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Editorial
My Experience (Not) Voting
I used to cringe at the radio every time NPR played a clip of the PostMaster General defending the mail-in ballot. I had full belief in the American voting system,…
Letter From the Editor
Dear Reader, Over the past few months, the Deerfield Scroll’s 95th board has combed through past publications to find articles…
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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,…
May 23, 2018
Redefining Leadership
Stepping up into a new grade can be both an exciting and frightening experience for returning students. While members of the Class of 2018 prepare to leave campus, some juniors…
May 23, 2018
Letter from the Editor
Dear Reader, In honor of Commencement, I’m proud to present the Deerfield Scroll’s first 20-page issue! When I first suggested that we aim for 20 at the beginning of this…
May 23, 2018
Letter to the Editor
To the Deerfield Scroll Editors, The front-page faculty opinion piece on “Moving Toward an All-Gender Dress Code” in the April 19, 2018 issue has produced a groundswell of parent reactions.…
April 19, 2018
What We Look For in a Head of School
We are saddened to hear that Dr. Curtis will retire in June 2019 — she has added immeasurably to our community life at Deerfield through her warm presence, commitment to…