Ruby Dee ’39 dies at 91

The HCHSAA was saddened to learn of the death of Ruby WALLACE Dee ’39, a legend in the American theater and a political activist and pioneer for civil rights throughout her life. She was an Academy Award nominee, and winner of Grammy, Emmy, Obie, Drama Desk, and SAG awards, as …

Hunterite becomes youngest EGOT winner

On Sunday, March 2, Bobby Lopez ’93 made history when he accepted his Oscar for the song “Let It Go” in the moving Frozen, making him the youngest artist to ever win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony (popularly known as EGOT). Check out one of the articles about …

Hunterite fights back against AOL CEO

Tim Armstrong, CEO of AOL, held a town hall meeting in early February to explain that he was cutting retirement benefits for employees, citing the rise in healthcare costs and using the example of two “distressed” babies that cost the company a million dollars. One of those babies is the …

Alum Mentioned as one of the “Unsung Women of Technology”

Mildred SPIEWAK Dresselhaus, Jan. ’48, was listed in Computer World Online as one of thirteen women who have made major contributions in the fields of science and technology. The article was written in honor of Ada Lovelace Day (October 13) and was sent to us by Andrea Elberger ’69, …

Martina Arroyo, Jan. ’53 to be honored by Kennedy Center

Opera singer Martina Arroyo, Jan. ’53 is to be honored by the Kennedy Center at their Gala on December 29. The event, which will be aired that evening on CBS at 9pm, will also honor Herbie Hancock, Billy Joel, Shirley MacLaine, and Carlos Santana.

Martina, whose voice was once decribed …