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Staples robotics team takes on worlds

Staples robotics team takes on worlds

Megan Doyle, Web Opinions Editor

May 6, 2016

It’s the end of a three day competition on March 18, and the robotics team, i2r, anxiously waits for their name to be called. They’re at East Super Regionals and have been nominated for six awards. In order to qualify for Worlds, they need to win at least one. Finally, the judges announce the...

Mob mentality and anonymity trigger belligerence at open house parties

Mob mentality and anonymity trigger belligerence at open house parties

Molly Liebergall, Web Managing Editor

May 6, 2016

By Molly Liebergall '17   Two hundred pairs of stumbling feet stagger through the house with a nameless host. A once pristine home is now littered with half empty Solo cups, shattered glass and bits of drywall. As red and blue lights flood through cracked windows, 199 pairs of feet dash out...

Wong explores art and culture through travel

Wong explores art and culture through travel

Jack Zapfel, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016

Before Katie Wong ’16 moved to Westport for the start of her sophomore year of high school, she lived more than 20 hours away in Singapore. Despite describing the two places as “complete opposites,” she was able to transition without much difficulty. “Singapore is definitely different from...

Unusual pets ruffle Staples’ feathers

Unusual pets ruffle Staples’ feathers

Jackson Livingstone, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016

The day starts out for Matt Johnson ’16 much like it does for many Staples students. He wakes up, takes a shower and proceeds to finish a few menial chores before leaving the house for school. Shaking off the grogginess of sleep, he quickly makes his bed and throws dirty laundry into the hamper before...

Israeli emissary connects cultures and inspires understanding

Israeli emissary connects cultures and inspires understanding

Renee Weisz, Breaking News Editor

May 6, 2016

Though her hometown may be 5,600 miles away, 19 year old Israeli emissary, Gaya Kessler, has made Westport her home since her arrival last August. Kessler’s bubbly personality and infectious energy has lent itself to her role as an emissary, a diplomatic representative, during her year long gap...

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