Summarizing the 2023 US House Speaker Vote

The 2023 U.S. House Speaker Vote began on January 3. It ended on January 7 after 15 rounds of roll call voting, a format where each member’s name is called and their nomination for the Speaker recorded. The recent vote for the Speaker of the U.S. House of...
Fall Art Show

Fall Art Show

Around midday on January 13, Concord Academy students had the opportunity to attend the Fall Art Show. Work from all students enrolled in an art class in the fall semester plastered the walls of the Math and Arts Center (MAC), across all three floors. From pottery to...

Was the Winter Break too Long?

Concord Academy students returned on January 9, with boarders returning a day prior, from the winter break. The break this year was 23 days, and while this sounds like a luxury—especially to Concord Public School students, who only had 7½ days off—some students came...

Election Results: Questions One and Four

On November 8, the midterm elections took place. On the Massachusetts ballot there were four questions. The first and fourth, in particular, gained a lot of attention. Concord Academy students spend most of their time in this state and so should keep an eye on local...

Brazil Elections

On Sunday, October 30, presidential election results came out in Brazil. In the country, voting is mandatory—having been the case since 1985, around the time the military dictatorship ended. The election was held on a Sunday, providing everyone with the time to vote....