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“LOVE IS CALLING”: Immersive infinite beauty at the ICA

“LOVE IS CALLING”: Immersive infinite beauty at the ICA

Sidonie Brown, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2019

Over her 90 years of life and artistic innovation, Yayoi Kusama has accomplished a great deal with polka-dots as her medium, often finding larger ideas of existence and meaning within their forms. She once said, “Dots are a symbol of the world, the cosmos. The earth is a dot, the sun, the stars are...

Baseball coach to retire after three decades

Baseball coach to retire after three decades

Sidonie Brown, Arts Editor

May 23, 2019

Before Joe Campagna ever coached baseball, he was a boy growing up in Brookline. Before he played college baseball at the University of Massachusetts, he played with his neighbors on Eliot Street. And before he served in the army or started a family, he first discovered his love of a sport to which he...

Community grapples with Robert Kraft’s alleged crimes and his donation to the school

Community grapples with Robert Kraft’s alleged crimes and his donation to the school

Sidonie Brown, Arts Editor

April 29, 2019

Robert Kraft donated $100,000 to the African American and Latino Scholars Program (AALSP) during the fall of this school year following a nearly two-year long process of planning. After news broke out in February that Kraft had allegedly solicited prostitution, faculty and students came together to d...

Organization hires teens to hone creativity

Organization hires teens to hone creativity

Sidonie Brown, Arts Editor

January 14, 2019

On a Tuesday afternoon, while the sun dipped below the horizon, the studios of the Artists For Humanity (AFH) EpiCenter in Boston glowed with the excitement and passion of over a hundred teenage artists at work. Some hunched over sketchbooks. Others toggled with tools on a computer screen. Still mor...

Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” mirrors modern day issues

Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure” mirrors modern day issues

Sidonie Brown, Arts Editor

November 5, 2018

A man abusing his power to prey on women is an unfortunately familiar image. It is the story that has occupied countless headlines, provoked outrage and caused victims to come forward themselves. Now, this narrative has taken the stage in the form of this year’s production of “Measure for Measure,” o...

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...

AOM: Chella Garcia

AOM: Chella Garcia

Sidonie Brown, Staff Writer

June 6, 2018

During the summer of 2017, senior Chella Garcia accomplished what few can say they have done—she turned her dreams into a reality. With only some paint, a two-by-four piece of wood and a whole lot of hard work, she was able to complete a massive project and see her artwork ultimately reach the hands of h...

Students Against Human Trafficking Club aims to combat sex trafficking through education

Students Against Human Trafficking Club aims to combat sex trafficking through education

Sidonie Brown, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018

Generating an estimated $99 billion dollars each year, the sex trafficking industry has proliferated to become the fastest growing illegal enterprise in the world, according to Equality Now. It is under these circumstances that Students Against Human Trafficking (SAHT) works to prevent commercial ...

Movie Review: “Black Panther”

Movie Review: “Black Panther”

Sidonie Brown, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

Everyone knows the age-old trope: the honorable and infallible protagonist versus the nefarious bad guy, a stark contrast of good against evil. We see it all the time, but in a fresh turn, Marvel has provided us with a nuanced villain with Erik Killmonger (portrayed by Michael B. Jordan) in this year...

Day of Silence gallery: Why did you choose to be silent?

Day of Silence gallery: Why did you choose to be silent?

Madison Sklaver, Renata Shen, and Sidonie Brown

March 20, 2018

  Day of Silence is an annual day during which students show support for the LGBTQ+ community by choosing not to speak for a whole day or to be a vocal ally. Students can pick up "silent supporter" or "vocal ally" stickers in the Atrium at the beginning of the day. The silence is meant to...

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