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“Love All Serve All”: Reflections on 2018 Food Waste Challenge

How can we sustain an ever-growing world population and also protect the planet’s natural resources? Around the globe, according to UNICEF, malnutrition results in the loss of around three million young lives a year, yet approximately one third of the world’s food supply goes to waste each year. Discarding 222 million tons of food each…

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Commentary: Arguing Against Ourselves

When the State of the Academy (SOTA) was released two weeks ago, everyone seemed surprised by a statistic they all should have expected. 93.6 percent of conservative respondents expressed that they “felt the need to censor themselves due to their political leaning,” with 79.9 percent of independents and 79.4 percent of libertarians echoing the sentiment….

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Commentary: See the Invisible

I am white. I recognize the inherent privilege my race grants me, but there is more to me than my outward skin color. I am also gay. I have ADHD; and I have anxiety. But to some Andover students, I am simply white. That’s it for some people, that’s all there is to me. It’s…

Commentary: Paving Way for Performing Arts
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Commentary: Paving Way for Performing Arts

One of the greatest benefits of attending an institution like Andover is the number of resources it provides for us, academically and beyond. We have over 300 courses and 220 teachers devoting time and importance to every subject. Even outside the classroom, the school claims it strives to help all students develop their extracurricular passions,…

Commentary: Congress, Pass On the Torch
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Commentary: Congress, Pass On the Torch

Right now, the average American is about 20 years younger than their average representative in Congress. In fact, both congressional parties are currently at their oldest ever, with a median age of 57.8 in the House and 61.8 in the Senate, according to a report by the Congressional Research Service. Old age in D.C. isn’t…

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