Archive for February, 2017

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Colin Myles ’17: Football Recruit, Wrestling Star

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

A big-time recruit from Sparta, New Jersey, and a two-season varsity athlete, Colin Myles ’17 has been a real asset to Choate’s football and wrestling teams this year.  Coming in as a postgraduate has given Myles an opportunity to enhance his skills on the field and on the mat forRead More

Former President of the United States Barack Obama meets with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang in Hanoi last fall.

For a New Ally, Look to an Old Foe

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

President Trump P’00 and other modern American leaders often trumpet the importance of creating allies in Southeast Asia. This complex region simultaneously includes the fastest growing economies in the world, remnants of socialist and genocidal regimes, and both highly and under-developed nations. More important to interests of national security, theRead More

Senior Gift Drive Contributes to Scholarship Fund

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Student participation in the Senior Gift Drive was markedly low this year, with only 73% of the senior class donating a total of $1,692 to the Students for Students Scholarship Fund. The fund-raiser ended last Friday. This Students for Students Scholarship fund was founded in 1984. Over the past fiveRead More

The Atypical Rise through Boys’ Varsity Squash

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This year, Boys’ Varsity Squash has enjoyed some massive wins, beating schools like Kent, Loomis, Salisbury, and Trinity-Pawling. And while some players such as Robin Armour ’18 and Dylan Muldoon ’17 have brought leadership and experience to the team from the start, Boys’ Varsity Squash boasts a unique crop ofRead More

À La Mode: Mattie Drucker

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Although few people dress up for Valentine’s Day (generally only celebrated by happy couples) the outfits and accessories that are worn especially for the day of love always seem to elicit smiles. This year, Mattie Drucker ’17 was one of the rare students who wore a themed outfit. She said,Read More

Investigating Choate’s Support Groups

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Posted in the common room of every dorm is a list of students involved in support groups like Assessment Team and Peer Educators. Yet the purpose and duties of these groups are still unclear to some students. Many have limited knowledge about what these groups do and how to reachRead More

The quiet, scenic Rosemary Lane provides a reprieve from the hustle and bustle of Choate life.

A Walk Down Rosemary Lane

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Walk up the path between the Science Center and Brownell, and you will find a row of neat, quintessentially New England houses that make up Rosemary Lane, a community of faculty residences, including that of Headmaster Dr. Alex Curtis. But do not be deceived by the apparent monotony of theRead More

Prof. Wishnie believes that people need to speak out against injustice.

Yale Prof. Wishnie Speaks on Travel Ban

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Students and faculty crowed into Elman Auditorium last Wednesday to attend a seminar by Yale Law School Professor and Choate parent Michael J. Wishnie P ’16. The talk highlighted President Trump’s P ’00 Executive Orders and their impact on immigration in the United States. Afterwards, attendees asked questions about theRead More

Wide-Ranging Talent at Student Music Recital

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This weekend, on Sunday, February 20, two musical student recitals were held on campus. The first was the piano, voice, and organ recital, situated in the Chapel, at 1:00 p.m. The second was the instrumental recital, taking place in the Recital Hall at the Paul Mellon Art Center at 2:30Read More