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Catholic Priest Clark Addresses Scandals, Future of the Church

Speaking to members of the Phillips Academy community in a Friday forum sponsored by the Catholic Student Fellowship (CSF) and an Abbot Academy (AA) grant, Father William Clark delivered a lecture entitled, “The Catholic Church: What’s Going On?” A professor at Holy Cross College, Father Clark expressed his opinions about “the abuse crisis, the current…

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Journalist Polk Speaks On Notable Female Explorers

Speaking on women’s accomplishments in the field of exploration, photojournalist and author Mildred Polk addressed students and faculty during Wednesday’s All-School Meeting. The mother of Elisabeth Polk-Bauman ’04, Ms. Polk visited campus as part of Women’s Forum Winter Weekend. Since her graduation from Harvard University with a degree in Anthropology, Ms. Polk has traveled on…

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Students Discuss Situation In Iraq at CommServ Office Event

Offering their unique perspectives on how the American government should resolve the crisis in Iraq, four Phillips Academy students spoke at a Monday forum sponsored by the Center for Global Justice in conjunction with the Community Service Office. Interim Director of the Community Service Office Mike Koehler ’94 opened the forum by providing a brief…

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Blizzard Prompts Sykes to Call Off Tuesday Classes

In response to the 20 inches of snow that fell on Andover in the “Blizzard of 2003,” the Phillips Academy administration cancelled all classes on Tuesday and declared a “snow say.” Although a snow say last occurred two years ago, this is only the third such day at Andover in 22 years. After several hours…

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Model UN Takes Awards At Georgetown Conference

Journeying to the 40th annual North American Invitational Model United Nations Conference (NAIMUN) in Washington, DC, this past weekend, approximately 50 members of Phillips Academy’s Model United Nations club (PAMUN) left campus for the weekend and took home numerous prizes for their work in sessions of mock -political and legal debate. The conference, organized by…

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