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Reopening economy will save more lives than national lockdown

As the US reaches its third month of quarantine and as unemployment continues to rise, we need to start thinking about getting our economy running again.
June 3, 2020

It’s been three months since Staples closed its doors in response to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Staples students, Westport residents and essentially the rest of America have locked up and...

Nationalism rises in recent history, proves to not be beneficial

With the evergrowing rise of nationalism, it is possible that we may be drawn over the edge of the cliff.
March 14, 2020

Nationalism is defined as loyalty and devotion to a nation by the Merriam-Webster dictionary. On the surface, one could argue that this definition would highlight nationalism as a positive aspect, but...

Three juniors with highest GPAs travel to Paris for the week

Three juniors with highest GPAs travel to Paris for the week
October 18, 2018

While students were struggling with homework and dreading the sound of their 6 a.m. alarm, three students in the class of 2020 got the opportunity to fly to Paris and represent Staples High School. Patricio...

US flag planting unnecessarily omitted from Neil Armstrong biopic “First Man”

US flag planting unnecessarily omitted from Neil Armstrong biopic “First Man”
September 20, 2018

By Reece Keusch '19 Whether we were writing the Declaration of Independence, creating the internet, ending slavery or building the Panama Canal, the United States of America has had an unprecedented...

Memorial Day Parade honors veterans and the Westport community

Memorial Day Parade honors veterans and the Westport community
June 15, 2018

By Bailey Blaikie ’19 and Nicky Brown ’19  

Ranking Trump’s best nicknames

Ranking Trump’s best nicknames
June 13, 2018

By Reese Keusch '19   Donald Trump’s presidency is, if anything, a controversial one. Although you may not like a lot of what Trump has done, credit is due where credit is deserved: Donald...

NFL policy obstructs liberty

NFL policy obstructs liberty
May 31, 2018

By Jarod Ferguson '18   Dear NFL Owners, Recently you all voted on a new rule that would essentially make your NFL players stand for the National Anthem. Or did you? Whatever you may...

How America has become numb to terrorism

How America has become numb to terrorism
November 22, 2017

By: Ellen Fair ’19 Has terrorism become so normalized that it is now okay to sit in the cafeteria and casually ask, “Did you hear about the car that trucked through eight people in New York?”...

Has Trump name called his way into war?

Has Trump name called his way into war?
October 15, 2017

By Lauren Wasserman '19 Name calling is an issue that sends students to the principal's office, not often to war. This is because the only people who usually name call are young children who don’t...

Memorial Day treats

Memorial Day treats
May 29, 2017

Nicky Brown '19 https://youtu.be/XWHBfrA3wh4

Trumping the logic of Trump’s critics

Trumping the logic of Trump’s critics
November 17, 2016

By: Alex Reiner '18 Many people around the world, but especially in our Westport community, were shocked to learn that Donald Trump was elected President of the United States of America, despite all...

Copa America 2016

June 5, 2016

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