Articles by: Varshini Kumar '17

Carr and Curtis Seek Continued Progress on Strategic Plan

October 21, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

With a limited number of school days, special programs, and trustee meetings, Choate faces an ongoing issue of priority; the community constantly grapples with what topic, action, or event is most relevant each year. Often, the answer is dictated by the actions of the administration, led by Dr. Alex Curtis,Read More

Two Strangers, Ten Minutes, One question

September 30, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Varshini Kumar ’17, a four-year senior from League City, TX, and Edward Rakphongphairoj ’17, a three-year senior from Bangkok, Thailand, had never spoken before when they sat down together in a Lanphier Center study room a few weeks ago. They were given one issue to discuss. Here is an abridgedRead More

A Celebration of Mr. Tom Hill

A Celebration of Mr. Tom Hill

June 2, 2016 at 7:13 am 0 comments

Reflecting on his job as an overseer of the dining hall the day before his retirement from Choate, Mr. Tom Hill said, “Every day, it astounds me how many good things I see. Sometimes I see someone stopping to help when a child drops and breaks a plate. Or IRead More

Vermont Politician Matt Dunne ’88 Speaks on the Impact of Internet

May 2, 2016 at 4:07 pm 0 comments

Politician Mr. Matt Dunne ’88 served as the annual Adlai E. Stevenson II Lecturer with his speech entitled “Democracy in the Internet Age” on Tuesday, April 26. The Adlai E Stevenson II ’18 Fellowship annually honors its namesake by bringing a strong political or humanitarian figure to campus for aRead More

Health Center Wait Times Cause Concern

Health Center Wait Times Cause Concern

March 26, 2016 at 11:56 pm 0 comments

It has never seemed likely that every student at Choate who gets sick will hear, within minutes of arriving at the Pratt Health Center, “How can we help you today?”, yet over the past several weeks wait times for patients have grown to lengths that most consider unreasonable. Some students,Read More

Despite Recent Attacks, Paris Study Abroad Program to Run as Planned

Despite Recent Attacks, Paris Study Abroad Program to Run as Planned

March 26, 2016 at 8:58 pm 0 comments

The Paris terrorist attacks in November that killed 130 people have raised concerns in the student body about the continuation of Choate’s winter term abroad program in Paris. However, Choate’s administration has issued the final verdict: the program is scheduled to proceed as planned. A group of senior officers ultimatelyRead More

Campus Doctor Begins Tenure

Campus Doctor Begins Tenure

March 26, 2016 at 7:11 pm 0 comments

With a wave of sickness circulating campus, it may not be long until you make a visit to the Health Center; when you’re there, you might meet Dr. Christopher Diamond, the new Director of the Health Center. Dr. Diamond, who was welcomed to the school at the September 16 all-schoolRead More