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Inside the EFX Lab

Inside the EFX Lab

James Yae ’23 March 26, 2021

Walking through the first floor of the Griswold Science Building, it is hard not to be impressed by the EFX Lab’s brightly-lit space and floor-to-ceiling windows. Since 2017, the EFX Lab has served...

Artist of the Issue: Felix Bao ’21

Artist of the Issue: Felix Bao ’21

Isabella Wei '23, Contributing Writer March 26, 2021

Felix Bao ’21, a four-year Senior, is a member of the Hotchkiss Drama Association (HDA), Discipline Committee representative for the Class of 2021, proctor, and co-captain of the boys Varsity Cross Country...

Walker Auditorium under renovation

Walker Auditorium Receives Infrastructure Upgrades

Tarapu Pyo '24, Contributing Writer March 26, 2021

For the past six decades, Walker Auditorium has served as a gathering place for community events such as All-School meetings, guest speaker presentations, Hotchkiss Dramatic Association (HDA) productions,...

Arts Opinion: It’s Time to Stop Watching the Golden Globes… FOREVER

Luke Gardiner ’21, Contributing Writer March 11, 2021

On February 28, I watched the last Golden Globes of my life. Many people (at least in this community) are aware of the racism and lack of representation in Hollywood, reflected in award shows. Helmed by...

HDA Centers Plays Around Social Issues

HDA Centers Plays Around Social Issues

Lauren McLane ’23, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Do you wish you had a better grasp of the classics but find the cathartic tragedies of antiquity too disconnected from the problems and events of your everyday life? The Hotchkiss Dramatic Association’s...

Community Views Between the World and Me

Community Views Between the World and Me

Ein Jun ’22, Contributing Writer January 21, 2021

“I never wanted you to be twice as good as them, so much as I have always wanted you to attack every day of your brief bright life in struggle. The people who must believe they are white can never be...

Heimer performs in the HDA production of The Tempest.

Artist of the Issue: Emily Heimer ’21

Anika Balwada ’23, Contributing Writer January 21, 2021

Emily Heimer ’21 is a four-year Senior and co-head of the Hotchkiss Humane Society, ink., and the Multi-Racial Student Union. Heimer is also a board member of Hillel and the Hotchkiss Drama Association...

Capitol Rioters Damage Priceless Art

Vivian Shi ’22, Contributing Writer January 21, 2021

Shattered frames. Torn scrolls. A mob of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building on January 6, resulting in five deaths and damages to historical art and architecture. Upon investigation, curators...

The school usually holds the annual Gingerbread House Build in the Dining Hall. This year, community members decorated their houses over a Zoom call.

Holiday Celebrations Spread Cheer

Nithya Chundi ’23 December 17, 2020

You can usually find students both eating Sno-Caps and using them for decoration at the annual Gingerbread House Build in the dining hall. This year, the school livestreamed the annual traditions of the...


Beneath the Base of the Monolith – An Analysis of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Clark Dong ’22, Contributing Writer December 16, 2020

It has been more than half a century since the release of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, yet the majestic sci-fi film still leaves its audience perplexed today. This time-bending film revolves...

Choi performs in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.

Artist of the Issue: Angela Choi ’21

Darina Huang ’23 December 16, 2020

Angela Choi ’21 is a four-year senior, violinist, concertmaster of the Hotchkiss Orchestra, and student at Juilliard Pre-College. Outside the classroom, she is a co-head of Songs for Smiles, board member...

A rainy corner of Hong Kong

Student Artwork Feature

Yihan Ding ’22 & Stephanie Ge ’22, Arts & Leisure Editors December 3, 2020

This issue, the Arts & Leisure section features a selection of student artwork submissions highlighting elements of the visual arts curriculum, adjusting to remote learning again, and current global...

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