Editorial

Editorial

Tailoring Wellness Week To Phillips Academy

This past week was a mostly successful attempt at educating Andover students about wellness. In our workshops, carefully chosen speakers and dynamic presentations offered varied and informative views on topics that shape the lives of the typical teenager. The question is, are we at Phillips Academy typical teenagers? The problems facing our community are distinct…

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Bridging the Gap

This week’s School Congress provided a productive opportunity for students, faculty and administrators to discuss current campus issues. This Congress was especially effective in tackling these issues, as its careful organization in small groups allowed for the coverage of a wider range of issues. In the past, the Congress had taken the form of a…

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CORRECTION

A chart that ran in the In-Depth section on page B7 last week did not represent the “top five highest paid faculty members in 2005” at Phillips Academy, Exeter and St. Paul’s. The information was instead a list of several of the highest paid employees of each of those schools in 2005, from I.R.S. Form…

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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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