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A House Divided

September 23, 2016 8:08pm | Grayson Brockelbank

In a speech accepting the Illinois Republican Party’s nomination as a United States senator, Abraham Lincoln was famously quoted as saying “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” These words are a perfect example of the political situation that we face in this country today. […]

Rob’s Advice Column – 18 September 2016

September 18, 2016 1:45am | Rob Andreasse and Maria Koch

Dear Rob, I’m nervous to participate in Homecoming and feel awkward. What do I do? Sincerely, Afraid I’ll Look Like a Fool   Dear Afraid I’ll Look Like a Fool, Everybody participates in spirit weeks at Exeter, whether it’s Homecoming week or Winter Carnival. 90% […]

September 17 College Football Picks

September 16, 2016 9:25pm | Brady Young

Every Saturday we are provided with an exciting day of college football, so every week—with the help of ESPN stats—I will pick the winners of the matchups that involve the top 10 rated teams in college football.  I will also feature one game that involves […]

Toms Generously Doubles Amount of Expensive, Stylish Shoes Given to Impoverished Kids for Every Purchase

April 13, 2016 7:26pm | Julia Williams

The Toms shoe company recently started doubling the number of shoes it donates to kids in third-world countries for every purchase made. The esteemed charity-oriented brand still must’ve felt that they weren’t donating enough shoes to completely prevent poverty-stricken citizens from having to purchase ones […]

No, California, You Can’t Ban Math!

April 5, 2016 2:49am | RJ Sawyer

In California and New York, state legislators have introduced bills that are aimed at banning full-disk encryption on smartphones.  In California, a “manufacturer or operating system provider,” such as Apple or Google would face a $2,500 fine each time a smartphone couldn’t be opened by […]

Deconstructing the Feminist Myth, Pt. 2

February 9, 2016 8:37pm | Kelsea Vavra

Feminism is advocating for the social, economic, and political equality of all genders. For Part 1 (released September 2015), read here. Modern feminism continues to rally celebrities left and right, subsequently increasing and increasing in momentum. With such mainstream attention and endless discourse on multiple fronts, […]

An Irrational Fear of Turbans

December 2, 2015 9:52pm | Courtney Gallant

Two weeks ago, I traveled to Europe with my family, which involves a long and arduous plane ride. My father is unnecessarily neurotic about planes, so we arrived at the airport a hefty three hours early. During this sitting and waiting process, I digressed from […]

The Power of Introverts

November 13, 2015 1:48pm | Courtney Gallant

An introvert is primarily described as a person who is antisocial, closed off, and often rude. They are shunned in some parts of society, and are believed to be psychopaths in extreme cases. However, people who describe introverts such as this could not be more […]

America's Mass Shooting Problem

October 5, 2015 7:13am | Shereen Elaidi

Last Thursday marked the 994th mass shooting since 2012 in the United States. Ten people were killed and seven more were wounded at the shooting at Umpqua College in Roseburg, Oregon. According to the Guardian, the gunman (who I will not name for reasons I […]

The Cost of Comfort at the Movies

October 2, 2015 6:15pm | Tyler Boudreau

Twelve dollars per ticket and even more for snacks, arriving early, finding seats, sitting in a cold room, and watching previews. If you want to see a movie these days then you know you will have to deal with the absurd ritual that is going […]