Editorial

Editorial

#SayYesTo(AnImperfect)Andover

March 10 marked the release of admission decisions for Andover’s 241st admitted class. In the days and weeks following the announcement, prospective students from across the country and the globe are sitting down to decide if they will “say yes to Andover.” As revisit days and the final decision deadline approach, we as current students…

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Parkland: Where Do We Go From Here?

On February 15, 17 people were killed and another 14 were wounded in a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., according to NBC News. This is the 34th recorded mass shooting in 2018, and the 1,608th mass shooting since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School six years ago, according…

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Talk to Us

Unlike previous years, our ten Blue Key Heads were not the only ones wearing red lipstick this Valentine’s Day. After the administrative decision to ban Blue Key Head Kisses, much of the student body wore red lipstick in defense of the long standing Andover tradition. Although a great number of students have already expressed their…

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RAMifications of Misuse

Last Sunday, football fans from across the world gathered together to watch the Super Bowl LII. Among the highly anticipated advertisements played between game coverage was an ad promoting Ram Trucks. Dr. Martin Luther King’s powerful voiceover, from his 1968 “Drum Major Instinct” sermon delivered 50 years ago, plays over a montage of scenes that…

See You Later
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See You Later

357 days ago we held the first issue of The Phillipian, vol. CXL. The pages felt different, somehow, than we were used to — softer but heavier in our hands. By the end of the day, papers were scattered across campus, some stuffed in recycling bins, others collecting mud underfoot, but it didn’t really matter….

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