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Paraprofessionals unrewarded for work

Paraprofessionals unrewarded for work

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

December 3, 2019

According to the official town contract between the Brookline Educators Union (BEU) and the School Committee, a new, full-time paraprofessional is paid $18.64 an hour. According to a tool developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the living wage in Norfolk county for a single parent is...

Fox’s News: Andrew Yang

Fox’s News: Andrew Yang

Oliver Fox, Opinions Editor

November 3, 2019

Politics is very important. Whether we like it or not, we wake up each morning and head to school because we are legally required to. Our parents pay taxes in part because the state needs money for schools, and we cast a ballot once we turn 18 because the 26th amendment to the United States Constituti...

Location struggle jeopardizes BSSCC program

Location struggle jeopardizes BSSCC program

Oliver Fox and Taeyeon Kim, Opinions Editor and News Managing Editor

October 25, 2019

At a meeting held on Oct.17, it was confirmed that the Brookline Staff Children’s Center will have to leave their current location at the Baldwin School in South Brookline. The meeting included BSSCC representatives Jenny Longmire, Kathryn Leslie and Brittany Stevens and town representatives Interim Superintendent Ben Lummis and School Committee chair Julie Schreiner-Oldham and ...

“Captain Marvel” finds its place within Marvel Cinematic Universe

“Captain Marvel” finds its place within Marvel Cinematic Universe

Oliver Fox, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

In the first preview for “Captain Marvel,” viewers witnessed the hero punch an elderly woman in the face on a train. Many were utterly confused, but the true Marvel fanatics understood that she was simply doing her duty. Grandma-punching and all, “Captain Marvel” is a fantastic film that perfectly under...

Rec basketball offers stress free environment for athletes

Rec basketball offers stress free environment for athletes

Oliver Fox, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019

When watching a varsity basketball game at the high school, you might notice that the coach is constantly pacing up and down the sideline, yelling orders at their players. You might also notice that on the court, the players are communicating, often calling out “switch!” or “screen!” to give them a...

Day of Action 2019

Day of Action 2019

Yuen Ting Chow and Oliver Fox

March 28, 2019

On Monday, Feb. 4, the Environmental Action Club hosted a series of assemblies held in the MLK room for Day of Action. Below is detailed coverage of two of the events from the day.

Black History Month Speaker Series: Robert Stull ’85

Black History Month Speaker Series: Robert Stull ’85

Oliver Fox and Anoushka Mallik, Staff Writers

March 15, 2019

“I always knew I wanted to be an artist,” illustrator Robert Stull ‘85 said to a packed MLK room. The assembly, part of the Speaker Series for Black History Month, took place on Tuesday, Feb. 11 during A, B, C and D-blocks. In addition to founding his own comic book, magazine and print-based media studio, ...

Bullet casing found in the high school

Bullet casing found in the high school

Oliver Fox, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

At approximately 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, a teacher and a student found a shell casing for a .22 caliber bullet in room 201 during an E-block tutorial class. An investigation by the high school and Brookline Police Department identified the student in possession of the shell casing and bullet, a...

Graphic designer follows dual passions of sports and art

Graphic designer follows dual passions of sports and art

Oliver Fox, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

Paintbrushes and pencils are in the past. For senior Sergei LeFaivre, digital design is the future. By turning his passion for sports into modern graphic designs, LeFaivre has grown into a skilled artist spurred by his own athletic interests. Because of his Boston upbringing, LeFaivre was supportin...

D-block

Oliver Fox, Graham Krewinghaus, and Yuen Ting Chow

December 11, 2018

Asian American “I wish I had more days like today,” English teacher Kevin Wang said as he opened the assembly on Asian American identity in the Roberts-Dubbs Auditorium. Wang spoke about how every time he was stereotyped as an Asian American, he wished there were more days like Asking for Cour...

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