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Tropical Storm Florence forces college students to evacuate

Tropical Storm Florence forces college students to evacuate

September 22, 2018

By Alexandra Sprouls ’19 With Tropical Storm Florence causing chaos in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia through heavy downpour and strong winds, many Staples alumni were forced to temporarily return to Westport due to the evacuations issued by their universities. “This year, th...

Staples alumnus Justin Paul wins another Golden Globe

Staples alumnus Justin Paul wins another Golden Globe

January 16, 2018

By Alex Sprouls ’19 and Camryn Ragland ’18 After an accomplished year of Oscar and Tony wins for Staples alum Justin Paul, he and his artistic partner, Benj Pasek, kicked off 2018 by winning the Golden Globe for best original song for “This is Me” in “The Greatest Showman” which was nominated for three awards. “I loved...

Henry Wynne takes the crown in the NCAA Championship Mile

Henry Wynne takes the crown in the NCAA Championship Mile

Benjamin Foster, Assistant Business Manger

March 16, 2016

On March 12, Staples alumnus and current junior at the University of Virginia, Henry Wynne ’13, won his first NCAA title in the mile at the Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham, Alabama.   Just after breaking the four minute barrier in the mile at the Terrier Invitat...

Drew Angus ’07 claims a golden ticket to Hollywood

Drew Angus ’07 claims a golden ticket to Hollywood

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager

March 8, 2016

American Idol Drew Angus ’07 earned a golden ticket to Hollywood from American Idol judges Harry Connick, Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban for the current and final season of the show. “To be validated by such industry legends is such an incredible experience,” Angus said. The audition proc...

Charlie Hebdo tragedies shake Paris, Staples and the world

Charlie Hebdo tragedies shake Paris, Staples and the world

Jessica Gross, A&E Page Editor

January 9, 2015

At 10 Rue Nicolas-Appert in the 11th Arrondissement, at about 11:30 a.m in Paris, France, Wednesday, Jan. 7, three men launched a terrorist attack against satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo that left 12 dead and several others injured. Paris prosecutor François Molins said in an interview with the New York Times that two men, both wearing black masks over their faces and a...

Previously Missing Staples Alumni Released

Previously Missing Staples Alumni Released

March 22, 2011

UPDATE: Four The New York Times photojournalists, including Staples alumni Tyler Hicks ’88 and Lynsey Addario ’91, who were missing in Libya until recently, were released on Mar. 21, six days after their capture. The photojournalists who were captured by Libyan forces loyal to Col. Muammar el...

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