Local Government Offices Adapt to New Voting Processes Due to Pandemic

Local Government Offices Adapt to New Voting Processes Due to Pandemic

October 16, 2020

Photo by Peter Di Natale/The Choate News Due to the ongoing pandemic, local government offices have adapted their mail-in voting procedures so that votes can be cast and processed in time for Election Day on November 3.  Although mail-in voting has historically been limited in the U.S., 34 states, includingRead More

The Great Debate: Is Judge Barrett Qualified to Serve on the Supreme Court?

October 16, 2020

By Sabahat Rahman ‘21 and Michael Korvyakov ‘23 There is nobody President Donald Trump P’00 could have nominated who better exemplifies the disposition and temperament of a Supreme Court justice than U.S. Federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Not only is Barrett intelligent and experienced, she also will uphold the U.S.Read More

Rewriting Pandemic Productivity

Rewriting Pandemic Productivity

October 16, 2020

I spent this summer in pursuit of productivity. With summer programs canceled, vacations postponed, and prospects of finding a summer job thrown out the window, I focused the first month of my summer on finding other ways to fill my time.  It was almost as if I lived off theRead More

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Ceramics Takes a Digital Spin

Ceramics Takes a Digital Spin

October 16, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

From birthday parties to traveling to hugs, Covid-19 has robbed us of many simple joys in life. This school year, it’s also taking away the ceramics courses traditionally offered in the Dodge Shops studio. Replacing the previous ceramics offerings is a similar studio art course called The Art of theRead More

Teams Adjust to Reopening Restrictions

October 16, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Without a doubt, 2020 is one of the most unprecedented years in sports history. This week, Choate held its first round of in-person practices with new health guidelines to prevent the spread of Covid-19 on campus. These measures will include the mandatory wearing of masks at all times, proper sanitization,Read More

The Great Debate: Is Judge Barrett Qualified to Serve on the Supreme Court?

October 16, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

By Sabahat Rahman ‘21 and Michael Korvyakov ‘23 There is nobody President Donald Trump P’00 could have nominated who better exemplifies the disposition and temperament of a Supreme Court justice than U.S. Federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Not only is Barrett intelligent and experienced, she also will uphold the U.S.Read More

In First Presidential Debate, Democracy is the Real Loser

In First Presidential Debate, Democracy is the Real Loser

October 16, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Presidential debates should serve as an opportunity to learn from and connect with candidates. The first presidential debate for the 2020 general election between former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump P’00 on September 29 accomplished neither. Frankly, it was a mess — and that’s a generous description. Read More

Trump’s Climate Change Record is Burning

Trump’s Climate Change Record is Burning

October 16, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For the past two months, wildfires have ravaged California, blanketing the state with thick veils of black smoke. Despite these grim circumstances, the Trump administration remains unfazed and unresponsive, continuing their trend of blatant ignorance regarding climate change. On September 14, President Donald Trump P’00 traveled to California for aRead More

Music Ensembles Confront Pandemic Challenges with Creativity

Music Ensembles Confront Pandemic Challenges with Creativity

October 16, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

It’s time for orchestra rehearsal. When you enter the room, you expect to see the familiar rows and rows of faces and instruments — but this year, awkward smiles greet you from muted laptops, and your stand partner waves to you from his room across the country. In these newRead More

Choate Administration and Students Help Community Members Hit Hard by Covid-19

Choate Administration and Students Help Community Members Hit Hard by Covid-19

October 16, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

These past few months, the pandemic has wreaked immense and unexpected changes in global financial dynamics. Schools and universities have been hit hard, leaving some to wonder: how has the Choate budget been affected, and as students and families have also encountered difficulties, how has Choate or its students helpedRead More

Local Government Offices Adapt to New Voting Processes Due to Pandemic

Local Government Offices Adapt to New Voting Processes Due to Pandemic

October 16, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Photo by Peter Di Natale/The Choate News Due to the ongoing pandemic, local government offices have adapted their mail-in voting procedures so that votes can be cast and processed in time for Election Day on November 3.  Although mail-in voting has historically been limited in the U.S., 34 states, includingRead More

Committee on Student Activities: Friend or Foe?

Committee on Student Activities: Friend or Foe?

October 16, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The Committee on Student Activities (COSA) aims to facilitate club life while executing the mission of the School.  This has led many students to view this organization as a kind of “club police,” shutting down student groups as it sees fit. In fact, COSA is not involved in many suchRead More

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Covid-19 Update

 

Last spring, as the threat from the coronavirus pandemic escalated, Choate Rosemary Hall closed its campus and transitioned to a system of distance learning. Although many students have returned to campus this fall for in-person classes, others remain scattered across the globe. The staff of The Choate News, no matter where each member finds themself, remains committed to the vital work of gathering and reporting the news of the community it loves. The Choate News will not publish a print edition this fall, and this website will be the primary outlet for our reporting. We hope you will find this work valuable—and, as always, we welcome your feedback.

 

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