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



  • Hassan Premiere League
    A player in bright blue blazes by his opponent, dribbling the soccer ball towards the goal. Five steps later, he sweeps
  • Life Advice: Family Weekend
    After spending two months at Exeter for the new school year, Exonians are welcomed by Parents Weekend. It falls at a tim
  • A Bosnian Journey
    Its 9:50 on a Wednesday morning. Religion teacher Thomas Simpson stands at the podium of the church, listening to his Bo
  • Trendwatch
    Hello fashion-inclined friends, This week in the real world, contemporary denim brand ACNE, broke into the lingerie scen
  • Drew Goydan: Daring to be Drew
    Whether out on the field with the varsity lacrosse team, dominating in a Mock Trial tournament or volunteering for Relay
  • Trendwatch
    Hello Friends, We hope you all had a nice no-class-Wednesday! Even though this week has been a bit rainy and cloudy, we



  • To Keep Listening
    Though they have been slightly more common as of late, standing ovations after assemblies are usually rare. Generally sp
  • A Changing PEA
    Coming in as preps during the 2013-2014 school year, we were told that we got the better bargain. What was the norm for
  • Goodness Beyond Exeter
    With Wednesday classes cancelled last week for a school planning session, two assemblies attempting to bring out the opi
  • A Second Search? Considering a Vice Principal
    At the end of the 2014-15 school year, Principal Hassan will step down from his position at the Academy. With the search
  • Careful Consideration
    Non sibi. Every Exonian is familiar with the school motto meaning “not for oneself.” As amiably peaceable, a
  • Maintaining Equity
    As the Academy’s quest for the next principal continues, the principal search committee has been dutifully gathering s

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.


  • A Family Weekend Confession
    Oh, how you are in trouble. The first day of parent’s weekend is tomorrow, and I sure hope you’re ready. Regardless,
  • Mr. Hassan’s Bucket List
    In a recent interview with Exonian humor, principal Hassan shared with us his bucket list, the things he wants to get ac
  • The Stratford Style Guide: Issue iii, Volume I
    Saations, fashion lovers! We’re sorry for the absence last week, as we were busy traveling and “doing work&#
  • Preparing for Parents
    Family Weekend is coming up, and you are terrified. You get to see your relatives, but that also means that your relativ
  • A Humor Horoscope
    Looking for love advice? Well I have good news. As the Humor Page’s certified Staff Astrologist, I’ve consul
  • What is Goodness?
    The proctors in your dorm only give the preps 7’s on the weekdays. Prep fall is pass/fail. You choose not to physicall