Editorial

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Editorial: Weekend Do Better

At about 3:00 p.m. every Thursday, phones all over campus light up with the same email. Usually introduced with a catchy pun in the subject line, the Weekender arrives in our inboxes from the Student Activities Office and almost always elicits the same collective response: a disappointed sigh. We wearily scroll through the columns of…

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On Your Own Terms

As incoming freshmen prepared for life at college this sum- mer, many received welcome letters from their future commu- nities intended to set the tone for the new year. Some of these letters included lists of things their campuses do not approve of, like plagiarism, string lights, and illegal substances – or, in the case…

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While Aleppo Burns…

Last Tuesday, airstrikes and heavy bombing tore through Aleppo. But if you attend Andover, you might not have heard about it. hundreds of Aleppo citizens died amidst shelling and artillery fire, many Andover students poured over pictures of Kylie Jenner at the Met Gala and discussed Malia Obama’s decision to take a gap year. While…

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Editorial: 107 Seconds

Last week, Phillips Exeter Academy notified alumni about a sexual assault investigation that had been kept under wraps for several decades. The case, which dates back to the 1970s, involves a distinguished faculty member who recently admitted to sexual misconduct in his relationship with multiple students. While Andover and Exeter primarily interact as rivals, we…

Dismissing the Delusion
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Dismissing the Delusion

Andover’s paths were unusually crowded this week, filled with hundreds of new faces for Spring Revisit Days. Newly-admitted students came to campus, and host students guided them through a typical day at Andover. While on campus, prospective students saw only the best parts of Andover, as students and faculty alike put on their brightest faces…

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