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Some of the musicians donned Christmas costumes for the event.
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Opening night a success for Candlelight

Staples upholds several customs and rituals but few constants are as well received as the Candlelight Concert: a local barometer for holiday cheer and spirit. Staples students continued this tradition on Friday evening by crooning a slew of Christmas classics with a mix ranging from Staples staples like “Sing We Noel” to Hebrew hits like…

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New Levitt Pavillion lights up large crowds

Located in downtown Westport adjacent to the Saugatuck River, the Levitt Pavillion has gone through a series of renovations in efforts to draw much larger crowds. Although Greg Fisher ’15 has never witnessed a concert at the Pavillion, he is still awestruck by the amazing renovations that have taken place. “It’s really cool. I have…

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Dance team pirouettes into possibility

Although it seems that Staples offers every sport known to man, many dancers long to pirouette and chasse while representing their school and contributing to its spirit. “I think that if Staples got a dance team, it could be a way to introduce people to a relaxing and fun side of dance without the stress,”…

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Say hello to “Hello, Dolly!”

School is already three weeks in, which means rehearsals for the fall play, “Hello, Dolly!” are well underway. “I love it, the songs are fun, and the plot itself is fun,” cast member, Ethan Lindenbaum ’17, says of the show. The story follows a matchmaker named Dolly as she attempts to find a wife for…

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Taylor Swift is a major influence in the music industry. Her fanbase mostly consists of young girls who look up to her as a role model.
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Confidence songs dominate the charts

The Billboard Hot 100 list recently released its chart toppers for the week of September 6th. The number one spot belongs to Taylor Swift’s, “Shake It Off,” followed by Nicki Minaj’s, “Anaconda” and Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass.” While these female artists’ sounds range from pop to rap, each of their chart topping songs…

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