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Dear Deerfield– and historians of the future, You have stumbled upon a time capsule of the year 2020, a window…
Letter From The Editor
Dear Reader, If you walk into the basement of the Kendall during layout week, this is what you’ll find: Lily…
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May 29, 2019
Letter from the Editor
Dear Reader, Graduation is nearly upon us. The tents are coming up, the grass below them browning with melancholy. Soon, we will bid farewell to one Head of School, 15…
April 24, 2019
Letter from the Editor
Dear Reader, “Of course you’re a swimmer. You have such broad shoulders. You just look so… athletic,” he said, waving his hand up and down in an assessment of my…
April 24, 2019
Being Open Minded and Respectful
Deerfield’s latest Academy Event featured the electric jazz rock group Kneebody, the most memorable Academy Event in recent memory — but for the wrong reasons. From the moment the musicians…
March 7, 2019
Let’s Acknowledge Sexual Intimacy on Campus
According to the Student Handbook, “Sexual intimacy – including undress – is not permitted for students at Deerfield.” The online Deerfield Rules and Expectations states that if caught engaging in…
January 30, 2019
It’s Time to Break Out of the Deerfield Bubble
Watching people talk about politics in 2019 often feels like watching a heated rivalry between two crowds cheering for opposite sports teams – but it’s not friendly competition. Bickering, fighting,…
January 30, 2019
Letter from the Editor
Dear Reader, Since the Boston Globe article about Deerfield was published, our community has been, at times, immersed in discussions about the legitimacy of its contents. I chose to share…
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…
October 11, 2018
Stop the Stigma of Being Alone in Public
Deerfield students seem to hate being alone in public. Before study hall, most people travel everywhere with at least one other person: to and from classes, sit-down meals, and co-curricular…
October 11, 2018
Letter from the Editor
Dear Reader, In discussions around campus about Mohsin Hamid’s novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist, I heard drastically different opinions on protagonist Changez’s relationship with Erica. I heard fellow students asking hard,…