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By Phillipian Editorial Board CXXXVII — 5/22/2014

As penultimate week wraps up, the final push of the school year settles in. Students cluster around the long tables of Silent Study and hoard books in their dorm rooms, flipping through pages to conquer last-minute history papers and biology projects.

Outside, the stress of finals week...

By Phillipian Editorial Board CXXXVII — 5/9/2014
The Andover community has shown an overdue desire and need to address race and privilege on campus. These topics are personal, sensitive and relevant to every person on this campus, yet many of us...
This week, my fellow editors Ryan Brigden, Phoebe Gould and I, Jamie Chen, published a cartoon we have learned is blackface. We are utterly ashamed that we did not recognize its offensive nature and...
By Phillipian Editorial Board CXXXVII — 5/2/2014
Andover has an eating disorder. It is apparent in each dining hall, and it echoes through Paresky Commons every time a student hesitates before reaching for a second portion. We are a culture of...
By Phillipian Editorial Board CXXXVII — 4/11/2014
By Phillipian Editorial Board CXXXVII — 4/4/2014
By Phillipian Editorial Board CXXXVII — 3/28/2014
By Phillipian Editorial Board CXXXVII — 4/25/2014
“Non sibi,” as Chris Hughes ’02 reminded us at All-School Meeting (ASM), is plastered onto the face of our Academy. We see it everywhere: alumni bulletins, the Admissions Office, the Andover magazine...
By Phillipian Editorial Board CXXXVII — 4/18/2014
During one term our Lower year, we each devoted a double period every week to the Personal and Community Education (PACE) program. For many of us, our evenings following these classes were spent...
By Phillipian Editorial Board CXXXVII — 4/18/2014
Students awarded astronaut Sunita Williams with a standing ovation at this past Wednesday’s All-School Meeting (ASM) after her part-funny, part-serious, part-scientific presentation. There are few...
By Phillipian Editorial Board CXXXVII — 3/28/2014
By Phillipian Editorial Board CXXXVII — 2/28/2014
By Phillipian Editorial Board CXXXVII — 2/21/2014