Articles by: Caroline Donatelli '18

Want Cake? Run the Cross Country Course

Want Cake? Run the Cross Country Course

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

If you ran the cross country course last Wednesday, November 15, you may have been met with an unexpected gift: a free cake for your efforts. The Cake Race, taking place the last Wednesday of the fall term, is a yearly tradition encouraging runners both in and out of crossRead More

The inaugural PINK Color Run takes place this Sunday, October 8.

PINK Color Run Makes Strides for Planned Parenthood

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  Colors! Sweat! Paint! Music! Fun! This year’s inaugural PINK Color Run, organized by Women on Developing Empowering Resolutions (WONDER) and co-sponsored by many gender equality clubs on campus, is literally making strides to support women’s rights. The color run will take place this Sunday, October 8, and all proceedsRead More

Parents’ Portal Revamped to Improve Accessibility

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Choate students seldom have reason to ponder the parents’ portal, the online venue for all parent information on student life. However, this topic is very much on the mind of members of the Communications Department and Internet Technology Services (ITS). Thanks to collaboration between these two groups, recent improvements haveRead More

For their dorm theme, KEC prefects created nature-themed puns.

Exploring Dorm Door Decoration

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Before the start of each school year, Choate prefects gather to brainstorm and choose dorm themes: posters placed on each dorm room to specify the inhabiting students’ names. Each year, prefects create even more creative, intriguing, and occasionally strange dorm themes, and the 2017-2018 school year is no exception. AlanRead More

To be a Vegan

May 22, 2017 at 12:42 pm 0 comments

Imagine no burgers on burger day, no ice cream from the soft serve machine, and no pizza whatsoever. Being vegan means avoiding the consumption of any animal products whatsoever, including meat, cheese, and milk. Three Choate vegans described their journey into veganism, its benefits, and its challenges. Leila Cohen ’19Read More

Misstique: Choate’s Feminist Magazine

May 22, 2017 at 12:39 pm 0 comments

Sit at any table in the dining hall, and you’ll noticed the newest publication on campus: a feminist magazine called Misstique. Misstique’s main goal is to raise awareness about the accomplishments of girls on campus in any field, from academics to the sports and the arts. The magazine supports theRead More

Assessing the Grading System

Assessing the Grading System

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

At Choate, grades can have a great impact on students’ lives and wellbeing. Every class at Choate is required to give a letter grade measuring student achievement, but how do teachers — and students — view the grading system? English teacher Mr. David Loeb believes that grading can be productiveRead 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

Former Choate Students Teach Choate Students

Former Choate Students Teach Choate Students

April 7, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Has the thought of teaching at Choate ever crossed your mind? If not, you’d be surprised at how your perspective might change in the next ten years. Choate faculty come from diverse backgrounds — including many who were once Choate students themselves. Will Nowak ’06 Mr. Will Nowak ’06, aRead More