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Teen Driving

Rachel Lee, Arts Editor

March 20, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

As driving has become a necessary component of current day-to-day life, it is expected for even young teenagers to learn how to navigate the roads safely. However, this poses a number of great risks for teenagers. 2,433 teens in the country between the ages of 16 to 19 were killed due to vehicle ac...

Original art complements student-made albums

Original art complements student-made albums

Rachel Lee, Arts Editor

March 17, 2019


Filed under Arts

From Pink Floyd’s iconic “Dark Side of the Moon” prism image to the Polaroid picture on Taylor Swift’s “1989” album, cover art has become one of the most recognizable ways that people visually identify musicians. Even on a high school level, as more and more teenage musicians release the...

Coolidge Corner Hot Chocolates: Face Off

Coolidge Corner Hot Chocolates: Face Off

Rachel Lee and Jade Kwitkiwski

January 13, 2019


Filed under Arts, reviews, Showcase

Sixth Place: Allium Market Neither of us had ever been to Allium, so this selection was mostly spur of the moment as we passed the historic-looking building with a white garlic clove on the window. Walking in, the impression was definitely a “wow” with hanging plants on the ceiling and different ...

Tomtsu grows as a band and develops a unique sound

Tomtsu grows as a band and develops a unique sound

Rachel Lee, Arts Editor

December 15, 2018


Filed under Arts

The beat begins, slow and subtle at first, and then it grows, becoming louder and filling the room, then a bass kicks in, and then finally a guitar and then vocals. Improvised guitar riffs, Tuesday practices and 63,000 plays on Spotify all make up Tomtsu, a band of four juniors whose music falls somew...

Squash advances to national tournament

Squash advances to national tournament

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under Sports

As teammates yell encouragement from behind the glass, athletes can be seen swinging their racquets, intense concentration in every move they make. The squash team attended the 2018 U.S. Squash Team Championships in early February, and despite their loss at the tournament, the team has experienced mas...

AOM: Max Murphy

AOM: Max Murphy

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018


Filed under Artists Of The Month, Arts

The camera pans down to a full shot of a purple house and as the video shifts to a clip of a teenage boy waking up for school, MGMT’s “Time to Pretend” plays in the background. This music video, along with several other short films, all belong to senior Max Murphy’s YouTube channel where he shares...

Students broaden perspectives at Model United Nations conference in Berlin

Students broaden perspectives at Model United Nations conference in Berlin

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

A conference room echoing with debates about international negotiations and diplomatic issues appears to be a scene for professional political figures, but the voices communicating these ideas belongs to none other than a group of high school students. In November, eight members of Brookline’s ...

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