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

The Gator

Opinion

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Op-Ed: Justice Brown Jackson’s Confirmation is Remarkable

Polly Zimmerman, Journalist June 10, 2022
As the first Black woman to be nominated and confirmed to the United States Supreme Court, Jackson shows her remarkable dedication.
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Op-Ed: The Supply Chain Crisis is Not Over

Nicholas Kozhemiakin, Journalist June 3, 2022
Electronics prices continue to fluctuate, and the pandemic continues to show adverse effects on the economy.
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Op-Ed: With Ukraine War, Gas Prices Soar

Conno Wagner, Journalist June 3, 2022
In the last two years, gas prices have slowly gotten higher and higher. In February, Russia invaded Ukraine, and gas prices skyrocketed.
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Op-Ed: Old White Men, Hands Off My Body

Sophia Bruno, Journalist June 2, 2022
I fear that it’s only a matter of time until lawmakers come after my state, buoyed by the overturn of Roe v. Wade.
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Robb Elementary School in Uvalde Texas, 2015. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Op-Ed: Action, Not Just ‘Thoughts and Prayers,’ After Uvalde Shooting

Madeleine Pogoda, Journalist May 27, 2022
We need to stop just feeling bad about gun violence—we must take action so it does not happen again.
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Op-Ed: Environmental Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Evan Michaeli, Journalist May 6, 2022
Politicians seem to push for a greener world, but their actions don’t say so.
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Leo Liu ’26, President of the Middle School Senate, speaks at Opening Convocation last September.

Guest Column: The Power of the Creative Youth

Leo Liu, Guest Contributor April 19, 2022
The world’s youth are its most creative passengers, but no one will listen to us. Together, it will become truly possible to bring the world's problems to an end.
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Op-Ed: The Troubling Legacy of Anti-Vaxxer Andrew Wakefield

Tucker Bernon, Journalist April 13, 2022
With many people still unvaccinated, we must challenge the disinformation from people like Wakefield.
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Op-Ed: Bracketology, My March Madness Obsession

Zakkai Mares-Van Praag, Journalist April 7, 2022
I love to expect the unexpected, and when something happens that even I didn’t expect, it excites me even more.
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Superstar Kyrie Irving elected not to get a COVID-19 vaccine, a decision which will not allow him to participate with the team.

Op-Ed: Athletes, Why Are You Still Unvaccinated?

Jack Malloy, Multimedia Journalist April 5, 2022
All athletes in major sports should get vaccinated, even if they aren't required to.
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Will Smith.

Op-Ed: Wow, Will Smith Slapped Chris Rock

Sophia Bruno, Journalist April 1, 2022
The 94th Academy Awards were dramatically interrupted when Will Smith stormed on stage and slapped Chris Rock.
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Op-Ed: The European Union Must Protect Ukraine

Grace Papas, Executive Editor March 16, 2022
Russia has embarked on a path of evil, but Ukraine is defending itself and won’t give up its freedom.
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