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From The Halls of Staples to the Miami Heat: The Story of Tom Haberstroh '04

From The Halls of Staples to the Miami Heat: The Story of Tom Haberstroh '04

May 15, 2011

Eight months ago, Tom Haberstroh watched LeBron James announce that he would be taking his talents to South Beach to play for the Miami Heat. Little did the 2004 Staples High School graduate know that James’ decision to play with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh would change his life forever. Just three months a...

Students use caffeine as daily pick-me-up

Students use caffeine as daily pick-me-up

December 22, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Everyday, students buy a drug that is provided by stores like Starbucks and Dunkin Donuts. Many purchase it over the counter and ingest it throughout their first period classes. Caffeine is a licit psychoactive drug accessible to minors, but because it is available on the coffee shop...

Connecticut Bans Four Loko Beverage Sales

Connecticut Bans Four Loko Beverage Sales

December 3, 2010

      It has been affectionately dubbed as “blackout in a can.” Every 23.5 ounces can of Four Loko contains the equivalent of 4.7 beers’ worth of alcohol and an unspecified amount of stimulants, including caffeine, taurine, and guarana, according to information found on the manufacturer’s website, www.drinkfour.com. The beverage, which is marke...

Gender and Driving: Which Sex is Better Behind the Wheel?

Gender and Driving: Which Sex is Better Behind the Wheel?

November 24, 2010

Leah Bitsky A&E Editor There is much speculation of whether boys or girls are better drivers, and most answers are rarely unbiased. Jessica Oestreicher ‘12, a new driver to the roads,  believes that females are better drivers. “I think that boys are more preoccupied with driving fast and drifting w...

New DARE Hummer Rolls Into Service

New DARE Hummer Rolls Into Service

November 22, 2010

Eric Lombardo '14 Staff Writer Officer Ned Batlin is driving with style since September of this year in his new DARE Hummer, which was seized from a corporate criminal. The black truck is worth about $65,000 plus another $20,000 in accessories including custom wheels and exhaust, but taxpayers did...

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