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90 Seconds with Dr. Friends
How long have you been at Deerfield? This is my 27th year. What brought you to Deerfield? I knew that I wanted…
Staying Warm in the Dorm
It’s cold here at Deerfield! If you have poorly heated rooms like mine, the battle against the cold never ends, even when…
Day in the Life at the COVID Inn
9:20 AM  I sluggishly awaken from a long sleep.Two loud knocks at the door signal that breakfast has arrived and I attempt…
PG Spotlight: Grace Caligiuri
Grace Caligiuri ’22, a postgraduate from Windsor, Connecticut and the starting goalie on Deerfield’s Girls Varsity Hockey team, has already left her…
Artist of the Issue: Antonia Forero
“When you do something for so long, it molds into who you are” – Antonia Forero Wise. Compassionate. Trustworthy. Dependable. These are…
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An Obligation to Emphasize
In over thirty states, LGBTQ+ rights are not protected by the government. In over twenty states, according to the ACLU, legislation has been introduced to criminalize aspects of trans lives,…
“Look Back At It”: A Boogie wit da Hoodie at DA
A Boogie wit da Hoodie, the rap- per/singer/songwriter behind hits “Look Back at it” and “Drowning,” headlined Deerfield’s 2022 Winter Concert on Saturday, February 19th. The news was announced during…
Artist of the Issue: Yurok Song
Yurok Song ’22 has been involved in music ever since the young age of three, when he began playing the piano. Since then, he made the switch from piano to…
Student Body President Elections 2022
*The Scroll interviewed candidates Jerry Huang ’23, Osegie Osayimwen ’23, Stephen Souder ’23, Valentina Williamson ’23 and Ainslie Kell ’23 for this article; Will Richards ’23 responded by email. Huang…
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
From Tuesday, February 22 to Saturday, February 26, the Theater co-curricular performed Simon Stephens’ mystery play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, based on the 2003 novel.…
DA Radio: Spotlight on Student-Hosted Shows
Broadcasting at Deerfield has been around since the mid01900s, in which donated equipment, including a transmitter and receiver station, allowed for the creation of the Radio Club. Since then, the…
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An Obligation to Emphasize
In over thirty states, LGBTQ+ rights are not protected by the government. In over twenty states, according to the ACLU, legislation has been introduced to criminalize aspects of trans lives,…
Opinion: I’m Not Saying The N-Word
Words that sound the same are not the same. A year ago, a professor at the University of Southern California went viral explaining the Chinese filler word, ‘that,’ in his…
In Defense of Tolerance
In How Democracies Die, political scientists Steven Levitsky and Lucan Way argue that the health and stability of American democracy depend on the “understanding that competing parties accept one another…
Parietals: Behind the Times
After a splendid night celebrating Deerfield’s massive win over Choate, you and a close friend decide to enjoy the rest of night watching a movie in your dorm. You prop…
My Grievances with the Girls’ Meeting
I made my way into my last Girls’ Meeting with optimistic hopes of feeling empowered, heard, seen, and proud to be a Deerfield girl afterwards. Instead, I walked out early,…
Student Body President Elections 2022
*The Scroll interviewed candidates Jerry Huang ’23, Osegie Osayimwen ’23, Stephen Souder ’23, Valentina Williamson ’23 and Ainslie Kell ’23…
Letter from the Editor
Dear Reader, Similar to many other seniors, I’ve stumbled upon a slightly startling number: 132–the number of days left until Commencement on Sunday, May 29th. Recalling last May, I remember…
Accountability Points Neglect the Real Problem
The vast majority of Deerfield students have, in one way or another, encountered the Accountability Point (AP) system.  As the current process stands, with each AP a student receives, both…
Letter From the Editor
Dear Reader,  I will never forget the moment – the dorm seemingly holding one breath in unison as we clicked on the email: An Update from Dr. Austin. Almost immediately…
Letter from the Editor
Dear Reader,  We have often emphasized the importance of the truth, and how we hold it as a central value to our reportage and work. Naturally, this begs the question,…
COVID Obstacles Re-emerge for Deerfield Teams
After a relatively healthy fall term, students have re-adjusted to wearing masks, testing more frequently, and adhering to other COVID-19 protocols this winter. While more positive cases have also impacted…
PG Spotlight: Grace Caligiuri
Grace Caligiuri ’22, a postgraduate from Windsor, Connecticut and the starting goalie on Deerfield’s Girls Varsity Hockey team, has already left her mark on the Deerfield community on and off…
Athlete of the Issue: Robert Amundson
Boasting a height of 6’7”, Robert Amundson ’22 is a hard figure to miss on campus. The four year varsity swimmer currently captains the team, along with Mark Cai ’22,…
DA Girls’ Weightlifting Club Raises the Bar
Historically, women have endured a long battle to secure gender equality within fitness gyms. During the 1960s, women had to fight the argument that their bodies couldn’t “handle” exercise. By…
PG Spotlight: Sekou Roland
This fall, Sekou Roland ’22 joined Deerfield for a postgraduate year. A star on the football field and a valuable community member off of it, Roland has been an integral…
Athlete of the Issue: Quinn Hampson
On Saturday, October 23, Quinn Hampson ‘22 broke the record for the fastest time that a Deerfield Cross Country runner has completed our five-kilometer-long course, with an incredible mark of…
Best and Worst Dining Hall Beverages
We all love drinks. Whether it be sweet, sour, or bitter, the icon of your beverage can say a lot about you. Your drink isn’t just something that you prefer…
90 Seconds with Dr. Friends
How long have you been at Deerfield? This is my 27th year. What brought you to Deerfield? I knew that I wanted to teach highschool students and I wanted to…
Top Five Things To Do on a Bus to an Away Game
After a hiatus from most sporting competitions last year, Deerfield students are once again thrilled to compete in interscholastic competitions… and for long bus rides! Whether you are traveling just…