Editorial

Editorial

The College Process at Andover

As the first round of college applications ends and the fall term comes to a close, it seems more timely than ever to address one of the most prevalent and divisive topics on campus: college admissions. At a school filled with students who share different perspectives, personalities, and preferences, there is a wide spectrum of…

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Commentary: Hate Will Not Replace Us

A gunman opened fire on the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, Pa. on Saturday, October 28, and killed 11 people, according to The New York Times. The tragic deaths of these individuals have resonated across the Andover community and the United States at large, reminding us of the violence that hate can cause. Unfortunately,…

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Transphobia Will Not Transform Us

On October 21, The New York Times published a report detailing a memo obtained from the Trump administration, who declared their potential decision to propose a definition of gender in strictly biological terms. The memo equated one’s sex assigned at birth with gender in any and all legal circumstances at the federal level. This consideration…

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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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