Category: Students

Read stories, issue briefs, op-eds, and more by or about Neag School current students.

AUDIO: Opting Out of Standardized Tests

February 27, 2020

Long Island is the epicenter of the Opt Out movement in New York. A new book by its leaders explores why some parents refuse standardized testing for their children. It’s something Connecticut parents don’t have a record of doing – until now.

UConn’s Camara Has Healthy Attitude

February 25, 2020

“When I decided to come back, I was like, ‘This is my fifth year. This is it,’ ” Camara said. “Then the knee injury happened suddenly. It was just kind of walking into it. I got hurt. You always try to prepare. But if you want to make God laugh, tell Him your plans. This felt different. And this was probably one of the most difficult injuries to come back from. But my teammates make me feel loved and valued and important. When it’s hard, you feel that.”

Fresh Talk: Students Must Engage Internationally to Grow

February 13, 2020

All across the country, social and political tensions continue to boil on college campuses. Some believe that we, as students and as American citizens, are more divided than ever. Some say there is no hope to reconcile differences. I disagree, and I believe that the answer may exist outside of the United States entirely.