Editorial

Editorial

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…

Editorial

2016: Year in Review

As 2016 draws to an imminent close, it is time to reflect on the events that occurred this year. In the style of other news sources, including “The New York Times” and “The Huffington Post,” The Phillipian has compiled a list of ten positive events from 2016, in no particular order. The wild tiger population…

Editorial

Add/Drop It Like It’s Hot

With the start of a new term last week, countless students flocked to the Dean of Studies Office with requests for course switches, section changes, and level shifts. The scene was chaotic, but to veteran students, it was nothing new; the first few days of every term at Andover begin with long waits and fluttering…

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And Still We Rise

An overpowering silence blanketed Andover’s campus on Wednesday morning. The mood was somber; students gathered on the steps of Sam Phil and in Commons, some crying, some expressing rage, fear, and despair. Other students celebrated the election of Donald Trump, who was just elected as the 45th President of the United States in arguably the…

Pencil Us In
Editorial

Pencil Us In

A later start to the school day. All-school lunches, everyday. Four classes a term. Sports seasons split between terms. Longer classes. Finals four times a year. These are some of the realities of the “four-term-by-five-class” (4×5) schedule set to be introduced next year. While the Class of 2017 will not be here for the schedule’s…

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