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Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Jonah Lenoch

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Jonah Lenoch

Jackie Perelman, Arts Writing Editor

May 13, 2018


Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews

On May 8, freshman Jonah Lenoch competed in the fourth installment of Restaurant 108’s Top Chef competition with a barbecue-themed menu. As I entered the restaurant, I was greeted with the sweet smell of barbecue sauce and roasted meat and vegetables. Lenoch said he was inspired by his family traditi...

New task force set to review Devotion’s name due to slaveholding history

New task force set to review Devotion’s name due to slaveholding history

Jackie Perelman, Arts Writing Editor

April 22, 2018


Filed under News

“You just picture a little black kid having to walk into a school with the name of a slaveholder,” Brookline resident Deborah Brown said during an Ad Hoc Task Force meeting on March 27. The Ad Hoc Task Force, a committee open to the public that discusses issues in the community, and led by Helen...

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Nathan Lourie

Restaurant 108 Top Chef: Nathan Lourie

Jackie Perelman, Arts Writing Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts, Restaurant Reviews

On April 3, team leader senior Nathan Lourie kicked off the first of five Top Chef competitions with what he called a sandwich themed menu. Last year Lourie won Top Chef with two seniors. Lourie has been working at Restaurant 108 for two years, as well as a restaurant called Jakes. For the appet...

Recent graffiti sparks debate and inspires change

Recent graffiti sparks debate and inspires change

Jackie Perelman, Arts Writing Editor

March 4, 2018


Filed under Hard News, News

You wake up in the morning early so you can get dressed nicely; you do your hair, put on some nice clothes and head to school. You get compliments on your outfit and all in all you’re having a great day. You go to the bathroom in between classes to check yourself out, but as you look in the mirror, ...

Students and Spanish teachers prepare for Costa Rica trip

Students and Spanish teachers prepare for Costa Rica trip

Jackie Perelman, Arts Writing Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Liz Gorman opens the doors of the airport and finds herself in Guanacaste, Costa Rica, feeling the breeze and the sun, surrounded by twenty teenagers. This year’s Spanish language trip is to the La Paz school in Guanacaste, Costa Rica and offers students a unique opportunity to experience the school...

Breaking Boundaries: Male-bodied students use makeup to push against societal norms

Breaking Boundaries: Male-bodied students use makeup to push against societal norms

Jackie Perelman, Arts Writing Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Arts, Showcase

David Bowie, Alice Cooper and Prince were at the forefront of androgyny. They wore makeup before it was socially acceptable for a man to do so, and their uniqueness earned them an enormous fan base. Why, then, has it taken so long for the first male Covergirl to be chosen? Why are so many people still ju...

Annual Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates Japanese culture

Annual Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates Japanese culture

Natalie Jew, Staff Writer

May 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On May 13, when the cherry tree flowers came out of their buds, the high school celebrated the sixth annual Cherry Blossom Festival. Students, friends, family and alumni of the high school gathered in the quad to see a part of Japanese culture play out in front of them. According to Japanese teacher and ...

Artist of the Month: Rae Bell

Artist of the Month: Rae Bell

Jackie Perelman, Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts, Showcase

She stands in the wings, preparing to take the stage. When she walks out, she is momentarily blinded by the light, but is no stranger to this feeling. She waits for the roar of the crowd to die down, relishing the feeling, and then she commences her twenty minute monologue. Senior Rae Bell is an 18-year-old...

What does your hair mean to you?

What does your hair mean to you?

Jackie Perelman, Staff Writer

January 9, 2017


Filed under Arts

Travis Morgan Travis Morgan’s hair was inspired by a picture in a barber shop. They did it to be rebellious and to show school spirit. They see their hair as having the potential to be both feminine and masculine. To Travis, hair plays a large role in how they look and how others see them. Claire Lockwood Claire Lockwood expresses herself through her hai...

Christine Shen

Christine Shen

Jackie Perelman, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Christine Shen is an honors math teacher. Shen grew up in Florida and attended college there. She later came to Brookline to study at Boston University. What is something fun you did this summer? I tried to make ravioli from scratch-took a lot longer than I wanted it to. But I was inspired bec...

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