Articles by: Nathan Chang '17

Students have enjoyed an unusually warm week in October, even as trees across campus continue to change.

Choate Responds to Boston Globe Investigation

October 21, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On October 1, The Boston Globe reported an incident of adult sexual misconduct against a Choate student in 1992.  The article, titled “Educators accused of sexual misconduct often find new posts,” detailed how Mr. Bjorn Runquist, a former French teacher at Choate, had a sexual relationship with Cheyenne Hawk ’92,Read More

(From left to right) Jordan Eliot, Alphonso Jones, Caleb Grandoit, and Fred Hechinger performing in Katie  Cappiello's Now That We're Men.

Daring Plays Bring Sexual Assault out of the Shadows

September 30, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

SLUT: The Play and Now That We’re Men: A New Play, written by Katie Cappiello and featuring teenage actors from The Arts Effect of New York City, brought the audience to tears on September 27. SLUT included only female actors while Now That We’re Men included only male actors, eachRead More

Dr. Hinderlie will assume the position of  Director of Equity and Inclusion.

Director of Equity to Join Faculty

May 27, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Dr. Keith Hinderlie will join the community next fall as Choate’s first Director of Equity and Inclusion. Dr. Hinderlie has worked for over 20 years as an administrator and teacher at various schools, including Milton Academy in Milton, Massachusetts. In the last decade, Dr. Hinderlie has promoted diversity and inclusionRead More

Contemplating the Curriculum

Contemplating the Curriculum

April 22, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Recently, the school has added several new courses to the curriculum, many of them interdisciplinary in nature. For example, some of the courses added recently are AP Journalism, Topics in Engineering, and Cognitive Neuroscience. Other new courses will be added next year as well: a history class called Colonial LatinRead More

Choate to Provide Free Tampons

March 31, 2016 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

Upon returning to campus next years, girls may notice a subtle change in the school: there will be dispensers containing free tampons and pads present in the girls’ bathrooms in some buildings. The school plans to install these dispensers in academic buildings, the library, the Winter X, and Archbold overRead More

New Firewall to Speed Up Choate’s Wi-Fi

New Firewall to Speed Up Choate’s Wi-Fi

March 27, 2016 at 12:03 am 0 comments

For the past several weeks, after hearing repeated student and faculty complaints about slow Wi-Fi upload and download speeds, Information Technology Services (ITS) has been diligently working to resolve the issues. Mr. Andrew Speyer, the director of ITS, explained that the problem with the Wi-Fi was the result of multipleRead More

Student Council: Transparent or Opaque?

Student Council: Transparent or Opaque?

March 26, 2016 at 11:12 pm 0 comments

In order to efficiently respond to requests from students, last spring, Choate’s Student Council created four subcommittees. One of these subcommittees focuses on communication and transparency between the Council and other students. Brendan Ferguson ’16, Mpilo Norris ’18, and Julian Yau ’18, the three members of the Communications Committee, areRead More

Headmaster Curtis Unveils Student Center Plans

Headmaster Curtis Unveils Student Center Plans

March 26, 2016 at 7:13 pm 0 comments

Get ready, students! Ping-pong tables, foosball, large HD flat-screens, and a new Tuck Shop with an even larger collection of smoothies, burgers, and fries are coming your way. At last week’s school meeting, Headmaster Dr. Curtis unveiled the layout plans for the new Student Activities Center (SAC), to be calledRead More

An Inspiration and The Epitome of Generosity: Remembering Mr. Jim Paradise

An Inspiration and The Epitome of Generosity: Remembering Mr. Jim Paradise

March 26, 2016 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

After an industrious eighteen-year career in the Athletics Department as the Equipment Manager and Supervisor, Mr. Jim Paradise passed away in July after contracting an unexpected disease. In addition to his involvement at Choate, Mr. Paradise was dedicated to his family and had also coached local football leagues in theRead More