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Schools must educate students about climate change before it’s too late

Schools must educate students about climate change before it’s too late

Ryan Thomas, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

The issue of climate change is rapidly emerging on a global scale, yet many Staples High School students are still unaware of the severity.  Although climate change is one of the most prominent issues currently faced by youth, it is not thoroughly discussed within Staples.  While the subject is ...

Staples advocates for climate activism

Staples advocates for climate activism

Karina Murray ’22, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Endless headlines about climate change and climate activists have circulated around the media for months now. Lots of people are fed up with the government’s lack of initiative to combat these issues, and even children, including many Staples students, have started to take it upon themselves to take...

Trump expected to withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

Trump expected to withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

June 1, 2017

By Izzy Connors '18 White House aides reported yesterday that President Trump is deliberating a complete withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, a landmark global agreement ratified by 147 countries last year that aims to tackle climate change through diminishing greenhouse gas emissions. ...

Niño and global weirding: Discovering the truth about this “hot” topic

Niño and global weirding: Discovering the truth about this “hot” topic

Claire Dinshaw, News Editor

February 12, 2016

Intro This winter has been categorized by near-balmy weather systems and little to no snowfall. These are characteristics that normally make-up a Connecticut spring -- not winter. The reason for this dramatic change is the El Nino Southern Oscillation or El Nino for short. El Nino is not a new phenomenon. It had a profound effect...

Students change climates for college

Students change climates for college

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer

March 27, 2015

As spring approaches, many seniors are receiving their acceptance letters to college. For Staples’ soon to be college students, there will be a lot of changes that they will have to acclimate to. While the most common adjustments include living on their own for the first time and meeting new peopl...

Copenhagen Conference

Copenhagen Conference

December 22, 2009

Victor Hollenberg '10 & Lucas Hammerman '10 Editor-in-Chief and News Editor Representatives from 192 nations came together in Copenhagen, Denmark at the United Nations Climate Change Conference from Dec. 11–18 with the intention to come to an agreement on a new framework for climate change mitigation...

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