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

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

The Gator

The scene outside The Bondi Junction Westfields Shopping Mall after a deadly stabbing in Sydney, Australia. The stabbing resulting in six deaths, a reminder that it is imperative to be vigilant of our surroundings.

Op-Ed: Tragedy Strikes at Bondi Junction

James Yu, Senior Journalist April 23, 2024
The Shopping center, located in Sydney, Australia, was violently disrupted last Saturday.
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Fresh produce at a local market, which is unavailable in food deserts.

Op-Ed: How to Destroy Food Deserts

Cooper Horn, Journalist April 11, 2024
Food insecurity often leads to or exacerbates the issue of 'food desert,' where healthy, affordable food options are scarce.
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Flooded warning sign on an impassable road San Martin, California.

Confront Climate Culture Complacency

Will Lawson, Journalist April 11, 2024
Warming is a global issue, and everyone needs to do their part to slow down global warming.
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Without You Matinee performance.

Review: Without You, Life Goes On

Mary Wang, Co-Managing Editor April 10, 2024
It felt as if a friend was telling us the stories of his life on-stage: but with music and some singing.
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“The Plague” Front Cover (French Version)

“The Plague” by Albert Camus: The Anatomy of Hope and Resilience

Cathy Wu, Outgoing Executive Editor March 5, 2024
By depicting the sudden outbreak of plague in the small town of Oran, Camus presented various reactions and behaviors of people in the face of disaster.
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Landmark 81, Vietnams tallest building, at night.

Exploring Vietnam Beyond Preconceptions

Cooper Horn, Journalist February 23, 2024
Pulsating with life and heritage, it struck me how misconceived Vietnam's image often is in the mainstream American narrative.
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Illustration created with Canva.

Balancing Justice and Humanity: Rethinking Nitrogen Executions

James Yu, Senior Journalist February 22, 2024
The distress caused by nitrogen execution prompts a reconsideration of its use in modern justice, urging a cautious stance.
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This mythical creature symbolizes wealth and nobility.

Welcoming the Year of the Dragons

Mary Wang, Co-Managing Editor February 6, 2024
 This mystical and powerful creature has held an irreplaceable place in Chinese culture.
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Tickets are being sold for February 29 and March 1 at 7:00 p.m., and March 2 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Graphic created on Canva.

Upper School Set to Enchant with ‘Big Fish’

Cathy Wu, Outgoing Executive Editor February 5, 2024
Tickets are being sold for February 29 and March 1 at 7:00 p.m., and March 2 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
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A Big Welcome for The Band’s Visit to Boston

A Big Welcome for ‘The Band’s Visit’ to Boston

Mary Wang, Co-Managing Editor January 10, 2024
It was a spectacular journey of quiet discovery among people of vastly different backgrounds, where everyone eventually developed a deeper connection with each other and themselves—with the most unexpected spark being music.
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Learning a new language through a non-native tongue serves as a pathway to enhance our understanding of the world, our emotions, and ourselves.

Op-Ed: Embracing French as a Third Language

Mary Wang, Co-Managing Editor January 8, 2024
Learning another language in your non-native tongue is a pathway to better our understanding ourselves.
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Elle Stangle, left of Head Coach Ian Plant, participates in a Varsity Soccer huddle.

Op-Ed: Navigating the Transition to High School

Elle Stangle, Journalist January 2, 2024
Upon entering high school, I was struck by the welcoming environment and the eagerness of others to connect with me.
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