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I am Not A Grilled CC
“John,” “Amelia,” “Jasmine,” the Greer staff would announce from the kiosk when their food was ready. I watched the employee…
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November 2, 2021
We Need More Sleep
“You should get more sleep.” This is perhaps Deerfield’s most frequent advice to its students — but has Deerfield taken responsibility for this statement and what it entails? Does it…
November 2, 2021
Opening Greener Doors
During my first few months on campus, my expectations of Deerfield being an extremely green school were shot down after observing the lack of environmental efforts made by the whole…
May 24, 2021
Too Asian, Too White
I still remember the awe I felt at my first Commencement my ninth grade year. I remember watching the Class of 2018, donned in their classic gold-buttoned blazers and white…
April 2, 2021
Is Zoom a Real Deerfield Experience?
Are you really “going to Deerfield” if you’re just sitting at home taking online classes on your computer all day long? Being on campus plays an integral role in creating…
April 2, 2021
The Case for Intellectual Activities
Many of us spent our time in quarantine exploring different intellectual activities, whether it be chess, Go, crossword puzzles, or sudoku. The COVID-19 pandemic might have brought life to a…
February 21, 2021
Teachers, Lead the Way.
Deerfield is a school of tradition: it is one of the last New England boarding schools to require the sit-down meal, it is one of the last schools to require…
February 21, 2021
Standing Up for The Sit-Down System
I remember my first sit-down meal at Deerfield. I was sitting in the south side of the dining hall near the kitchen door. Though I felt a little intimidated at first…
February 21, 2021
The Case for a COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
In terms of improving public health, vaccination is second only to providing clean drinking water. Vaccines, which have saved countless lives, are possibly the most important modern medical advancement of…
February 21, 2021
As Equals: The U.S.-China Relationship
For much of the last 50 years, the United States and the People’s Republic of China have made steady progress in establishing a stable relationship. But ever since Donald Trump…
December 3, 2020
The Death of Nuance
Over the past few months, talking to anyone, even family, about politics has become a guessing game of “Is this person on my side or not?” On social media, I…
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