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Car Permission For All

There comes a time in boarding life when you just wish you could explore more of the off-campus area. Phillips Exeter Academy is located right in the town of Exeter, which is filled with quality restaurants and shops. But sometimes, we just need a change of scenery, and so try to explore other towns in…

A Call For Car Permission
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A Call For Car Permission

At Andover, car permission is determined by stickers. Upper and Senior boarders with a yellow “FAC” sticker can ride in day students’ cars in and around the town of Andover with permission from a faculty member, as long as both parties have a sticker. These stickers are obtained from the Dean of Students office and…

A Collaborative Governance
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A Collaborative Governance

Although it is unique this year at Exeter, Phillips Andover has had co-presidents of the student body for the past five years. In politics, diarchies like these are rare, but a joint leadership of Student Council has several advantages. Allowing for two presidents is beneficial to all voters, both those who agree with pieces of…

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Powerful Pairs

As the West Quad North Cluster co-president alongside Eliza Bienstock ’18, I’ve had the privilege of serving the largest of Andover’s five clusters. We serve quite a diverse group, ranging from Juniors to Post-Graduates, international as well as domestic students, spanning a range of interests, talents, and intellectual capabilities. However, with this large group also…

In the Name of School Spirit
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In the Name of School Spirit

The thing that surprises me most, while beginning research about Exeter Geek Day, is that it is real. If one types up the three words in Google search bar, dozens of images pop up, linked to Andover.edu’s official photo gallery; in one photo, a red-clad girl with thick-rimmed glasses is shown with a note on…

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