The Hotchkiss Record

Faculty and Staff Honored for Dedication to the Community

Samarth Puthanmadhom '22

February 25, 2019

As Hotchkiss recognizes its students for their academic achievements, we must also acknowledge the faculty and staff whose contributions have bettered the school. On February 5, the annual Anniversary Awards Ceremony took place. Various members of the Hotchkiss faculty and staff were recognized for t...

“Angst” Screening Raises Awareness of Stress and Anxiety

Royce Shey '21

February 25, 2019

Mental health has always been at the forefront of conversations about student well-being at Hotchkiss, whether it be in Human Development classrooms or in club meetings. On February 3, the Bring Change to Mind club furthered this discussion by hosting a screening of the film, Angst. The 2017, 56-minut...

Professor Jeff Nunokawa Inspires Students

Bea Kiggen '19

February 25, 2019

As the first guest speaker for the Nalen Writing Program, Professor Jeff Nunokawa of Princeton University, brightened campus on Thursday and Friday, February 7 and 8, with his energetic presence, passion for writing, and extensive knowledge of literature. The Nalen Writing Program was founded in 2018 by ...

Art Students Win Scholastic Awards

Ally Fertig '20

February 18, 2019

Students in the visual art program recently received regional awards from the Connecticut Scholastic Art Association. Overall, 14 students won awards with a total of eight Gold Keys, three Silver Keys, and two Honorable Mentions.Gold Keys, Silver Keys, and Honorable Mentions are  presented by the Allia...

Declaration of National Embarrassment

Carter Moyer ’20

February 17, 2019

After a month-long shutdown and three nail-biting weeks of negotiations on a new budget, Congress finally agreed upon a deal to fund the entirety of the government. Not everyone got what they wanted - Democrats had to walk back requested restrictions on ICE detentions, and Republicans did not get the...

Bill Newman ’68 Hosts Lecture

Bill Newman '68 Hosts Lecture

Kavi Sarna '21

February 8, 2019

William “Bill” Newman 68’ is a successful lawyer who has spent his career working for social justice. On Friday, February 8 from 6:45-7:45 p.m, Mr. Newman will be speaking in the Faculty Room. He will be reading excerpts from his latest book, Life on the Co-op Plan, a collection of essays he has written over ...

The Best Super Bowl Ads of 2019

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Nick Hsu '20

February 8, 2019

As a whole, the 53rd Super Bowl left something to be desired. While the game was uneventful as the lowest scoring Superbowl of all time, with an especially lackluster first half lacking in much coordinated offensive play, the half-time show wasn’t outstanding either.The performances by Maroon ...

2020 Election Candidates Announce Their Campaigns

Ally Fertig '20

February 8, 2019

Candidates running in the 2020 Presidential election are beginning to formally announce their campaigns. So far, eight candidates have launched exploratory committees, but there is a lot of speculation about other potential candidates who may join the race, including Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, and John...

Super Bowl LIII Highlights

Super Bowl LIII Highlights

Toby Pouler '20

February 8, 2019

On a partly cloudy Sunday with mild temperatures in downtown Atlanta, the upstart Los Angeles Rams prepared to challenge the perennial favorites, the New England Patriots. Super Bowl LII would be played inside the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the brand-new home of the Atlanta Falcons. New England prepared...

The Brexit Debate Continues

Ally Fertig '20

January 29, 2019

Over the past few weeks, Brexit has escalated with a deal drafted by Theresa May, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Brexit - a contraction of the words “Britain” and “exit” - is a term used to describe the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union.May’s 585-page agr...

MLK Day Video Exclusive

January 25, 2019

Given the recent changes to the MLK Day Format starting this year, The Record Online decided to interview student facilitators to learn more about the workshops....

Winter Blues

Brother Bearcat

January 24, 2019

Dear Bearcats, Having been a New Englander for most of my life, I can truthfully say that the phrase “Winter is coming” carries great weight in this part of the country. The winter season up here can be brutal, and even the most seasoned among us can develop a case of the winter blues. Here are some...