Arts and Leisure

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

The Melatones: Choate’s Newest A Capella Addition

September 29, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Inclusive. Fun. Diverse. These are the three words that Melatones co-leader Sophia Diomande ’19 used to describe Choate’s new multi-racial a capella group, which aims to specialize in performing and celebrating music composed by artists of color. “We’re a diversity group, not an affinity group,” co-leader Alice Volfson ’19 said.Read More

A Capella presidents Eben Cook ’18, Tristan Jamidar ’18, Scott Romeyn ’18, and James Rose ’18 (center).

Historic Male A Capella Groups Merge

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

There is something about the people who create melodies, harmonies, and entire ensembles only utilizing their voices that make students stop and put on hold any activity, thought, or assignment at hand. It is undeniable that a cappella is an important, if not essential, part of campus and student lifeRead More

New faculty, new classes, and new athletic offerings will enlarge Choate’s dance program this year.

Dancing to a New Rhythm

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In the past few years, Choate’s dance program has grown immensely. With each new year, the department has welcomed more and more changes. This year is no different; the advancements are expected to shift the program into a new direction of more strength and relevance. One of the biggest changesRead 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

Tess Friedman and Charlotte Craig outside of the recent SAC dance.

A LA MODE

September 22, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Choate overflows with talented high school students, often acclaimed for being a diverse and original group. Any stranger walking through our campus can recognize the various styles represented, whether they be differentiated according to nationality, interest, or any other defining trait. However, our school has a single recurring event thatRead More

Beyond the Violin: Choate’s Unsung Musicians

Beyond the Violin: Choate’s Unsung Musicians

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Here at Choate, there are many students who go unrecognized for their skills; this ranges in every aspect of school life. It is easy to forget the individuals who have honed their art on percussive instruments, keeping time and the measure of every beat. It is easy to forget theRead 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

À La Mode

May 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As my term abroad comes to a close, I feel as though I’ve seen a large majority of the trends in Beijing. Many of them do resemble the ones we have in the West, yet it’s the little and amazingly original ones that caught my eye. The permanently full subwayRead More