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Abbot Scholar Thomas ’03 Discusses ‘Digital Divide’

Discussing the use of technology and its availability among different social groups both across the United States and at Phillips Academy, Abbot Scholar Itiah Thomas ’03 delivered her presentation “The Digital Divide: A Social Divide?” on Tuesday in the School Room. Thomas concentrated her presentation on the availability of computer access with regard to race,…

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Instructor in Spanish Allen Discusses Latino Students

Leading the last Brace Center Faculty Fellow presentation of the year, Instructor in Spanish and Advisor to African-American and Latino Students Jorge Allen addressed the issues raised by the 2000 Richard T. Greener Study on the experiences of African-American and Latino students at Phillips Academy. In his lecture Tuesday night entitled, “Ni de Aqui ni…

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Trustees Approve Building Of Second Ice Hockey Rink

Amidst the festivities and celebrations marking Phillips Academy’s 225th Anniversary, the Board of Trustees convened for their annual spring term meeting to approve the operating budget for the fiscal year 2004, authorize the construction of a second ice sheet at the Ted Harrison Hockey Rink, and continue support for the International Academic Partnership (IAP). After…

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Abbot Scholar Polenz Discusses Free Speech

Speaking in front of an audience of students and faculty in the School Room of Abbot Hall, Jonathan Polenz ’03 delivered his Abbot Scholar presentation entitled, “A History of Free Speech at Phillips Academy: The Bernard Allen Case.” The presentation was the result of Polenz’s extensive research on the Bernard Allen case and how it…

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Heaphy Shares Life Story With Community at ASM

Urging students to gain respect for themselves by showing compassion towards others, Mr. Dennis Heaphy, one of the country’s leading advocates for people with disabilities, spoke to the Phillips Academy community at Wednesday’s All-School Meeting (ASM). Mr. Heaphy, a quadriplegic who holds positions on the boards of multiple non-profit organizations for the advancement of low-income…

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