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Whit Sheppard ’83 Returns to Campus
Whit Sheppard ’83 returned to campus on Sep. 26, ending 35 years of distance from the site of his traumatic experiences as a Deerfield student. In a sincere address to…
The Role of Politics in the Classroom
The Confederate flag. Threats of nuclear war. Brett Kavanaugh. The national anthem. Marjory Stoneman Douglas. The Trump presidency. The 21st…
Stallings’ Paradise
After English Teacher Andy Stallings’ first year teaching at Deerfield Academy, he travelled to visit his family in Mississippi, where…
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September 10, 2013
Welcome, New Faculty!
    Aside from the new students who arrive on campus in September, the new faculty also add more flavor to the Deerfield community. Here are some examples of the…
June 4, 2013
Rory Cowan ’71 to speak at Commencement
Rory Cowan ’71 will address the Class of 2013 as Commencement speaker. Mr. Cowan is currently the Chairman and CEO of Lionbridge, a company he founded in 1996. Following the…
June 4, 2013
Klink Sees Disconnect in Connect4
The greatest threats to cultural diversity on campus are required bonding programs, specifically Connect4. These meetings restrict free time and fail to promote deep, vested relationships. Rather than organically learning…
June 4, 2013
The Timelessness of Books
“To be or not to be?” or “I think therefore I am,” or “The unexamined life is not worth living.” Educational technology cannot help us as we face these three…
June 4, 2013
New Student Council Leaders Elected
For the 2013-2014 academic year Tripp Kaelin ‘14 will follow Cleo Siderides ‘13 as student body president, and Maggie Shilling ‘14 will succeed Teddy Romeyn’s ‘13 place as the student…
June 4, 2013
Music Department Changes Their Tune For Next Year
To be in one of the two Deerfield a cappella groups, there are several requirements beyond just the music . With other commitments and time constraints, the chorus requirements seem…
June 4, 2013
Ultimately Fun
The present Deerfield squad is dedicated and talented. Although “we graduated some terrific talent last year,” Mr. Nilsson said, “we have some strong players coming through the ranks, including a…
April 18, 2013
The Elephant in the Room
I wholeheartedly agree with the recent steps the administration has taken regarding Deerfield secret societies, because the school absolutely must take action. Students can only hold so much influence over…