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An American Tragedy: Why I’m Crying Over Clinton

November 18, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

I have a confession to make; I have yet to watch Hillary Clinton’s concession speech, and I don’t think I will be able to anytime soon. I know, or can guess, what she said, having read excerpts here and there. Love and accept one another; thank you for supporting me;Read More

Wallingford and White Supremacy: A History

October 7, 2016 at 6:00 am 3 comments

Recent sightings of a white-robed mannequin in Wallingford have sparked a conversation on the town’s history of and relationship with white supremacy among students and town residents alike. Of all the New England states, Connecticut — despite its small size — has witnessed some of the most intensive and variedRead More

KEC Trash: A History; A Future

KEC Trash: A History; A Future

September 18, 2016 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

A walk through the woods of the Kohler Environmental Center (KEC) often unearths unnatural specimens. A rusting red truck rests on the streambed covered in bittersweet vines, a dirty sink leans under large oak trees, an old stove crouches among the bright yellow flowers of lesser celandine, and an unwantedRead 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

Freedom, Foner, and The Fourteenth Amendment

Freedom, Foner, and The Fourteenth Amendment

April 15, 2016 at 6:00 am 0 comments

History students trudging through reading assignments or struggling to memorize a hodgepodge of dates and facts may often forget one particular beauty of the subject: its inseparable ties to reality. Two Choate students — Zemia Edmondson ’16 and Dylan Stafford ’16 — recently reminded themselves of this point by attendingRead More