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Global Studies, Community Service and Sustainability Unite as One

Since its induction at the beginning of the school year, the Center for Service and Global Citizenship, formerly the separate Global Studies, Community Service and Sustainability departments, has been involved in numerous projects on campus. Rachel Yao Director of Global Studies David Miller ...

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Deerfield’s Secret Art Scene

“Did you even know where the old art gallery was?” Art History teacher and Gallery Curator Lydia Hemphill asked. A large number of students, both then and now, would reply, “No.” ​When the Charles P. Russell Gallery in the old Memorial Building basement, Ms. Hemphill said that during ...

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Letter From The Editor

Dear Reader, This marks the final issue for the 2014-15 Scroll Board. Firstly, I would like to thank Charlotte Allen for giving me this incredible opportunity. The challenges that I faced in this position tested my capacity for resilience and creativity and ultimately helped me to mature. I am ...

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Bus Distrust

Dear Margo, Rita & Curtis, My parents said I am going to have to take the charter bus back home for spring break. Is it as bad as everyone says? Sincerely, Bus Distrust   Dearest Distrust, Seeing as I am a veteran charter bus rider, you’ve come to the right place. The charter buses and I ...

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Deerfield Foods Extends Its Reach

Last spring, Conor Kennedy ’14 introduced a non-profit organization called Deerfield Foods. This year, the student-run, non-profit business has expanded and its presence is growing on campus and around Franklin County. Gordon Xiang The organization seeks to fight food insecurity in Franklin ...

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Punishment vs. Consequence

Since joining the Dean’s Office three years ago, I have had many conversations with students, faculty and parents surrounding the subject of discipline at Deerfield.  As expected, there is a wide range of perspectives and opinions pertaining to the topic and purpose of discipline. What struck me ...

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Under The Lights: Friday Night Paddle Tennis

This winter, Danny Finnegan ’17 introduced Deerfield to the joy of paddle tennis. The Friday Night Paddle League has put  the two courts near the Lower Levels to more frequent use. While talking with faculty and friends about how Deerfield weekends could be more exciting, Finnegan presented the ...

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Deerfield’s First Snow Day In Decades

Each year, Deerfield, Massachusetts gets an average of 43 inches of snow. Despite this formidable annual snowfall, this year marked the first snow day in recent Academy history. Henry Cobbs When Director of Security David Gendron expects a storm, he closely tracks it and consistently updates Head ...

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Shelton Rogers Talks Slut-Shaming

As a new sophomore in the Greer, I was left wondering whether I’d been dropped into some kind of sick social experiment. I’d been briefed, of course, on the basic terminology: Leaving The Greer, Clapping People Out, The Senior Table. I’d been instructed not to leave with anyone, duh, because ...

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Liberty Is Not License

The Charlie Hebdo cartoon that was posted in the Dining Hall recently and the talk around campus has affected me on a personal level, and I know that it has also affected other Muslim students at Deerfield. It’s one thing for Charlie Hebdo to publish a cartoon, which arose out of ignorance and ...

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