Commentary, Featured Posts / Feb 17, 2017 Ableism Was Never Entertained

Last week, Anna Lopez ’19 and Sarika Rao ’19 published the article “Don’t Be an Audience to Ableism.

Arts, Featured Posts / Feb 17, 2017 The Heidi Chronicles: An Exploration Into Second-Wave Feminism

Playfully tapping their feet, Hannah Berkowitz ’17, who plays Heidi Holland, and Hannah Beaudoin ’17, who plays Heidi’s best friend, Susan Johnston, dance and sing along to the funky tunes of Betty Everett’s “The Shoop Shoop Song” at a high school dance set in 1965.

Featured Posts, News / Feb 10, 2017 New Community T-Shirt Printer Arrives at the OWHL

Within months of arriving on campus as a new Lower, Louis Aaron ’18 already had plans for finding a way to provide students their own industrial-grade t-shirt printer.

Featured Posts, Look of the Week / Feb 10, 2017 Look of the Week: Melanie Singh ’18 Embodies “New York, New York” with Modern Style

Sporting a classic combination of a leather jacket, white t-shirt, and dark wash jeans, Melanie Singh ’18 adds a characteristic flair to her outfit with a gold choker and emoticon-adorned nude sneakers.

Boys Hockey, Featured Posts / Feb 10, 2017 Two Tight Boys Hockey Games End in Draws

Cole Quisenberry ’18 curled off the half wall and ripped a snap shot towards the right side of the net, scoring against Belmont Hill’s goalie on Friday night.

Captain Feature, Featured Posts, Girls Swimming / Feb 10, 2017 Girls Swimming Co-Captain Gwyneth Wei ’17

Swimming in the 100-Yard Butterfly, the 200-Yard Medley, the 100-Yard Backstroke, and the Backstroke in the 200-Yard Medley Relay, Co-Captain Gwyneth Wei ’17 stands out on account of her versatility.

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Meet the 2017-2018 Co-Presidential Election Candidates

Click here to view in-depth Q&As with the co-presidential candidates. Sam Bird ’18 and Eastlyn Frankel ’18 Platform: GRADE TO GRADE INTERACTION We believe that there are greater opportunities for interaction between grades. By improving current systems we could make the community closer as a whole. • The Blue Keys to success: improving the Blue...
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Nor’easter “Niko” Buries Campus and Causes Delay In Classes

As the snow banks grew and temperatures dropped, students slept in the warmth of their dorms houses while members of the on-campus grounds team worked through the evening to clear snow-covered paths last Sunday night. The evening’s blizzard deposited over a foot of snow that had accumulated on the paths within a few hours. First...

Commentary

Commentary

Tackling the Issue of Player Health

As a Patriots fan and an avid follower of football, watching the NFL is one of my favorite pastimes, as it is for millions of viewers across the U.S. It is becoming increasingly difficult, however, to reconcile my own interest in the sport with how the league has handled itself as a business. Specifically, the...
Commentary

Confrontation ≠ Courage

I can’t count the number of times that I have been angry with myself after failing to stand up for my beliefs. I oftentimes stand quietly by as I hear someone make an offensive joke, read a disrespectful comment under an online article, or witness an oppressive point in a class discussion. Despite my indignance,...
Commentary, Featured Posts

Ableism Was Never Entertained

Last week, Anna Lopez ’19 and Sarika Rao ’19 published the article “Don’t Be an Audience to Ableism.” Their article argued the frequent discrimination of people with mental and physical disabilities in film, specifically the inaccurate portrayal of Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) in M. Night Shyamalan’s Split. While I agree that people with disabilities should...

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Captain Feature, Sports, Winter Sports, Winter Track & Field

Captain’s Feature: Will Hartemink ’17 Leads Team through Dedication and Experience

Hailing from Katy, Tex., Captain Will Hartemink ’17 has been vital in securing multiple first-place finishes in the 4×400 Yard Relay for Indoor Track & Field this season. Along with his raw athleticism, Hartemink possesses the ability to create a calming atmosphere for his teammates, setting him apart as a well-respected leader. Andrei Dumitrescu ’18...

Arts

Arts

Faculty Chamber Music Concert Features Performances by Several Music Instructors

Belting a seemingly impossibly high melody that soared throughout the Timken Room, Barbara Kilduff, Adjunct Instructor in Music, sang Johannes Brahms’s “Liebeslieder Walzer, Op. 52” during last Friday’s Faculty Chamber Music Concert. Following piano accompanists Christopher Walter, former Instructor in Music, and Rebecca Plummer, Adjunct Instructor in Music, tenor Eric Christopher Perry, Adjunct Instructor in...

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Editorial

Nothing but a Bandaid Solution

For many students, Winter Term at Andover can be one of the most difficult and dreaded times of the year. For many of us, the term’s shortcomings are not due to earlier sunsets, menacing winds, or heavy snow, but the realization that the flu season has arrived. As the flu and other illnesses run rampant,...

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