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CAMD Brings MacArthur ‘Genius’ Claudia Rankine for MLK Day

Claudia Rankine, award-winning poet, MacArthur “genius,” and author of “Citizen: An American Lyric,” flipped through pictures from the recent presidential election and commercials from different countries to highlight the construct of whiteness in society. Rankine took the stage on Monday’s All School Meeting (ASM) for Andover’s 28th annual observance of Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK)...



Immigrants are Still Americans

As the daughter of a South Asian immigrant, I grew up learning lessons of courage, hard work, and patriotism from my mother. To me, those who made the long and grueling journey to the United States embody the American spirit of perseverance and sacrifice, no matter where they came from. I see anti-immigration remarks as...

Why Are You Asking Me About North Korea?

When I tell people that I live in Korea, responses range from “Oh, that’s cool,” to “I love kimchi!” to “North Korea or South Korea?” More often than not, I perform my uncomfortable routine of smiling, nodding, and ignoring the fact that to many others, my home country is merely the land of K-pop idols...
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Unmasking Masculinity

Two summers ago, I killed a chipmunk with a hatchet. Earlier that day, my dad had set a trap for culprit rodents outside my grandmother’s vegetable garden. To the misfortune of this particular chipmunk, its hind legs had been caught, and broken. My dad brought me and my brother outside to carry out obvious boy-scout...

Dollars Over Decency

“We found a dead body in the Japanese Suicide Forest…” by Logan Paul popped up on my YouTube feed. My face twitched in terror as I watched Paul venture into Aokigahara, a forest northwest of Mount Fuji known for its high suicide rates, wearing a “Toy Story” alien beanie. Not long into the video, Paul...




Over 60 Students Stay the Night in the OWHL For Flash Films

Late on Friday night, the basement of the Oliver Wendell Holmes Library (OWHL) brimmed with activity as students gathered for Flash Films, an event in which they would spend 24 consecutive hours writing, filming, and editing short films. To begin the brainstorming process, writers brought objects that they treasured to The Nest and played prompt...



Breaking The Silence

On October 5, 2017, “The New York Times” published an article that brought three decades worth of sexual assault and harassment accusations against film producer Harvey Weinstein to light. Major Hollywood players such as Cara Delevingne, Angelina Jolie, and Gwyneth Paltrow spoke out about their own experiences of sexual misconduct by Weinstein and other powerful...

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The Eighth Page Presents: The Week’s Top Headlines

Precocious Young Republican Just Wants to ‘Play Devil’s Advocate’ During Class Discussion School’s Local Satire Section Bans Canada Goose Jokes, Can’t Help Itself Anyway Commons Cup Conundrum Solved? School Has Water Fountains Snow Stressed Out After Short Stay at Andover, Returns After Voluntary Leave of Absence Paresky Commons Outsourcing Provision of Broken Ice Cream Machine...
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The Eighth Page Presents: Trustees Initiate 3 Step Plan To Prevent Intimacy in Trustee’s Room

Andover Trustees were distressed and sickened as they sat in the ornate Trustees Room in George Washington Hall to hear a report from Phillips Academy Public Safety (PAPS) of “student misconduct” taking place there over the weekend. Cornelius Van Trapp III, who at first understood the term “student misconduct” to mean plagiarism, reports, “I was...