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Mystery Thief Strikes Again at Main St.

August 3, 2016 8:53pm | Christopher Cassidy

MAIN STREET -- On Tuesday night, Main Street dorm experienced yet another theft as $70 was stolen from the wallet of Upper School Student Thiago Roque. However, unlike past thefts, the suspect list could be narrowed to twelve people. The latest theft brings the number of victims to six and the total stolen to $1,180. At around 9:15, students gathered around Thiago's dorm to socialize. After the bulk had gone back to their dorms, a student found Roque’s wallet on the floor at the end of …

Maya Does It! (Almost)

August 3, 2016 8:41pm | Ioanna Tzima

  With this summer session coming to an end, let us remind you of Maya E. Shrestha, Summer School student from Minnesota who had the goal of meeting at least one person from each of the 47 countries and 42 states that are being represented here. Guess what? She has met people from 21 states of the United States, so if you have been keeping up with her progress- it means that she met 9 new people from the States since last week! As of Tuesday she had met 15 new people from all aroun…

World Education Gets an ‘F’

August 3, 2016 7:52pm | Melany Zhu

   Data and survey results by  Gabriel Txai Folly Zazuet, Renata Liu, Yiwen Xu, Melany Zhu As we all know, education plays a unique and important role in the development of the world. However, there are many problems in education systems around the world. As a student in the Leadership for a Better World class, my teammates and I wanted to research educational issues around the world. We interviewed a number of summer school students from different countries, and here are the…

Turn Ur Trash Into Treasure

August 3, 2016 7:44pm | Annabel Lyons, Wiley Becker

Exeter is coming to a close and you will soon be on your way back to see your family and friends this Friday, August 5th. You will be clearing out everything in your dorms, but we ask you not to throw away the things you don’t want and to instead, recycle them -- for the sake of this earth and community benefiting organizations. You may realize that you no longer need that geometry workbook or that extra phone charger, but you should not throw them away. Exeter has a new program called “…

GOP, Dems Pick VPs

August 3, 2016 2:24pm | Alexander Weinberg

In election news, Republican Party Presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic Party Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton have selected their running mates. Trump selected Mike Pence on July 15th. Pence is the Governor of Indiana who has a disciplined and cautious style, known by for uncompromising traditionalism on economic and social issues. It was a hard decision for Trump who decided between Pence, former U.S. Representative Newt Gingrich, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. …

‘Dying’ To Show Solidarity

July 27, 2016 10:44pm | Sicong Shan

On July 24, at 11 a.m., after the assembly, students were stunned to see what was happening right in front of their eyes. A demonstration called a Die-In was going on outside the main door of the Academy Building. Dozens of students, black and white, were sprawled on the lawn as if dead. Many wore signs identifying them as victims of racial violence, people like Eric Garner, Michael Brown and Freddie Gray. Others held signs with slogans like “Black Lives Matter” and “No Justice No …

Where’s Waldo???

July 27, 2016 10:34pm | Casey Ocasal

On July 1, the Water Street Bookstore downtown  kicked off Exeter’s annual, month-long Waldo Scavenger Hunt, leading swarms of kids and parents into 26 shops to hunt for hidden Waldo cutouts (for prizes, of course). Kids begin their hunt with a visit to the Water Street Bookstore, where they find Alice, a friendly coordinator of the scavenger hunt eagerly standing behind the register in the young readers’ section. When Alice is not helping customers or talking about books, she’s happil…

Polar Bear Swim Is Frozen Out

July 27, 2016 10:13pm | Annie Tan, Ioanna Tzima

There’s shocking news in Exeter: the traditional and highly popular Polar Bear swim has been cancelled! However, you can 't even really call it news since no official statement has been issued so far. Students are completely in the dark. We hope this piece can shed some light on that for you. The official date that the Polar Bear swim was cancelled is July 15th. We sat down with relevant personnel to get more information. The first person we went to was Director Elena Gosalvez-Blanco…

Maya’s Facebook Grows

July 27, 2016 10:12pm | Ioanna Tzima

Remember Maya E. Shrestha, the girl from Minnesota who is trying to meet one person from each state and each country represented here? Last week she had 12 of 42 states (besides her state since she is the only one from there), and 12 of 47 countries, leaving 30 states and 35 countries to go. But -- THIS JUST IN! She's now met two more from outside the U.S. and one from another state. So Maya has only 33 countries and 29 states to hit. GO Maya!…

Game Room Games Over

July 27, 2016 10:10pm | Henrique D'Agostino

  After a long day of Harkness wisdom, an Exeter scholar looks forward to enjoying him- or herself playing pool, ping-pong, or foosball in the basement of the Phelps Academy Center. But alas, the Game Room was closed for several days this week after rowdy students damaged furniture and disobeyed a chaperone. As Dean Erich Schneider stated: "Once the Exeter faculty found out all this damage was being caused, we had no other choice but to announce its temporary closure. It truly sadde…