Articles by: Maya Lewis-Hayre '20

There Is No Such Thing as the War on Christmas

December 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The “War on Christmas” is a myth. It is a phrase created by those who believe in government support for Christianity, which contradicts the United States Constitution and the separation of church and state. Those who shun the term “Merry Christmas” often do so to promote ambiguity about holiday celebrationsRead More

Day Students Have the Best of Both Worlds

October 14, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Deep in the basement of Hill House is the third form lounge, also known as the day student lounge. At the end of the school day, its occupants are members of a tightly knit community, all chewing bubble gum. When afternoon commitments are over, this 25% of the student populationRead More

Choate’s Got Ink

Choate’s Got Ink

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As Johnny Depp once said, “My body is my journal, and my tattoos are my story.” The inherently permanent nature of tattoos makes this form of artistic self-expression especially powerful. And although they are in the minority, several Choate students and faculty also have tattoos. A few of them sharedRead More