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Class of 2003 Boasts 50% Admit Rate to Nation’s Top Universities

Although the number of acceptance letters from public colleges and universities declined markedly from figures from previous years, the Phillips Academy Class of 2003 nevertheless enjoyed an outstanding admission rate to some of the nation’s most prestigious institutions of higher education. From Yale University to Boston College, this year’s Senior class has the option to…

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Hearsey Fellow Eaker Leads Lecture on Pain

Investigating the prevalence of pain in mainstream culture, Adam Eaker ’03 presented his Brace Center Hearsey Fellowship Project on gender relations, entitled “Claiming Pain,” on Tuesday evening in the Rose Room of Commons. Along with his faculty adviser, Instructor in English Jeff Domina, Eaker noted stark differences between the actions by which women and men…

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Michael Ebner ’70 Prepares for 225th Anniversary Events

Celebrating its 225th anniversary, Phillips Academy is preparing for a birthday bash filled with alumni/ae visits, student activities, and a few surprises. The Phillipian discussed the event with Director of Alumni Affairs Reverend Michael Ebner ’70. Phillipian: For how long have the plans for Andover’s 225th anniversary been in the works? Ebner: The committee was…

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Uppers Take Over Campus Leadership Positions as Seniors Prepare to Graduate

As winter’s thaw into spring brings a renewed sense of vitality and a refreshed outlook to students across the Academy, campus publications are also witnessing significant changes this season, as they welcome new members into their leadership positions. Preparing for an upcoming year of challenges and triumphs, new boards have taken the reins of power…

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Student Council Discusses Pace of Life with Faculty

Presenting to the School Congress a student perspective on the pace of life issue, Student Council President Kanyi Maqubela ’03, the five Cluster Presidents, Council President-elect Allegra Asplundh-Smith ’04, Vice President-elect Samuel Levenback ’04, and a handful of other student government leaders attended a faculty meeting on Tuesday. The Council put forth a broad summary…

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