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2012 February
February 2, 2012
The Ten Million Dollar Question
Students, teachers, and alumni, young and old, have expressed interest in holding an open discussion of issues such as the relationship between money and climate change, reproductive rights, and collective…
February 2, 2012
Curriculum Overhaul Approaches
The College Board, in collaboration with Cambridge University in England, has invited Deerfield, among other schools, to join the Cambridge Capstone Program, a pilot interdisciplinary elective course addressing global issues…
February 2, 2012
Gender Inequity at Deerfield Today
I believe there is gender inequity at Deerfield. I do not believe, however, that Deerfield students hold an unusual concentration of gender prejudice relative to those around the country. It…
February 2, 2012
Clinging to Tradition and Cultural Trends
Subtleties and community cultural trends would be good to discuss, to be aware of, so as not to fall into backward-thinking traps of boys oppressing girls and girls being submissive.
February 2, 2012
Inconsistency in Tea Party Political Values
As Republican presidential hopefuls campaign for the party nomination, the Tea Party is stirring confusion throughout the nation with its increasing support of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.
February 2, 2012
Christina Pil: Artist of the Issue
Christina Pil made her first announcement introducing a choral concert series a little less than two years ago during the spring term of her sophomore year.
February 2, 2012
MLK Day: Defining Diversity
MLK Day benefited greatly this year from increased student contributions and perhaps a more unifying theme for the day, and longer or more narrowly focused discussions, would improve next year’s…