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2018 November
November 10, 2018
Letter From The Editor
Dear Reader, When I heard about Mr. O’Donnell’s abrupt resignation from Deerfield last August, like many other students, I was intrigued. It seemed too timely to be a coincidence, considering…
November 10, 2018
Sonja O’Donnell Sues Deerfield Academy
Former English teacher Sonja O’Donnell has filed a pending federal lawsuit against Deerfield Academy, alleging years of gender discrimination and retaliation for her advocacy on behalf of female students. The…
November 10, 2018
The Death of Nuance
When I was a boy, I fell from a bridge into a cold mountain river in northern New York. I emerged relatively unscathed, but I remember vividly the panic of…
November 10, 2018
America’s Pandora’s Box
At present, our country seems separated. Justice Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court appointment highlights all aspects of division in the United States: #MeToo, political maneuvering, biased media coverage, issues with social media…
November 10, 2018
Opinion: The Power of Love
11 souls stand amongst the Pews of the Etz Chaim Synagogue. Among them are a primary-care physician, a couple married in the same room they stand in now, and a…
November 10, 2018
Deerfield Addresses Juuling on Campus
Over the past few years, Juuling amongst teenagers in America has increased significantly, and Deerfield has not been immune to this trend. High school students all along the East Coast…
November 10, 2018
Deerfield Promotes Political Advocacy
With midterm elections having recently concluded famous figures, from ex-presidents to celebrities, have joined in political activism. Many have voiced their political stance and emphasized the importance of voting. Deerfield…
November 10, 2018
Diversity of Thought in the Classroom
Among one of the most distinctive characteristics of a Deerfield humanities classroom is the roundtable. As Academic Dean and Chemistry Teacher Ivory Hills said, “The point of these discussions is…