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New England Day Trips: Hampton Beach, New Hampshire

New England Day Trips: Hampton Beach, New Hampshire

Patrick Sweeney, News Editor February 26, 2021

This is the first in a series of six articles highlighting one town in each New England state. You will find tips on how to enjoy yourself for the day without the fear of spreading the coronavirus. This...

The Gift of Kindness

The Gift of Kindness

Patrick Sweeney, News Editor February 24, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic is a golden opportunity for the residents of the United States to realize the power of kindness. The country has experienced too much suffering and death over the past nine months....

Holyoke Mayoral Candidates

Holyoke Mayoral Candidates

Patrick Sweeney, News Editor February 24, 2021

Soon, there is going to be a change of scenery for residents of Holyoke, Massachusetts. Alex Morse has been the mayor of Holyoke for four terms up to this point. He was elected for the first time in 2012...

Tiktoker seeks medical attention after  applying Gorilla Glue to her hair

Tiktoker seeks medical attention after applying Gorilla Glue to her hair

Ishani Morales, Herald Staff February 22, 2021

Tessica Brown, or  @im_d_ollady on TikTok, was able to grasp the world’s attention on Thursday, Feb. 4 when she decided to upload a video on TikTok, in which she explains what got her in a sticky situation....

New HHS Remote Schedule: A Student’s Perspective

New HHS Remote Schedule: A Student’s Perspective

Issac Aponte, Herald Staff February 22, 2021

On January 19th, Holyoke High North Campus introduced a new schedule for remote learning students. Since our school year began in September of 2020, we've been using a shorter version of our schedule....

Holyoke considers resuming in-person classes for grades 1-8

Holyoke considers resuming in-person classes for grades 1-8

Billy Dumoulin, Herald Staff February 22, 2021

As schools continue to function using remote learning, lots of students/teachers and family members are still getting a grip on how to operate being cooped up. Mostly everyone is getting the opinions of...

Pixar’s “Soul” Fumes Viewers

Pixar’s “Soul” Fumes Viewers

Alysha Izquierdo, Herald Staff February 22, 2021

It's been over a decade since Disney has developed a major animated film including a black lead, and fans are both excited and scared for what's to come. The Disney film ”Soul” has recently been getting...

The Performative Actions of Celebrities During The Pandemic

The Performative Actions of Celebrities During The Pandemic

Nevaeh Lopez, Herald Staff February 22, 2021

For most of us, we’ve been in this weird state of staying home, wearing masks when out, not seeing distant family and friends, etc, for almost a year. The majority of us aren't even leaving the house...

Athletes Dealing  With Mental Health

Athletes Dealing With Mental Health

Ishani Morales, Herald Staff February 22, 2021

With Covid-19 now being around as a pandemic for almost a complete year now in the U.S.,  it clearly has affected everyone everywhere. It has taken away plenty. Large in-person gatherings are unrealistic...

I Am Greta Makes Debut To Many Students Across the World

I Am Greta Makes Debut To Many Students Across the World

Alysha Izquierdo, Head Photographer February 9, 2021

The people who are crazy to think that they can change the world are usually the ones who do. So to any sane person in an insane society must appear insane. In Greta’s case, as a young child she was...

New York Repeals “Walking While Trans” Bill

New York Repeals “Walking While Trans” Bill

Grace Whitlock , Herald Staff February 5, 2021

Recently, there have been reports in New York that if you are transgender and you are out in a public place or even in your own neighborhood, you can be stopped by police for no other reason than being...

New HHS Remote Schedule: A Student’s Perspective

New HHS Remote Schedule: A Student’s Perspective

Issac Aponte, Herald Staff February 5, 2021

So on January 19th, Holyoke High North Campus introduced a new schedule for remote learning students. Since our school year began in September of 2020, we've been using a shorter version of our schedule....

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