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Ford v Ferrari races to the top charts for opening weekend

Ford v Ferrari races to the top charts for opening weekend

Madison Andrews

December 3, 2019

Hollywood stars and fast cars drew large crowds at the box office on Nov. 14. In the fact-based story of the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans race, the Ford Motor Company decided to change their image by entering their cars in the race previously dominated by Ferrari. The movie has a lot of racing excitement...

Ignazio’s Pizza displays passion, family values

Ignazio’s Pizza displays passion, family values

Karina Murray '22, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

With some 250 restaurants scattered throughout Westport, the town is not an easy one for new eateries to become family favorites or to offer something new to the table. With an understanding of the challenges posed, manager of Ignazio’s The Pizza, Louis Termini has a love for Italian cuisine and fe...

Staples production of “Mamma Mia” displays professionalism and devotion of Staples Players

Staples production of “Mamma Mia” displays professionalism and devotion of Staples Players

Maria Krug '22, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

As soon as Erin Lynch ’20 walked on stage with a radiant smile and began singing “Honey Honey,” I knew I was in for a treat.  Staples Players did an excellent job of translating the emotion and excitement captured in the movie into their performance. All the detailed costumes with sparkles ...

Craft fanatics from Fairfield County enjoy looking at a variety of items at Craft Westport

Craft fanatics from Fairfield County enjoy looking at a variety of items at Craft Westport

Natasha Taubenheim '22, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

Craft Westport booths lined the Staples High School cafeteria as crowds of Westport residents gathered on the mornings of Nov. 9 and 10. These booths set up by a variety of companies showcased items such as accessories, jewelry, functional and sculptural works, fine art painting, printmaking, drawing...

‘The Mandalorian’ offers a much needed western in the Star Wars galaxy

‘The Mandalorian’ offers a much needed western in the Star Wars galaxy

Allie D’Angelo ’20, Editor-in-Chief

November 25, 2019

Star Wars fans can finally rejoice to the release of season one of “The Mandalorian,” an eight episode Star Wars space western filled with action, comedy and an exciting plot. In light of Disney’s new streaming service, Disney+, released on Nov. 12, the platform now offers another storyline for...

TikTok faces privacy troubles leading to investigation

TikTok faces privacy troubles leading to investigation

Betti Kobak '22, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

The trending social media app TikTok, owned by the Chinese company ByteDance, will be under investigation on an undecided date by the U.S government due to allegations of spying on U.S. citizens. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has contacted ByteDance and articulated the matter at ...

Staples Players find a balance between their own techniques and those of Broadway in “Mamma Mia”

Staples Players find a balance between their own techniques and those of Broadway in “Mamma Mia”

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer

November 21, 2019

The hit show “Mamma Mia” is in it’s last week of performances this week, and it has been received enthusiastically by audiences   The Players have put forth many hours of hard work and dedication to this show, spending their time practicing dancing, singing, doing hair and makeup and so m...

The perfect hot and tasty stew to celebrate fall

Christopher Tatusko, '22 Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

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Halloween celebrations differentiated throughout Staples

Halloween celebrations differentiated throughout Staples

Brooke Dembin, Assistant Creative Director

November 12, 2019

Now that Halloween has come and gone, I was left reflecting on the holiday and found myself conflicted.  As a teenager, I wondered if my time for celebrating Halloween has come and gone. Is it possible to be too old to go trick-or-treating? Should teens be going to a party or hangout instead of dre...

‘Modern Love’ surpasses expectations, portrays reality

‘Modern Love’ surpasses expectations, portrays reality

Audrey Bernstein ’20, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2019

“Surely there is someone out there who will take me for who I am,” Lexi, played by Anne Hathaway, says in the trailer for Amazon’s “Modern Love.” “The good, the bad, the full story of love.” Although the trailer piqued my interest for what appeared to be superb casting – actors including...

Fourth season of ‘This Is Us’ emotional, evolving *WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD

Fourth season of ‘This Is Us’ emotional, evolving *WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD

Anastasia Thumser ’22, Web Opinions Editor

November 9, 2019

Family is often the center of our universe, and the most chaotic part of our lives. Synonymous with unconditional love and support, reputable for being messy and complicated. With all its intricacies, family can be a difficult topic to encapsulate within a drama series; and yet, the fourth season of...

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