Archive for May, 2017

Inside Mr. Ventre’s Office

Inside Mr. Ventre’s Office

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  Mr. Phil Ventre, a music teacher and conductor of the Choate Symphony Orchestra and the Wallingford Orchestra, has inspired myriad students in his 47 years at Choate. His office, tucked away in the basement of the Paul Mellon Arts Center (PMAC), displays nuanced details of a vibrant legacy. TheRead More

Morris Ecology Video Challenge Highlights Ecological Disruptions

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

After several weeks of ecological research, students in Choate’s Biology 400 program culminated their work through the Morris Ecology Video Challenge. The competition, taking place during the last few weeks of winter term, required students to create a 12-minute video about an ecological disruption that interests them. Each video wasRead More

Too Many Allegations: Why Fox Had to Fire O’Reilly

Too Many Allegations: Why Fox Had to Fire O’Reilly

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Although workplace harassment is a phenomenon that should have been left in the Madmen era, it is unfortunately still present  in this day and age. As announced on April 19, Mr. Bill O’Reilly was fired from his position of host of The O’Reilly Factor, a top-rated cable show on theRead More

Civil Rights Lawyer Wins 2017 Alumni Award

Civil Rights Lawyer Wins 2017 Alumni Award

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

For her dedication to combating discrimination and promoting civil rights, Ms. Kristen Melissa Clarke ’93 was presented with the 2017 Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni Award last Wednesday, May 3. From Brooklyn, New York, Ms. Clarke is the President and Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law,Read More

President Trump Will Not Let Girls Learn

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

One of the most inspiring role models for young women in America, including myself, is undoubtedly former First Lady Michelle Obama.  She is the epitome of strength, intelligence, eloquence, and so many more remarkable qualities — making her the quintessential First Lady. However, recently, President Donald Trump P’00 has attemptedRead More

13 Reasons Why Not

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Welcome to your tape. This cryptic line has circulated among teenagers and decorated the top of countless memes since 13 Reasons Why debuted. Although the news and attention surrounding the Netflix original show seems to have recently spiked, the web television series launched with much anticipation. Not only is theRead More