The Phillipian

By Hanover Vale — 11/13/2014

Whenever I reflect back to a time when I was younger — a grade schooler, an early middle-schooler — I remember hating myself for being born female. I associated femininity with weakness, with being saved, with being gentle and submissive to men. I didn’t want to be any of that. I wanted to be a...

By Karissa Kang — 11/14/2014
Perhaps the most common question I am asked is whether I’m a girl or a boy. I’m so accustomed to the question that my response has become automatic. Before coming to Andover, my sole reason for...
By Emma Kukielski — 11/14/2014
It’s that time of the year again: in the last few days of class, we fill out course evaluation surveys. This Wednesday, when taking the survey in my first-period computer science class, I was...
By Nancy Kim — 11/14/2014
Last week, Andover Boys Hockey Assistant Coach Matthew Hession, formally announced that female students would no longer be allowed to manage Boys Varsity Hockey. The Athletic Department believes that...
By Adrienne Zheng — 10/31/2014
By Isabel Tejera-Sindell — 10/31/2014
By Nancy Kim — 10/24/2014
By Chaya Holch — 11/7/2014
Last Monday evening, the lobby of Samuel Phillips Hall echoed with the voices of faculty, new and old, and students, boarding and day, from every grade and cluster. Monday night saw the first well-...
By Emily Sanchez — 11/7/2014
A hubbub of Blue Key chanting, vuvuzela blasting and cymbal clashing, everything shrouded in a haze of blue face paint: before Andover, I had only seen school spirit like this in the movies....
By Isabel Tejera-Sindell — 10/31/2014
I remember the day I first got to Andover. It was my 17th birthday, September 4, and the first time I had ever been so far from home without my parents. I remember the first day of English 301 with...
By Dani Valverde — 10/24/2014
By Emily Ndiokho — 10/24/2014
By Meghan Tucker — 10/17/2014

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