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MLK Day: The Power of One, Part II

Celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Phillips Academy students enjoyed a break from the daily routine on Monday, attending a variety of special events. A highlight of the day was the appearance of the graduate who helped launch the MLK Day celebrations. Brian Gittens ’89 spoke about the demonstration he organized as…

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U. Mass Professor Lectures On New England Indians

Drawing attention to the stereotypes faced by early Native Americans, University of Massachusetts Lowell Professor Ronald Dale Karr delivered a presentation Tuesday entitled “Encountering the New England Indians: English Attitude in Early Massachusetts Bay.” Dr. Karr said that all evidence pertaining to the early relations between New World Settlers and Native Americans is based on…

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PA Ushers in Chinese New Year Celebration

Bringing a taste of Chinese culture to Phillips Academy, the Chinese Language Department and the Chinese Language Club collaborated to organize Wednesday’s celebration of the Chinese New Year. Activities included a special dinner in Commons, traditional Chinese crafts and calligraphy in the Commons’ foyer, and the annual theatrical production in Kemper Auditorium. “We want to…

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Trustees To Discuss Fate of Peabody On Annual Winter Visit

Convening on campus for their annual winter meeting next weekend, the Phillips Academy Board of Trustees will discuss faculty salaries, tuition and the ongoing strategic planning process, in addition to hearing reports on the financial aid pool and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology. Set to arrive on campus next Thursday, the Trustees will be in…

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State of the Academy Survey

Good news for the Office of Academy Resources: Nearly 90 percent of Phillips Academy Seniors plan to donate money to Andover after their graduation, according to the 2004 Phillipian State of the Academy Survey. The 189 responses of both day students and boarders were collected over the past week. The sample represents 17.5 percent of…

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