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Government Oversteps in Seeking iPhone Hack

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

By now we’ve all heard about the FBI-Apple legal battle that brought the question of balancing the issues of national security and civilian privacy to the forefront of the public agenda. The FBI toppled a delicate balance when it sought to unnecessarily compromise public privacy by demanding Apple to notRead More

Should USA Follow California’s $15 Minimum Wage: For

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

In the United States, over forty million people live in poverty, struggling to support themselves and their families with extremely low wages. In light of this fact, California is set to increase the minimum wage to $15, although the federal minimum wage remains at only $7.25. The initiatives taken byRead More

Owners hope to open a new McDonald’s very soon.

Fall of the Golden Arches

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

The recent demolition of the McDonald’s on Route 5 at the base of Cedar Lane, a major food run destination for Choaties, has impacted the community greatly. Engineer John Thompson is charged with rebuilding a smaller McDonald’s with no play area. Before the construction began, the consistent McDonald’s customer DirectorRead More

Our Dining Hall, Divided

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 1 comment

By the end of spring term, many Choate students — especially seniors — come to the regrettable realization that they have failed to establish relationships with individuals outside of their friend groups. After our first, maybe second year at Choate, we know who our friends are. Cliques are clearly definedRead More

Eat-About Wallingford: Center Street Luncheonette

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Throughout my two years at Choate, I have learned one thing: Wallingford is full of surprises. Making your way down the main drags of the bustling town, you may not find five-star bites to eat, but in a select spot, five-star heart and soul is waiting to be discovered. I’mRead More

Out of a dozen rising seniors who ran for positions on the Judicial Committee, the four candidates with the most votes were selected.

Students Elect New JC

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Elections for the  Judicial  Committee  (JC) followed speeches  by  the  candidates on Wednesday,  March  30.    Shrenik  Agrawal ’17,  Mohammed  Memfis ’17,  Antigone  Ntagkounakis ’17, Olivia  van  den  Born ’17,  Josephine  Mah ’18,  Julian  Yau ’18,  Sophie  Mars ’19,  and  Robert  May ’19  will now serve as the school’s JCRead More

The Perfect-Pitch Bellacantos

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Wander into the Paul Mellon Arts Center gallery on Monday, Friday, or Sunday night, and you will find a group of students singing and harmonizing to ever-catchy songs. A group of boys and girls sway to modern and classical tunes, radiating passion, energy, and enthusiasm for music. Meet Bellacanto, Choate’sRead More

Outside the Bubble: Off-Campus Sports

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Choate is a time-consuming place, there’s no doubt about it. However, the Choate grind just isn’t enough for some students; despite bountiful time commitments, a special group of athletes on campus finds time to play for club and town teams outside of school. Some of these students are committed toRead More

New Scholarship Offered to Japanese Students

April 8, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Though the student body is comprised of approximately 17% international students, Choate enrolls only five students from Japan. However, this number may change as starting next fall, the school will grant Murata U.S.-Japan Scholarships to Japanese international students. This scholarship, funded by the generosity of alumnus Takashi Murata ’93, willRead More