Strolling down Albany Road or wandering the halls of the Koch, I find it impossible not to overhear a dramatic narrative or two that meticulously chronicles a student’s exhaustion, stress levels and overwhelming schedule. My question for these students is: Why are you here?
Let me begin by clarifying a few very important things. First, The Scroll seeks to provoke conversation, not people. Second, we here at The Scroll are not trying to push an agenda of our own, but rather attempting to shed light on issues that no one wants to talk about.
The real problem with the Deerfield dress code lies in the inability of students to follow the dress code. If girls would follow the dress code fully, there would be more mutual respect between students and faculty, rather than teachers placed in an awkward position where they either have to let it slide or make the student go back to her dorm and change.