The Student Newspaper of Groton School

The Circle Voice

The Student Newspaper of Groton School

The Circle Voice

The Student Newspaper of Groton School

The Circle Voice

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Trump is the Puppeteer, but the People are the Problem

Alisa Gulyansky '24, Opinions Assistant Editor February 8, 2021

Following the violent siege of the Capitol, then President-Elect Biden stated in a speech condemning the incident that, “The scenes of chaos do not reflect the true America.” But unfortunately, they...

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Politicians Need to Stay out of Science

Joon Yeon Whang '23, Assistant Sports Editor September 13, 2020

Wearing a mask to protect from Covid-19 is consensus among medical professionals around the world. Yet, in America, wearing a mask is political. According to a Pew Research Center survey 86% of Democrats...

We Cant Let the Culprit Become the Hero

We Can’t Let the Culprit Become the Hero

Trey Whitehead '21 April 28, 2020

As of April 28, COVID-19 has infected more than 2.9 million people across the world and claimed over 205,000 lives. This deadly pandemic — which has ravaged the global economy, locked billions of people...

The Forgotten Evil of American Politics

The Forgotten Evil of American Politics

Anuj Agarwal '21, Assistant Opinions Editor April 28, 2020

When someone says “politician,” many people immediately think of the word “corrupt.” This stereotype is more prevalent in America than in almost every other developed country. According to a survey...

Deaths vs. Dollars

Deaths vs. Dollars

Alisa Gulyansky '24 April 28, 2020

The United States has now surpassed all other countries in the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19. Meanwhile, our economy has crumbled. With the virus quickly becoming a double-edged sword, government...

An Unaddressed Fallacy

Brendan Pelikh '22 April 28, 2020

The streets of Los Angeles and New York seem apocalyptic. Yet, all too often, we see young Americans mocking social distancing guidelines over social media. In the past few weeks, American cases have grown...

Groton School Primary

March 8, 2020

As the Democratic nominee field continues to narrow, many students and teachers engage in political discussions inside and outside of the classroom. The geographical diversity of Groton’s student body...

The Irony of COVID-19

The Irony of COVID-19

In mid-December last year, ophthalmologist Li Wenliang warned his medical school classmates about the possibility of a Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak in Wuhan. But on January 3, 2020,...

D&I is Inherently Political

Brooks Anderson '20, Columnist March 7, 2020

Disclosure: I am both a registered Democrat and a member of the Diversity and Inclusion group.   The Diversity and Inclusion group (D&I) is inherently political. To be clear at the outset,...

Andrew Yang speaking at a rally in Iowa.

“Freedom Dividend:” Not Feasible in the Land of the Free

Alisa Gulyansky '24 and Eleanor Taggart '24 February 12, 2020

As we advance into a new era of American politics, the prospect of moving toward a socialist or social-democratic style of government is becoming more mainstream. With candidates like Elizabeth Warren,...

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