Articles by: Riley Choi '18

Students Push for Change at People’s Climate March

Students Push for Change at People’s Climate March

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Many enjoyed the hot, sunny day on Saturday, April 29, while the People’s Climate March surged in Washington D.C. Held on the hundredth day of President Donald Trump’s presidency, the protest voiced against the Trump administration’s many controversial environmental policies including the defunding of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). AtRead More

Students frequently pass the Science Center Pond between classes, unaware of the life within.

The Depths of the Science Center Pond

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Imagine crossing the bridge from the Lanphier Center to the Science Center. On the right side, you see several turtles sunbathing on a log; on the left, you see a giant koi splashing water in its wake. This is only a sample of the many organisms that live in theRead More

Choate Women’s Initiatives Advocate Change

April 14, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Since the 2016 presidential election, there has been a call for women’s rights across the country. Choate is no exception to this phenomenon, with several new women’s advocacy initiatives across campus including Girl Up and Like a Girl. Girl Up is an organization existent outside of Choate that supports girlsRead More

Choate Robotics Team Hardwired for Success

March 31, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Every day, one classroom on the first floor of the Lanphier Center is filled with light, conversations, and excitement. This is the Shattuck Robotics Lab, where the members of the Choate Robotics Team energetically build robots and prepare for competitions.  The Choate Robotics Team has a competition number of 6106,Read More

Faculty Sabbaticals: A Fall to Remember

Faculty Sabbaticals: A Fall to Remember

December 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Winter term has taken off, and Choate welcomes back four faculty members who have just returned from sabbatical: Ms. Carol Chen-Lin, Ms. Kate Doak, Ms. Fran O’Donoghue, and Ms. Amy Salot. What have they been up to?  Ms. Chen-Lin spent her most recent sabbatical enriching her experience as a ChineseRead More

Uber Hits Speed Bump on Campus

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

You want to go to Chick-fil-A, but it is too far away to walk. Hopeful, you check the WKND email, but there is no SAC shuttle. A few years ago, you might have had to choose a closer (and less satisfying) restaurant. Now, however, you know that you have anRead More

Photo courtesy of Lucas Ferrer

Prepped for Success: Prep 9 Students Excel at Choate

October 21, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On Thursday, October 13, Choate welcomed a group of students and families from Prep 9, an academic program that prepares promising students of color for boarding high schools, for its annual “Prep 9 Day.” Mr. Tim Bradley, the Associate Director of Admission, started the day’s proceedings by welcoming the prospectiveRead More

The Debate Council (left) and the Maiyeros (right) pose for a photo in the 1950 edition of The Brief, Choate’s yearbook.

On the Origin of Clubs and Student Activities

October 14, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Every September, the dull, grey basketball court on the side of the SAC transforms into a garden blooming with vibrant posters during Club Fair, an annual reminder of the wide breadth and depth of Choate’s clubs. But was it always this way? I went to the Archives to find out.Read More

A Brief Introduction to The Brief

May 28, 2016 at 6:31 pm 0 comments

Many students are involved in the various Choate publications: The Choate News, The Lit, High Society, and Nexus, just to name a few. However, we often forget one particular publication, which makes its appearance only once a year in late May: The Brief. Choate’s yearbook is an extraordinary 350 pages,Read More