Letter to the Editor: Boar Pen

October 21, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

To the Editor: As the members of Boar Pen, we would like to respond to an opinion piece published two weeks ago titled “Yes, Your Hawaiian-Themed Event is Appropriative.” The article attempted to align our club with racist and appropriative behaviors, suggesting malicious intent and insensitivity of the club leaders.Read More

Letter to the Editor: Schedules

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

To the Editor: Huong Pham’s ’19 article last week discussing the School’s decision to move to a 3×70 schedule next year highlights an important and years-long decision. Over the last decade, as Choate has increasingly adopted active, learner-centered, project-based approaches to its teaching, many faculty have found the current 45-minuteRead More

Letter to the Editor

April 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 1 comment

Dear Editor, An article in last week’s edition, titled “The Perfect-Pitch Bellacantos,” included the following quote from Ms. Alysoun Kegel: “Bellacanto is not sexualized, unlike single gendered groups, and they are appreciated solely for their music. Single gendered groups are often objectified.” What she said about sexualization and objectification ofRead More

A Letter to the Class of 2016

A Letter to the Class of 2016

March 31, 2016 at 7:37 pm 1 comment

Dear Class of 2016, I remember my last moments on Choate’s campus. I was standing in the doorway of Memorial House Room 304. It was the room I had moved into my freshman year in 2010 and the room that I had spent my senior year in as a MemRead More

Letter to the Editor

March 26, 2016 at 8:01 pm 0 comments

To the Editor, I read with great interest the Editor’s Note in your September 25 issue, in which you advised the community that its newspaper would now be called The Choate News. This is an unfortunate decision which does very little to acknowledge the students who joined our community inRead More

Letter to the Editor

March 26, 2016 at 7:25 pm 0 comments

To the Editor: Last spring, around the time of my graduation from Choate, I couldn’t help but ask myself, “What is it, exactly, that makes this place so great?” Soon enough, I landed on an answer: the constant encouragement from faculty and fellow students alike to consider a situation fromRead More