Articles by: Alyssa Shin '18

Mr. Tiq Milan, who was assigned female at birth, spoke of inequality and trans rights during his address.

Renowned Transgender activist Delivers Diversity Day Keynote Speech

January 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Choate celebrated its fourth annual Diversity Day on January 16, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, to bring community members together through celebration of differences and similarities. Larisa Owusu ’17, a member of the Diversity Day Planning Committee and Co-President of Choate Diversity Student Association (CDSA), said, “Diversity Day isRead More

ITS and Communications Give Directories Makeover

December 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Information Technology Services (ITS) and Communications offices recently collaborated to revise Choate’s online directories, a feature in the school’s portal that provides information about all students and faculty on campus to the entire community. A disclaimer now runs along the bottom of the Directories, warning users of what comprises improperRead More

Treasured Toasters? Temporarily Toast

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Perhaps our beloved toasters took a play out of Anna Kendrick’s book in Pitch Perfect, “You’re gonna miss me when I’m gone.”    Last week, students were surprised to find that conventional spring toasters in the dining hall replaced the conveyor-style toasters. The old toasters were a popular choice forRead More

Leland Ben ’17 Aims to Invite Conservative Speaker to Campus

October 28, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Several conservative students have recently expressed frustration at Choate for what they claim is its deeply engrained, activist progressive nature. They can’t express their opinion, these students say, because Choate’s ethos shuts them down. Conservative Leland Ben ’17 recently decided to take action. Ben has spent the last couple ofRead More

Falling Ceiling Tile Barely Misses Student in Dining Hall

October 21, 2016 at 10:31 am 0 comments

A falling tile from the ceiling of the dining hall barely missed Niklas Butchma ’17 during dinner a few days ago. Choate’s Facilities Services attached the tile back to the ceiling. According to Mr. Jeff Millers, Director of Facilities Services, this is an isolated incident. Mr. Miller continued, “The tilesRead More

JC Members Reflect on Emotional Toll

May 27, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

An integral part of upholding integrity at Choate, the Judicial Committee (JC) represents the view of the students in hearings and recommends the most fitting course of action for an infraction of the Honor Code to a board of faculty members. JC members are expected to be impartial — toRead More

Choate’s Old Laptops and iPads Donated to Town

April 22, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Try to imagine 75 iPads and 40-50 computers. In their efforts to donate old electronics to local Wallingford organizations, the Information Technology Services (ITS) office gathered more than 100 iPads and laptops from the Choate community that were not being used to give away this spring. Various organizations such asRead More

Seniors celebrate their impending graduation at the tenth  Alumni Transition Dinner.

Seniors Inducted into Alumni Association at Transition Dinner

April 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The day after the Alumni Transition Dinner on April 7, a sea of seniors proudly showed off their blue alumni vests. The Alumni Association has existed for 10 years.  Pictures of grinning groups of students wearing these vests emblazoned with “Choate Rosemary Hall Alumni Association” surfaced on social media asRead More

Potential Students Flood Campus

Potential Students Flood Campus

March 31, 2016 at 1:31 pm 4 comments

At the beginning of every Choate student’s career stands the open doors of Archbold. On Tuesday, March 29, the Choate community welcomed 87 families of newly accepted students to campus for the first of three Spring Revisits, an important and busy day of classes and activities. Although tours introduce ChoateRead More