Background Boys' cross country dominated NMH in a 42-20 win last Saturday, extending their legendary four-year streak to 24 victories.

Music Center to See Needed Expansion

The Academy’s Forrestal-Bowld Music Center is currently in the design portion of a project involving much-needed renovation. There is a plan in place to ultimately replace the Fisher Theater and to build a dance studio for the school; however, the first step is expanding the music center. The renovation project must first fundraise and receive approval from the Trustees. Once these requirements

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    From September 6 to October 18, the Lamont Art Gallery featured the exhibit Self Made, an artistic exploration of identi
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    Unfortunately, my dear friend Yusuke is out sick today. Hopefully he went out like he should have, some hot tea in the O
  • trendwatch
    Hello fashion enthusiasts and recipients of this newspaper, Although the rain is abundant and temperatures continue to d
  • Family Weekend Quotebox
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  • Club Feature: Ethics Forum
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  • Drama King
    Whether acting on stage, playing football with his team or leading his dorm as a proctor, Jad Seligman remains committed



  • Closer Than It Seems
    During the week of September 19th, several upperclassmen of the Sayreville War Memorial high school football team pinned
  • A Similar Successor (Letter to the Editor)
    As Exeter alumni, we appreciate the opportunity to engage students in the current discussions on campus about Principal
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    Enjoying my burrito at Las Olas Taqueria this family weekend, I looked up at the silent TV monitor blasting four words:
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    The Keene Pumpkin Festival takes place every year during the cool days of October. Held in the town of Keene, NH, it oft
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    On October 9, Nicole Stork ’18 asserted in an article in The Exonian that there isn’t much intellectual free
  • Parents Weekend in Review
    This weekend, the Academy enjoyed yet another successful family weekend—interactive and engaging classes, tasty food,

This is The Exonian.

The Exonian is the oldest preparatory school newspaper in America. It is run by students at Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, New Hampshire. Since 1878, it has published news, commentary, and content relevant to the Academy community.


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    1. Take one for the team. 2. I have a plethora of Spanish pickup lines memorized. 3. You are guaranteed an awkward hug.
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