Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: Thanks, Team Phillipian, for the annual State of the Academy. I was struck above all by the level of cheating reported: 34 percent in the 11th grade and 34 percent in the 12th (up from 17 percent in ninth and 28 percent in tenth, leading one to wonder, is that learned at…

Commentary, Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: This newspaper has covered discussion surrounding the planned renovation of Pearson Hall, the Academy’s home to the Classics Department and the Tang Institute, and soon to welcome the Academic Skills Center (ASC). These changes are precipitated by changing needs for space on campus and the renovation of the Oliver Wendell Holmes Library…

Commentary, Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: I was fascinated and surprised to read the recent article about the scheduling task force and to note that only once did a version of the verb “to learn” come up, but that wasn’t in connection with student learning, but rather in the final statement from Marcelle Doheny: “We all learned a…

Letters to the Editor

Letter To The Editor: 040/07/2017

To the Editor: Last week, The Phillipian published an infographic in “The Eighth Page” about the 240th admitted class. The infographic satirically polled the newly admitted girls as 20 percent “Hot” and 80 percent “Seem like really nice people.” These are the students who received Andover acceptance letters telling them, “Throughout history, young men and…

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