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

Student reflecting on alternative graduation attire. Illustration by Karly Hamilton 21.

Op-Ed: In 2021, Why Are We Still Graduating in All White?

Zoe Kaplan, Associate Editor April 28, 2021
Students should be wearing something they feel comfortable and confident in, regardless of their gender or other variables.
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Movie Review: Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’

Charles McLaughlin, Senior 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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Students use Sora to access eBooks from their devices. Photo illustration by Edan Zinn 23.

Library Moves Online During COVID-19

Kate Hirschen, Culture Editor April 7, 2021
Since books cannot be physically borrowed, the School's website now includes links to new online resources.
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In Upper School classrooms, students sit at desks six feet apart.

School Moves To Full-Time In-Person Learning

Marlie Kass, Arts Editor April 5, 2021
For the first time in over a year, campus is open five days a week for Upper School classes.
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Op-Ed: Performing Theater in the Age of COVID-19

Op-Ed: Performing Theater in the Age of COVID-19

Marlie Kass, Arts Editor March 9, 2021
When I received a text from a friend nearly a year ago that, due to the worsening pandemic,Broadway had closed for the foreseeable future, it didn’t seem real.
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Music Review: Lady Gaga’s ‘Chromatica’

Kate Hirschen, Culture Editor March 9, 2021
Though Chromatica never hit the top charts, it still featured some iconic songs. 
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Tired female student at workplace in room taking nap on pile of textbooks. Sleepy brunette woman resting during education after sleepless night. Student in despair caused by exam deadline concept. Photo illustration purchased from BigStock.com.

COVID-19 Impacts Sleep Schedules

Charles McLaughlin, Senior Journalist March 9, 2021
The pandemic has impacted many people's sleep schedules.
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Poster by Michelle Xu 21.

The Show Must Go On(Line)

Marlie Kass, Arts Editor March 2, 2021
After the success of the virtual fall play, the School is venturing into digital theater yet again.
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Music Review: Ariana Grandes Positions

Music Review: Ariana Grande’s ‘Positions’

Kate Hirschen, Culture Editor February 22, 2021
I don’t think Ariana Grande's new album is terrible, but it’s not amazing either.
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A GameStop Strip Mall Location.

Op-Ed: What Happened with GameStop?

Charles McLaughlin, Senior Journalist February 18, 2021
The stock price has seen a meteoric rise and fall over the last few weeks.
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Illustration by Tyler Stephanon 24.

Op-Ed: Mental Health During COVID-19

Zoe Kaplan, Associate Editor February 16, 2021
It is incredibly important to make mental health a priority during the pandemic.
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Students socialize outside while waiting for lunch.

Students Find Safe Ways to Socialize

Kate Hirschen, Culture Editor February 9, 2021
Students here are doing their best to stay connected.
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