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Trump administration lacks transparency, misinforms public amid COVID-19 crisis

Allison Gillman '23, Opinions Editor

May 11, 2020

The world is in a time of crisis; there’s no sugarcoating it. In the United States, we look to the White House for information and guidance, trusting our elected officials to be transparent and united behind a common goal.  Having said that, why is our commander in chief sending us mixed messa...

Executive order requires use of face coverings in public in Connecticut to slow spread of COVID-19

Some citizens have used bandanas as face coverings when going out in public to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Others have used homemade cloth masks, surgical masks and more to protect themselves. Beginning April 20 at 8:00 p.m., these face coverings will be required in public if one cannot keep a safe social distance.

Lys Goldman ’21, Paper News Editor

April 20, 2020

Connecticut residents will be required to wear a face covering in public spaces effective Monday, April 20 if they cannot stay at least six feet away from others, as stated in an executive order signed by Governor Lamont on April 17. In addition to anyone who cannot maintain a safe social distance...

Economics of public and private education: Financial factors prove to play a definitive role in poor U.S. test scores

Economics of public and private education: Financial factors prove to play a definitive role in poor U.S. test scores

Fritz Schemel, Staff Writer

April 7, 2015

The United States has a long tradition of valuing education, but, recently, confidence in public schools has fallen. The 2012 Program for International Student Assessment placed American students in the middle range of participating countries, far below first-world countries like Germany and Switzerland. But...

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