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Students face Facebook in data breach

Students face Facebook in data breach
April 8, 2018

In the recent weeks, Facebook Inc. lost nearly $60 billion in market capitalization, according to Yahoo Finance, due to the breach of about 50 million users. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is being summoned...

Linda Brown passes at age 75

Linda Brown passes at age 75
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...

Great Mills shooting drives more student voice

Great Mills shooting drives more student voice
March 21, 2018

By Elle Fair '19 At Great Mills High School in Maryland, a student opened fire on classmates on March 20, hitting a 16-year-old female and a 14-year-old male. Immediately after the shots were fired,...

Esteemed physicist, Stephen Hawking, dies at 76

Esteemed physicist, Stephen Hawking, dies at 76
March 16, 2018

By Melanie Lust '19 Stephen Hawking, Iconic theoretical physicist best known for his his discoveries of certain properties of black holes and his quest to unify the fields of quantum mechanics and general...

Staples students honor the victims of Parkland and encourage political activism in the March for Our Lives Walkout

Staples students honor the victims of Parkland and encourage political activism in the March for Our Lives Walkout
March 14, 2018

By Julia Rosier '18 and Eddie Kiev '20 Staples students participated in the nationwide walk-out on March 14 to honor the victims of Parkland, Florida and to advocate for political activism among students....

Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart implement tighter limits on gun sales starting Feb. 28

Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart implement tighter limits on gun sales starting Feb. 28
March 3, 2018

By Ava Simunovic '20 Walmart and Dick’s Sporting Goods, two of the nation's leading gun sellers, took steps on Wednesday to restrict sales on firearms. Early Wednesday, Dick’s said that it was...

Alleged threat of shooting prompts shelter-in-place at Staples, investigation in Westport

Alleged threat of shooting prompts shelter-in-place at Staples, investigation in Westport
February 28, 2018

A student report of an alleged shooting threat prompted a shelter-in-place procedure at Staples High School and investigations around Westport on Tuesday, Feb. 27. “A juvenile student was overheard...

Social Studies teacher Cathy Schager recognized as finalist for national Teaching Tolerance award

Social Studies teacher Cathy Schager recognized as finalist for national Teaching Tolerance award
February 27, 2018

By Kaela Dockray '20 Contemporary World Studies, U.S. History and Women in History teacher, Cathy Schager, was nominated on Feb. 13 as a top finalist for the Teaching Tolerance Award for Excellence...

Norwalk High School placed under shelter alert after dangerous tip reported

Norwalk High School placed under shelter alert after dangerous tip reported
February 22, 2018

By Cate Casparius '19 Norwalk High School experienced an early dismissal yesterday, Feb. 20, at 1:30 p.m. after being under “shelter alert” for a few hours due to a suspicious tip reported by a...

Ned Lamont joins race to succeed Malloy

Ned Lamont joins race to succeed Malloy
January 25, 2018

By Ava Simunovic '18 Early Wednesday morning Ned Lamont announced his candidacy in an email and social media posts. Lamont is going for his second running at becoming the governor of Connecticut, being...

Landowne becomes fastest 3000 meter high-school runner in the country this season

Landowne becomes fastest 3000 meter high-school runner in the country this season
January 22, 2018

By Izzy Connors '18 Will Landowne ’18 became the current fastest high schooler in the country to run the 3000 meter (1.8 miles) this season, with a time of 8 minutes and 34 seconds on Jan. 21 in New...

Government shutdown begins as parties fail to compromise on budget

Government shutdown begins as parties fail to compromise on budget
January 21, 2018

By Ian Bernstein '18 The government was forced to shut down early Saturday morning after senators failed to agree on a short-term spending bill to keep the government funded. Only 50 senators voted...

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