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Singapore students visit Staples

Nine students traveled all the way from Singapore to visit Staples High School for two weeks and experience the American education system.

Rebecca Rawiszer, Staff Writer

November 23, 2014

You may have noticed some enthusiastic and eager new faces buzzing around the hallways with curiosity. Or maybe their jet-black hair swiftly combed to one side or their thick rimmed glasses drawing attention to their dark yet kind eyes. This is because nine male students and their teacher traveled...

Attitudes towards rape persist in culture

Attitudes towards rape persist in culture

Jessica Gross, A&E Editor

May 30, 2014

There are certain words that carry weight. Words that make us cringe or wince, put knots in our stomachs and lumps in throats, words that make us wish we had eyelids for our ears. Words that are thrown around casually. For example. A Staples student who was raped last year by another student...

Inked: Tattoo Culture at Staples

Inked: Tattoo Culture at Staples

May 27, 2011

The ink of a tattoo might lie just under one’s skin, but the meaning goes much deeper. When getting a tattoo one is making a commitment to wear an image on the body for life. “It hurts way more to get a tattoo removed than it does to get one in the first place,” Austin Goff ‘11 said. “Therefore, you have to consider what getting a tattoo means...

Closure of Culture: Why Westport’s Italian Festival has reached its Final Curtain

Closure of Culture: Why Westport’s Italian Festival has reached its Final Curtain

April 28, 2011

by Petey Menz '11 and Isaac Stein '12 Executive Editor and Web Editor-in-Chief The Festival Italiano, an annual fair celebrating Italian culture that ran for 27 years, will not be returning to Westport this year due to rising expenses. On the festival's website, www.festivalitaliano.info, Roberta...

Culture Without Conflict

Culture Without Conflict

December 13, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Judaism and I have a strange relationship. If we see each other at a party, he’ll buy me a drink, but somehow I’ll lose his number. And next month I’ll see him again, and I’ll make up some excuse for why I never called. Judaism is an attractive stranger on the train, a waiter wh...

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