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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


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, reviews, Showcase

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


Filed under Arts, Showcase

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


Filed under Arts

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under Arts

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


Filed under News, Showcase

  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...

Starting age for training varies by sport

Starting age for training varies by sport

Sidonie Brown, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

Starting from as early as preschool, playing soccer is a staple of childhood. In later years, this can transform into heavy competition. By the time students reach the high school age, many have left the pool of soccer players behind to discover new athletic passions. Sports that attract new participants,...

Review: Student-selected art show

Review: Student-selected art show

Sidonie Brown, Staff Writer

December 17, 2017


Filed under Arts, Performance Reviews, Showcase

Danish-French Impressionist Camille Pissarro once said, “Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.” This quote decorates the starry background of Brookline sophomore Ourie Ophir Azoulay’s painting, which is a recreation of Pissarro’s own Boulev...

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