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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

Opinion

A young Esports participant competes in Chinas Summer League of Legends playoff.

Op-Ed: As ESports Booms, Opportunity Looms

Phillip Lull, Guest Writer November 29, 2022
Pay attention to this new growing industry, which presents career and educational opportunities to students like us.
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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, Senior Journalist November 28, 2022
Wreckage is not the way to show our frustrations. Legislation is the answer to climate change.
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Maura Healey poses during her 2013 campaign for Massachusetts Attorney General.

Op-Ed: Governor-Elect Healey’s Win Makes State History

Amelia Bowman, Senior Journalist November 23, 2022
The progressive has left a mark as attorney general, and she seems poised to continue doing so as the commonwealth's new governor.
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Papas sports signature jersey in front of net. Photo provided by Papas.

Op-Ed: Outgoing Goalie Reflects on Final Season

Grace Papas, Executive Editor November 17, 2022
My high school career was full of accomplishment, growth, and amazing teammates.
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J. K. Rowling has been the source of recent controversy for her comments on gender identity.

Op-Ed: You Can’t Separate the Art from the Artist

Madeleine Pogoda, Senior Journalist October 31, 2022
If you consume art or content from a problematic person, understand what they did wrong and hold them accountable for it.
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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, Senior Journalist 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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Op-Ed: The Jewish High Holidays During COVID-19

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

Amelia Bowman, Senior Journalist 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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Protests across Europe, including this one in Estonia, have erupted in response to the Russia-Ukraine War. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Op-Ed: Will Putin Use Nuclear Weapons in Russia-Ukraine War?

Edward Flint, Journalist October 25, 2022
If Putin deployed nuclear weapons, he would break a U.N. treaty and bring more opposition to his rule.
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West performs at the Museum of Modern Art in 2011. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Op-Ed: Kanye West’s Antisemitism Makes Headlines

Madeleine Pogoda, Senior Journalist October 24, 2022
West's antisemitism is incredibly dangerous, considering the size and scope of his dedicated fanbase.
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Brookline, MA, USA - AUG. 1, 2018: Boston Metro MBTA Kinki Sharyo Type 7 Green Line at Coolidge Corner station on Beacon Street, Brookline, Massachusetts MA, USA.

Op-Ed: Buses Don’t Solve MBTA’s Woes

Chloe Rose Scolnick, Journalist October 23, 2022
I waited for about 20-minutes, as the freezing wind blew down the nearby "wait here” sign.
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Flooding partially submerged Sanibel Causeway in Florida. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Op-Ed: Hurricane Ian is Just the Beginning

Edward Flint, Journalist October 11, 2022
With climate change and the globe’s temperature speeding up, the next hurricane could be even more severe.
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Op-Ed: Womens Rights Still Horrific in Afghanistan

Op-Ed: Women’s Rights Still Horrific in Afghanistan

Sophia Bruno, Journalist October 7, 2022
Women are barred from attending school, or even venturing out in public without a male chaperone.
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