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Students and Faculty Attend Anti-War Rally

Trekking to New York City this past weekend, several Phillips Academy students and faculty joined thousands of activists in protesting the Bush administration’s proposed offensive against Iraq. Although the school did not sponsor any official transportation or organization for those wishing to participate in the event, students joined the Sweet Honey Society, a coalition dedicated…

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Phillips and Andover High Maintain Distant Relations

The following comes from an investigative report written for the English Department’s Journalism elective. Phillips Academy students visited Andover High School for a day and polled students and faculty. With its manicured lawns, quaint New England shops and an average home price of over $400,000, Andover fits the image of a perfect upper-class suburb. Teenagers…

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“Gay and Catholic” Series Begins With CSF Speaker Vacek

In conjunction with the Phillips Academy Chaplaincy, the Catholic Student Fellowship (CSF) hosted last Friday night the first forum in its “Being Gay and Being Catholic” guest speaker series in the Ropes Salon in the upstairs of Commons. The list of lecturers included Instructor in Chemistry Paul Cernota, Instructor in Art Peg Harrigan, and Professor…

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Presidential Pool Reduced To Ten Council Hopefuls

Voting last Wednesday at lunch and dinner in Commons in the first round of elections, Phillips Academy students narrowed the pool of candidates in the race for Student Council President from sixteen to ten. After all votes were submitted, members of the current Student Council, including President Kanyi Maqubela ’03, tallied all the ballots and…

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College Counselor Fay Publishes Article on Admissions Process

Armed with experience on both sides of the college admissions desk, Associate Director of College Counseling Ginger Fay recently published an article for the Winter 2003 issue of Independent School magazine, entitled, “Don’t Die for Duke: Putting Joy (and Common Sense) Back into the College Search Process.” The article stresses the importance of looking for…

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