Editorial

Editorial

Money Does Not Trump Principle

Former Saudi Arabian journalist, Washington Post columnist, and author, Jamal Khashoggi, was last seen alive two weeks ago while entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. His disappearance has resulted in jarring reports by the media, including assumptions about a possible kidnapping and gruesome murder, as well as global speculation as to what really happened…

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It Is That Deep

Recently, phrases such as “That ain’t it,” “It be like that,” and “They pressed” have emerged as go-to lines that students use to express any displeasing emotion, adding on to a long list of colloquial phrases that originate from black culture. Despite the origin of these phrases, they have noticeably been adopted by non-black students…

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Excusing the Inexcusable

Christine Blasey Ford publicly accused Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh of attempted rape on September 16th. Today is October 5th, and Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination is still under contention. What protects a man like Kavanaugh is not just the politicization of the Supreme Court, but also the environment that we as Andover students are all…

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In Truth We Trust

On Friday, September 21, “The New York Times” published a report revealing that Rod Rosenstein, Deputy Attorney General of the United States, had considered secretly wiring President Trump to convince his cabinet to invoke the 25th amendment, a move which would raise the possibility of impeachment. Since publication, the “Times” report has been repeatedly criticized…

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Can’t Lib Without It

Every returning Andover student knows exactly how essential the Oliver Wendell Holmes Library (OWHL) was to nearly every facet of student life. It served as both a social space for students to pass time during free periods or after eating lunch as well as a collaborative and silent study space. All of these services were…

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