Archive for April, 2017

Cooling Global Warming’s Heated Rhetoric

April 7, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Climate change exists, whether one agrees with the label or not. Greenhouse gas emissions trap heat in the atmosphere and the warming of said atmosphere has caused the icebergs to melt, the earth’s temperature to rise, and weather patterns to change unpredictably.  Environmental issues should not be considered political. DespiteRead More

Former Choate Students Teach Choate Students

Former Choate Students Teach Choate Students

April 7, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Has the thought of teaching at Choate ever crossed your mind? If not, you’d be surprised at how your perspective might change in the next ten years. Choate faculty come from diverse backgrounds — including many who were once Choate students themselves. Will Nowak ’06 Mr. Will Nowak ’06, aRead More

A medic escorts an injured child to an ambulance in western Mosul.

America Must Pray For Mosul, Too

April 7, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Above the skyline of Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city,    looms the famed leaning minaret of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri, which has called masses to daily prayer since the 12th century A.D. Unfortunately, this monument no longer serves as a testament to Iraq’s remarkable history, as it once did.Read More

Fruit, Fire, and Silver Tears: This Year’s Spanish Plays

April 7, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

This year, Mattie Drucker ’17 brought her artistic writing to Choate, first with her Directed Study, Advanced Playwriting and Screenwriting, and now with her play, Manzanas y Pecados, or Apples and Sins, specially featured in this year’s Spanish play. Drucker studied abroad in Spain last spring, where she was inspiredRead More

An example of a typical school track suit, worn by Malle’s host sister.

À La Mode

April 7, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In Beijing, my home for the next two months, I noticed my host sister and most students in the city wearing almost identical uniforms, which only vary slightly  based on the school’s name. Different from any American attire I have seen, these outfits consist of a pair of  white trackRead More

The Verdict Is in on The New JC

April 7, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last Wednesday during form meetings, third, fourth, and fifth formers voted for students to represent their classes on the Judicial Committee (JC). In front of their respective forms, students running for the position gave speeches on why they would be effective JC representatives. Kate Spencer ’20 and Henry Susser ’20Read More

Nikhil Davar ’18 Discovers Meaning of Life During 2AM Layout

Nikhil Davar ’18 Discovers Meaning of Life During 2AM Layout

April 1, 2017 at 9:43 am 0 comments

‘Twas the night after layout, when all through the house, There were no sounds of stirring, save the click of a mouse. ‘Twas just like my sophomore fall term except I’d forgotten the hours that normal folks slept. The papers were hung by the doorframe with care, In hopes thatRead More