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Is an Online Sign-In System At Andover Feasible?

In this age of unprecedented world-wide connectivity and convenience located at the tip of our fingers, Andover students have often wondered why an online sign-in system has not yet become a reality. All students except Seniors are required to return to their dorms by 8:00 p.m. on weekdays and initial their names in a “sign-in”…

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Youth From Every Quarter ASM: Clint Smith

Before performing a series of poems from his new book “Counting Descent,” Clint Smith gave the Andover community an introduction to spoken word poetry etiquette: the audience should to snap, hum affirmatively, or shout ‘Cheesus!’ if they heard something they really liked. From then on, nearly every other line of Smith’s poetry garnered a chorus…

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A Look Into the Faculty Housing System

When a faculty member leaves Andover, they leave behind their residence. Remaining faculty members interested in that empty house or apartment can then put in their bids for it, and whether they get it depends solely on how many “points” they have. Andover operates under a faculty point system that determines things such as housing….

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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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