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Opinion
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…
“Make America Great Again”
America isn’t doing great right now, at the end of Donald Trump’s presidency: he accomplished the opposite of his campaign…
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February 26, 2020
Academic Clubs Deserve Priority, Too
HARRY: It was Thursday, January 31st, 2020, and I was eager to attend the Harvard Model United Nations Conference. After five months of preparation, the day had finally arrived when…
February 26, 2020
Expand the Notion of ‘Buying In’
Few of us remember the first time that we heard it — perhaps it was through our Green Keys during orientation, during a sit-down table discussion, or at a dorm…
January 30, 2020
My Home Is On Fire
You may have read over the word ‘rainforest’ without giving it much attention, but you should. The rainforest has never burned on this scale; in fact, it hasn’t really burned…
January 30, 2020
Novels Need Trigger Warnings, Too
There are Deerfield students who have a parent suffering with alcohol abuse. There are students who have a family member who has been raped. There are students who suffer from…
January 30, 2020
No Tuition Without Representation
During my last two years at Deerfield, I have witnessed many changes to daily life: new exam schedule, reformed dress code, and new members of the administration. Although many of…
January 30, 2020
Advocacy Must Go Beyond the Screen
2020: the year where media directs advocacy. The year where we receive presidential updates through Twitter, watch political debates through online live streams, and receive breaking news from Instagram.  In…
November 8, 2019
Should College Athletes Be Paid?
The National Collegiate Athletic Association reported over $1.1 billion in revenue during Fiscal Year 2017. However, the student-athletes that bring in this revenue will never see it in their own…
November 8, 2019
‘Otherness’ and Immigration at Deerfield
Immigration. We’ve seen this political issue everywhere. Whether on the news or in a discussion, the deportation of illegal “aliens” has been a heavily discussed topic in recent months. Everyone…
November 8, 2019
Making Midterms
It’s 2:00 pm on a Wednesday. The dreaded moment has finally arrived. You receive an email titled “DAinfo” and immediately know what awaits. You and all those around you begin…
November 8, 2019
You Are What You Wear
As I prepared for the start of the school year, along with summer reading and dorm shopping, I spent far too much time worrying about blazers and what they would…