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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

Alison Rimas 23 serves it up during a practice scrimmage.

New Sport Spotlight: Varsity Volleyball

Brian Gamble, Managing Editor September 29, 2022
As the fall athletic season begins, some students find Girls’ Volleyball to be a surprising new addition to the School’s sports offerings.
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Poster courtesy of Marvel Studios.

Movie Review: ‘Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’

Tucker Bernon, Journalist May 31, 2022
Marvel's newest movie is the perfect addition to the Dr. Strange family.
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‘Moon Knight’ Attempts at Marvel Subversion

Charles McLaughlin, Senior Journalist May 23, 2022

It is extremely tired at this point to describe any new piece of superhero media as “great if you are sick of the genre,” and Moon Knight is certainly of a piece with that late genre attempts at subversion.  To...

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Lucie Shimomura 28, a 7th-grade athlete, plays a varsity lacrosse game against The Waring School.

Middle School Athletes Complete Varsity Rosters

Brian Gamble, Managing Editor April 26, 2022
While the School has fielded teams this way before, this year has brought attention to the teams' untraditional makeup.
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IRVINE, CALIFORNIA - 23 SEPT 2021: A large assortment of fun size candy bars for Halloween.

Culture: What Snacks Do Gator Staffers Run On?

Martin Maynard, Journalist April 14, 2022
Check out what Gator snacks and special treats our writers enjoy the most.
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Op-Ed: The Troubling Legacy of Anti-Vaxxer Andrew Wakefield

Tucker Bernon, Journalist April 13, 2022
With many people still unvaccinated, we must challenge the disinformation from people like Wakefield.
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Poster Credit: Warner Bros. Studios

Movie Review: ‘The Batman’

Charles McLaughlin, Senior Journalist April 1, 2022
Earlier this month, DC Films put out the best Batman story to grace the big screen in recent memory.
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The New England Aquarium is located on the Central Wharf in Boston, Massachusetts.

Before Spring Break, School Gears Up for Exploration Week

Martin Maynard, Journalist March 9, 2022
Friday, the Upper School will go to the Natick Mall for Level 99, an "escape room-esque" experience.
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Poster courtesy of Adult Swim.

TV Review: ‘Smiling Friends’ on Adult Swim

Charles McLaughlin, Senior Journalist March 3, 2022
'Smiling Friends' is a much-needed return to form for a lost era of Adult Swim shows.
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The Varsity I Boys Basketball Team.

Varsity I Boys Basketball One Win Away From Historic Season

Brian Gamble, Managing Editor February 18, 2022
The Varsity I Boys Basketball team is on the precipice of breaking the record for the most wins in one season.
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Digital illustration by Martin Maynard 22.

Op-Ed: Martin’s ‘The Gator Eats’

Martin Maynard, Journalist February 11, 2022
These four meals represent the high quality of our lunches at the School.
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Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.

TV Review: ‘Peacemaker’ Represents the Best Parts of Superhero TV

Tucker Bernon, Journalist February 8, 2022
The comedy is on point, and the tone is razor-sharp. It can be very serious in one scene and completely comedic in the next.
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