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A Tale of Past Pandemics: 1918 Spanish Flu, Swine Flu, and Covid-19

A Tale of Past Pandemics: 1918 Spanish Flu, Swine Flu, and Covid-19

November 13, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

While attending Choate in the middle of a pandemic seems like a once in a lifetime event, Covid-19 is not the first pandemic to make a mark in the School’s history. In fact, the School has some experience dealing with contagious diseases such as the 1918 Spanish flu and theRead More

The Brief Is Coming to You!

The Brief Is Coming to You!

November 13, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Graphic by Rose Shen/The Choate News The sudden closure of the campus during spring term last year created unexpected challenges in nearly all facets of Choate. The student-led Yearbook Club, in particular, has encountered unprecedented limitations imposed by the global pandemic to deliver The Brief, the School’s coveted yearbook, toRead More

So You Want To Be A Choate Teacher?

So You Want To Be A Choate Teacher?

November 13, 2020 at 6:00 am 0 comments

It’s weird to think of teachers’ lives beyond their assigned homework, quizzes, and class plans. Students often forget that the people that stand before them in the classroom were once exactly in their shoes. So, driven with curiosity to figure out what led teachers to a Choate classroom, I wentRead More

This Fall, Be Your Own Hairdresser!

This Fall, Be Your Own Hairdresser!

October 30, 2020 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

In the midst of a global pandemic, when many are still stuck at home, who hasn’t thought about cutting their own hair? Especially since many hair salons and barbershops remain closed, a DIY haircut seems like a fun approach. As your hair keeps growing longer and longer, here are aRead More

Forever True Mentorship Program Offers Support to BIPOC Students

Forever True Mentorship Program Offers Support to BIPOC Students

October 30, 2020 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

Graphic by Sesame Gaetsaloe/The Choate News To help support BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, & People of Color) students through the difficulties they may encounter on campus and beyond, Rachael Lin Wheeler ’21 founded the Forever True Mentorship program this year along with other Choate alumni and current students. The program isRead More

A Conversation With Medical Director Dr. Miriam Cohen

A Conversation With Medical Director Dr. Miriam Cohen

October 30, 2020 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

Choate Medical Director Dr. Miriam Cohen has been hard at work these past few months ensuring the safety of our community as the School reopened in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. Finding an acceptable balance between a sustainable student life and adequate safety measures hasn’t been easy, but throughRead More

Whatcha Reading? Choaties’ Favorite Books

Whatcha Reading? Choaties’ Favorite Books

October 16, 2020 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

When the world’s nonstop news cycle becomes too overwhelming, sometimes all one can do is curl up with a book and escape to a faraway fictional place. This week, I caught up with avid readers here at Choate to talk about their favorite books. “The Song of Achilles, by MadelineRead More

Choate Administration and Students Help Community Members Hit Hard by Covid-19

Choate Administration and Students Help Community Members Hit Hard by Covid-19

October 16, 2020 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

These past few months, the pandemic has wreaked immense and unexpected changes in global financial dynamics. Schools and universities have been hit hard, leaving some to wonder: how has the Choate budget been affected, and as students and families have also encountered difficulties, how has Choate or its students helpedRead More

Committee on Student Activities: Friend or Foe?

Committee on Student Activities: Friend or Foe?

October 16, 2020 at 6:00 am Comments are Disabled

The Committee on Student Activities (COSA) aims to facilitate club life while executing the mission of the School.  This has led many students to view this organization as a kind of “club police,” shutting down student groups as it sees fit. In fact, COSA is not involved in many suchRead More

The Choate News

Covid-19 Update

 

Last spring, as the threat from the coronavirus pandemic escalated, Choate Rosemary Hall closed its campus and transitioned to a system of distance learning. Although many students have returned to campus this fall for in-person classes, others remain scattered across the globe. The staff of The Choate News, no matter where each member finds themself, remains committed to the vital work of gathering and reporting the news of the community it loves. This website will be the primary outlet for our reporting. We hope you will find this work valuable—and, as always, we welcome your feedback.

 

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