Archive for November, 2016

Seniors And Mayor Discuss Local Sexist, Racist Harrassment

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Student Body President Cecilia Zhou ’17, CALSA President Blair Cox ’17, and long-time local resident Jake Mackenzie ’17 spoke to the Mayor of Wallingford on the issue of street harassment in town yesterday, November 17. Although there have been isolated reports of street harrassment in previous years, this is theRead More

Runners Reflect on Missing Deerfield Day Year After Year

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Every year, a group of about 40 runners from the girls’ and boys’ cross country teams run in the NEPSTA Division I Cross Country Championships, better known as New Englands.  Competing in this race is the culmination of the hours of hard work, blood, sweat, and tears they have putRead More

Elected Sixth Form Student Council members and appointed Secretary Audrey Sze ’17 (front row, second from the right) pose for a photo after their meeting.

Sixth Form Student Council: Last 100 Days

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

With only a term left in their tenures, the sixth form incumbents of the Student Council are busier than ever, making sure that they fulfill their promises and responsibilities to the best of their abilities before they pass their batons to the next generation of students in the spring. Here,Read More

Stop Partisan Bickering, Let’s Work Together

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Early last Wednesday morning, the United States entered a new era under President-elect Donald Trump. Across campus, one population cheered and celebrated, while another mourned and wept. Across the nation, people rallied and rioted. Amid all the opinions thrown around in the last few days, only one thing is absolutelyRead More

What Pleases and Displeases Coaches

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

At Choate, sports are an integral part of life on campus for both faculty and students. Faculty members often coach sports, and they have their preferences as to how they would like their players to act. There is always something that pleases a coach, just like there is always somethingRead More

We’re Conservatives, and We Care About You

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

I recognize how hard these past two weeks have been for many people, especially on our own campus. As a conservative, I care about you — and I doubt that I’m the only one. The election results made me uneasy as well. I refused to vote for Hillary, but I couldn’tRead More

The Boars receive a pep talk from Assistant Coach William Nowak.

Birney ’18 Sets Choate Cross Country Record

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For the first time since 2010, ten prep school teams arrived on the Choate cross country course for the annual Founders League Cross Country Championships. The Wild Boars’ energy before the race was unparalleled, since every runner expects to do exceptionally well on their home course and Founders is anRead More

White Women: Let’s Leverage Our Privilege and Oppose Trump

White Women: Let’s Leverage Our Privilege and Oppose Trump

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The fight for equity has intertwined the struggles of women and minorities for hundreds of years. In the 1830’s, thousands of women were involved in the abolitionist movement, and in the latter half of the century, minorities greatly aided the women’s suffrage effort even after being shunned by the NationalRead More

Students Share Tumultuous Term-End Experiences

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Students were both excited and disappointed that fall term came to a close with a two-week Protected Period rather than a typical Term-End Experience. From interviews with the administration, a number of logistical factors influenced the final decision to not have Term-End Experiences this fall term. For one, classes beganRead More