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Supreme Court enforces transgender military ban

Supreme Court enforces transgender military ban

Emma Dantas '21

January 23, 2019


Filed under News, Top Stories

  The Supreme Court voted five to four in favor of a temporary ban of transgenders from the military on Jan. 22 as proposed by the Trump Administration, although appeal cases continue to move forward. This ruling prohibits people who identify as a gender other than their biological sex from p...

Little progress seen as government shutdown enters its third week

Kaya Leitner '19

January 7, 2019


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  Top ranking government officials met Friday Jan. 4 in an attempt to find a solution for the government shutdown that is dragging into its third week due to the dispute over President Trump’s demand for $5 billion for a southern border wall. “Trump has put himself in a tough position,...

Westport Board of Education finalizes plan for next year’s middle schoolers

Westport Board of Education finalizes plan for next year’s middle schoolers

Reece Keusch '19

December 26, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News

Superintendent Colleen Palmer and the Westport Board of Education decided to send all sixth graders to the elementary schools next year in order to solve the current spacing issues at Bedford Middle School and Staples High School. This plan also involves placing all Westport seventh and eighth graders at B...

Bridgeport shooting takes life of adolescent boy

Bridgeport shooting takes life of adolescent boy

Mia Daignault, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News, Top Stories

A 12-year-old boy was shot and killed in Bridgeport on Tuesday, Dec. 18, according to recent news reports from NBC Connecticut. Clinton Howell, a seventh-grader at Bridge Academy, was walking home from a corner store around 9 pm and was shot twice in front of his home. Howell was rushed to the hosp...

Trump administration bans bump stocks

Trump administration bans bump stocks

Layla Wofsy '19, Managing Editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under Breaking News, News

After over a year of increased gun-control awareness and activism from the public, the Trump administration officially banned bump-fire stocks on Tuesday, Dec. 18. Bump-stocks are attachments that make it easier for a gunman to fire rounds from a semi-automatic weapon. The use of bump-stocks becam...

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