Articles by: Sirman Sachdeva '19

Campus Prepares to Transform Art Spaces

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

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

Latham in her natural habitat, the PMAC costuming room.

Behind the Curtains with Ellie Latham ’18

April 7, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Passionate, bold, and independent, Ellie Latham ’18 is the only costuming Arts Concentration student at Choate thus far, responsible for creating the magic in costumes, hair, and makeup in Choate’s fall and spring productions. After Latham’s first time costuming in Alice and Wonderland, she fell in love with costuming andRead More

Chatting with Kaufman ’10; A Knitting Wonder

Chatting with Kaufman ’10; A Knitting Wonder

February 24, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Caroline Kaufman ’10, a textile designer based in Brooklyn, has recently made the Anthropology catalog with her knitwear designs.  A graduate from the Fashion Design program at the Pratt Institute, Kaufman has been working with Anthropology in knitwear, “I have loved working with them over the past few years becauseRead More

Hamilton Chicago’s Familiar Addition: Jin Ha ’08

Hamilton Chicago’s Familiar Addition: Jin Ha ’08

January 20, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Walking around Choate’s campus, hearing the soundtrack of Hamilton: An American Musical being played, sung, or discussed is not a rare occurrence. The show has been a success both in New York and in Chicago, as well as among members of the Choate community, so we are lucky to callRead More

Clothed in blue robes, choral students perform for an excited audience.. Andrew Garver / The Choate News.

Lessons and Carols Bolsters Holiday Cheer

December 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The three weeks in between Thanksgiving and Christmas break at Choate are filled with excitement and stress, but holiday traditions such as Holiday Ball and Tiz the Season prevail. Lessons and Carols is one such Choate tradition. This old custom began in Truro Cathedral in 19th century. However, Choate usesRead More

Photo by Audrey Powell/The Choate News

Marimba Markowitz ’17

October 14, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

It takes a lot of courage to play an original piece in front of the entire Choate student body. Sam Markowitz ’17, who you might remember from his outstanding performance on the marimba at the last all-school meeting, is not only a percussionist in the jazz band, orchestra, and windRead More