. Furthermore, the clothing roa...

Intensive dancer finds self-expression through craft

Intensive dancer finds self-expression through craft

Hallie LeTendre, Staff Writer

March 29, 2019

The music is loud, voices are yelling out in the crowd, and all eyes are focused her way.  Although all eyes are on her, sophomore Lily Woodward can transport herself into a different world, focusing on her fluid movements to the rhythm of the music.   Since she was in 3rd grade, Woodward has bee...

Students and teachers collaborate on script for competition

Students and teachers collaborate on script for competition

Anoushka Mallik, Staff Writer

March 24, 2019

Shhh It’s scripting! The process of writing the statewide competition play, this year titled “Shhh It’s Coming”, is a collaboration with equal input between students and teachers. The collaborative process allows for the play to grow and improve. The process begins with an idea sprouted...

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