Opinions

The Inconvenience of Special Schedules

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Starting this past school year, Choate Rosemary Hall has made several changes to the daily schedule. Along with the establishment of longer blocks, the Choate administration has also added weeks with special schedules. Whenever a school week is cut short because of long weekends, service days, vacations, and other days,Read More

Enhance the Student Council Election Process

Enhance the Student Council Election Process

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

I view the student council as the liaison between the student body and the administration — it enacts social reform aligning with the general interests and concerns of students. In general, the Choate council has proved effective in addressing the needs of our student body, having in recent years benefittedRead More

How to Navigate Junior Spring: One Senior’s Pro Tips and Advice

How to Navigate Junior Spring: One Senior’s Pro Tips and Advice

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Before a Cinderella-like dash to my dorm as the clock strikes midnight — although it’s a white Community Safety sedan rather than a horse-drawn carriage ferrying the heavy-eyed passenger — I lock the doors to the Newsroom: a forgotten room on the second floor of the Library, where it’s notRead More

SpaceX launches the Falcon Heavy rocket, the most powerful rocket in history, on February 6 at 3:45 p.m.

SPACEX Launches New Era of Innovation

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

And with an earth-shattering roar, the Falcon Heavy blasted off the platform—the very same platform NASA used to transport astronauts to the moon decades ago—and into space, cheers erupting from the spectating crowd.  The colossal rocket, designed and built by SpaceX, launched into the sky on February 6 at 3:45Read More

Iranian Protests Must Grow to Eliminate Corruption

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Since late December of 2017, sporadic protests have erupted in Iran challenging the current government. The protests are the biggest in the country since 2009, when large demonstrations sprung up over claims that the country’s presidential elections were manipulated in favor of the incumbent candidate.The current protests specifically challenge Iran’sRead More

T-100: A Message from the 111th Masthead to 2018

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

To the Class of 2018, With a mere two weeks left in the winter term and exactly 100 days left at Choate, we are on the horizon of the most glorious time in our Choate careers: Senior Spring. Our time at Choate has built up to this moment, and nowRead More

Former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter hands a document to President Donald Trump P'00.

Trump’s Praise Of Rob Porter Promotes Violence Against Women

February 16, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

On February 9, President Donald Trump P’00 praised former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter despite accusations of domestic abuse by Porter’s two ex-wives. Porter had resigned from his position just two days previously, after his former spouses, Colbie Holderness and Jennifer Willoughby, stated that they had been emotionally andRead More

My Experiences with Yuxi: A Friend from Across the Globe

February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Last year, I traveled to Shanghai, China, for the Fudan Exchange Program, and there I was welcomed with open arms by the most amazing host family. My host sister, Yang Yuxi, and I were two peas in a pod. When I found out she would be coming to Choate viaRead More

President Trump’s tariffs affect commodities such as solar panels.

Trump’s Tariffs Risk America’s Future with Asia

February 2, 2018 at 6:00 am 0 comments

President Donald Trump P’00, who campaigned on a promise to create more jobs for American workers, slapped steep tariffs on imports of solar panels and washing machines — industries mainly driven by countries in East Asia such as South Korea and China — in hopes that these tariffs, and theRead More