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Presidential vendetta threatens individuals, institutions

Presidential vendetta threatens individuals, institutions

Will Matar ’21

January 4, 2019

There’s a new grinch in town, though he might be orange, not green. As the New York Post reported Thursday, Dec. 13, President Trump has cancelled a decade-long tradition in the journalism community: the annual White House Christmas Party for the press. Despite the nonconformance to convention, th...

Young Westport resident sued by aunt makes national news

Young Westport resident sued by aunt makes national news

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager

October 15, 2015

CNN, the Washington Post, People Magazine, the Hartford Courant and several other news sources have picked up the story, making Westport national news in a matter of hours. On Oct. 13, 2015, a jury in Bridgeport, Connecticut, ruled that 12-year-old Westport resident Sean Tarala does not have to pay his aunt, Jennifer Connell, for breaking her wrist in an enthusiastic hug a...

Hirschberg, Tennis Team Win Class LL State Championship

June 14, 2011

  When Danny Hirschberg ’11 stepped off the Yale University tennis court last Thursday, he not only had the satisfaction of a second straight Class LL individual title, but also of having clinched Staples’ first LL team championship since 1988. “Winning the class LL state championship was an unbelievable...

Just in the Knick of Time

Just in the Knick of Time

May 28, 2010

Jesse Heussner '11 Sports Editor As the hottest entity on the market this summer, the decision of where Lebron James will go lies in the hands of the King himself |Graphic by Connie Zhou Lebron James stormed off the court for the seventh year in a row without a ring around his finger. Despite post...

Girls’ Basketball Falls Short in Battle of FCIAC Power

Girls’ Basketball Falls Short in Battle of FCIAC Power

February 24, 2010

Michael Nussbaum '11 Sports EditorOn Feb. 2, the Staples Girls’ varsity basketball team fell to 11–5 on the season with a 38–26 loss to the Stamford Black Knights, who improved to 11–2 on the season. The story of the game was Staples’ lack of execution on the offensive end, along with being “...

Lady Wreckers are Triumphant Against Darien

February 2, 2010

Julia Friedman '11 Staff Writer The Staples High School girls’ basketball team faced Darien last Wednesday where they claimed a 40-37 victory. Co-captain Suvi Puritpatarrapan '10 (21 points, 1 rebound, 3 steals, 1 block) opened the game with two three-pointers and a runner to the basket in the ...

Wreckers Bounce Back with Volleyball Win Over Harding

Wreckers Bounce Back  with Volleyball Win Over Harding

October 30, 2009

Rachel Chernok '10 and Annie Nelson '11 Features Editor and A&E Editor Making a strong comeback from their devastating loss against Ludlowe last month, the varsity girls’ volleyball team won their game against Harding on Oct. 21. Following the win, the team’s record stood at an impress...

Hirschberg Serves as a Vital Aspect of Varsity Tennis

Hirschberg Serves as a Vital Aspect of Varsity Tennis

April 9, 2009

Sarah McDonald '11 Web News Editor Starting his second season playing varsity tennis for Staples, Danny Hirschberg '11 has proved himself as a key member of the team, both on and off the court. "I've been playing tennis since I was about five years old," said Hirschberg. "My dad really encouraged me t...

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