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Is the Syrian Conflict Devolving Into a Proxy War?

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Hundreds of Syrians are being killed each week as bombs, missiles, and gunfire continue to rain on both fighters and civilians in the midst of a brutal civil war. Both the United States and Russia are involved in the conflict, actively pursuing imperious goals in the region. In order toRead More

Wells Fargo Unapologetic and Uncaring After Scandal

Wells Fargo Unapologetic and Uncaring After Scandal

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Since its inception in 1852, Wells Fargo has been the banking hub for average Americans. The enterprise has provided dependable financial services for generations, often being recognized for three key attributes: loyalty, ardor, and honesty. After the recent revelation of the Wells Fargo “phony account” scandal, this is definitely noRead More

Choate’s Response to the KKK Mannequin Inadequate

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

How the School’s hesitance to discuss the discovery left students feeling unsafe On Saturday, September 24, residents notified the police of a mannequin dressed in Ku Klux Klan regalia near Route 5, only about a mile away from Choate’s campus. The mannequin has since been removed, and investigations to discoverRead 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

Lying, Sexism, and Man-terrupting in the Debate

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Donald Trump has proved himself unfit for the office of the presidency innumerable times throughout the 2016 campaign season, and his most damning performance yet was the first presidential debate. In the short span of ninety minutes, Trump managed to further cement his reputation as a blustering demagogue, compulsive liar,Read More

Snapchat Sets Sights on Spectacular Spectacles

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In a world in which wearable technology has become the future, Snapchat is the newest company to upgrade its product to this form. Snapchat is set to launch their Snapchat Spectacles sometime toward the end of 2016.  Snapchat, a form of social media that involves taking pictures and sending themRead More

Plays Open Dialogue on Sexual Assault

September 30, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

As I’ve spent my time at Choate, I, like so many, have danced the silent dance of perpetuating sexual assault. I begin the dance by jamming thick, heavy earplugs into my ears. This layer of padding silences the deafening noise of sexual assault that pervade my surroundings. “I’m a feminist,”Read More

Kneeling Down to Take a Stand

September 30, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

From as early as elementary school, American children are taught to stand for the national anthem. Placing a hand over one’s heart and bowing one’s head have long been synonymous with showing respect for the American flag and demonstrating that one agrees with what it and the United States standRead More

Sec. Hillary Clinton and Mr. Donald Trump square off at Hofstra University for the first general election debate in the 2016 presidential race.

Clinton and Trump Face Double Standards

September 30, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Donald Trump is a walking scandal. Not a day goes by without him spouting some blatant falsehood or offensive comment, and he has no political experience to compensate for it. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton is a dedicated politician. She has devoted her life to hard work and public service, and isRead More