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Defending Harmless Traditions

I think that though secret societies exist on campus, they are not a vital part of the Deerfield community or lifestyle. However, I do believe they are a tradition for both guys and girls on campus. I find them to be sort of like the brotherhoods or sisterhoods in college, where only certain people ...

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Balancing Tradition and Progress

Tradition is not a constituent of this community that must be constantly pressed upon us, but rather something that should be observed moderately.

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Looking Back Holds Us Back

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.

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The Hidden Dangers of Tradition

Some traditions die hard, but out of their deaths can emerge newer and healthier ones that serve to support our core values and a common understanding.

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Unwritten Rules

We are often reminded that Deerfield is a community built upon respect and tradition.

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Finding Value in Tradition

Today, students are not nearly as connected to the songs as are the alumni who return each year to participate in the event

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