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By Zainab Aina '14, et al. — 4/10/2014

To the Editor:

Last week, 75 people signed a Letter to the Editor criticizing the decision requiring this year’s Means Essay entries to pertain to gender. Another Commentary article supported this sentiment, arguing that the prompt “stifle[s] writers by forcing them to compartmentalize...

By Phillipian Editorial Board CXXXVII — 4/10/2014

After countless faculty meetings, student input sessions and online forums in a school-wide effort to guide Andover for the next five years, the Strategic Planning Task Force recently launched the Phillips Academy Strategic Plan 2014 website to centralize discussion. The “Proposed Strategies”...

By Staff Report — 4/10/2014

Through various disciplinary cases this month, the administration has become aware of the presence of “sexting,” the distribution of sexually explicit digital material, on campus.

Although such issues are typically under the radar, a conversation about sexting has now diffused throughout...

By Haley Suh — 4/10/2014

Twenty-two percent of all faculty on campus are of color, according to the Andover website, contrasting starkly with the 42 percent students of color in our intentionally diverse student body....

By Cam Kerry — 4/10/2014

Andover Golf Captain Kavan Canekeratne ’14 took a knee on the green, calculating the trajectory of his putt. Knowing that his match was on the line, Canekeratne sunk his 30-foot putt for eagle...

By Sewon Park — 4/10/2014

When I was applying to Andover in October 2012, I briefly went to an SSAT prep program in Hong Kong. After taking the test and scoring in the overall 98th percentile, my SSAT tutor advised me not...

By Sharan Gill — 4/10/2014

Dressed in floor-length white skirts, Emily Ewing ’14, Marion Kudla ’15 and Elizabeth McGonagle ’16 twirled across the stage in Tang Theater, using their high kicks to let the white material...

By Phillipian Features Staff CXXXVII — 4/10/2014