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StuCo Executive Board Elections Heat Up


As voting week approaches, Student Council (StuCo) candidates are once again busy sprawling posters across doors and revising their platform statements for elections next Tuesday, Apr. 28. Over the last week, nine Exonians contended for the StuCo Exe…

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    Hey, fashion folks, We’re well into spring, it’s almost midterms week, and we’re going strong. Only a month and a
  • Club Feature: Active Minds
    In the past few weeks, Exeter has initated a lot of discussion about mental health awareness, with an assembly fully dev
  • Students Rock Out at Live Band Karaoke
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  • Late Night Vibes
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    The ocean ripples on the ceiling, a mother shouts for her lost child, a grown man covers himself in blood, a 40-year-old
  • Life Advice
    Well, it’s about that time. Spring, although having taken its sweet time, has sprung upon our lovely campus, and your



  • Gender Equality In Education
    For years educators have been focusing on creating gender equality in education so that men and women can receive equal
  • A Rightful Restrictions System
    “Sure, I am a prep, but stricts suck anyway,” Vinayak Kurup said in his Op-Ed last week, titled “Disciplinary Cond
  • Recognizing Exeter’s Pressures
    Tuesday last week marked the third and final open-mic Student Council assembly for this year. The first one seemed too n
  • Racial Reminders
    From November to February, discussions about racial issues were commonplace. Exeter held assemblies on microagressions,
  • No Longer the Same
    Unbeknownst to the majority of the school population, Exeter hosted a conference for the Association of Independent Scho
  • Rand Paul’s Voting Base
    As I scroll down the newsfeed on my phone, I read political blurbs about how this baby-faced candidate promised to solve

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