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The Eighth Page Presents: The Exonian- Jubilation and Devastation: Controversial Plaid Ban Divides Campus

On Tuesday, a crowd of faces formed outside Jeremiah Smith Hall, some full of dread and despair, others with hope, as the faculty weighed the decision to ban plaid on campus. Some students sat on the steps, frantically adjusting their bowties and dabbing their sweating foreheads with plaid handkerchiefs. Others went to bed, distracted themselves…

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The Eighth Page Presents: The Exonian- Business Insider Profiles Exeter Campus for New “Prisons of America Docu-series”

A team from Business Insider videotaped students, walled in by Phillips Exeter Academy’s locked iron gates, shuffling around the manicured brown grass of Exeter’s lawn last Friday to profile the school as part of their recent “Prisons of America” Docuseries. The team, consisting of a videographer and a writer, were instantly shocked at the sight…

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The Eighth Page Presents: The Exonian- TOP TEN

Things to Get Excited About! 10. Three major assignments in one day. 9. Ubiquity of dictionaries. 8. A table with no corners. 7. Stripes with plaid. 6. Silent study hours (8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.). 5.  A nice combover. 4. Weekend classes. 3. MedEx from sports. 2.  Avoided social situations. 1. “Brain sports.”

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