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LGBTQ+ at BHS: reflecting on the 1996 lawsuit

LGBTQ+ at BHS: reflecting on the 1996 lawsuit

Anoushka Mallik, News Editor

December 1, 2019

In 1993, when social studies teacher Polly Attwood came out to her students, Johanna Jenei felt uncomfortable with the information and asked to be transferred out of her class. When this request was denied, her parents moved her out of Brookline High School and into a Christian private high school. Three...

Wave of Asian representation in film fights stigma

Wave of Asian representation in film fights stigma

Sidonie Brown, Arts Editor

October 24, 2018

To see yourself on screen is not a privilege available to all. For Asian-American viewers, representation has long been wishful thinking, an airy hope of a future without whitewashing or yellowface, stereotypical depictions or racist narratives. By perpetuating stereotypes and effectively ignoring a large pop...

Safe space for multiracial students

Safe space for multiracial students

Sofia Reynoso, Staff Writer

February 4, 2017

 According to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s 2016-2016 data, 7.5 percent of the high school’s student body consists of multiracial students. A new club known as the Multiracial Identifying Community (MIC) is forming from this growing population.      ...

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