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Taking a year before attending college offers new perspectives

Taking a year before attending college offers new perspectives

May 28, 2014

While most seniors next fall will haul large suitcases up the stairs to their new dorms, exchange numbers with their roommates and worry if they are going to make any friends at welcome week, there are quite a few who will not take the traditional route to college right away. Students may opt to take ...

Players take varied approaches to captainship

Players take varied approaches to captainship

April 2, 2014

When New York Yankees shortstop and captain Derek Jeter announced his retirement after the 2014 season last month, it sent shockwaves throughout the baseball world. It was not so much the timing of the statement – at 37, Jeter has seen better days – but the sheer prospect of a Jeter-less Yanke...

Summer internships extend learning opportunities

February 14, 2014

FELICE LIANG On June 20, 2014, students will turn in the last of their finals and the majority of juniors will walk out of school, done with biology. Junior Felice Liang, however, aspires to continue learning biology for six weeks at the Broad Summer Scholars Program in Cambridge, Mass. “I’m hoping...

Boys varsity football team seeks redemption in annual Thanksgiving day showdown

November 20, 2013

Having lost to Newton North High School last year, the varsity football team is looking for a different result in this year’s Thanksgiving day game. “For me personally, it’s kind of about redeeming ourselves from last year,” senior Ben Knopf said. “The two years where I’ve played varsity, ...

Headmaster Twitter account gains following

October 15, 2013

In an effort to reach out to parents and guardians, Headmaster Deborah Holman has launched a new Twitter account. It currently contains reminders about parent meetings, athletics results and articles pertaining to technology and learning. As of Oct. 1, Holman has over one hundred followers and has twee...

Movie review: Though cliché, The Internship proves to be worthwhile

June 17, 2013

The Internship: 3.5 stars out of 5 The fact that this film has a Quidditch game in it already makes it worthwhile. For those of you that are not avid Harry Potter fans, The Internship is still worth watching, since it actually has nothing to do with Harry Potter. Billy (Vince Vaughn) and Nick (Owen Wi...

DJs express self-identity in remix

DJs express self-identity in remix

May 11, 2013

    Some consider music to be an artform only when it takes the form of original compositions. But for many students, disc jockeying can be used to express an inner world as unique as the individual mind from which it springs. “I define DJing as playing music in an artful way, t...

Cognac Bistro

Cognac Bistro

April 17, 2013

It was the classiest gas station we had ever dined in. Cognac Bistro, formerly a Brookline gas station, has embraced its past with a functioning garage door doubling as the front wall. Dimly lit, the restaurant uses its small floor plan to stylish effect by devoting one section to sit-down dining a...

Sports offer English language learners an outlet

Sports offer English language learners an outlet

February 4, 2013

A little girl took the first step off her plane and into America. She carried wrinkled letters and gifts from her friends which she had re-read numerous times. Her family lugged around 10 big boxes, three suitcases and her dog as they navigated from the airport to their hotel. She found it unreal tha...

Sichuan Garden

Sichuan Garden

November 21, 2012

Although the words greasy, oily and fatty are often associated with American Chinese restaurants, these words do not describe the food at Sichuan Garden. Despite its casual ambiance, Sichuan Garden offers a fine dining experience. The menu is split into nine different sections: speciality, Sichuan province delicacies and app...

Administrators support new locker policy

Administrators support new locker policy

October 19, 2012

In early 2010, former students Alex Coelho and Charlie Platt posted messages threatening the school on Facebook. The two were arrested on Jan. 5, 2010, after a parent who read the exchanges passed the information onto the school. The school officials reported the threat to the Brookline Police Department, who t...

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