Articles by: Camila Borjesson '17

Wallingford Revamps Treatment of Harassment

January 27, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

You are scurrying down Christian Street in the gloomy winter dark to arrive at your dorm in time for check-in. A pair of headlights emerges in the distance, but before you even notice them following you, the pickup truck whooshes past with rolled-down windows, and a shadow bellows a nastyRead More

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Archives Exhibit Presidential Election Buttons

October 28, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

If you venture past the Library Reading Room and into the computer room, you may stumble upon a glass case containing a colorful collection of campaign buttons. The assortment represent classic Americana pop art and depict slogans and images of presidential candidates from the late 1890s to the 2008 election.Read More

City of Angels: Out with a Bang

City of Angels: Out with a Bang

May 27, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last weekend, the PMAC curtains opened for the last time this school year to expose Hollywood of the 1940s. The spring musical, City of Angels, was the culmination of the hard work and dedication of the Choate theater department’s faculty and students. It brought off an amazing production, even withRead More

Anne Frank Tugs at Hearts

Anne Frank Tugs at Hearts

March 27, 2016 at 12:32 am 0 comments

Imagine: it’s 1944 Amsterdam. If you are lucky enough to be able to look through a window, you will see members of the Gestapo strolling through the deserted streets with weapons on their belts and swastikas on the sleeves of their uniforms. It’s a frightening sight, not so fun toRead More

Truck Art Sweeps India

Truck Art Sweeps India

March 27, 2016 at 12:20 am 0 comments

Travel on any busy highway in the US, and you will spot intimidating trucks roaring passed the tiny cars alongside them. However, in other areas of the world, trucks are not seen as speeding nuisances. In India, for example, they are travelling works of art. Truck drivers in India haveRead More

Paris Peace Symbol Spreads Support

Paris Peace Symbol Spreads Support

March 26, 2016 at 9:47 pm 0 comments

For many students, living at Choate can make it difficult to stay well-informed. However, like millions of others worldwide, students at Choate seem to retain close relationships through social media. Older generations may condemn this dependence on technology, but there are situations in which certain information, such as a powerfulRead More

Blind Artist Sees Paint

Blind Artist Sees Paint

March 26, 2016 at 7:07 pm 0 comments

People often dismiss with incredulity the famous story of music composer Ludwig van Beethoven, who lost his hearing yet continued listening to his own productions by feeling the vibrations of the instruments. It can be hard to believe that anyone could transcend the senses like this, but parallel stories suggestRead More

Picasso Stuns with MoMA Sculptures

Picasso Stuns with MoMA Sculptures

March 26, 2016 at 6:24 pm 0 comments

Pablo Picasso — renowned painter, inventor of the collage, and founder of the Cubist movement—has been finally featured at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in Manhattan. However, it is not his eccentric paintings that hang on the museum’s walls, but a range of intricate sculptures that had remained hiddenRead More