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Exploring Patience: ‘Global Buddhisms’ Class Visits Tibetan Center

In a small, suburban area of Medford, Mass. is a repurposed house containing a bright and colorful space for Buddhists and people curious about Buddhism to learn and worship. The Kurukulla Center for Tibetan Buddhist Studies (KKC) is a center for people to gather and learn more about the religion. Last Sunday, Andrew Housiaux, Instructor…

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Exeter Principal Announces Departure

Phillips Exeter Academy Principal Instructor Lisa MacFarlane ’66 has announced her departure from the school. At the end of this academic year, MacFarlane will leave Exeter and rejoin the faculty at the University of New Hampshire, where she taught for 28 years before being hired as Exeter’s 15th Principal Instructor in 2015. Tony Downer, President…

Pie the Head of School: Raffle Raises Money for Puerto Rico
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Pie the Head of School: Raffle Raises Money for Puerto Rico

Do you want the chance to “pie” Jennifer Elliott ’94, Dean of Students and Residential Life, or Head of School John Palfrey? Students will be able to buy three-dollar raffle tickets at Commons every Monday until the end of this term, and two lucky winners will be able to smash a pie in Elliott and…

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Investigating Student Learning Disabilities in Andover Academics

Sofie Brown ’18 says that math has always challenged her. In middle school, she was told to wear glasses so that she could see numbers with more clarity. It took years of faulty conclusions before Brown was properly diagnosed with the learning disability known as dyscalculia, which makes arithmetical calculations difficult. At Andover, students with…

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Dan Koh ’03 Running for Congress in Massachusetts’ 3rd District

Democratic candidate Dan Koh ’03 is running to represent the Third District of Massachusetts in the United States Congress. A former Chief of Staff to Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, Koh officially opened his campaign office on Saturday. “I was thrilled to see so many friends, family, and supporters at the official launch of our campaign…

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