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And Seacoast Soccer…SCORES!!

August 2, 2017 9:59pm | Isabela Gonzalez, Jimena Alamo

Summer is over, and the Seacoast Soccer Team and their fans had a blast. With seven games and two wins in total, the games were filled with excitement from fans who had high hopes and came to support the team no matter what. At first, most people went to support their country mates, but as summer progressed, everyone came together, and the fans, as well as the players, became a team. Lots of friendships and relationships, were made during the games. The people who went to the games and the…

I’ll Never Forget My Favorite Memory

August 2, 2017 9:57pm | Kait Martinez

The 2017 Exeter Summer session is coming to an end. It’s a crazy feeling to really think that every student on campus has been here for five weeks. Five weeks to bond and make new friends with international students from all over the world. Five weeks to create new memories. In the time we were all given here at Exeter, we all have a favorite memory that will always stay with us. So I asked students a question: “What is your favorite memory of Exeter?” “My favorite memory here at Ex…

Exeter: Where Stereotypes Come to Die

August 2, 2017 9:55pm | Julie Alsweilem, Justice Wysinger

Here at Exeter Summer, diversity abounds, and can be considered the heart of the experience. Yet, some students have never met people that differ drastically from them, whether by sexuality, ethnicity, or religion.  Students from various places in the world were asked if they had stereotypes about a certain group of people before they arrived to here and whether, after the met the people, those stereotypes changed. Here are their responses: “Yes, and yes, the stereotypes were for gay people …

Trump Shadows ’17 Session, But Students Shine Through

August 2, 2017 8:45pm | Kaitlyn Gosakti

Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. Presidential election was met with a stunned reaction. Because racial tension was heavily laced into Trump’s campaign, the results threw many immigrants and foreigners into panic, including incoming Exeter Summer students. Before being sent off for five weeks, foreign students were told by their parents to be more cautious, to reserve their personal opinions on the government and to avoid drawing attention to themselves. For some, this fear of discrimina…

Ye Olde Exeter

August 2, 2017 8:39pm | Erika Petersen

Once upon a time, in a land directly below your feet, there lived some incredible tales. Tales of fire horses, explosions, ship captains, scottish prisoners, Indian feuds, scandal, and riots. I have lived in Exeter my entire life, and upon doing research on the history of the area, I came to the sad realization that there's a lot more going on in Exeter than I had ever imagined. In the PEA library, I found books upon books detailing many historical happenstances occurring in and around Exeter…

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane–no it’s…

July 26, 2017 9:10pm | Erika Petersen

...It’s the communication department’s Drone! This high-tech piece of equipment can be seen drifting through the sky, seemingly of its own volition. Do not be fooled, however: this white, soaring beast is well-tamed by Christian Harrison, a member of the department at Phillips Exeter Academy. The Phantom 4 DGI is a $1,500 drone released in 2016, and has helped the communications department grow their marketing strategies. “[The Phantom four DGI] Opens up a whole new realm for us to see…

Learn to Paint In Downtown Exeter

July 26, 2017 8:17pm | Sabrina Saboya

Cindy Frederico Giusti is the owner of the Offbeat Owl Paint Gallery downtown and she has a great passion for painting. Her passion began at a young age. She would spend all night painting in her parents’ basement as a little girl. Throughout her teenage years, her passion continued and eventually led her to apply for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. From there, she started her own business as a graphic designer, but always dreamed of having her own art gallery where kids could paint and they …

Dancing with the Stars

July 26, 2017 8:15pm | Jimena Alamo

“I allowed myself to stop thinking and just began to dance.” Lal Derin, a 15-year-old student from Istanbul, Turkey, feels her eyes filling with emotion as she describes her favorite thing in the world: dance. “I was always in love with music,” Lal said. “I just found a way to feel it with my body.” She began dancing at the age of 6. She had never taken any lessons, learning how to dance on her own. According to Lal,  dancing was not a common hobby for people to pursue in Turke…

Audio: Fifers & Drummers Play at Exeter’s American Independence Festival

July 24, 2017 5:04pm | Alec Greaney

At the Town of Exeter's American Independence Festival last Saturday, Revolutionary War reenactors crowded along Swasey Parkway, taking in the sights of the 18th century. In a far corner, a small group of seasoned reenactors provided music. Here's their story.   https://soundcloud.com/user-888761132/fifers-drummers-at-exeters-revolutionary-war-days  …

Student Foodies Rate the D-Hall

July 19, 2017 7:38pm | Kait Martinez

Exeter is not only known for making unforgettable memories with new people but for also the various foods the Dining Hall provides daily for all national and international students and also Exeter faculty.  Food is served 3 times a day. Breakfast from 6:45-8:45, Lunch from 11:00-2:00, and Dinner 5:00-7:00. If you don’t have time to eat during a certain time, it`s not a problem because Exeter Dinning Hall is flexible with time, so everyone is able to grab something to eat. The menu changes ev…