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Conservation is Not a Competition
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Conservation is Not a Competition

Two weeks ago, Andover announced the start of the Green Cup Challenge, a competition between students to see which dorm can produce the least amount of energy over a period of four weeks. The main purpose of this competition is to encourage energy conservation on a daily basis, and the winners are rewarded with various…

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Allyship at Andover: Learning to “Show Up”

This weekend, I participated in Afro-Latinx-American Society’s (Af-Lat-Am) Black Lives Matter Vigil, and I wasn’t surprised by the turnout. While I understand that the weather may have deterred people, out of the entire student body, only 60 students were present. These were the same 60 or so students that show up to many events regarding…

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Trump’s Travel Ban is Nothing New

n January 27, President Donald Trump banned immigration from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen into the United States for the next nine months under an executive order titled: “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States.” Even though this ban has caused turmoil and confusion among citizens as well…

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The Value of One’s Voice

    After reading Nathan Goldthwaite’s ’18 article “On The Legitimacy Of Opinions,” I was filled with mixed emotions. I agree with his argument regarding respecting opinions and statements from everyone despite their identity because every voice is valid. This is true in most cases. People’s opinions, however, don’t always hold the same value compared…

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Law Without Order

Through President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and first few weeks in office, his stances on several high-profile issues have dominated media attention and conversation. After the inaguration, his administration took over the whitehouse.gov website and published a list of six “top issues” for his new presidency. One particular topic, “Standing Up for Our Law Enforcement…

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