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A/E Weekend Recap

A/E weekend began with the annual pep rally and concluded with a #5peat football win over Exeter. Check out this video for some of the weekend’s highlights!

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News

News

Q&A with Captain Angus Deming ’44

After graduating Andover, Captain Angus Deming ’44 found himself in the midst of the Korean War, serving as Rifle Platoon Commander of E Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment. On June 2, 1951, Deming was ordered to “take hill 800,” an assault in which Deming led his platoon up a well-defended enemy slope. The day...
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“Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution”: John Marks ’61 Speaks about Career as Social Entrepreneur and Peacebuilder

In his talk titled “Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution,” John Marks ’61 spoke about his decades-long career as a social entrepreneur and peacebuilder, both locally and abroad, in the Freeman Room Wednesday night. Throughout his career, Marks has become a best-selling, award-winning author, a former U.S. Foreign Service Officer, and a founder of Search for Common...
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2017 Andover Alumni Awards of Distinction Celebrated at ASM

This Wednesday’s All School Meeting (ASM) celebrated the recipients of the 2017 Andover Alumni Award of Distinction. With the theme of “finis origine pendet,” or “the end depends on the beginning,” each graduate shared stories of their work and ways that Andover shaped them. “If indeed the end truly begins upon the beginning, then it...

Commentary

Commentary

Car Permission For All

There comes a time in boarding life when you just wish you could explore more of the off-campus area. Phillips Exeter Academy is located right in the town of Exeter, which is filled with quality restaurants and shops. But sometimes, we just need a change of scenery, and so try to explore other towns in...
Commentary

A Call For Car Permission

At Andover, car permission is determined by stickers. Upper and Senior boarders with a yellow “FAC” sticker can ride in day students’ cars in and around the town of Andover with permission from a faculty member, as long as both parties have a sticker. These stickers are obtained from the Dean of Students office and...
Commentary

A Collaborative Governance

Although it is unique this year at Exeter, Phillips Andover has had co-presidents of the student body for the past five years. In politics, diarchies like these are rare, but a joint leadership of Student Council has several advantages. Allowing for two presidents is beneficial to all voters, both those who agree with pieces of...

Sports

Girls Soccer

Girls Soccer Shows Strong Defense Against Deerfield and Nobles

Co-Captain Tookie Wilson ‘18 crashed in on a Nobles and Greenough forward, stopping Nobles from getting a good shot off in the Andover Girls Soccer game on Wednesday. Despite displaying a strong effort, Andover ultimately lost 2-0. On Sunday, Andover also showed strong defensive plays but settled for a score of 0-0 against Deerfield, bringing...
Boys Soccer

Boys Soccer Ties Deerfield, Falls to Worcester

With seven minutes left in the game, Captain Will Raphael ’18 received the ball over the head of a Worcester center back and shot it into the back of the goal. The game ended in a 1-2 loss. On Saturday, Andover had a stalemate 0-0 tie against Deerfield. The team’s record now stands at 4-4-3....

Arts

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Arts

#SQUADGHOULS; Highlights from the Halloween Dance

his past weekend, students donned costumes to celebrate Halloween at Abbotween and the annual Halloween dance co-hosted by Flagstaff and Pine Knoll in Borden Gym. All proceeds from the dance will be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Daisy Tuller ‘20: Cher from “Clueless” I thought of my costume in seventh grade because...
Arts

Yuping Zhu ’21 Writes Original Songs From Personal Experiences

With the crowd still chattering, Yuping Zhu ’21 strummed the first notes of her original song “Hey Betty” on her guitar during this fall’s Coffeehouse. One of the only freshmen performing, Zhu was an unfamiliar face to most people. As her voice rang out, the audience’s voices quickly died down. According to Zhu, she drew...

Editorial

Editorial

Advice for Advisors

Students have spent the past few weeks scouring the Course of Study, filling out course planning sheets, and making contingency plans for Winter Term course selection. For many, this process consists of weekly meetings with advisors, supplemented with helpful counsel and the occasional donut. For less fortunate students, however, this process relies on the experiences...

The Eighth Page

The Eighth Page

The Eighth Page Presents: The Exonian- Jubilation and Devastation: Controversial Plaid Ban Divides Campus

On Tuesday, a crowd of faces formed outside Jeremiah Smith Hall, some full of dread and despair, others with hope, as the faculty weighed the decision to ban plaid on campus. Some students sat on the steps, frantically adjusting their bowties and dabbing their sweating foreheads with plaid handkerchiefs. Others went to bed, distracted themselves...
The Eighth Page

The Eighth Page Presents: The Exonian- Business Insider Profiles Exeter Campus for New “Prisons of America Docu-series”

A team from Business Insider videotaped students, walled in by Phillips Exeter Academy’s locked iron gates, shuffling around the manicured brown grass of Exeter’s lawn last Friday to profile the school as part of their recent “Prisons of America” Docuseries. The team, consisting of a videographer and a writer, were instantly shocked at the sight...