Articles by: Reade Ben '18

The Next Step In Saving Our Planet: Reinvesting in Nuclear Power

October 21, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Choate’s recent student-led divestment movement has advocated for shifting part of Choate’s endowment from fossil fuel to renewable energy investments. The term “fossil fuels” can be vague, and, for the sake of clarification, I’ll say term refers to coal, natural gas, and oil. The use of coal-based power generates 40%,Read More

Take a Stand, Don’t Kneel in the Face of Adversity

October 14, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

​As of late, San Francisco 49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick has taken a knee during the National Anthem to protest recent racially-influenced police shootings. As a result, high school athletes have emulated Kaepernick’s actions in a trend that does more harm than good and is highly offensive. ​Although taking a kneeRead More