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Iranians Protest Mandatory Hijab and Police Violence

Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Kurdish woman, was arrested by Iranian law enforcement on September 13 for wearing an “improper hijab", sparking worldwide controversy. 

Vanessa Guerra '25

Dec 8, 2022

NASA Launches Historic Artemis 1 Space Mission

The Orion spacecraft launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Houston, Texas on November 16, marking the start of the much-anticipated Artemis 1 mission. 

J.T. Popp '26

Dec 8, 2022

UVA Shooting Shakes Schools Across the U.S.

Former football walk-on and student at the University of Virginia, Christopher Darnell Jones Jr., allegedly opened fire on a charter bus filled with students on November 13, killing three and wounding two others. Alum Meghana Annamaneni ’21 recounts her experience at the time of the shooting.

Kate Chou '25 and Dylan Ah Now '25

Dec 8, 2022

Actor Colin McCalla ’16 Returns to Host Acting Masterclass

Actor Colin McCalla ’16 returned to the stage in Walker Auditorium to perform with current students on December 7, capping off a week-long visit to the school.

Yixi Zou '25

Dec 8, 2022

Where’s My Delivery? Theft on Campus

Over the past few weeks, several meals ordered from local restaurants have been stolen from the food delivery hut. Dean of Students Mr. Andrew D’Ambrosio responds to the rising problem of theft on campus. 

Daniel Zhang '26

Dec 8, 2022

Wellness Week Encourages Student Self-Care

Student leaders direct wellness activities and programming.

Yixi Zou '25

Nov 17, 2022

Speakers Invited For Transgender Awareness Week

School engages in conversations on non-Binary and transgender experiences.


Kate Chou '25

Nov 17, 2022

Dasha Post '23

BLAC Magazine Hosts Launch Event For New Issue

At an event with sushi and music, editors of BLAC reintroduced the magazine to the community.

Yixi Zou '25

Nov 2, 2022

David Conti

Debate Team Dominates Home Tournament in Historic Season

Daniel Zhang '26

Oct 31, 2022

Newman Architects

Renovations to Memorial Dorm Forces School to Adjust Rooming Plans

The dorm, which had last been renovated in 1963, will feature updated student rooms and expand the faculty apartments. The construction is slated to wrap up next August.

Victoria Feng '25

Oct 20, 2022

Sarah Blodgett

Courage Garden Unveiled During Emotional Ceremony

The idea for the garden was born during a 2020 Alumni Reconciliation Gathering, and members of the class of 1977 worked with the school to complete the project.

Yixi Zou '25

Oct 20, 2022

Benjamin Who '24/The Hotchkiss Record

After Texas School Shooting, Community Mourns Victims of Surge in Gun Violence

Students express grief and frustration at vigil.

Benjamin Who '24

May 26, 2022

Tom Werner Wins '2022 Alumni Award

Kate Chou '25

May 19, 2022

Supreme Court Majority Votes To Overturn Roe, Prompting Protests Across the Nation

Marisin McLain '25

May 19, 2022

Dr. Tyrone Hayes Commences Reinstatement of Beal Lecture Series

Yixi Zou '24

May 19, 2022

‘Deeply Moving,’ As Frankenbach Wins Lufkin Prize

Aaliyah Wang '25

May 19, 2022

Communications

‘Deeply Moving,’ As Frankenbach Wins Lufkin Prize

The award came on Mr. Frankenbach's 35th year of service to the school.

Aaliyah Wang '25

May 19, 2022

Dasha Post '23/The Hotchkiss Record

Dr. Tyrone Hayes Commences Reinstatement of Beal Lecture Series

The endocrinologist and self-described "boy who loves frogs" delivered a stirring presentation about environmental racism.

Yixi Zou '25

May 19, 2022

In Beal Lecture, Dr. Tyrone Hayes Delivers Call to Action on Atrazine Use

Benjamin Who ’24

Apr 29, 2022

On Eco Day, Students Give Back to Community

Sansan Yu '25

Apr 28, 2022

New Directors Named to Lead Diversity Office

Armaan Haji '23

Apr 28, 2022

Ethics Bowl Team Finishes In Top Eight At National Championship

Carrie Cao '23 and Rebekah Oppenheimer '24

Apr 28, 2022

Mamam Nbiba and Mudry Elected as New Co-Presidents

Yixi Zou ’25

Apr 28, 2022

Brooklyn Shooting Stokes Fears

Kate Chou '25

Apr 28, 2022

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