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Commons Unable To Handle High-Energy Appliances

Along with cereal, milk, and huge mounds of bananas, long lines at Commons’ waffle machines have become a fixture of breakfast at Phillips Academy because the circuit breakers in Commons have become overloaded by high-energy appliance, according to Commons Location Nanager John Njenga. To prevent such a situation, Food Services allows a limited number of…

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Mozo to Present Film On Jamaican Apple Pickers

After keeping a residence in the relatively homogenous state of Vermont, Chair of the Spanish Department Emilio Mozo received a Kenan Grant to research and produce a film that discusses an influx of blacks in the New England state during the summer. As Mr. Mozo noted, the reason he made this film was “to expose…

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T&T Warns Against Email Fraud, Phone Solicitations

Over the course of the past few weeks, a number of students and faculty at Phillips Academy have received fraudulent e-mail and voicemail messages sent from an account in the British Virgin Islands. These messages requested that the recipients call a telephone number to receive information about the sender’s credit troubles, loved ones, or potential…

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Many Other Academic Institutions Face Similar Budget Crisis

Despite years of growth and the successful conclusion of a $208.9 million capital campaign this summer, the Phillips Academy endowment – a source of 39 percent of the $70 million operating budget – has declined $140 million from its peak of $550 million in the spring of 2000. Representative of a nationwide trend amongst educational…

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