The Hotchkiss Record

Stay Strong

December 6, 2018

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Exams are around the corner and grades will soon make their way into your inboxes, but Winter Break is only a couple days away, so stay focused and finish strong.As the sun sets earlier and the temperature drops, it’s easy to get a little too comfortable beneath the sheets of your bed and feel...

It’s A Good Day to Be a Bearcat

November 15, 2018

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It is completely understandable to feel frustrated in the wake of Taft Week controversies. Main building and its hallways seem less decorated with blue, white, and witty jokes compared to last year, an approved Taft day shirt was rejected at the last minute, and administrators seem unresponsive to student ...

College Application Stress

November 1, 2018

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As fall comes to a end, many students find themselves closer than ever to an impending decision: college. You’ve heard it, you’ve felt it, and you’ve seen it: college, more college, and even more college. While this word in and of itself may carry a daunting aura, the reality is that the application...

Parents Turn Back the Clock

October 19, 2018

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Ever wondered what it would it feel like to go back in time? Today, parents, is your lucky day: you get to experience just that by turning back the clock for a day and joining your children in their most mundane, jovial endeavors. With bells ringing, feet shuffling, and classroom doors opening, you can...

Editorial: Announcing the Digital Record

October 4, 2018

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In 1893, The Record was established under Editor-in-Chief Edmund Merril, Jr. ’94 and printed only six times a year. One hundred-twenty-five years later, we are happy to announce the launch of our digital platform. In recent years, larger newspaper companies such as The New York Times and The Wa...

We’re Here

We’re Here

September 20, 2018

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“I would just like to ask… Are any members of the administration actually here?” This question was posed by Michael Duncan ’19 at last week’s fishbowl to address the new inter-dorm visiting policies. In fact, not only was he correct in observing that the administration was absent, but only one facult...

Setting the Tone for the Year

September 7, 2018

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You finally step foot onto Bearcat territory, move your luggage into your new home, wave goodbye to your parents, and pause, realizing another year has commenced. Some of us traveled over fifteen hours, flying halfway across the planet, to get here, while others took just a fifteen-minute car ride. Yet...