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Westport Chamber of Commerce hosts fourth annual Dog Festival

Many activities for dogs and humans were present at the festival. These activities included an obstacle course for dogs, as well as many local businesses selling dog apparel, dog treats and more.

Julia Kasabian '21

May 24, 2019

Get your paws up! On May 19, the Westport Chamber of Commerce hosted the Westport Dog Festival at Winslow Park. This was their fourth year...

Westport Animal Shelter Advocates (WASA) Provides a Better Future for Lost Causes

Westport Animal Shelter Advocates (WASA)  Provides a Better Future for Lost Causes

Emma Greenberg and Hannah Bjorkman

May 19, 2016

Pretend you’re Bonny, a *rottweiler tied up to a pole and abandoned by your family. Chances are high that you might starve to death or have the weather take its toll on you. Then suddenly a miracle happens; this miracle is the Westport Animal Shelter Advocates, or better known as W.A.S.A. W.A.S.A...

Top three Super Bowl commercials

Top three Super Bowl commercials

Claudia Chen, Features Editor

February 5, 2015

On Super Bowl Sunday, there are two types of people in America: those who watch the biggest football game of the year to actually watch the biggest football game of the year, and those who stick around for the puppies and celebrities that grace our screens in between the tackling. As one of the latter,...

Photography Club Showcases “Dog Show” at Local Arts Center

Photography Club Showcases “Dog Show” at Local Arts Center

March 18, 2011

Cheyenne Haslett'13 & Claire O'Halloran'13 Web Features & Web Opinions Editor The Staples Photography Club held a show at the Westport Art Center Studio Gallery, featuring pictures of dogs from the Bridgeport Animal Shelter, on Friday Mar. 4 to May 8. The “dog show,” in essence, is being held to “ch...

A Day at Doggie Obedience School

A Day at Doggie Obedience School

October 26, 2010

Claire O'Halloran '13 Web Opinions Editor I know that many people have dogs who aren't the most well behaved. Even if that is the case, sending them to Dog Obedience school will become a nightmare for the owner, even if it may be fun for the dog. Almost one year ago my family got our first dog, Lulu...

Downward Dog and Cobra and Tree Pose, Oh My! The Chronicles of a Not-so-Relaxing Yoga Class

Graphic by Connie Zhou '12

March 12, 2010

Carlie Schwaeber '12 Web News Editor Yoga is a series of postures and breathing exercises practiced to achieve control of the body and mind, tranquility, etc., as dictionary.com proclaims. So according to that website, yoga is supposed to be relaxing. I prove this definition wrong. My sister loves yoga and is really good at it, and often brings me along. Usually I h...

Ad Mania: DJ Sixsmith ’11 Ranks the Ten Best Super Bowl Commercials of All Time

Graphic by Jonathon Foster '10

March 2, 2010

DJ Sixsmith '11 Sports Editor In 1973, while Don Shula and his Miami Dolphins were putting the finishing touches on their perfect season by facing off against the Washington Redskins in the Super Bowl, Farrah Fawcett appeared in the first ever Super Bowl commercial. The late actress captivated the nation with her encounter with quarterback Joe Namath in the Noxzema...

Going to the Dogs: The Irrationality of Dog Clothing

December 22, 2009

Emily Cooper Business Manager Let me get this out there immediately. I am actually a big fan of dogs and am positive that they make great pets. But in writing this column I am merely trying to expose a very strange aspect of human–dog relations. In addition, I am a big fan of Ralph Lauren. ...

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