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A copy of ‘An Important Letter From Mercersburg Academy’

A copy of ‘An Important Letter From Mercersburg Academy’

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End of an Era: recognizing Rahauser

End of an Era: recognizing Rahauser

By Sophia Divone NEWS Reporter   W hether he is playing guitar for his Spanish class, following up on a lost bicycle report, or delineating proper ham-mock conduct during a lunch announcement, Tom Rahauser always brings humor and energy to his daily interactions with members of the school community. His approaching retirement from the dean […]

Chris Howes Chosen As New Dean Of Student Life

Chris Howes Chosen As New Dean Of Student Life

By Henry Mitchell NEWS Editor F or decades, Tom Rahauser ‘74 has been a fixture on the campus of Mercersburg Academy. He has fulfilled many roles at the school during his nearly forty year tenure but is perhaps best known as the Academy’s longtime dean of students. As he prepares to retire at the end […]

Bestselling Author to Visit Campus

Bestselling Author to Visit Campus

By Julia Mitchell NEWS Co-Editor-in-Chief P eggy Orenstein, The New York Times bestselling author of Girls and Sex, will visit Mercersburg on Friday, April 21 to meet with faculty and the students. Last spring, the Women’s Activist Club (WAC) selected Girls and Sex as their summer read and opened the discussion up to the whole […]

Course confusion confounds students

Course confusion confounds students

By Addie Dumm NEWS Reporter I t’s that time of year again: birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and courses are being selected. In the next few weeks, all returning Mercersburg Academy students will be receiving a list of recommended classes and will be assigned a “guru,” a faculty member ready to help. Despite the […]

An experience “Made in China”

An experience “Made in China”

By Hunter Roberts Opinion Editor   T he 2017 Symposium, entitled “Made in China” and hosted by Mercersburg’s exchange school, the Nanjing Foreign Language School in Nanjing, China, challenged Mercersburg attendees in terms of the topics they covered, the culture they encountered and the friendships they created. They began their journey in Shanghai where Will […]

Chef Bryant Terry gives Jacobs Residency lecture

Chef Bryant Terry gives Jacobs Residency lecture

By Christopher Fazekas Front Page Editor   o n Monday night, students, faculty and guests were challenged by visiting chef and author Bryant Terry to become food activists. As the Jacobs Resident, Terry met with the students of the Global Food Chain Springboard class and gave menu suggestions to the Sage staff for the evening’s […]

Spotlight: Katie Koestner

Spotlight: Katie Koestner

By Summer Zhang NEWS Reporter K atie Koestner, the first campus date rape victim to bring her story to national news, initiated the emotional national debate on the reality of date rape in 1990. Twenty-six years later, she has transformed from a rape survivor into a rape counselor and advocate for healthy and informed relationships, […]

A Mayor Among Us

A Mayor Among Us

By Nick Miller NEWS Reporter R oger Defibaugh can been seen all around the campus athletic facilities—waxing the gym floors, painting lines on the football field, driving around with water jugs in his signature gator—but one of his most important duties is one that most of the school does not even know about: Mayor of […]

Fowle Forum: Shane Claiborne

Fowle Forum: Shane Claiborne

By Lexi Sommerville NEWS Reporter T he William C. Fowle Forum guest speaker for this year was author, humanitarian, and devout Christian, Shane Claiborne. A graduate of Eastern University, Claiborne studied both sociology and youth ministry which led him to his graduate work at Princeton Theological Seminary. After concluding his studies, he went on to […]