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Tarazi at Phillips Academy

Finally, a controversial speaker. Michael Tarazi ’85 has been the first speaker this year to spark a meaningful on-campus debate. Thanks to the CAMD office, especially Associate Dean Raj Mundra, for putting Tarazi on the Kemper stage Wednesday night. He gave a one-sided critique of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which some students loved and other students…

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The Library Scare

Students worried the library would take a step backward when administrators called for quiet earlier this term. Oliver Wendell Holmes Library Director Elisabeth Tully, however, has proven this concern superfluous. Interested in addressing “the gaps between what the library is doing and what users expect and want,” Tully has kept the library a place for…

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What You Get For $37,200

Welcome parents. In your visit to Andover, you will be interested to discover what your children have been involved in, how their classes are going, if they are sleeping well and – we should not forget – how your tuition checks are being spent. For those of you who have thought of taking out a…

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Everyone Goes Over

The cluster deans had their work cut out for them last Tuesday, notifying more than 200 students that they had exceeded the school’s bandwidth limitations. The Department of Technology sees no reason for inaccuracies in their record-breaking list, but many in the community – administrators included – are surprised by the new record. The number…

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Space, Time and Rest

The success of this week’s Faculty Development Day points to one of our school’s more brilliant new initiatives: to give students more space, more time and more rest. The pace of life has always been a concern of this community, but our concern was not met with a viable solution until now. Many in the…

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