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The 2021 All-School President Candidates.

Meet Your 2021 All-School President Candidates

The Executive Board April 28, 2021

The Record’s Editors-in-Chief conducted interviews with each of the four pairs running for All-School President. Click on any of the nine questions below to see how candidate pairs responded.  ...

Andy Murphy and Joe O'Connor in the Print Shop in 1996.

Print Shop Closes After 50 Years

Parth Jain ’24, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

Have you noticed bright posters announcing speakers hung around campus? Or perhaps read a program at an HDA performance? Well, those all came from a little-noticed space on the ground floor of Coy dormitory:...

SEA Takes on Education and Sustainability Initiatives

Cecily Smith ’23 March 26, 2021

If you want to learn about the oil industry, climate protests, or environmental exchange-traded funds, turn to the Students for Environmental Action (SEA) club. The club holds discussions about current...

Mr. Lock’s Tesla electric car.

Electric Cars on Campus: A Portrait

Darina Huang '23, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

In recent years, electric cars have increased in popularity among members in the school community. In an effort to promote the use of renewable energy and incentivize faculty to choose electric over Internal...

Pai leads the 2018 Crop Walk as part of St. Luke's Society.

Q&A with Daniel Pai ’19: Youngest Member of the Board of Governors

Nithya Chundi ’23 March 11, 2021

From serving as the 2018-2019 School co-President to his recent nomination to the Board of Governors (BOG), Daniel Pai ’19 has served the school community in many ways. Currently a sophomore at Yale...

Day of Giving Sets New Donation Record

Cecily Smith ’23 March 11, 2021

“Hey, I’m a Senior class agent and today’s the day of giving. I’m reaching out to encourage people in our grade to donate!” For the past four years, the Alumni and Development Office has organized...

The Board of Governors connects alumni with the current student body.

The Board of Governors: Who Are They and What Do They Do?

Shannon Meng ’22, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

What was life like at Hotchkiss during fall semester? During the semester break, the 25 members on the Board of Governors met on Zoom to understand the answer to that question. The February 4 meeting opened...

The Line 18 subway has an interactive door system that can detect the movement of passengers and prevent injuries.

Shanghai’s First Fully Automated Subway

Shannon Meng ’22, Contributing Writer January 21, 2021

If you think Tesla’s autopilot feature is cool, take a look at Shanghai’s first fully automated subway.  On December 26, 2020, after four-and-a-half years of construction and testing, Line 18,...

The Bauhinia Party is named after the Hong Kong's official flower.

Bauhinia Party Founded in Hong Kong

Amelie Zhang ’23, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

The newest addition to the numerous political parties in Hong Kong, the Bauhinia Party, named after the city’s official flower, has received widespread attention after announcing its launch to local...

Cho Doo Soon, one of the most abhorred criminals in Korea, was released on December 12, 2020.

The Case of Cho Doo Soon: An Unfinished Trial

Ein Jun ’22, Contributing Writer January 21, 2021

I felt an uneasy tension in the atmosphere waking up and turning on the television. Leaving for a meeting, I saw mothers urging their kids to come home straight after school, and the subways, usually completely...

Community Voices: Hotchkiss in Shanghai

Community Voices: Hotchkiss in Shanghai

Shannon Meng ’22, Contributing Writer December 16, 2020

“Community Voices” is a subsection of Features giving contributors the freedom to submit personal vlogs, blogs, journal entries, poems, and other art addressing off-campus living during remote learning....

The view from Jin’s apartment.

Community Voices: The Six Gentlemen of Shanghai

Eric Jin ’22, Features Editor December 3, 2020

Monologue: What would happen if you put six reckless, self-indulging, and undisciplined kids under a roof for a few months? In September, when we pledged to our parents to hold ourselves accountable,...

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