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Calls for Trump’s impeachment are baseless

Calls for Trump’s impeachment are baseless

Sam Zuckerman '21

June 12, 2019

The release of the Mueller report has only further entrenched people’s support or opposition of President Donald Trump on all sides of the political spectrum. Trump opposers argue that his unreported meetings with Russian officials and the firing of James Comey are evidence of conspiracy to collude and ...

Democrats prevail in Connecticut General Assembly after special election

Democrats prevail in Connecticut General Assembly after special election

Charlie Colasurdo '18, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

By Charlie Colasurdo '18 On Feb. 28, Democrats Douglas McCrory and Dorinda Keenan Borer won their races for Connecticut State Senate and House, and Republican Eric C. Berthel gained the other vacant Senate seat. Though it’s been months since Election Day, the Connecticut General Assembly was facing...

Clinton commands in first debate

Clinton commands in first debate

Andrew Vester, Whip

October 4, 2016

Andrew Vester '17 The last few weeks have seen the Democratic nominee for president, Hillary Clinton, sliding in the polls, while the Republican nominee, Donald Trump, has gained momentum. After the first debate, Democrats’ faith in their nominee should be renewed, with almost every major media outlet repor...

Democratic candidates veer farther left after first debate

Democratic candidates veer farther left after first debate

Anders Hovstadius, Assistant Web Creative Director

October 25, 2015

Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of Britain once said, "If you're not a liberal when you're 25, you have no heart. If you're not a conservative by the time you're 35, you have no brain," so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that many Staples students support Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and form...

Democratic Debate yields mixed reactions from students

Democratic Debate yields mixed reactions from students

Fritz Schemel, News Editor

October 16, 2015

After a duo of Republican debates in Aug. and Sept., Democratic candidates got their chance under the spotlight in Las Vegas in their first debate on Tuesday, Oct. 13. Five candidates gathered on stage in Las Vegas: front-runner and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Vermont Senator Bernie ...

Planned Parenthood debate continues to stir amongst student body

Planned Parenthood debate continues to stir amongst student body

Becky Hoving, News Editor

October 5, 2015

In the second Republican debate, presidential candidate Carly Fiorina described a graphic video about Planned Parenthood (PP), saying that the women’s healthcare organization should no longer be funded by taxpayer dollars.  While PP is a non-profit organization that provides healthcare to women, a...

Obama cancels rally in Bridgeport for Ebola meeting

Obama cancels rally in Bridgeport for Ebola meeting

Jen Gouchoe, Staff Writer

October 16, 2014

President Obama cancelled his trip to Bridgeport, Connecticut on Wednesday, Oct. 15 due to an urgent meeting with government officials about the Ebola crisis. He was planning on visiting Bridgeport’s Central High School Wednesday evening for a Governor Malloy rally. Many Bridgeport students,...

Students underwhelmed by State of the Union address

Students underwhelmed by State of the Union address

Brandon Rakowski, Staff Writer

January 30, 2014

Last night, Jan. 28, President Obama addressed the nation with a State of the Union address that pushed for new legislation, including raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10, working with states to provide high quality public preschool education, reforming immigration and committing to American di...

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