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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

The group of eight students pose on the gator bench they constructed.

Q&A: Students Collaborate with Artists for Humanity

Charles McLaughlin, Writer June 4, 2021
Throughout May, a group of 11th and 12th-grade students collaborated with the Boston-based nonprofit Artists for Humanity.
Kieran Cross '23 (front) and Jack Nathanson '23 play the guitar during a rehearsal.

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.
Music Review: Gojira's

Music Review: Gojira’s “Fortitude”

Jack Nathanson, Guest Writer 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.
The show's 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, Writer 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.
Photo illustration purchased from BigStock.com

TV Review: “Invincible” Superhero Series Exceeds Expectations

Charles McLaughlin, Writer 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.
Music Review: Brave Little Abacus's

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

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

MS Musical Tackles Performing Theater During Pandemic

Marlie Kass, Writer 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.
Music Review: Revisit The Beatles' Transitional

Music Review: Revisit The Beatles’ Transitional “Rubber Soul”

Michael Young, Writer May 12, 2021
A transitional album for The Beatles, the instrumental content has an amazing, unique sound, yet the lyrical content is outdated.
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.
Photo illustration purchased from BigStock.com.

Movie Review: “Mortal Kombat” Bores Audiences

Charles McLaughlin, Writer 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.
Photo illustration purchased from BigStock.com.

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.
Music Review: Radiohead's

Music Review: Radiohead’s “OK Computer”

Kolja Westhues, Writer April 22, 2021
This experimental masterpiece will forever have impacted all of music with its experimentation.
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