Editorial

Editorial

Picking the Next Dean

For the first time in the Phillips Academy’s history, students will be involved in choosing a new Dean of Students. The question is, how? Student involvement in this process should be a conversation. Our thoughts should be heard, our questions answered. The administration should have a chance to respond and question us in turn. Those…

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Worth the Walk

The first week in Uncommons was deliciously successful. There remains, however, some concern regarding the efficiency and accessibility of the facility. Uncommons is in many ways an improvement on Commons. While we may be attracted to the novelty of moving into a new facility, the food quality, presentation and overall atmosphere have more than exceeded…

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Common Courtesy

We are constantly taught how to be better students, better athletes and better artists, but not necessarily better people. Every Wednesday, speakers at All-School Meeting remind us of our motto, non sibi, the success of Non Sibi Day and the spirit of community service. However, students should practice this ideal beyond designated time periods. We…

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Competing Freedoms

At Exeter, students in shirts and ties will dutifully report to class tomorrow for their usual extended work week— Monday through Saturday. Their lives are more regulated, their freedom is more limited and their creativity more often stifled. But with a shiny new student center, a one billion dollar endowment and a commendable, new, (effectively)…

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Welcome Ryley Roller

The Ryley Roller slid open its windows for the first time this week. Students had speculated that the quality of Roller food would be considerably lower than the old Ryley cuisine (an admittedly curious speculation since the simple Ryley fare included burgers, fries and chicken). Given that we still have much to see from the…

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