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Why should people choose Lyft over Uber

Why should people choose Lyft over Uber

January 15, 2018


Filed under Opinions

By Isabella Bullock '19 Uber and Lyft are very similar platforms that people use as a means of transportation; however, there is a division between people who prefer one over the other. Uber was created March 2009, and Lyft was created June 2012. I personally am more familiar with Uber becaus...

D’Amico lays down the law: Those who violate parking rules are to face future punishment

D’Amico lays down the law: Those who violate parking rules are to face future punishment

June 13, 2017


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By: Ben Stein '18 and Jack Caldwell '18 Recently, Principal James D’Amico said in an email that any juniors “who park on campus without a pass will not be allowed to obtain a parking pass for next year.” Those who do not have the right to park on school grounds are supposed to park at the Wakeman...

Best locations to learn how to drive

Best locations to learn how to drive

May 8, 2017


Filed under Features

By Alexandra Sprouls ’19 One of the things that makes sophomore year so memorable is that many students turn 16 and obtain their permits After doing so, a parent is not only in charge of  taking them on 40 hours worth of drives but must trust their child to be safe behind the wheel. There are ...

Icy road conditions worry Staples students

Icy road conditions worry Staples students

Kit Epstein, Opinions Editor

March 4, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

On the morning of March 4, 2016, The National Weather Service issued a Special Weather Statement, warning citizens for icy road conditions in Westport, CT. That statement, however, did not stop Westport Public Schools from opening on time, causing commotion among student drivers. “When I sta...

Distracted driving simulations encourage smart decisions among students

Distracted driving simulations encourage smart decisions among students

Casey Lu, Staff Writer

October 24, 2015


Filed under News

Staples’ Teen Awareness Group (TAG), the Westport Youth Commission and the Westport Police Department teamed up on Oct. 16 to host the Distracted Driving event, which is in its second year. The intent of the event was to provide a safe setting to positively impact student decisions by displayi...

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