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Opinion
Uprooting America’s Second Virus
For Black Americans, COVID-19 is not the only pandemic afflicting everyday life. The recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor,…
Reopening Our Doors
The central question on every student’s mind right now is whether or not their school will reopen in the fall.…
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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…
November 8, 2019
Unveiling the Electoral College
Growing up, politics was a subject rarely talked about in my family. Having lived in China for all of their lives, my parents are ingrained with the belief that issues…
October 17, 2019
Why Trump Will Win Again
The 2016 presidential election was the most controversial and polarizing election in recent history. To the Deerfield community, the election of President Donald Trump came as a shock., in part…
October 17, 2019
Balanced Bites
Hello, DA community, and welcome to Balanced Bites, a new monthly nutrition column where I will be addressing nutrition, eating topics, and questions from around campus and in the news.…
October 17, 2019
Be Worthy, Be Polite
Lays potato chip bags spread across the floor, empty bottles thrown around, sofas flipped and turned upside down, and stains all over the carpet — is this a dump or…
September 25, 2019
Far From Home
It’s 12:03 am. I begin to drift asleep, but then I read the Hong Kong Free Press on my phone. This year, I spent the entire summer in Hong Kong,…
September 25, 2019
The Deerfield Mission Needs to Evolve
“A vibrant, ethical community that embraces diversity, the Academy prepares students for leadership in a rapidly changing world that requires global understanding, environmental stewardship, and dedication to service.” These are…
September 25, 2019
A Letter to Dr. Austin
Dear Dr. Austin, Thank you very much for taking the time to write to the Deerfield community, particularly the seniors. I greatly appreciated your two requests: welcome the new students…
May 29, 2019
The Trials of an AP Physics Teacher
As I thumb through sample AP Physics 1 exams from the College Board, I shake my head in disgust at the questions I’m reading. With the AP exam just around…