Gabriel Groz
Guest Columnist
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GROZ: Beating around the Bush

The results are in. Well, sort of. An unknown number of Yale undergraduates voted, and an unknown percentage of this percentage, amounting to a plurality, […]

GROZ: A class apart

The contemporary political left does not have a compelling rhetoric for talking about class. Its various factions and tendencies have for too long been beholden […]

GROZ: State of ignorance

What we’re taught as children sticks with us for a long time. And coming to terms with the failings of our earliest teachers can be […]

GROZ: The geography requirement

The pattern has been predictable thus far: Every few years, North Korea does something rash, such as test a missile or sink a South Korean […]

GROZ: Truth and beauty

Last Friday, I picked up a copy of Rumpus’ “50 Most Beautiful” and read it over breakfast. I was initially giddy with excitement — finally […]

GROZ: Contradictions of care

The semester has barely begun. Final schedules have not yet been signed. But already, my sights are aimed at what some might the call the “finish line”: those hectic few weeks at the end of term. It may seem premature to think about reading period and exam week so obscenely early, but I’m already there. I see a mirage of petting zoos and panic attacks on the horizon.

GROZ: The punishment paradigm

Let me tell you a little bit about how I spent last Saturday night. As all great nights go, it began in the JE library […]

GROZ: The city as a mirror

The disparities between rich and poor, town and gown, are severe. But no one should make the mistake of thinking that the city of New Haven is some kind of impoverished anomaly.