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Principal Hassan Announces Retirement After 25 Years

This past Tuesday, Principal Tom Hassan announced that he intends to retire at the end of the 2014-2015 academic year, after serving the Academy for 25 years. Hassan informed the Exeter community of his decision through an email he sent on July 1, which included a letter he wrote to Tom Hutton, the Academy’s president of the trustees, and Hutton’s response, addressed to the entire Academy c

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  • Class of 2014 Cum Laude Society
  • Senior Meditations
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  • The Little Pieces When I came to Exeter in the fall of my upper year, I was feeling what most of the other 350 new students were feeling. I was nervous, terri
  • An Exeter Diploma vs. an Exeter Education For the majority of us, earning an Exeter diploma was not a terrible struggle. We four-years needed 64 credits and new lowers needed only 48
  • Community I remember walking as a prep down the path towards Elm St. with a friend and asking him, “You know what would be weird? If the two of us b
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  • Don’t Sacrifice Experiences  When I think back on my time at Exeter, I’m flooded with memories of crushing anxiety and of pure bliss. For every memory I have of bein
  • We Made It As my four years at Exeter come to a close, it seems odd that this is my first contribution to The Exonian. This newspaper has been a consta
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  • Thai Scholar: Nat Sothanaphan the Bangkok Boy Coming from Bangkok, Thailand, one might expect senior Nat Sothanaphan to be the kind of international student that struggles with American
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  • The Legacy
    Let me just start by saying that the Exeter I expected on my first day of lower year and the Exeter I now leave behind a
  • Community
    I remember walking as a prep down the path towards Elm St. with a friend and asking him, “You know what would be weird
  • We Made It
    As my four years at Exeter come to a close, it seems odd that this is my first contribution to The Exonian. This newspap
  • An Exeter Diploma vs. an Exeter Education
    For the majority of us, earning an Exeter diploma was not a terrible struggle. We four-years needed 64 credits and new l
  • Don’t Sacrifice Experiences
     When I think back on my time at Exeter, I’m flooded with memories of crushing anxiety and of pure bliss. For every m
  • The Little Pieces
    When I came to Exeter in the fall of my upper year, I was feeling what most of the other 350 new students were feeling.

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Humor

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  • A Lonely Lamentation
    One would be inclined to believe that being manager of the girls Varsity Volleyball team, or being around girls in leota
  • An Unbelievable Conspiracy Theory
    Bill Belichick, Andover class of 1971, has won three super bowl rings as a head coach, an interesting number. George W.
  • Lower Year Reflection
    As  a  new  student this year, fall  term  was  a  struggle. I wanted to make all the mistakes a prep could make
  • Alice Ju: Real Talk
    I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by 333, starving, hysterical, out of dress code, dragging themselves thr
  • An Exeter Education, Revalued
    On this fine day of graduation, many of you seniors, (and parents of seniors) probably feel very nostalgic over leaving

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