Boys Squash, Featured Posts / Jan 13, 2017 Boys Squash Falls to Deerfield

After a hard backhand rail that forced his opponent to hit a crosscourt lob, Jack Lee ’20 gently dropped the ball into the opposite corner, securing the only victory for Andover Boys Squash in a tough match against Deerfield.

Featured Posts, Girls Squash / Jan 13, 2017 Girls Squash Drops Match Against Winsor

First seed Prianca Patel ’19 whipped the ball cross court towards the deep backhand corner to secure a 3-0 win in her match.

Boys Basketball, Featured Posts / Jan 13, 2017 Head Coach Terrell Ivory ’00

Andover Boys Basketball Head Coach Terrell Ivory ’00 came to Andover in 1999 as a Post-Graduate (PG) looking to pursue football and basketball, in addition to academics.

Commentary, Featured Posts / Jan 13, 2017 Glances and Stares

For 12 years, my sister and I have faced comments on our physical appearance: How could a family have one mixed daughter and one fully Asian daughter? The nature of my family often warrants unwanted attention from strangers, but I know that nothing is wrong with us nor the way we look.

Commentary, Featured Posts / Jan 13, 2017 Just Counting Bullets

With yet another mass shooting and lagging advancement in effective gun control laws, we must ask ourselves, how many innocent people must die before there is meaningful reform? The recent shooting at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport should have been prevented due to the glaringly obvious warning signs the shooter presented preceding the event.

Featured Posts, Winter Track & Field / Jan 13, 2017 Girls Track Stays Undefeated

Minutes ahead of any nearby competition, Post-Graduate Samantha Valentine ’17 zoomed past the finish line of the 2-Mile in first place to give Andover Girls Indoor Track & Field a hefty lead over Governor’s and Wilbraham.

News

News

4×5 Schedule Decision Reversed After Second Vote

The 4×5 schedule has officially been rejected, after years of planning and just months away from implementation. Results from the December 2016 revote, which was held the week of Monday, December 12, certified the faculty’s decision to reject the 4×5 schedule, extending the current schedule into the 2017-2018 academic year. The official revote was an...
News

Hilton Will Replace Hession as Flagstaff Cluster Dean

Sheena Hilton, Instructor in Chemistry and House Counselor in Paul Revere Hall, will replace Matthew Hession, Instructor in History and Social Sciences, as Dean of Flagstaff Cluster next year, having been selected after a series of interviews. Hession has been serving in the role since the fall of 2011, and his six-year term will be...
News

Andover Crew Takes Training to the Snow

Following the first snowfall of the year, Andover Crew gathered on the steps of Cochran Chapel at 6:00 a.m. on Monday for their annual snow shoveling tradition. Head Coach Dale Hurley wrote in an email to the team, “Our friends at O.P.P. will be here early in the morning clearing the streets, parking lots, and...

Commentary

Commentary

Education Situation

At Andover, politics do not interfere much with our day-to-day lives or the private-school education we all receive here. But with Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education, things may start to change for students and their families, especially those living in Massachusetts, when they have to reevaluate how they pay their tuition...
Commentary

Americentric Media and Minds

When I first arrived at Andover, someone threw me a question I thought was completely absurd: “Does Korea have a Starbucks?” As a new student, I did not want to come off as rude or unfriendly, so I responded with a smile, “Yes, Korea has a Starbucks, on every block and in every neighborhood.” How...
Commentary, Featured Posts

Glances and Stares

For 12 years, my sister and I have faced comments on our physical appearance: How could a family have one mixed daughter and one fully Asian daughter? The nature of my family often warrants unwanted attention from strangers, but I know that nothing is wrong with us nor the way we look. My younger sister,...

Sports

Boys Squash, Featured Posts

Boys Squash Falls to Deerfield

After a hard backhand rail that forced his opponent to hit a crosscourt lob, Jack Lee ’20 gently dropped the ball into the opposite corner, securing the only victory for Andover Boys Squash in a tough match against Deerfield. After the 6-1 loss, the team’s record now stands at 2-3. Captain David Tsai ’18 said,...
Boys Hockey

Boys Hockey Loses Close Game to Tilton

Down 1-0 midway through the first period of the game against Tilton, Mike McGreal ’17 fired a shot from just inside the blue line, and Post-Graduate Alec Robitaille ’17 smashed the rebound into the back of the net to tie the game 1-1 for Andover Boys Hockey. Constantly playing catch-up throughout the game, the team...
Boys Basketball, Featured Posts

Head Coach Terrell Ivory ’00

Andover Boys Basketball Head Coach Terrell Ivory ’00 came to Andover in 1999 as a Post-Graduate (PG) looking to pursue football and basketball, in addition to academics. Ivory thrived in both programs at Andover and began playing athletics for Davidson College. In his first year at Davidson, Ivory played Division-I basketball and football. After his...

Arts

Arts

Gelb Gallery Exhibit Reveals Lives of Children in Brothels

A young girl stands confidently on the rooftop of a brothel with a soft smile and her hands behind her back. Wearing a blue, floral-patterned dress, she blends into the blue wall behind her. In the corner of the photograph, a blurry glimpse of what is beyond the blue wall demonstrates the unknown dangers behind...

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Editorial

Editorial

2016: Year in Review

As 2016 draws to an imminent close, it is time to reflect on the events that occurred this year. In the style of other news sources, including “The New York Times” and “The Huffington Post,” The Phillipian has compiled a list of ten positive events from 2016, in no particular order. The wild tiger population...

Features

Features

Features — Phillipian Satire: Deferred Student Still Hopeful

Recently deferred from her school of choice, Claire Guided ’17 declared today that she remains hopeful, understanding that the College Counseling Office will give her another long, thoughtful look and will likely come to a different conclusion. “I think the college will be able to better understand my valuable skillsets with a fresh set of...
Features

Features — Phillipian Satire: Ivy League: Whopping 30 Secs an App

Indicating a notable increase from previous seasons, admissions departments from the nation’s top colleges and universities recently announced that the average amount of time spent on reading the transcripts, scores, and papers of prospective students was 30 seconds. A spokesperson for the Ivy League Alliance attributed the new number, up from 15 seconds in 2015,...