Archive for December, 2017

Chip’s in the dining hall

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

You’ve probably caught a glimpse of the enormous taxidermic moose head perched above the senior section of Hill House Dining Hall — it’s pretty hard to miss — but have you ever wondered how it ended up there, or even how it got in Choate’s possession? Serena Sandweiss ’20 hasRead More

Wesley Fang '19 chases down a shot from his opponent.

Winter Sports Preview 2017-18

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  Boys’ Basketball After a disappointing season last year, this is a team looking for a bounce back season, and all signs are pointing to this happening. The large, athletic team has started the season very well and already has quality division wins over Taft and Andover. Co-captain Brad LandryRead More

Sans Preseason, Winter Athletes Find Alternative Ways to Prepare

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Before the season, many of the Choate varsity teams spend time preparing for the upcoming season together. The varsity sports in the fall and the spring have a preseason, but in the winter there is no preseason for the varsity sports due to the shorter break than the other twoRead More

The work of Choate students involved in the Arts is on display in the Paul Mellon Arts Center gallery. The image by Joey Hong '19 (above) represents misconceptions of mental health issues.

Student art Celebrated In New PMAC Gallery Exhibit

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The students of Arts Concentration and special arts programs did not fail to entertain their eager peers and faculty members who came to the PMAC for an intimate gathering of the students’ gallery opening on Friday night after classes. The exhibit was fresh and full of thought-provoking artwork that wasRead More

Local Resident to Open Ramen Shop

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Wallingford offers a variety of dining opportunities, with restaurants centered around Italian, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese, and Mexican cuisine all within the confinements of town. One local resident hopes to add to this array of dining opportunities: Tommy Zhou, a Wallingford resident, has plans to open Peking Blvd Asian Bistro byRead More

Dustin Hoffman in the 1984 Broadway production of Death of a Saleman, the play during which he has been accused of sexual assault.

By Confronting Dustin Hoffman, John Oliver Demonstrates True Allyship

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  Throughout the public sector, particularly in politics, men claim to be “advocates for women.” For some, such as those who participate in writing laws that protect reproductive rights and that works towards eliminating the gender pay? gap., this statement is legitimate and believable, However, many politicians and public figuresRead More

Krystal McCook ’20 and Medina Purefoy-Craig ’20, communications officer and junior editor, respectively, of Misstique, a magazine that allows women to share their views on feminism.

Misstique Magazine LAUNCHES

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  The shocking statistic that every woman makes 80 cents to a man’s dollar in the United States shows the stark inequality that still exists. In regards to women’s voice through publications, Abi Drummond ’18 felt that gender inequality existed for females at Choate. And instead of accepting the problem,Read More

In addition to his work at Choate, science teacher Mr. Deron Chang is passionate about reviewing crossover bags.

Crossover Day Pack Reviews: One faculty member’s mission to streamline the backpack selection process

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Think about walking to class with a weight on your back and your hands full. Though backpacks are often an unquestioned presence on campus, the type of bag you use can majorly impact your day-to-day life at Choate, making for a highly convenient (or highly scattered!) storage experience. For overRead More

Next year, Choate will participate in the FIRST Robotics Competition

Choate Robotics To Launch New Signature Program

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On December 1, a new signature program, Advanced Robotics Concentration (ARC), was approved by Choate’s administration to go into effect for the 2018-2019 school year. This program is a year-long sequence of courses consisting of two core classes – one in the fall and the other in the spring. TheRead More