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Brand Name Stupidity In Politics

Most Americans, with the exception of a few members of political-intellectual cliques, share an unfortunate distaste for examining the contending ideologies that will shape our political near-future. Two notable exceptions to this distaste for thinking are Howard Dean and Wesley Clark. Neither man belongs to a narrow ideological clique. Further, Dr. Dean and General Clark…

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Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: I want to thank the editors for reminding the community of the importance and effectiveness of our psychological counseling professionals (Sept. 9 editorial, “Only a Few”). Many students have received and continue to receive essential support from the counseling staff at Graham House. I do wish to point out, however, that the…

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Setting the Pace

I enjoy being here. I enjoy living here. I enjoy working here. I think my independence at Andover has evoked more resourcefulness, self-reliance, and overall self-confidence in me. In some respects, I feel the rush I so regularly derive from independence may be endangered by the new Pace of Life report. In other respects, I…

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Hakuna Matata, RIAA

Every week, each of the cluster deans post a “top ten list” of students within his or her cluster who have the highest bandwidth (typically from the downloading of music files from the likes of KaZaA) for that week. These students then face disciplinary actions of a dean’s rep, censure, or a week without the…

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Expect an Education

To the class of ’07 and the others new at Andover this fall: Welcome. You have probably heard this before, but, to reiterate it once more: You are extremely lucky to be attending this school. While the work may be demanding, and breaks seem few and far between, you will leave this school having acquired…

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