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‘More Than Just Learning’

July 31, 2019 7:52pm |

By Cassidy Shi, Summer Times Staff Writer Time is relentless -- it has already been four weeks at Exeter. Everything went by in a blink of an eye and it is almost time to say goodbye. Only yesterday, it seemed, students left their families to take on a journey of life in the dormitory. But like a comet flying past, it’s already time to say ciao, adios, farewell. Many students have already established feelings for the school. “After living here for a month, I felt like being at hom…

‘Sorry Mom, I Didn’t Miss You’

July 31, 2019 7:48pm |

By Charlotte Francoli, Summer Times Staff Writer It is all coming to an end. Many would say that these past five weeks have been the best weeks of their lives. Either friends, experiences or even love…everyone has gained something after this incredible summer. Many have been enjoying all the classes they chose, not only the normal classes but also the sports. “What I have noticed is that I have really looked forward to every single class” Martina Campagnoli from Milan, Italy…

Love Pulls You Through Every Time

July 31, 2019 7:46pm |

By Carolina Carneiro, Summer Times Staff Writer Many people at Exeter Summer have tested my patience through betrayals and bringing me down. They even caused me to believe that this program was not for me. I even began to doubt my values and my worth. Nevertheless, I was able to pull through with the support of my amazing, brilliant friends and teachers. Love is so powerful that it shines through the darkest, opaque of places. The point is,  I (just like everyone else) have gone …

The Highs & (a Few) Lows

July 31, 2019 7:41pm |

By Ann Young, Summer Times Staff Writer As Exeter Summer begins to wind down, students may be looking fondly back at memories they made weeks ago. Of course, students will have less fond memories as well. Regardless, many students agree that they have had experiences and made memories at Exeter Summer that they will never forget. Daniel Rosenstruach, an Access Exeter student living in Webster Hall, said his favorite moment while at Phillips Exeter was in his math class. “One of my be…

A Walk Down Memory (or Tan) Lane

July 31, 2019 7:39pm |

By Eunice Lai, Summer Times Staff Writer “The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” - Elizabeth Foley It’s been 32 days since we arrived and it’s time to say goodbye to all the friends who helped make this summer an unforgettable one, the bed that (hopefully) allowed you to have a good night’s sleep, and the different buildings that we had to rush in between to prevent the dreaded early check-in. Some of us might v…

Phone Bank: Mickey Mouse v. Donald Trump?

July 31, 2019 7:37pm |

By Mansoor Al Akkas and Faisal Al Essaa, Summer Times Staff Writers The race for the Democratic Presidential nomination came to the Academy on July 18 when 23 students participated in a scramble for votes in a phone bank in Jeremiah Smith Hall. The phone bank, from 6 to 8 p.m., promoted three main candidates: Cory Booker, Kamila Harris, and Elizabeth Warren. The activity began with the students splitting into three groups. The students based their choices of the candidate they suppo…

YouTuber Wows Exeter With Pro Videos

July 31, 2019 5:27pm |

By Enno Behrens, Summer Times Staff Writer As every year, there are many creative students with hidden talents and different hobbies at Exeter Summer. One of them this year is Friedrich (Freddy) Henle from Düsseldorf, Germany, who is a YouTuber with 6000 subscribers. The 16-year-old from Soul Dorm started making YouTube videos, as “FeshF” three years ago, in January 2016. He had already watched YouTube videos for a very long time and wanted to try it out, to make his own videos wh…

A Tip to Diners: Leave a Gratuity

July 31, 2019 5:11pm |

By Marcela Bonet and Sally Nagle, Guest Contributors  The hospitality industry is one of the largest industries in New Hampshire, employing more than 65,000 people across approximately 4,500 businesses. At best, it can be a rewarding industry, full of the joys of good food, good art, and good business. At worst, it can be grueling and thankless, with workers abused and taken for granted by disrespectful patrons.   In such an industry, even the most enthusiastic workers can burn out. M…

Clue Emerges in Slurs Case

July 31, 2019 2:52pm |

By Lauren Khine, Summer Times Staff Writer Summer session ended, alas, with more incidents of harassment of students by passing motorists and some possible thefts -- but a big breakthrough: a license plate number of one of the suspected offending vehicles.     Last week, incidents involving a black pickup truck and racial and aggressive slurs marred the Exeter campus. According to Paul Gravel, head of Campus Safety, there have been four reports of similar events this we…

Looking to 2020: How About Robotics?

July 31, 2019 2:51pm |

By Enno Behrens and Mansoor Alakkas, Summer Times Staff Writers As the Exeter Summer Administration assesses which courses proved most successful and what students have to say about the classes they took -- or would have liked to take -- The Summer Times did its own quick survey. Clearly, through the great variety of offerings and great facilities to get the best possible experience from the courses, there is something for everybody at Exeter Summer, from Science classes, to foreign langu…