Archive for February, 2017

The cast of The Love of Three Oranges comes together to amuse the sick Prince Tartaglia in a kingdom-wide festivity.

PMAC Stirs with Laughter During Two Winter Plays

February 24, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

Choate Rosemary Hall has long favored boldness in all aspects, particularly within the arts. This winter, Choate put on two connecting plays: The Love of Three Oranges and The Green Bird. These plays not only wrestle with what it means to live and to love but also the isolation ofRead More

These rocks, owned by Mr. Jim Yanelli, were once part of the Berlin Wall.

Break Down Barriers, Bring Back Rocks

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 1 comment

What would it feel like to tear down — and keep — pieces of history with your very own hands? Perhaps Mr. Jim Yanelli, Choate’s Director of Student Activities, knows. He is in possession of several small chunks of the Berlin Wall, acquired upon the Wall’s fall, in 1989. AtRead More

Illustration by Katharine Li

College, Opera, and Vulnerability

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

My little brother’s name is Daniel. He is 14 months younger than I am, plays the saxophone, and has recently begun nurturing a fancy for theater (his debut role: Parent #2 in School of Rock). Next year, he will be a senior at Cheshire Academy. A few weeks ago, weRead More

Health Center Tackles Unwieldy and Persistent Flu Strain

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

With the temperature recently dropping to the lowest it has been all season and winter term picking up pace for exam week, students and faculty are huddled in close proximity indoors, and their immune systems are also in decline, creating ideal conditions for the flu to strike Choate once again.Read More

Acting 350 Showcases Work in One-Person Plays

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This past week, five members of Acting 350 performed their original work in the annual Acting One Person Plays show. The hope for the One Person Plays was that the actors and actresses would take what they learned in their fall term of the class and blow it up intoRead More

Paintings, Paintings on the Wall,  Look Around You, History Calls

Paintings, Paintings on the Wall, Look Around You, History Calls

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Although most famous (or perhaps infamous) for its food, the Hill House Dining Hall holds another purpose: displaying historical art. Atop the fireplace facing the senior section, a circular maritime painting stands peacefully. On the other side of the fireplace perches a rectangular painting with similar themes of ships andRead More

This Advertisement is Brought to You by The White House

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On February 8, in what has become an all too common occurrence, President Donald Trump P ’00 unleashed an angry message from his Twitter account. However, instead of being about typical targets such as The New York Times and CNN, the tweet focused on the retailer Nordstrom’s recent decision toRead More

Insight into Intramural Fencing

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Coach Kyle Di Tieri is one of the few people on campus with fencing experience – 12 years of it in total, three of which were spent fencing competitively. He is currently coaching students the fundamentals of fencing in Choate’s winter-term intramural program. Coach Di Tieri said that his focusRead More

Investors, Beware Snapchat IPO

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 1 comment

Snapchat: the app that millions of teenagers use on a daily basis to communicate with each other through ephemeral selfies and videos. From middle school kids filming themselves horsing around on the bus to college students sending pictures to each other out of boredom during a lecture, this app hasRead More