The Record is a student-run bi-weekly print newspaper with daily digital presence on pressing issues and events inside the Hotchkiss community and around the globe.

The Hotchkiss Record

The Record is a student-run bi-weekly print newspaper with daily digital presence on pressing issues and events inside the Hotchkiss community and around the globe.

The Hotchkiss Record

The Record is a student-run bi-weekly print newspaper with daily digital presence on pressing issues and events inside the Hotchkiss community and around the globe.

The Hotchkiss Record

Don’t Let Social Media Desensitize You

Don’t Let Social Media Desensitize You

Anthony St.Clair '25 May 9, 2024

Nowadays, we find ourselves in a disjointed society. While some spend their days shopping on Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills, others struggle to survive famine, war, and tragedy. The truth is, we have always...

The Record Advice Column

Shaye Lee '26 and Jack McCarthy '26 May 9, 2024

Dear Editors, I’m a faculty member who would like to do my part to enforce the cell phone rule in Ford without seeming like a jerk. Assuming that I can’t just do nothing, what would students like...

The U.S. Must Not Give Up Too Much for Evan Gershkovich

The U.S. Must Not Give Up Too Much for Evan Gershkovich

Daniel Zhang '26 May 9, 2024

March 29 marked the one-year anniversary of American journalist Evan Gershkovich’s detainment in Russia. Held under suspicion of espionage, Gershkovich is the first American reporter to be detained these...

All-School Presidency: The Right Pair Won

All-School Presidency: The Right Pair Won

Sofia Clark '27 and Clover Curry '27 May 9, 2024

This all-school presidents’ election season offered a variety of candidates and promises. With expectations raised by successful predecessors Anji Ashaye ’24 and Jacquo Pierre ’24, it will be a challenge...

Music is the Best Co-curricular (Sorry, FFEAT)

Music is the Best Co-curricular (Sorry, FFEAT)

Emma Liu '26, Staff Writer April 18, 2024

Dear Shaye Lee, I stumbled upon an old article of yours in my collection of Records that praised the school’s unique farm team [“So You Think You Can Farm?,” Vol. CXXV, No. 9]. Although I myself...

Colombia: A Nation of Hope

Colombia: A Nation of Hope

Alexandra Espinosa ’26 April 18, 2024

Colombia is not drugs, not violence, nor conflict; it is a nation of resilience, strength and joy. Subject to infamous stereotypes, the country lives in the shadows of its own past. But what many foreigners...

We Should Coexist With, Not Ban, AI

We Should Coexist With, Not Ban, AI

Olivia Hicks '27 April 18, 2024

There's no denying that we have a problem. The advent of AI tools such as ChatGPT has led to an exponential uptick in academic dishonesty here on campus. During marking period three, the number of disciplinary...

Collegiate Commercialism is Protecting Bigots

Collegiate Commercialism is Protecting Bigots

Sofia Clark '27 April 18, 2024

Following the 2024 March Madness tournament, Louisiana State University’s Women’s Basketball Head Coach Kim Mulkey came under fire for alleged homophobia, comments dismissing sexual assault, and cruel...

How Should Race Affect Admissions? Don’t Ask the Supreme Court...

How Should Race Affect Admissions? Don’t Ask the Supreme Court…

Olivia Hicks '27 March 7, 2024

Throughout the last several decades, the Supreme Court has often taken cases about race in education. In the 2007 decision Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1, the Court...

The Grammys Got it Wrong

The Grammys Got it Wrong

Anthony St. Clair '25 and Sam Rodrigue '25 March 7, 2024

On February 4, the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences held the 66th annual Grammy Awards. Groups and individuals selected to receive Grammys are considered the best contemporary artists....

NYC Mayor Adams Has Created a Migrant Mess

NYC Mayor Adams Has Created a Migrant Mess

Justin Kearse '27 March 7, 2024

New York City is experiencing an unprecedented number of migrants seeking safety from peril within their home countries. An ill-considered approach by the Eric Adams administration has only worsened the...

And the Oscar Goes to... Twitter Stans?

And the Oscar Goes to… Twitter Stans?

Shaye Lee '26, Staff Writer February 22, 2024

I freely acknowledge that in no way am I an expert on pop culture, celebrities, or the entertainment industry. But as a frequent Spotify user and a sixteen year-old girl in possession of an admittedly...

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