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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

Examining Bitcoins Environmental Impact
Examining Bitcoin's Environmental Impact
Cooper Horn, Journalist • May 28, 2024
We must be aware of the ramifications of Bitcoin.
Varsity Tennis Head Coach David Argasinski, formerly in the top 1,600 in the world, hits a backhand during a practice at the 2018 Davis Cup. Argasinski leads both the Boys and Girls tennis programs at the School.
Love-All: Mentorship Creates Winning Players
Evan Michaeli, Outgoing Editor • May 10, 2024
Players should consider themselves lucky to find a mentor like David Argasinski.
Photo illustration of a student being tempted to cheat with AI.
Editorial: Don't Use AI Humanizers to Complete Work
Gator Editorial Board (2024-2025) May 9, 2024
Don't rely on AI humanizers in place of your own original and superior work.
Editorial: Combatting Surging Antisemitism on College Campuses
Editorial: Combatting Surging Antisemitism on College Campuses
Gator Editorial Board (2023-2024) April 26, 2024
Freedom of speech does not mean freedom to threaten.

The scene outside The Bondi Junction Westfields Shopping Mall after a deadly stabbing in Sydney, Australia. The stabbing resulting in six deaths, a reminder that it is imperative to be vigilant of our surroundings.
Op-Ed: Tragedy Strikes at Bondi Junction
James Yu, Senior Journalist • April 23, 2024
The Shopping center, located in Sydney, Australia, was violently disrupted last Saturday.
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Fresh produce at a local market, which is unavailable in food deserts.
Op-Ed: How to Destroy Food Deserts
Cooper Horn, Journalist • April 11, 2024
Food insecurity often leads to or exacerbates the issue of 'food desert,' where healthy, affordable food options are scarce.
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Port-Au-Prince pinned on a map of Haiti.
Op-Ed: How to Fix the "Haitian Pattern"
Edward Flint, Co-Managing Editor • April 9, 2024
An international force needs to be dispatched to Haiti, preventing any single nation from assuming complete control.
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Ruby pipes frosting onto cupcakes. Illustration designed with Canva.
Baking My Future: How I Landed the Perfect Job
Ruby Cohen-Weinberg, Journalist • April 2, 2024
Blacker's Bakeshot is more than just something to pad my resume or college apps. It's been a huge part of my high school life.
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Ukrainian boy asks to stop the war in Ukraine.
Op-Ed: Ukraine is Still a Top Priority
Edward Flint, Co-Managing Editor • March 8, 2024
When I first heard about opposition to the Ukraine war, my mind drifted back to the Second World War.
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Adam Ondra climbing Silence, 9c.
Scaling the Limits of Human Potential: An Inspiration Story
Amelia Bowman, Editor-in-Chief • March 4, 2024
What does Adam Ondra's only ascent of the hardest rock climb in the world prove about the taxing nature of the sport?
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Illustration created with Canva.
Balancing Justice and Humanity: Rethinking Nitrogen Executions
James Yu, Senior Journalist • February 22, 2024
The distress caused by nitrogen execution prompts a reconsideration of its use in modern justice, urging a cautious stance.
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Healthcare and technology concept for artificial intelligence in medicine and clinical systems, machine and deep learning.
Op-Ed: As Technology and AI Advances, Medicine is Changing
Edward Flint, Co-Managing Editor • February 14, 2024
Many fear that medical use of AI could result in errors, which human doctors would have found.
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A hole in the plane where a door should be after an incident in the sky.
Op-Ed: Terror in the Skies
Evan Michaeli, Outgoing Editor • February 8, 2024
Twelve minutes after ascending from Oregon’s Portland International Airport, Alaska Airlines Flight 1282 experienced a system failure.
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Newton teachers and supporters rally in front of City Hall, demanding a fair contract. Hundreds showed each day of the strike.
Op-Ed: Unity Through Strength
Ruby Cohen-Weinberg, Journalist • February 8, 2024
Mayor Ruthanne Fuller could have done a lot more to support teachers, but chose to take a backseat.
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Science teacher Zoë Stublarec works one-on-one with chemistry student Stephanie Altschul 25. Ms. Z always helps me to understand content that Ive missed in class. She knows all of her students, and is really able to personalize the learning experience.
Op-Ed: Miss Z Inspires Minds, Touches Hearts
Mckinlee DePaola, Journalist • January 25, 2024
Science teacher Zoë Stublarec shines as a beacon of inspiration and warmth for her students.
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Former United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon delivers a speech at the opening ceremony.
Unlocking Model UN: Will You Fail or Fly?
Amelia Bowman, Editor-in-Chief • January 25, 2024
A guide to whether you should join Model UN and discover a transformative experience beyond the glamour of diplomacy.
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A sea of educators and supporters of the strike demonstrate in front of City Hall on Saturday. Photo courtesy of the Newton Teachers Association.
Editorial: We Support Newton Teachers
Gator Editorial Board (2023-2024) January 23, 2024
Enough is enough! It's time for Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller to stop hiding, negotiate in good faith, and do her job.
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Learning a new language through a non-native tongue serves as a pathway to enhance our understanding of the world, our emotions, and ourselves.
Op-Ed: Embracing French as a Third Language
Mary Wang, Co-Managing Editor • January 8, 2024
Learning another language in your non-native tongue is a pathway to better our understanding ourselves.
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Elle Stangle, left of Head Coach Ian Plant, participates in a Varsity Soccer huddle.
Op-Ed: Navigating the Transition to High School
Elle Stangle, Journalist • January 2, 2024
Upon entering high school, I was struck by the welcoming environment and the eagerness of others to connect with me.
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