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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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Exeter Conference Attracts Student Newspapers’ Staffs

Discussing the practices of journalism in secondary school newspapers, members of the present and former editorial boards of The Phillipian attended the Association of Independent School Journalist (AISJ) Conference this past Sunday at Phillips Exeter Academy. Joining other high school journalists from Exeter, St. Paul’s School and Loomis Chafee, Andover students discussed board production, layout,…

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Harvard Changes Admissions Policy for Early Applicants

Echoing similar decisions made in the last year by Yale, Princeton, and Brown Universities, Harvard College announced last Thursday that it plans to modify its Early Action (EA) policy next year for the Class of 2008. Under the new policy, which will affect current Phillips Academy Uppers and beyond, students who apply for early acceptance…

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Chef Ming Tsai ’82 Performs Cooking Demo for Campus

Filling the halls of the Underwood Room with his signature “East Meets West” aromas, acclaimed chef and television host Ming Tsai ’82 visited campus this past Saturday as the beginning of Phillips Academy’s annual celebration of Asian Arts Week. Sponsored by the Asian Society in conjunction with Andover’s Office of Community and Multicultural Development (CAMD),…

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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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