Articles by: Sirman Sachdeva '19

Krystal McCook ’20 and Medina Purefoy-Craig ’20, communications officer and junior editor, respectively, of Misstique, a magazine that allows women to share their views on feminism.

Misstique Magazine LAUNCHES

December 15, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  The shocking statistic that every woman makes 80 cents to a man’s dollar in the United States shows the stark inequality that still exists. In regards to women’s voice through publications, Abi Drummond ’18 felt that gender inequality existed for females at Choate. And instead of accepting the problem,Read More

Annika Chang-boeckman ’19 stuns at Singing recital

November 17, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Throughout a student’s time at Choate, it would be almost impossible to not either perform or attend a musical performance. This past Sunday, extremely talented Choate students participated in the Piano and Voice Recital in the Chapel to singing music from a broad range of styles, genres, and languages. ForRead More

The Theater of the Oppressed hosted a workshop at Choate on Sunday, October 8.

Theater of the Oppressed Comes to Choate

October 20, 2017 at 6:01 am 0 comments

While many would look at the colossal and daunting condition of New York City’s housing crisis with defeat, Theatre of the Oppressed NYC, a group of actors from Brooklyn, responded in a an inspiring way —by creating and performing a new play, Apartment Complex. Theatre of the Oppressed is aRead More

The Wisdom House Retreat Center in Litchfield, CT, was a center for inspiration and activity for Chamber Chorus.

Working in Harmony: Chamber Chorus Retreats to Wisdom House

October 6, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  The vast amount of talent at Choate, specifically in the arts, is not a secret to anybody in the community. One example of this is the Chamber Chorus, a choral group for which members must audition. The group not only performs for the Choate community, but also travels internationally.Read More

This year, many Emmy Awards went to shows that revolve around women, like “The Handmaid’s Tale.”

A Win for Actors, A Win for Society

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The Emmy Awards flashed across television screens on September 17, and the underdogs prevailed and crushed records left and right. Women, people of color, and the LGBTQ community of actors finally received recognition at the award ceremony. How ironic yet beautiful it is that progress has been made in theRead More

Campus Prepares to Transform Art Spaces

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 1 comment

Students at Choate are fortunate enough to be able to have an extraordinary building like the new St. John Hall Student Center. Yet, many still look to the future and ask, “What’s next?” Currently, Choate’s arts building, the Paul Mellon Arts Center, designed by a world-renowned architect I.M. Pei, servesRead More

Taking a Stand against Sexism in the Music Industry

Taking a Stand against Sexism in the Music Industry

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

  Music is one of most powerful tools in the world. It can influence people’s minds, resonate with them, and inspire hope, peacefulness, energy, and happiness. Unfortunately, in today’s society, that power has been abused. We have become desensitized to the objectifying nature that today’s top hits entail.  In today’sRead More

The Beauty Industry’s Ugly Truth

The Beauty Industry’s Ugly Truth

May 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The self-esteem of a person is largely influenced by social media and, more specifically, the modeling industry. As a teenage girl growing up in a society where beauty is considered to be tall, blonde, and thin, my self-esteem has been largely impacted my entire life based on what society callsRead More

Dutchin’s passion for singing and acting will continue at Northwestern.

Senior Recital: Kaitlyn Dutchin ’17

April 21, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Kaitlyn Dutchin ’17 amazed yet another crowd  on Sunday, April 9, at her Senior Recital. Dutchin sang an array of musical theater songs, as well as a duet with Stephen Ankoue ’17. Dutchin proved her talent once again through her impeccable acting and beautiful voice. “I really just wanted toRead More