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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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One of the few promotional posters for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, courtesy of Marvel Studios.
Op-Ed: Why Didn't Marvel Promote 'Shang-Chi?'
Charles McLaughlin, Journalist • September 24, 2021
The film is a big step for Asian representation at Disney. Is the company still refusing to promote POC characters, even in 2021? 
The group of eight students pose on the gator bench they constructed.
Q&A: Students Collaborate with Artists for Humanity
Charles McLaughlin, Journalist • June 4, 2021
Throughout May, a group of 11th and 12th-grade students collaborated with the Boston-based nonprofit Artists for Humanity.
Kieran Cross 23 (front) and Jack Nathanson 23 play the guitar during a rehearsal. You can tell that everyone put in the effort this year to be able to play during COVID times, and I am grateful for having it at all this year, Cross said.
Photo Essay: Band Improvises During COVID-19
Edan Zinn, Editor-in-Chief • May 27, 2021
The Upper School Ensemble took on the challenge of making music despite restrictions due to the pandemic.
Music Review: Gojiras Fortitude
Music Review: Gojira's 'Fortitude'
Jack Nathanson, Guest Contributor • May 27, 2021
Gojira has yet to disappoint me with their metal music. "Fortitude," their latest record, is an album about standing up and being strong.
The shows ultimate message is that at the end of the day life is not a game to be won, but a ride to be enjoyed through all its ups and downs.
'Ride the Cyclone,' a Musical Journey You Won't Forget
Marlie Kass, Journalist • May 26, 2021
The show reminds us that at the end of the day life is not a game to be won, but a ride to be enjoyed through all its ups and downs.
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'Invincible' Superhero Series Exceeds Expectations
Charles McLaughlin, Journalist • May 19, 2021
I will admit that I was very hesitant to watch Invincible when it was first announced, yet its excellent production surprised me.
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Music Review: Brave Little Abacuss Just Got Back from the Discomfort
Music Review: Brave Little Abacus's 'Just Got Back from the Discomfort'
Kolja Westhues, Journalist • May 19, 2021
The 2010 album is an amazing math-rock emo record that uses weird time signatures, wacky instruments, and satisfying dynamics.
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Poster design by Ady Jaeckel 25.
MS Musical Tackles Performing Theater During Pandemic
Marlie Kass, Journalist • May 13, 2021
Tune in on May 27 at 7.pm. to watch students perform "The Show Must Go On(Line)," a show set during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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Music Review: Revisit The Beatles Transitional Rubber Soul
Music Review: Revisit The Beatles' Transitional 'Rubber Soul'
Michael Young, Journalist • May 12, 2021
A transitional album for The Beatles, the instrumental content has an amazing, unique sound, yet the lyrical content is outdated.
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Poster design by Hebe Qiang 23.
Student-Directed Play to Feature Philosophical Lobsters
Grace Papas, Executive Editor • May 11, 2021
Marlie Kass '23 takes to the School's virtual stage with a unique two-lobster show on Friday at 7:00 p.m.
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Movie Review: 'Mortal Kombat' Bores Audiences
Charles McLaughlin, Journalist • May 6, 2021
Once again, another director steps up to the plate to make a video game-inspired movie that ends up being boring and bland.
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TV Review: 'The Legend Of Korra' Lives Up to Predecessor
Grace Papas, Executive Editor • April 23, 2021
The much-anticipated sequel to the popular "Avatar: The Last Airbender" excels in some places but lacks in others.
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Music Review: Radioheads OK Computer
Music Review: Radiohead's 'OK Computer'
Kolja Westhues, Journalist • April 22, 2021
This experimental masterpiece will forever have impacted all of music with its experimentation.
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Music Review: The Beatles White Album
Music Review: The Beatles' 'White Album'
Michael Young, Journalist • April 21, 2021
With its complex, rich, and revolutionary sound, the album has earned its place in history.
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Movie Review: Zack Snyder's 'Justice League'
Charles McLaughlin, Journalist • April 8, 2021
Despite all this criticism, there is something that still draws me in about this special cut, which fans made possible.
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TV Review: 'Avatar, The Last Airbender' Excites
Grace Papas, Executive Editor • April 8, 2021
Filled with emotion, exciting fight scenes, humor, and lovable characters, this is a show worth watching.
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Though playful at its core, fashion largely serves as an empowering tool. How you dress is a powerful communication tool, and a simple change in clothing might end up transforming your life.
Op-Ed: Empowerment Through Attire
Natalie Kozhemiakin, Editor-in-Chief • April 7, 2021
Though playful at its core, fashion largely serves as an empowering tool. How you dress is a powerful communication tool to transform your life.
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Photo illustration by Edan Zinn 23.
Q&A: Singer-Songwriter Hannah Liwerant '22
Elisabeth Fitzgerald, Guest Writer • April 5, 2021
The 11th grader has already released two songs and is working on releasing more soon.
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Scarlet Witch cartoon by Ava Lockhart 21.
Comic: Scarlet Witch
Ava Lockhart, Writer • March 12, 2021
How far will you go for Scarlet Witch?
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