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Mac Miller’s death leaves students heartbroken

Mac Miller’s death leaves students heartbroken

September 16, 2018

By Remy Teltser '21   Social media flooded with teary eyes and tribute pictures for the idolized Hip-Hop rapper on the afternoon of Sept. 7. Mac Miller, 26 year-old singer and producer, was found dead at his home in Studio City, California, earlier that day. Struggling with substance abuse for y...

Arnold Palmer’s death shakes Staples community

Arnold Palmer’s death shakes Staples community

Kit Epstein, Breaking News Managing Editor

September 27, 2016

Kit Epstein '17, Breaking News Managing Editor Arnold Palmer, four time winner of The Masters Golf Tournament and receiver of the 2004 Presidential Medal of Freedom, died at 87 due to heart complications in Pittsburgh on Sept. 25. According to CNN, Palmer won more than 90 golf tournaments and inspired...

Two documentaries paint the life and death of Kurt Cobain

Two documentaries paint the life and death of Kurt Cobain

Colette Lippman, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016

Even if you haven’t heard of  “Nirvana,” you’ve heard of the name Kurt Cobain. At the young age of 27, Cobain, the lead singer and guitarist of the famous rock band “Nirvana,” committed suicide. As his death is still romanticized in the news today, many documentaries have been made in regards...

Death of Prince shocks fans and admirers

Death of Prince shocks fans and admirers

Max Bibicoff, Staff Writer

April 24, 2016

The world-renowned singer known as Prince passed away on April 21 at his estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota.  After paramedics attempted to perform CPR on him to no avail, he was officially pronounced dead at 10:07 a.m. He was 57 years old. Fans within the Staples community were alarmed to hear the news of h...

Superstar David Bowie dies at 69

Superstar David Bowie dies at 69

Jimmy Ray Stagg and Colette Lipman

January 12, 2016

On Sunday, Jan. 10, just two days after his 69th birthday and the release of his latest album “Blackstar,” David Bowie, born David Robert Jones, passed away following an 18-month battle with liver cancer. Bowie was an iconic musician, artist, performer and writer. Bowie was known for his rad...

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