The Hotchkiss Record

Let’s Start Caring Rather Than Commenting

Gemma Tung '19

October 3, 2018

On Thursday, September 27, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee to address Dr. Ford's allegation that Judge Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her while they were in high school. Judge Kavanaugh is currently a nominee for the Supreme Court, and Dr....

When Truth is Absent, Gossip Becomes Gospel

Charlie Knight '20

October 3, 2018

Humans are, to both their benefit and detriment, a curious species. We seek answers when we see something we can’t explain. When cavemen saw lightning and heard thunder, they created intricate stories and explanations that had little scientific basis.  When kids hear strange noises at night, they lie awake, wondering ...

Exceptional Athlete and Sore Loser

Exceptional Athlete and Sore Loser

Cyrus Farmaian '20

October 3, 2018

On Saturday, September 8, 2018, tennis superstar Serena Williams and underdog Naomi Osaka faced off in what would become the most controversial and talked about U.S. Open Women’s Singles finals in recent history. The first set of the match went relatively smoothly, with Osaka breaking Williams’s ...

Letters to the Editors on Inter-dorming

September 19, 2018

The Record and Opinions Editors received numerous anonymous responses to The Record survey. Here are sample student viewpoints from different classes. "After our Stu-Fac meeting targeted towards clarifying the new inter-dorming rule, I leave more confused than when I entered. I have lost mu...

Inter-dorming Survey Responses Visualized

Inter-dorming Survey Responses Visualized

Harry Roepers '19, Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2018

There were 309 responses out of 604 members of the student body (51.16%). Students were asked to “indicate what most closely [depicted] [their] current standing on the inter-room visiting rules stated within The Almanac.” During The Record’s CXX Editorial Board, these results are the most widespread am...

Students Express Concerns About New Inter-dorming Policy

Justin Choi '20, Opinions Editor / Sports Media Editor

September 19, 2018

As many students welcomed the new school year, they were excited to see old classmates and make new friends. However, a few weeks before their official arrival on campus, some students began to voice concern regarding a new inter-dorming policy, which was added to The Almanac over the summer. One student ...

Select Responses from the Fishbowl Discussion

September 19, 2018

The Record and the Opinions Editors were granted permission to record and reproduce individual responses from the student fishbowl and addendums after the Stu-Fac discussion. Michael Duncan '19 I’d like to point out that when we were trying to change the dress code, there were community announcement...