Articles by: Owen Collins '19

Students on the U.S. government and politics trip meet with Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut.

Government and Politics Students Visit the U.S. Capital

November 10, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

If you noticed a few of your fellow classmates and teammates absent from classes and sports from Sunday, October 29, to Tuesday, October 31, then it was most likely due to the recent US Government and Politics (often referred to by its former name, API) class trip to Washington D.C.Read More

Traffic Incidents on Campus Reinforce Need for Vigilance

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Two weeks ago, many students gathered out near the Chapel, at the corner of North Elm Street and Curtis Avenue, where a red sedan had driven onto the sidewalk before crashing through the granite and wood fence posts and flipping through the air. The car landed upright, injuring the twoRead More

The beech tree outside the Lanphier Center was cut down during the summer while students were away from campus.

An Iconic Piece of Campus Cut Down

September 22, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

As returning students walked around campus during their first few days back, they noticed a drastic physical change: the absence of the Copper Beech tree that was the focal point of the Lanphier Center courtyard. Four years ago, the Lanphier Center was designed around the tree, and the building looksRead More

Departing Faculty Profiles

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Mr. Paul Jackson As the year draws to a close, language teacher Mr. Paul Jackson plans on moving to the South to continue teaching and undertake a director role, as well as be closer to his father’s family. During his two years at Choate, Mr. Jackson has taught both ChineseRead More

One Man’s Trash, Another Man’s Fashion

One Man’s Trash, Another Man’s Fashion

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

During the midday conference block on Friday, April 21, a major commotion in the Dining Hall had many captivated. Tables were moved to the sides, and students could be seen strutting down the massive aisle in colorful, unusual garments for the annual Trashion Show, organized by the C-Proctors. In thisRead More

Choate Attends Asian American Conference

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Two weeks ago on Sunday, April 9, a group of eight Choate students and one faculty member, Ms. Yuxin Xie, traveled to Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts for the Seventh Annual Asian American Footsteps Conference. The purpose of the conference was to provide students of Asian descent with a safeRead More

Baseball Wins Season Opener with Combined No-hitter

April 7, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last Wednesday on a cool, sunny spring afternoon, Boys’ Varsity Baseball got off to a strong start defeating Hamden Hall 4-1 in their home-opener. The Boars, led by captains Jake Mackenzie ’17 and Jack Hodgson ’17, looked strong throughout the game and that strength showed in their result on Wednesday.Read More

Sitting Down With Hunter Reynolds and Jack Vara

Sitting Down With Hunter Reynolds and Jack Vara

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Every year, a number of single-sport athletes come to Choate to spend a postgraduate year, but what happens in his or her off seasons? For Hunter Reynolds ’17, a postgraduate from South Orange, New Jersey, there has proved to be no off-season. He joins Choate’s Boys’ Track team this spring.Read More