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2014 December
December 17, 2014
Greenfield’s Heroin Epidemic
Recently in the Emmy Award-winning CNN series Parts Unknown, the town of Greenfield stepped into the limelight. East of the Deerfield River and west of the Connecticut River, Greenfield—the county…
December 17, 2014
Trusting The Trustees: What The Board Does
When students think of the role of the Board of Trustees at Deerfield Academy, many might picture a behind-the-scenes force that controls Deerfield’s management and actions. Many students are not…
December 17, 2014
Hernandez Addresses Problematic Dress Code
Late last autumn, a pod of pink whales socialized with a herd of golden sheep around the cardboard recycling on every floor of Field. Outside, the leaves fell and the…
December 17, 2014
Margo, Rita & Curtis
Dear Margo, Rita & Curtis, My mom picked the worst picture ever of me for our holiday card, what do I do? Sincerely, Mad at Mom   Dear Mad, Holiday…
December 17, 2014
Making A Change
Sunday, December 7, at 3 p.m, in the Greer marked an initiation of change for students here at Deerfield. Matt Morrow ‘15 and Tarek Deida ‘15 organized a meeting solely…
December 17, 2014
A Noteworthy Co-Curricular
For many, afternoon practices at Deerfield have involved fields, rinks and courts; but for a group of dedicated musicians, it now calls for instruments, scales and arpeggios. It can be…
December 17, 2014
Balls Of Fury
Almost every dorm on campus seems to have a ping-pong table stored in the basement or common room since the beginning of time. In many dorms, the tables aren’t put…
December 17, 2014
An Inadequate Sexual Intimacy Policy
Deerfield’s sexual intimacy policy states: “Students are asked to exercise thoughtful and appropriate discretion in all their relationships. Consensual sexual intimacy is not permitted for students at Deerfield.” (DA-Z). I…
December 17, 2014
Geocache ’em All
It all started with a family hiking trip to Grafton, Vermont, where math teacher Marc Dancer was introduced to the treasure-hunting game geocaching by another family inquiring about his handheld…