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Articles by De Kim
Tradition at Deerfield from the outside might seem stupid or corny, but our traditions are what make Deerfield a community that students want to be a part of.
Tradition is not a constituent of this community that must be constantly pressed upon us, but rather something that should be observed moderately.
To all the people who for some reason seem to have a deep emotional connection with stereotype, I say, “So what?”
Though there are undeniable superficial trends, I hope that each Deerfield girl can be defined not by meager exterior similarities, but by the common thread of her well-rounded and unique talents and abilities.
If we really want to progress as a community and as a school, I believe that it is imperative that we become less obsessed with the Boyden era, because it makes it seem as though we are promoting the homogeneous culture of that time.
I am sure that, with a little bit of self-evaluation, our community will come together more so than it ever has in the past.
We live in a community where people tend to conform to what everyone else thinks and does. But if you are ambitious, fun, smart, humble, kind and loyal, I don’t see why you can’t be the epitome of the Deerfield Girl or Boy.
Although it probably hasn’t crossed your mind, your science or English or math teachers might just be real romantics with exciting stories to tell.
“The transition never ends,” Marsans said.
In a matter of weeks, the dance and video craze called the “Harlem Shake” has swept the nation.