Editorial

Editorial

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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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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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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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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