Archive for October, 2017

Information Technology Services Closes Annex

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

After ten years of assisting students in the basement of Hill House, the Information Technology Services (ITS) Annex, a place where students could go  for quick help with their devices, closed on Monday, October 9.  This change was instituted because of better technology, the re-structuring of campus, and the changeRead More

Following Choate’s first Wellness Period, some students felt well-rested, while others still felt stressed.

Wellness Period: A Refreshing Break in a Hectic Schedule

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

We can all agree that Choate gets stressful at times, if not all the time.  Most of us put on our happy faces and go along with our normal routines without ever having any sort of break. On October 10th from 12:50 to 2:00 p.m., Choate students and faculty finallyRead More

Former film magnate Harvey Weinstein has been accused of harassing or assaulting over 47 different women.

Artists in Agony: Exposing Harvey Weinstein

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Recently, the New York Times and The New Yorker uncovered decades of sexual harassment and assault allegations against the famed Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. For years, these rumors trailed Weinstein, and, finally, news outlets verified and published the reports. It appears that Mr. Weinstein has been paying women hundreds ofRead More

Yockey Qualifies for Debate World Championships

Yockey Qualifies for Debate World Championships

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Charlie Yockey ’19 recently qualified for this year’s World Individual Debate and Public Speaking Tournament in Cape Town, South Africa. Yockey said, “I have sort of a combative personality,” which he has used to his advantage as a prominent member of Choate’s Debate Team. During the school year, Yockey participatesRead More

Gordon Clark '19 gathers at the KEC with friends to learn about sustainable food habits and to prepare dishes.

KEC Hosts Sustainable Food Project

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On Saturday, September 30, the Kohler Environmental Center (KEC) Sustainable Food Project held an exciting, educational event for the Choate community, promoting the project’s core goals and values. As it is harvest season, students were invited to participate in cooking and baking opportunities using freshly picked produce from the KEC.Read More

Club Discussions Need to be Followed by Action

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

At Choate, there’s a club for everyone: From groups that gather to write for a satirical magazine, to groups that meet to debate, to groups that simply meet to tell stories, there’s a place for everyone to get involved. By themselves, each of these clubs stand for and serve nobleRead More

Boys’ Thirds Soccer Rolls Over Cheshire

October 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Boys’ Thirds Soccer faced off against Cheshire Academy in a game sponsored by the Boar Pen, something that isn’t exactly normal for a thirds level game, but the team showed up in front of its largest crowd of the season. The numbers on the scoreboard did not represent how theRead More

From left: Owen Collins ’19, Trent Schwab ’18, Chris Guyette ’19, Alex Tertyshny ’18, and Sam Silich ’19 in the weight room.

Total Athlete Conditioning: Training on a New Level

October 19, 2017 at 10:00 pm 0 comments

  In 2004, Mr. Brian Holloway, the Head Trainer at Choate, founded Total Athlete Conditioning, or as it’s known colloquially, TAC. According to TAC’s website, the company’s goal is to “provide a world-class educational and training environment that is based upon current sport science methodology and hands on, practical experience,”Read More

To Protect Women’s Rights, Health Insurance Must Fund Birth Control

October 19, 2017 at 9:46 pm 0 comments

On October 6, the Trump administration rolled back the Obamacare-era requirement for employers to include birth control in their healthcare plans. This decision makes it easy to deny female employees a basic health-related need based on opposition to religious or moral beliefs. While the White House is arguing that it’sRead More