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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

Sam Ravina

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Inside Shake Shake Inc.

Inside Shake Shake Inc.

March 31, 2017
The Gator interviewed Shake Shack’s Regional Director of Operations.
By Noa Schabes 17

Humanities Symposium Captivates

January 23, 2017
Doug Worthen, the director of Mindfulness Programs at the Middlesex School, engages students in discussion.
Tough Opening Loses For V. Soccer

Tough Opening Loses For V. Soccer

September 19, 2016
Both teams struggled to earn a win, even as strong play abounds.
Free Speech words beside a 3d microphone to symbolize the first amendment and freedom of expression

2016’s Lesson for the Left

May 9, 2016
Money’s true effect on politics strikes down the main argument against Citizens United.
Dr. Voegeli on the Liberal Mind

Dr. Voegeli on the Liberal Mind

April 7, 2016
Senior Editor of Claremont Institute discusses natural rights, political correctness, and the history of liberalism.
Attorney General Healey on Youth, Marriage and Marijuana

Attorney General Healey on Youth, Marriage and Marijuana

March 23, 2016
A question-and-answer with Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey
The Gator newsroom poses in front of The Boston Globe building. Photo by Noa Schabes 17

The Gator’s Big Day

February 25, 2016
With a private tour of The Boston Globe and earning another award, the newsroom had its best day yet.
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In Pelham, Community Comes Together Around Loss

January 26, 2016
Students and faculty paused classroom learning to offer support to Rupa Houndelga.
Photo purchased from BigStock.com.

State of The Gator

January 19, 2016
Editor-in-Chief Sam Ravina '17 gives an update on the newsroom's growth.
Washington DC - US Capitol Building with car lights trails foreground at night

Congressman Kennedy on Trade, Healthcare and Education

January 5, 2016
Newsmakers features a representative of the 4th district of Massachusetts, home to many Brimmer and May students.
us navy ddg 51 aegis class destroyer at sea

Lawrence Korb on Russia, China and Middle East Policies

October 28, 2015
Newsmakers presents Lawrence Korb, a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, a leading public policy think-tank.
Cartoon illustration of a colorful modern city

State Sen. Michael Barrett on Environmental Policy

July 28, 2015
Newsmakers’ presents Mass. State Senator Barrett, author of the legislation, An Act Combating Climate Change.
This was the view standing in front of the Reflection Pond during the Glen Beck Restoring Honor rally in Washington D.C. in August of 2010.

Paul Young on Political Conservative Messaging

July 15, 2015
Newsmakers presents Paul Young, a consultant with more than 30 years of experience in national politics at the highest levels.
Photo illustration from Bigstock.com.

David Carney on Political Campaign Strategy

July 2, 2015
Newsmakers presents David Carney, a nationally recognized political strategist and public relations expert.
Democrat Party and Republican Party Symbol on an American Flag Background

Renee Plummer on the State of Republican Politics

May 19, 2015
Top New Hampshire influence broker discusses her role, future of the party, and more.
Giving Hope in the Dominican Republic

Giving Hope in the Dominican Republic

April 7, 2015
“Since I was very young—and I grew up in poverty—I wanted to do something to change peoples' lives.” — Miguelina Zayas, founder and principal of the Coral School
Thomas Knox on Growth, Debt and Monetary Policy

Thomas Knox on Growth, Debt and Monetary Policy

February 23, 2015
Thomas Knox, a leading expert in currency trading, interest rates and credit products, discusses global economic challenges.
Jonathan Gruber on Healthcare Policy

Jonathan Gruber on Healthcare Policy

February 6, 2015
Former Obama administration ACA consultant discuses law's outcome.
Money and Convenience

Money and Convenience

December 4, 2014
Wages in places attracting the most migrants are typically lower than in the places those migrants come from.
The Kansas Experiment

The Kansas Experiment

November 12, 2014
In 2012, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed into law a massive tax cut—the largest any state has ever enacted. The law cut individual rates 25 percent, and repealed the tax on sole proprietorships and other “pass-through” businesses. The rate for top-earners was reduced even further, scheduled to fall from 6.45 to 3.9 percent by 2018.
Harvest Fest Celebrates Community

Harvest Fest Celebrates Community

November 3, 2014
The community enjoyed the annual Harvest Fest, which occurred Friday during a crisp, fun-filled morning. Lower school students, paired with middle and upper schoolers, also made harvest mandalas out of pine cones, leaves, and other natural materials.
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