Dance Open 2018 | Diversity of Movement

Take an inside look at last week’s Dance Open, Directed by Yishu Chen ’19. For more info, read last week’s issue!

Footage: C.Munn/The Phillipian

Edited by: I.Hurley/The Phillipian


Banners that celebrate the 2018 Lunar New Year hang over the steps of Samuel Phillips Hall.

Lunar New Year: Chinese Department Hosts Celebrations

A simple look at the outside of Samuel Phillips Hall currently reveals two red banners that signify this year’s Lunar New Year. The banners, which roughly translate to “Spring returns to the ground. Fourtune comes to everyone,” usher in a time auspicious for people around the world. Amy Chew ’20, whose family celebrates the Lunar...

Trustees Visit Campus for Annual Winter Meetings

The Board of Trustees came to campus last weekend for the annual Trustee winter meetings. According to a press release, the Trustees participated in a workshop focused on equity and inclusion. The workshop was organized by Head of School John Palfrey and Linda Carter Griffith, Assistant Head of School for Equity and Inclusion. Robert Greene,...



Commentary: Bulletproof Backpacks

It is early morning, and you are just about ready for school. You grab your bulletproof jacket and swing your Kevlar-lined backpack over your shoulders, feeling the added weight of a bulletproof panel wedged inside. “For additional safety,” your school claimed, before persuading your parents to sign up for active shooter insurance. On the way...
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Commentary, Featured Posts

Commentary: Let Us Politicize Our Pain

Two girls I knew were victims of the mass shooting last Wednesday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. While I hear about tragedies like this on the news all the time, I never thought it could ever happen in my community. But, I was wrong. For those put into situations similar to...


Boys Hockey, Sports, Winter Sports

Boys Hockey Secure 4 Wins in One Week

Andover Boys Hockey played and won four games against Brooks, BB&N, Brewster, and Northfield Mount Hermon (NMH) over this past week, with scores of 3-2, 3-0, 5-2, and 5-4, respectively. The team’s record now stands even at 12-12-1. Matt Veneri ’21 said, “[The mentality going into last week] was to win. We had to not...



Shyan Koul ’19 Shares Culture and History Through Singing

Leaning into the piano, Shyan Koul ’19 played a chord and began to sing, glancing over at his duet partner, Julia Pratt ’19. As the notes slowed, Koul’s voice became more powerful, earning cheers from the audience. Pratt and Koul performed “Crazy” by Gnarls Barkley at Grasshopper 2017, which featured an early 2000s theme. Koul...
Andover Airport Transportation



Parkland: Where Do We Go From Here?

On February 15, 17 people were killed and another 14 were wounded in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., according to NBC News. This is the 34th recorded mass shooting in 2018, and the 1,608th mass shooting since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School six years ago, according...

The Eighth Page

The Eighth Page

Phillipian Satire: The Phillipian Banquet in Review

Last Sunday, The Phillipian staff celebrated the board turnover and bode a generally fond farewell to departing Editors with a banquet held in the Mural Room in Paresky Commons. where the new editors made speeches about and gave gifts to the old ones. Pros – Charlie tried on the Reagan/Bush ’84 tank top we bought...