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Sophomore research paper provokes anxiety

Sophomore research paper provokes anxiety

Emma Dantas '21

May 24, 2019

  There are few things more daunting than sitting in front of an online Google document, knowing a minimum of eight pages needs to be filled with original writing in a persuasive and coherent way for one’s English teacher to grade in order to graduate. As you begin to crack your knuckles, thinking about how you are possibly going to be able to meet the page requirement and get your rough draft in by the end of this week...

Taylor Swift’s, ME! is like any typical “feel good” song

Taylor Swift’s, ME! is like any typical “feel good” song

Carolyn Gray '19

May 20, 2019

Taylor Swift dropped a new single on April 25, 2019 titled, “ME!”, featuring Brendon Urie of Panic! At the Disco. The anthem has an upbeat, Disney-like, bubblegum pink flavor, featuring bright and lively band music, paralleling the instrumentals of Justin Timberlake’s, “Can’t Stop The Feeling.”...

Westport ban paves the road to a cleaner life

Westport ban paves the road to a cleaner life

Marlo Von der Ahe ’20

May 16, 2019

Westport has recently banned plastic and styrofoam from restaurants or other food services beginning in six months. This overdue ban that took place on May 7 is a huge step in the right direction. Westport is the first town on the east coast to take action against single-use plastics and styrofoam. They ar...

Outdoor learning: a way to help motivate students

Outdoor learning: a way to help motivate students

Emma Van Riper ’20

May 16, 2019

As summer is approaching and the weather is getting nicer out, it makes sense that students are asking their teachers to hold class outside for once. After being inside hour after hour, day after day, month after month, the same routine can get pretty boring. If teachers were to allow classes to be hel...

Muffet McGraw refuses to hire males

Muffet McGraw refuses to hire males

Holden Cohen '20

May 13, 2019

Muffet McGraw is one of the greatest coaches in women's basketball history; she has been to nine final fours, won two national championships and has received AP coach of the year four times. Although she has been the head coach through this historic run, she hasn’t been able to do it without the hel...

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