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Andover Harriers Race to Second Place at Interschols

BOYS CROSS-COUNTRY Boys Cross Country sent two squads of seven runners to compete in the NEPSTA Division One Championships at the Varsity and JV levels. In one of the tightest championships in recent history, Andover returned to campus with a hard-fought first place finish in the JV race and a frustrating second place at the…

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Julia Alvarez ’67 Captures Kemper

“Writing is when you lock yourself in a room for five to seven hours a day in your pajamas,” said acclaimed author Julia Alvarez, eliciting laughs from a packed Kemper Auditorium. Alvarez, a member of the class of 1967, who spoke at an All-School Meeting last fall, returned to campus for an intimate reading of…

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Steven Tejada: Boy from BX

Six-year olds buying beer. High school drop-outs too cool to work for minimum wage. The ghetto. “BX is my heart and soul,” said Steven Tejada, Latin-Arts-sponsored comedian, to an audience of PA students in Kemper Auditorium last Friday night. He referred to his home, the South Bronx, a borough of New York City known for…

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The Shadow Stands Out

Last weekend, a dark and mysterious super hero, in command of the power to read and confuse minds, arrived on Phillips Academy’s campus to save audiences in Steinbach Theater from certain death. The innovative fall term drama lab, The Shadow: The Silent Avenger, took the script of a 1940s radio show and brought it to…

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Jesse Seegers

As you put your headphones on and drift away to the melody of your favorite music, have you ever stopped to wonder how those funky beats and sound effects were created? Of course, much is generated from a computer. But who is the person behind the magic, the one who invented a program to distort…

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