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A Brief Introduction to The Brief

May 28, 2016 at 6:31 pm 0 comments

Many students are involved in the various Choate publications: The Choate News, The Lit, High Society, and Nexus, just to name a few. However, we often forget one particular publication, which makes its appearance only once a year in late May: The Brief. Choate’s yearbook is an extraordinary 350 pages,Read 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

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Black Bear Meanders Across Campus, Sparks Excitement on Alumni Weekend

May 15, 2016 at 8:51 pm 0 comments

  Reflecting on the presence of the black bear yesterday morning, Chinese teacher Ms. Carol Chen-Lin said, “I’ve been here since 1997, so for 19 years, and I’ve never seen this before.” At around 8:00 a.m. Saturday morning, a black bear was spotted roaming North Main Street. The bear eventuallyRead More

Students Showcase Talent at Spring Music Recital

May 9, 2016 at 8:33 pm 0 comments

In the Seymour St. John Chapel on Sunday, April 24, 23 of Choate’s voice and piano students from all forms performed in the last Voice and Piano Student Music Recital of the year. Voice recitals have been occurring on campus for a long time. “To my knowledge, the private lessonsRead More

Choate Hosts First Annual Chinese Play

May 9, 2016 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

Choate’s very first Chinese play took place in the Gelb Theater on Friday, April 22. The production, which was around 30 minutes long and comprised 8 scenes, tells the story of a young girl, Zhu Yingtai, who disguises herself as a boy to go to school. There, she meets aRead More

Choate Debater Competes at Worlds

May 2, 2016 at 4:08 pm 0 comments

After five days of competing in the 28th annual World Individual and Public Speaking Championship (WIDPSC), Joseph Squillaro ’16 won third place in the preliminary round and ninth place in the final round of the Impromptu Speaking category. He competed with 125 other high school students from over 15 differentRead 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

Stafford ’16 and Landau ’17 Craft Nuclear Disarmament Proposal for International Conference

April 24, 2016 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

Standing before a crowd of students, professors, and politicians, Arielle Landau ’17 and Dylan Stafford ’16 delivered their successful presentation, “Nuclear Disarmament: Unseen and Unseen Threats,” at the 2016 Critical Issues Forum (CIF) in Monterey, California. The annual conference, managed by the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, tookRead More