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The Traffic Heroes of Salem Street
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The Traffic Heroes of Salem Street

Every morning last year, Frank Sapienza could be spotted directing cars and students in a reflective neon jacket amongst the bustle of early-morning traffic, ensuring that everyone crossed Salem Street safely. Salem Street separates Bulfinch Hall, the Rebecca M. Sykes Wellness Center, and most athletic facilities from the rest of campus. In May of this…

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ASSIST: 50 Years of International Scholars At Andover

The Andover community is defined, in part, by diversity. One component of that is international diversity: students from all around the globe. For the past 50 years, some of Andover’s international students have found the school through a program known as ASSIST. ASSIST is a longstanding U.S.-based non-profit program that helps multilingual international students study…

CAMD Scholar Pablo Sanchez ’19 On the Role of Corridos In Mexican Culture
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CAMD Scholar Pablo Sanchez ’19 On the Role of Corridos In Mexican Culture

After taking Spanish-400 his Lower year, Pablo Sanchez ’19 promised that he would someday write about the corrido, a popular genre of Mexican music, during his time at Andover. Sanchez got that chance through the CAMD Scholarship, an annual program that allows selected students to research topics related to diversity and multiculturalism. Last Friday, Sanchez…

The Hidden Treasures of Phelps House
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The Hidden Treasures of Phelps House

For over 100 years, each Head of School has lived in Phelps House, a cozy home at 189 Main Street recognizable by its grand wooden door, overhanging balcony, and the occasional blue flag. As a result of its rich history, Phelps House has accumulated historical treasures within its walls. Phelps House has two identical chairs…

‘No One Can Take Away What You’re Learning’: Lorella Praeli Emphasizes Power and Choice
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‘No One Can Take Away What You’re Learning’: Lorella Praeli Emphasizes Power and Choice

“Why are we here, Mom? How are we here?” is the question Lorella Praeli, American Civil Liberties Union (A.C.L.U.) Deputy National Political Director and Director of Immigration Policy and Campaigns, once asked her mother about their status as undocumented immigrants. Praeli, the Youth from Every Quarter speaker at Tuesday’s All-School Meeting (ASM), discussed the importance…

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