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Staples Library promotes ‘banned books’ in light of National Banned Book Week

Staples Library promotes ‘banned books’ in light of National Banned Book Week

September 27, 2018

Emily Stone '20 The Staples High School Library has been participating in the National Banned Books Week throughout this week. The library staff has promoted several banned books with large stickers between steps on the main staircase, such as “13 Reasons Why”, “Pride and Prejudice”, and ...

Trump bashes Amazon over series of tweets

Trump bashes Amazon over series of tweets

April 3, 2018

By Emma Greenberg '18 President Donald Trump first tweeted about the the internet retailer Amazon on March 29, calling out the company for causing damages to the United States Postal system. His following four tweets also said that Amazon should “pay real costs (and taxes),” reiterated that the ...

Linda Brown passes at age 75

Linda Brown passes at age 75

Eddie Kiev '20, Web News Editor

March 28, 2018

Linda Brown, the young girl at the center of the 1954 landmark case Brown v. Board of Education, passed away at age 75 of old age in her hometown of Topeka, Kansas on March 25. “[Brown’s death is] very upsetting, but it highlights the need to better our education system and uphold equality,” Ede...

Students and families attend Westport March For Our Lives Candlelight Vigil, demand gun regulation and honor lives lost

Students and families attend Westport March For Our Lives Candlelight Vigil, demand gun regulation and  honor lives lost

Eddie Kiev '20, Web News Editor

March 25, 2018

Saturday, March 24, 6:30 PM; hundreds of students and families attended the Westport March For Our Lives Candlelight Vigil in Downtown Westport.  Following a similar march in Hartford earlier in the day, attendees marched down Post Road demanding gun regulation and honoring the lives lost in Park...

Texas explosions leave community questioning perpetrator’s motives

Texas explosions leave community questioning perpetrator’s motives

March 21, 2018

By Audrey Bernstein '20   Five explosions have detonated in Texas since March 2. As of now, the explosions have  killed two and injured five others. The bombing suspect, identified as Mark Anthony Conditt early Wednesday morning, killed himself with an explosive device inside his car as police pursued him, a...

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