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

The Gator

Actors rehearse a scene for the musical. Photo by Bill Jacob.

‘Nothing’s as Amazing as a Musical’: Come See ‘Something Rotten!’

Cathy Wu, Executive Editor March 1, 2023
‘Something Rotten’ is a comedic play filled with reversals that showcases how one of Shakespeare’s most renowned works, ‘Hamlet,’ came to be. 
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U.S. President Joe Biden delivers a speech at COP27 in Egypt. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Op-Ed: Global Collaboration is Key to Fight Climate Change

Mary Wang, Journalist February 24, 2023
International conferences to address climate change will continue to fail if countries still can’t prioritize worldwide interest.
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Wolfstich ‘26 performs a scene with the cast of “Peter and the Starcatcher.” Photo by Edan Zinn ‘23.

Op-Ed: Theatre is Worth the Commitment

Charlotte Wolfstitch, Journalist February 15, 2023
Although sometimes it can be stressful balancing being in a musical or play and managing high school, my cast mates and directors make it extremely enjoyable.
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A couplet written for the Year of the Tiger by Mary Wang.

Op-Ed: What to Know About Chinese New Year

Mary Wang, Journalist January 20, 2023
The Chinese Lunar New Year is coming up on January 22, but celebrations have well started days ago and families and friends are already getting ready to welcome the Year of the Rabbit. 
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Marlie Kass 23 awaits the start of the play. Photo courtesy of Kass.

‘Preludes’ by Dave Malloy is Genius in the Key of C♯ Minor

Marlie Kass, Outgoing Arts Editor January 12, 2023
Creative genius or not, it’s an extremely inspiring, and eventually comforting, journey to watch. 
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AAPI Club Presidents Hebe Qiang 23 and Madeline Hsiao 23 pose.

Fall Marks Record Number Student-Run Clubs

Giulia Laurenza, Journalist November 15, 2022
This year marks a new record for the number of student-run clubs—fourteen, which cater to diverse interests.
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Review: Cast Saves and Ruins ‘Don’t Worry Darling’

Celia Vasily-Cioffi, Journalist November 15, 2022
Other than the disappointment with Styles's performance, 'Don't Worry Darling' was an excellent movie.
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Quizlet, one of the most-downloaded apps on the App Store, now includes a paywall.

Changes to Quizlet Causes Frustration Among Students

Abby Jacobs, Journalist November 15, 2022
Students don't want to pay for the tools that were previously free. The sudden change has disrupted study habits.
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Poster courtesy of Netflix.

Op-Ed: ‘Heartstopper’ Second Season to Tackle Serious Issues

Celia Vasily-Cioffi, Journalist October 27, 2022
While most fans are excited about the next season, there could be possible triggering content for some viewers.
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