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Q&A with Captain Angus Deming ’44

After graduating Andover, Captain Angus Deming ’44 found himself in the midst of the Korean War, serving as Rifle Platoon Commander of E Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment. On June 2, 1951, Deming was ordered to “take hill 800,” an assault in which Deming led his platoon up a well-defended enemy slope. The day…

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“Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution”: John Marks ’61 Speaks about Career as Social Entrepreneur and Peacebuilder

In his talk titled “Peacebuilding and Conflict Resolution,” John Marks ’61 spoke about his decades-long career as a social entrepreneur and peacebuilder, both locally and abroad, in the Freeman Room Wednesday night. Throughout his career, Marks has become a best-selling, award-winning author, a former U.S. Foreign Service Officer, and a founder of Search for Common…

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2017 Andover Alumni Awards of Distinction Celebrated at ASM

This Wednesday’s All School Meeting (ASM) celebrated the recipients of the 2017 Andover Alumni Award of Distinction. With the theme of “finis origine pendet,” or “the end depends on the beginning,” each graduate shared stories of their work and ways that Andover shaped them. “If indeed the end truly begins upon the beginning, then it…

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Students in Medicine bring Dr. Aisiku to Andover to Share Experiences in the Medical Field

Rushing Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords through underground tunnels to bring her to a rehabilitation center after she suffered a gunshot wound to the head was one of many stories Dr. Imoigele Aisiku recounted when he spoke about his experience as an emergency physician in the Underwood Room on Thursday evening. Aisiku was brought to campus by…

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Meet Sam Bloom, the Sticker Queen

Gunga biting into a red steak fillet. A Paresky Commons plate filled to the brim with stir-fry. The Andover Blue Card. These are three of 150 unique iMessage stickers in “Gunga Stickers,” a new app created by Samantha Bloom ’18. Released on Wednesday, iOS users can now download “Gunga Stickers” from the Apple App Store…

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