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Alumni Feature: Kelly McCarthy ’16  Brings Andover Determination and Spirit to Columbia and Beyond
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Alumni Feature: Kelly McCarthy ’16 Brings Andover Determination and Spirit to Columbia and Beyond

Kelly McCarthy ’16, a four-year member of Andover Field Hockey and captain of the 2015 Nepsac Class A championship team, is now in her third year playing Division I Field Hockey for Columbia University. Last season, during her sophomore year, McCarthy was voted Co-Captain of the team. Prior to her Junior year at Andover, McCarthy…

Football Defeats Deerfield with Last-Second Touchdown
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Football Defeats Deerfield with Last-Second Touchdown

With 24.4 seconds remaining on the clock, Co-Captain Michael Thompson ’20 faked a pass and scrambled for a three-yard touchdown, lifting Andover’s score over Deerfield 21-17. Andover improved its record to 2-3 with the victory. Earlier in the fourth quarter, Thompson ran the ball for a 30 yard scramble, which sparked Andover’s offense, according to…

University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer on Freedom of Expression in Academia
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University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer on Freedom of Expression in Academia

The University of Chicago (UChicago) prides itself on an institutional commitment to “free and open inquiry on all matters,” as stated on its website. Robert Zimmer, President of UChicago, joined Head of School John Palfrey          P’21 to discuss this commitment to freedom of expression in academic institutions. The talk took place…

G.S.A. Keynote Speaker Sarah Prager Highlights Queer History
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G.S.A. Keynote Speaker Sarah Prager Highlights Queer History

Following prosecution for his homosexuality in 1952, British mathematician Alan Turing was forced to undergo chemical treatments and ultimately died of cyanide poisoning. Today, Turing is regarded as the inventor of the computer, as he broke the Nazi’s enigma code by building a computational machine. Sarah Prager, author of “Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People…

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