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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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Review: ‘The Menu’ Serves Up Horror with a Twist

Amelia Bowman, Incoming Editor-in-Chief January 11, 2023
The Menu was one of the most shockingly brilliant horror films I’ve ever seen, making it my second favorite movie of 2022.
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An ambulance arrives at a football game. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Op-Ed: Life Is Bigger Than Sports

Evan Michaeli, Incoming Executive Editor January 4, 2023
Monday night’s crucial game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Buffalo Bills came to an abrupt halt after Bills’ safety Damar Hamlin collapsed on the field.
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(L-R) Brimmer students Emma Hastings ’19, Jack Donnelly ’18, Abigail Mynahan ’19, Chloe Cochener ’19, Hannah Ahearn ’20, and Sarah Dean ’20 in front of the Casa Rosada. Photo courtesy of Abigail Mynahan ’19.

Northlands Exchange Program Returns Following Travel Hiatus

Amelia Bowman, Incoming Editor-in-Chief December 8, 2022
The summer of 2023 marks the first time that the administration is reinstating the exchange program after the pandemic.
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Just Stop Oil protestors threw soup onto a $110 million painting by Vincent Van Gough.

Op-Ed: We Need Climate Legislation, Not Distraction

Evan Michaeli, Incoming Executive Editor November 28, 2022
Wreckage is not the way to show our frustrations. Legislation is the answer to climate change.
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The Upper School band performs during the event.

Sun Shines for Harvest Fest

Evan Michaeli, Incoming Executive Editor November 4, 2022
On a sunny day last Friday, the School congregated on the field to celebrate autumn.
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Op-Ed: Where Do Black Cats Get Their Bad Reputation?

Op-Ed: Where Do Black Cats Get Their Bad Reputation?

Meera Gandhi, Journalist October 29, 2022
If you are a black cat owner, ensure you keep your cat safe during during Halloween season.
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Ted Turner and Evan Michaeli pose in Newport, RI. Photo courtesy of Michaeli

Op-Ed: A Letter to Ted Turner, CNN Founder

Evan Michaeli, Incoming Executive Editor October 26, 2022
After meeting the founder of CNN, one of my greatest inspirations, I decided to pen an open letter of gratitude to him.
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Movie Review: ‘Smile’ Kept Me On The Edge Of My Seat

Amelia Bowman, Incoming Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2022
When the credits rolled and the lights came back on in the theater, I found myself glued to my seat.
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Op-Ed: The Jewish High Holidays During COVID-19

Op-Ed: The Jewish High Holidays During COVID-19

Amelia Bowman, Incoming Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2022
For the past two years, due to COVID, my family has abstained from going to Temple during the holidays. Last year, we didn’t celebrate at all.
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Emily Whitten

New Staff Profile: Emily Whitten, Admissions Counselor

William Apen, Journalist October 24, 2022
The Gator recently sat down with new admissions member, Emily Whitten, to learn more about her experience, and what her aspirations are for her time at the School.
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Fans display their rally squirrels in Saint Louis. Photo courtesy of WikimediaCommons.

Op-Ed: Top 5 Animal Encounters in Baseball

Evan Michaeli, Incoming Executive Editor October 17, 2022
In honor of the goose that flew onto the field during a recent Dodgers game, I wanted to share my top five animal encounters in professional baseball.
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Most students in Joe Iulianos International Relations class do not wear masks.

As COVID Spikes, Most Remain Maskless

Amelia Bowman, Incoming Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2022
While there is “no cause for panic,” School Nurse Beth Escobar says, community members continue to test positive.
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