Editorial

Editorial

More Than A Week

It’s that time of the year again: that certain, peculiar week when Lowers and Uppers just seem a little off. They might be wandering around the library searching for signatures or obsessively practicing their chants to perform before a crowd in Lower Right. They are crafting their political platforms, their applications, their audition dances. Yes,…

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Nothing but a Bandaid Solution

For many students, Winter Term at Andover can be one of the most difficult and dreaded times of the year. For many of us, the term’s shortcomings are not due to earlier sunsets, menacing winds, or heavy snow, but the realization that the flu season has arrived. As the flu and other illnesses run rampant,…

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Letter from the Editors

Thirty weeks have come and gone. We, the 139th board of The Phillipian, are preparing to send our last paper to print after a year of growing up together, working late into the night on a timeless tradition, and challenging each other to extend in new and unexplored directions. In the last year, we made…

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We’re All Listening

The bells tolled early Monday morning, calling students to the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day (MLK Day) AllSchool Meeting in the Cochran Chapel. Students filed into the pews for Melissa Harris-Perry’s presentation, which began Andover’s 27th commemoration of MLK Day. While Harris-Perry moved through her slides, delivering a presentation on the often-silenced narratives of…

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A Legacy of Hope

People across the country gathered to watch President Obama deliver his final address to the American people in Chicago, Ill., on Tuesday night. As the speech began, social media newsfeeds and timelines were flooded with posts and photographic tributes thanking Obama and his administration as many millennials began to openly mourn the end of his…

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