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

The Gator

Edward Flint

Edward Flint, Managing Editor

Edward is a 10th-grader at Brimmer and in his free time enjoys hiking and playing soccer. He enjoys Journalism because it can help other people learn more about the world.

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Edward Flint spots a mouse by the lockers near Upper School Head Joshua Neudels office.

School Crumbs Together to Outsmart Mice

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
April 19, 2024
To mitigate the presence of mice and other unwelcome creatures, don't leave food unattended.
Port-Au-Prince pinned on a map of Haiti.

Op-Ed: How to Fix the “Haitian Pattern”

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
April 9, 2024
An international force needs to be dispatched to Haiti, preventing any single nation from assuming complete control.
Ukrainian boy asks to stop the war in Ukraine.

Op-Ed: Ukraine is Still a Top Priority

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
March 8, 2024
When I first heard about opposition to the Ukraine war, my mind drifted back to the Second World War.
Ryan Hurst 25 welcomes attendees to to the event with celebratory chocolate.

Happening Now: Lunar New Year Celebration

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
February 15, 2024
Mandarin language students are manning various booths, from Chinese calligraphy, traditional yo-yo, and more.
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, Managing Editor
February 14, 2024
Many fear that medical use of AI could result in errors, which human doctors would have found.
Dr. Raja-Elie Abdulnours P 29 keynote, Beyond the Classroom: The Future of AI-Augmented Learning and Work, addresses biases in how AI depicts him.

AI Takes Center Stage at Bissell Grogan Symposium

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
January 22, 2024
Dr. Raja-Elie Abdulnour P ’29 provided the keynote, "Beyond the Classroom: The Future of AI-Augmented Learning and Work."
Elias Kazin 20 and Cora Williams 20.

Ring Ceremony Continues with Recorded Speeches

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
December 13, 2023
Upper School Senate President Baden Howard '24 says that the changes allow students to speak more confidently.
The judicial hammer on the background of Trump.

Op-Ed: Trump Will Spell Disaster for America

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
November 28, 2023
We can't make this same mistake again. For America's survival, Trump can'’t become President.
Cartoon illustration of students not knowing where to find their misplaced or stolen belongings.

Reports of Missing or Stolen Items Spike

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
November 1, 2023
Students and teachers are dealing with concern as incidents of stolen or missing items increased earlier this month. 
Rubble from the earthquake in Morocco on September 8, 2023. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Op-Ed: Aid Over Disagreements

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
September 20, 2023

Morocco: A land of stunning mountains and 12th-century architecture. The history of this country dates back more than 300,000 years, where human remains and stone tools were discovered in the western...

The Statue of Liberty represents the melting pot of America through immigration. Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Immigration Stories at School

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
September 14, 2023
In April, the School hosted an assembly celebrating immigrants.
A display of past yearbooks supplied by the School.

What Happened to Desktop Publishing?

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
May 11, 2023
Waning student interest led to the publication's move away from an elective.
Police personnel stand outside the entrance to the New York Criminal Court during the arraignment of Former President Donald Trump. Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Community Reacts to Trump’s Indictment

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
April 26, 2023
The news has no precedent in American history, Government Teacher David Cutler said.
Photos courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Students, Faculty Gear Up for Worldwide Winterim Trips

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
March 3, 2023
In less than 48 hours, trips will begin in the long-awaited return to the Winterim global travel program.
Images that show destruction and damage caused by strong earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Op-Ed: Countries Must Unite To Stop Future Tragedies

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
February 20, 2023

On February 6, a massive earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 struck the city of Kahramanmaras in southeast Turkey. About 12 hours later, a second earthquake with a magnitude of 7.5 followed. Turkish and...

Artificial intelligence tools have surged in popularity among students for their ability to complete schoolwork.

Op-Ed: Will Artificial Intelligence Change Schools Forever?

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
January 30, 2023
Artificial Intelligence tools have surged in popularity among students for their ability to complete schoolwork. What will this do to education as we know it?
Maya Lownie 24 and Haripriya Mallidi 23 perform a traditional Indian dance.

Circles 19: A Coffee House Returns in the Dining Commons

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
January 19, 2023
Performances included three poetry readings, a traditional Indian dance, and an audience sing-along.

A Wintertime Hike With Outdoor Ed

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
January 13, 2023
Watch students climb a 4,051 foot mountain in the New Hampshire snow.
Poster courtesy of Michaeli.

Environmental Club to Host Laura Turner-Seydel

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
November 9, 2022
Laura Turner-Seydel, an environmental advocate, will discuss climate change.

Outdoor Ed Hikes 4,000 Foot Peak

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
November 7, 2022
Last Friday, the School’s Outdoor Ed program held its most recent trip hiking Mount Pierce.
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, Managing Editor
October 25, 2022
If Putin deployed nuclear weapons, he would break a U.N. treaty and bring more opposition to his rule.
Flooding partially submerged Sanibel Causeway in Florida. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Op-Ed: Hurricane Ian is Just the Beginning

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
October 11, 2022
With climate change and the globe’s temperature speeding up, the next hurricane could be even more severe.
Protesters placed anti-war signs along a street in Latvia. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Op-Ed: Russia Will Never Admit Defeat

Edward Flint, Managing Editor
September 22, 2022
While the Russia-Ukraine War continues, Russia fears ridicule and wants to keep its place as a world superpower.
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