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Stop The Pipeline

Deerfield’s mission statement reads, “Set in a historic village bounded by river, hills and rams, Deerfield inspires reflection, study and play, abiding friendships, and a defining school spirit.” In the 1950s and 60s, the United States Government planned to construct Interstate 91 through ...

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Pro-Village

Read the Anti-Village article here. BREAKING NEWS: freshman girl and boy seen walking on campus are not a couple. I repeat: they are not a couple! This is not an isolated incident, either. All over Deerfield Academy, 9th grade males and females are interacting in non-sexual ways. Although school ...

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Anti-Village

Read the Pro-Village article here. The Freshman Village has successfully created more problems than it has solved. The gender divide is an issue that deserves to be addressed, but a Freshman Village was not the correct way to fix it. The most notable effect that The Village has had on campus is to ...

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A Message From The Deerfield Democrats

The National Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. It was founded in 1848 and enjoys the distinction of being the oldest, still functioning political party in the world. Democrats often favor a mixed economy, labor unions, universal healthcare, ...

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A Message From The Deerfield Republicans

It’s that time of year again: election time, when uninformed teenagers like me get to haphazardly stitch together their political beliefs in order to sound intelligent. With that being said, here is a breakdown of two of my favorite Republican candidates: John Kasich and Ben Carson. Donald Trump ...

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Green Party

While the United States scrambles to choose Democrat or Republican, many forget there is another option: The Green Party. Elections are about choices, and the Green Party is a true alternative! Rachel Yao As the Republican Presidential nomination debates have started, we’re frustrated as usual by ...

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Gangster Dress: Intent vs. Impact

On Sunday May 5, a sit-down table of senior girls dressed up as “gangsters.” At dinners throughout this rotation, the group dressed up with some theme in mind. One night, they all wore nice dresses and heels and called it “Prom Night.” However, on May 5, when the girls decided to wear baggy ...

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Gangster Dress: Intent vs. Impact

On Sunday May 5, a sit-down table of senior girls dressed up as “gangsters.” At dinners throughout this rotation, the group dressed up with some theme in mind. One night, they all wore nice dresses and heels and called it “Prom Night.” However, on May 5, when the girls decided to wear baggy ...

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Paths To DA: Vaish Gajaraj

Coming to Deerfield has been the most fascinating and influential experience of my life. I was born in Singapore, and moved to Princeton, New Jersey when I was five years old. In my new home, I attended public school. There, we didn’t have mandatory co-curriculars as we do here. There were only ...

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Paths To DA: Taylor Morash

Before I came to Deerfield, I didn’t know how to do long division . . . I still don’t. Coming from a public school in Nova Scotia and arriving at one of the most prestigious private high schools in America was a difficult adjustment for me—to say the least. Back home, sports were my ...

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