Editorial

Editorial

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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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…

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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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