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Now that Daylight Saving Time has ended and we are back to standard time, the sun is now setting extremely early – around 4:30 p.m.. Although the clocks going back allows more daylight in the mornings, it becomes dark by late afternoon, throwing many off their everyday routine.

Daylight Saving Time should be abolished

Abbie Goldstein ’22, Paper Arts Editor November 21, 2021

On Sunday, Nov. 7, the clock struck 1 a.m. twice, marking the official end of Daylight Saving Time (DST). After the first few weeks since its conclusion, I feel it is the perfect time to address why it...

Slice of Saugatuck spices up Westport

Gabi Gerig ‘23, Sports Editor November 11, 2021

Slice of Saugatuck is a tradition that unites the Westport community and supports local businesses. It is the perfect afternoon for family fun, delicious food samples and live music. There were 25 restaurants...

Westport Library book sale fosters academia, community

Anna Diorio '23, Arts Editor November 10, 2021

This past Columbus Day Weekend, the Westport Library held its periodic book sale. The sale offered over 40 different collections of books, ephemera, art and media. Not only was admission free for customers,...

Westport’s bounty: fall foraging feast

Lucy Dockter ’23, News Editor November 10, 2021

As the leaves begin to turn various shades of red, yellow and orange, local trees and plants produce edible fruits. From berries to nuts to mushrooms, our local habitat abounds with tasty morsels. DISCLAIMER:...

Seniors praise impactful courses

Aidan Rogers ’22, Creative Director October 28, 2021

California recently announced it is mandating vaccines for school children who are of age, it is necessary for Connecticut to follow in order to ensure the safety of all students and staff.

California made vaccines mandatory for students, Connecticut must follow

Genevieve Frucht '24 , Staff Writer October 26, 2021

California just made it mandatory for all school children 12 years of age and older to get the vaccine, and according to the Office of Governor Gavin Nersom, he did this in order to further protect students...

Due to the higher weight of AP and honors classes, many Staples students often compromise interest in elective courses for classes that stand to bolster their grade point average (GPA).

Weighted GPAs stifle course exploration, discourage study of arts and humanities

Caroline Coffey ’22, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

Reduced to the first few letters of the alphabet, the value of standardized test scores and other three-letter acronyms, students relentlessly seek to raise such figures through whatever means possible....

There is an influx of students taking art classes including the Introduction to Drawing class pictured above.

Staples art department attempts normalcy despite influx in students

Toby Goldfarb ’23, Web News Editor October 19, 2021

Due to recent changes in graduation requirements that decreased the number of physical education credits for class of 2023 and beyond, there is a higher demand for primarily introductory art classes. As...

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