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Abolish Advanced Placement?

Abolish Advanced Placement?

Chardon Brooks

March 3, 2015

A case can be made for abolishing AP courses. But I think whether to offer and take AP courses is linked to a more serious question.

Home Economics: The Road to Self-Sufficiency?

Home Economics: The Road to Self-Sufficiency?

Chardon Brooks

February 12, 2015

Too many young adults don’t know how to cook, clean, shop for healthy foods, balance a checkbook, or even stamp and address a letter.

The Controversy Behind Web-Filtration

The Controversy Behind Web-Filtration

Chardon Brooks

January 13, 2015

Looking to browse Tumblr, check Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, or log into Gmail during the school day?  Well, good luck. Many schools, including ours, use Lightspeed, a Web-filtration system to monitor students' and teachers' Internet browsing.

Teacher Talks: Mrs. Goldberger

Teacher Talks: Mrs. Goldberger

Chardon Brooks

October 7, 2014

For her inaugural virtual Gator newsroom broadcast, reporter Chardon Brooks '15 chats with new Spanish teacher and Head Field Hockey Coach Mirna Goldberger. Find out about Ms. Goldberger's Argentinian roots, what she did before coming to Brimmer and May, and why she's super excited to be here. "I played Division 1 field hockey at Princeton..and in high school, our team in Argentina was the #1 team," Goldberger says.

ACL Tear: Every Athlete’s Nightmare

ACL Tear: Every Athlete’s Nightmare

Gator Staff

October 6, 2014

As a competitive athlete who grew up in this new world order, I'm a believer in performing to the best of my ability—and at the highest level of play. But since my ACL injury, I’ve acquired a new perspective on the competitive sports system for young adults. I have even begun to question whether it makes sense for young men and women to be participating at a level of play that heightens the risk of enduring such traumatic injuries.