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Fashion’s whereabouts: episode one

Fashion's whereabouts: episode one

Dana Perelberg '20

March 13, 2019

Illustrator Arlen Schumer inspires Staples community

Illustrator Arlen Schumer inspires Staples community

Evi Tarshis ’20

March 8, 2019

From Batman to Superman to Catwoman or Harley Quinn, every child dreams of one day becoming their favorite superhero. Though as they grow older, most kids lose sight of this and move onto bigger dreams of working on Wall Street or becoming America’s next top billionaire. However, this is not the case...

Sundance retail store joins Main Street

Westport’s downtown features a variety of stores, many of which have been open for tens of years.

Alexandra Sprouls '19

February 18, 2019

The clothing store Sundance recently signed a long term lease to open on 97 Main Street at a 3,920 square foot location in Westport, Connecticut “I think the store will do well downtown because everyone is looking for cute clothes that they don’t have to order online and it’s different than the ...

Commercials steal the show during Super Snoozefest

Commercials steal the show during Super Snoozefest

Zach Strober ’19

February 11, 2019

As Johnny Hekker sent a beautiful, record breaking 65-yard punt through the air with 8:53 left in the third quarter, and I jumped with excitement for the first time in the entirety of the game, I came to a realization: Super Bowl LIII is boring, and the only thing that can salvage it is the entertainment...

St. Lucia Celebration shines a light on Swedish culture in Connecticut

St. Lucia Celebration shines a light on Swedish culture in Connecticut

Eliza Barr ’21

December 23, 2018

For a brief moment, I’d completely forgotten I was in Westport at all. Instead, standing in the back of the fully packed Christ & Holy Trinity Church as two dozen or so kids stood on stage beginning the St. Lucia festival, I felt I had been transported halfway across the globe to Sweden. St. Lucia,...

Winter fashion ‘must haves’ this season

Winter fashion ‘must haves’ this season

Bri Zeiberg '19

November 19, 2018

Animal prints, puffy jackets and loungewear, oh my. Winter fashion is back and comfier than ever this season. It is time to get ready for the cold and add this season’s trends to your holiday list. Animal prints are in Vogue as cheetah and zebra are staples for this season’s trendy winter wardrobe. “I...

‘A Thousand Pines’ explores human side of tragedy

‘A Thousand Pines’ explores human side of tragedy

October 30, 2018

By Ella Bloomingdale '20 With the Parkland shooting still fresh in our minds and gun-right activists still protesting Congress for the lack of gun control regulations, the Westport Country Playhouse brings the controversial topic of school shootings to center stage with the upcoming production, “Thousand...

Banksy painting self-destructs moments after $1.37 million auction sell

Banksy painting self-destructs moments after $1.37 million auction sell

Hannah Schmidt '19

October 30, 2018

For the first time in art history, a piece of art was created live when English street artist Banksy’s 2006 painting “Girl With Balloon” shredded itself just moments after it was auctioned off for $1.37 million at Sotheby’s auction in London on Oct. 5. Quickly after the auctioneer’s gavel...

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