The Hotchkiss Record

Students gather in front of Main Circle before the Crop Walk.

St. Luke’s Crop Walk Returns

Parth Jain ’24, Staff Writer October 15, 2021

With over 200 students participating,  St. Luke’s Society’s Crop Walk kicked off community service events for the year on Sunday, October 10.  The Crop Walk raises funds every year for hunger...

Students gather in the Faculty Lounge for Stu-Fac on the night of October 11.

A Deep Dive into Stu-Fac

Isabel Su ’22, News Editor October 15, 2021

The issues discussed at Stu-Fac meetings include any range of school-related concerns, from interdorming to Senior privileges to trips to Salisbury. Every Monday at 7pm, all members of the community...

Darina Huang 23 and Nithya Chundi 23 work together in the Multicultural Center.

New Initiatives in Diversity and Inclusion Office

Lily Yawan-Wossen ’24, Contributing Writer October 15, 2021

Have you noticed a new room across from the Post Office? What about new events in community life from the school’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I)?  This year, the D&I  office has...

The crowd applauds after Chen and Langs performance.

Artist of the Issue: Oliver Chen ’22

Eleanor Kristan ’25 and Yixi Zou ’25, Contributing Writers October 15, 2021

Oliver Chen ’22, a three-year Senior from Nanjing, China, studies piano and is a Co-Head of Songs for Smiles. He received the 2020-2021 Upper Mid Music Prize.  What first introduced you to piano? When...

Zhang was awarded the Upper Mid Music Prize along with Chen.

Artist of the Issue: Kenny Zhang ’22

Yixi Zou ’25, Contributing Writer October 15, 2021

Kenny Zhang ’22, a three-year Senior from Tianjin, China, studies piano and is a co-head of Songs for Smiles. He received an Upper Mid Music Prize for 2020-2021.  What motivates you to keep exploring...

Mink Island by Ms. Villano

Faculty Art Displayed in Tremaine Gallery

Angela Li ’24, Contributing Writer October 15, 2021

In a year when few have attended museums or galleries and The Met and MoMA feel out of reach, the Tremaine Gallery has turned over the space to the Arts faculty to exhibit their work. This year, the Faculty...

Cooper Roh 22 lies in front of pumpkins carved during the Farm Festival.

In Brief: Fairfield Farm Festival

Nithya Chundi ’23 October 12, 2021

What is more quintessentially fall than warm donuts and apple cider on a chilly afternoon? On Sunday, October 3, students celebrated the annual Fairfield Farm Festival, which featured pumpkin carving,...

A New Era of Money: the Digital Dollar

A New Era of Money: the Digital Dollar

James Sum '25, Contributing Writer October 12, 2021

Since the inception of cryptocurrencies in 2009, their prominence has proliferated throughout the global market, exerting influence upon finance in ways previously unforeseeable to economists. However,...

MacLeish Scholars Program Moves into its Second Year

MacLeish Scholars Program Moves into its Second Year

Darina Huang ’23 October 1, 2021

Last summer, nine students perused J.P. Morgan’s Gutenberg Bibles, original manuscripts of Thackeray’s Vanity Fair, letters from Charles Dickens, and much more as part of the MacLeish Scholars literary...

McColgan plays on the Varsity Field Hockey team.

Athlete of the Issue: Kiernan McColgan ’22

John Cao ’25, Contributing Writer October 1, 2021

Kiernan McColgan ’22 is a four-year Senior and a co-captain of the Varsity Field Hockey team. Next year, McColgan will continue her academic and athletic career at Wesleyan University. Teammate Sarah...

People protest SB8 in Texas.

Texas Must Rethink its Abortion Law

Caroline Block ’25, Contributing Writer October 1, 2021

If we’ve learned anything over the past year and a half, it’s to not take anything for granted. This includes a stable climate, freedom of speech, and even in-person socialization. However, one thing...

Nuhu plays on the Boys Varsity Soccer team.

Right to Dream Inspires

Alejandro Zheng ’24, Staff Writer October 1, 2021

The Right to Dream Academy is a student soccer program that inspires and develops young soccer players while providing them with opportunities to succeed. The program is based in Accra, Ghana and was founded...

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