Articles by: Tommy Wachtell '19

Students sit on the Memorial House steps after the chairs, key social components, disappeared.

More Questions Than Answers in School’s Abrupt Removal of Memorial House Adirondack Chairs

October 28, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

There has been much speculation regarding why the Adirondack chairs that used to sit at the top of the Memorial House steps were gone at the beginning of the school year. Head of House Mr. Yaser Robles explained, “During the first month or so of the term they were hereRead More

Money or Morals? Students Debate Divestment Petition

May 27, 2016 at 6:20 am 0 comments

When asked about the motivation for the divestment petition that has garnered hundreds of signatures from the student body, Cecilia Katzenstein ’16 said, “We see a discrepancy between Choate’s statement on sustainability and investing eight to nine percent of our endowment into fossil fuels, which has clearly been proven toRead More

Owners hope to open a new McDonald’s very soon.

Fall of the Golden Arches

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The recent demolition of the McDonald’s on Route 5 at the base of Cedar Lane, a major food run destination for Choaties, has impacted the community greatly. Engineer John Thompson is charged with rebuilding a smaller McDonald’s with no play area. Before the construction began, the consistent McDonald’s customer DirectorRead More