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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

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One of the few promotional posters for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, courtesy of Marvel Studios.

Op-Ed: Why Didn’t Marvel Promote ‘Shang-Chi?’

Charles McLaughlin, Journalist September 24, 2021
The film is a big step for Asian representation at Disney. Is the company still refusing to promote POC characters, even in 2021? 
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The group of eight students pose on the gator bench they constructed.

Q&A: Students Collaborate with Artists for Humanity

Charles McLaughlin, Journalist June 4, 2021
Throughout May, a group of 11th and 12th-grade students collaborated with the Boston-based nonprofit Artists for Humanity.
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Kieran Cross 23 (front) and Jack Nathanson 23 play the guitar during a rehearsal. You can tell that everyone put in the effort this year to be able to play during COVID times, and I am grateful for having it at all this year, Cross said.

Photo Essay: Band Improvises During COVID-19

Edan Zinn, Editor-in-Chief May 27, 2021
The Upper School Ensemble took on the challenge of making music despite restrictions due to the pandemic.
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Music Review: Gojiras Fortitude

Music Review: Gojira’s ‘Fortitude’

Jack Nathanson, Guest Contributor May 27, 2021
Gojira has yet to disappoint me with their metal music. "Fortitude," their latest record, is an album about standing up and being strong.
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The shows ultimate message is that at the end of the day life is not a game to be won, but a ride to be enjoyed through all its ups and downs.

‘Ride the Cyclone,’ a Musical Journey You Won’t Forget

Marlie Kass, Journalist May 26, 2021
The show reminds us that at the end of the day life is not a game to be won, but a ride to be enjoyed through all its ups and downs.
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‘Invincible’ Superhero Series Exceeds Expectations

Charles McLaughlin, Journalist May 19, 2021
I will admit that I was very hesitant to watch Invincible when it was first announced, yet its excellent production surprised me.
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Music Review: Brave Little Abacuss Just Got Back from the Discomfort

Music Review: Brave Little Abacus’s ‘Just Got Back from the Discomfort’

Kolja Westhues, Journalist May 19, 2021
The 2010 album is an amazing math-rock emo record that uses weird time signatures, wacky instruments, and satisfying dynamics.
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Poster design by Ady Jaeckel 25.

MS Musical Tackles Performing Theater During Pandemic

Marlie Kass, Journalist May 13, 2021
Tune in on May 27 at 7.pm. to watch students perform "The Show Must Go On(Line)," a show set during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
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Music Review: Revisit The Beatles Transitional Rubber Soul

Music Review: Revisit The Beatles’ Transitional ‘Rubber Soul’

Michael Young, Journalist May 12, 2021
A transitional album for The Beatles, the instrumental content has an amazing, unique sound, yet the lyrical content is outdated.
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Poster design by Hebe Qiang 23.

Student-Directed Play to Feature Philosophical Lobsters

Grace Papas, Executive Editor May 11, 2021
Marlie Kass '23 takes to the School's virtual stage with a unique two-lobster show on Friday at 7:00 p.m.
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Photo illustration purchased from BigStock.com.

Movie Review: ‘Mortal Kombat’ Bores Audiences

Charles McLaughlin, Journalist May 6, 2021
Once again, another director steps up to the plate to make a video game-inspired movie that ends up being boring and bland.
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TV Review: ‘The Legend Of Korra’ Lives Up to Predecessor

Grace Papas, Executive Editor April 23, 2021
The much-anticipated sequel to the popular "Avatar: The Last Airbender" excels in some places but lacks in others.
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