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The Gator

The student news site of Brimmer and May School | Chestnut Hill, MA

The Gator

The student news site of Brimmer and May School | Chestnut Hill, MA

The Gator

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Me playing soccer during my sophomore year.
Op-Ed: Outgoing Editor-in-Chief Reflects on Life's Transitions
Karly Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief • May 7, 2021
My time at Brimmer has made me who I am today.
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Upper School History Teacher Ted Barker-Hook gives a lesson on The New York Times.
Curriculum Modified During COVID-19
Nico Jaffer, Journalist • April 27, 2021
Educators have had to adapt to various challenges during COVID-19, including teaching in-person and concurrently.
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Gator file photo.
Community Members Reflect on Pandemic
Nico Jaffer, Journalist • April 12, 2021
While safety protocols are still being enforced, campus is starting to return to normal.
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Community members attended a protest on Saturday. Photo courtesy of Helen Du.
Op-Ed: Stop Asian Hate, Because Hate is a Virus Too
Helen Chu, Journalist • April 2, 2021
Racial discrimination cannot be tolerated, and the normalization of hate crimes in the era of this pandemic is even more outrageous.
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Newsroom Reflects on COVID-19
Newsroom Reflects on COVID-19
Gator Staff March 12, 2021
The Gator staff share what they are grateful for a year into the pandemic.
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Student working in the Maker Space. Gator file photo.
Diploma Programs Adapt to COVID-19 Restrictions
Brian Gamble, Senior Journalist • March 11, 2021
As the pandemic continues to impact School, signature programs have been forced to get creative while abiding by safety restrictions.
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The pandemic has made academic planning more difficult for students and faculty. Photo illustration by Edan Zinn 23.
COVID-19 Impacts Students' Future Decisions
Brian Gamble, Senior Journalist • February 16, 2021
The pandemic has made it increasingly difficult for students to plan for the future.
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Natalie Kozhemiakin 23 washes her hands before entering the Chase Building.
Community Reflects on Safety Protocols
Nico Jaffer, Journalist • February 2, 2021
Mask-wearing and hand-washing are now a part of people's everyday routines.
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Kozhemiakin has been dancing since age four. Photo courtesy of Michal Kathleen.
Op-Ed: Breaking The Ballet Body Taboo
Natalie Kozhemiakin, Editor-in-Chief • January 13, 2021
The notorious ideals of the ballet world are everywhere you go, and there is an unhealthy standard of a skeletal figure that encapsulates its culture.
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College counseling class in 2019. Classes look different this year with social distancing in place and some students learning remotely.
College Counseling Adapts to COVID-19
Karly Hamilton, Editor-in-Chief • December 15, 2020
Both the class and application process have faced changes this year.
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Gator file photo.
Students Share Thoughts on COVID-19 Testing
Nico Jaffer, Journalist • November 20, 2020
Students share their take on being tested.
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Kyrell Luc 21 signs on to play D-1 basketball with Holy Cross. Photo by Nicole DeCesare.
COVID-19 Impacts Recruitment for College Sports
Brian Gamble, Senior Journalist • November 16, 2020
With a low likelihood of team sports competing as usual, recruitment will look different this year.
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Illustration by Edan Zinn 23.
Q&A: Teachers on Hybrid Learning
Zoe Kaplan, Associate Editor • November 11, 2020
Teachers share their thoughts on the new learning environment.
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Illustration by Edan Zinn 23.
Q&A: Students Weigh in on School Responses to COVID-19
Grace Papas, Executive Editor • November 10, 2020
The Gator interviewed students from public and private schools in New England on their experiences during the pandemic.
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Black Lives Matter and Pride apparel for sale. Digital Illustration by Edan Zinn 23.
Op-Ed: Fight Like an Activist, Not a Consumer
Edan Zinn, Editor-in-Chief • November 10, 2020
Activism does not require buying material goods to show support.
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