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Nepal earthquake sends shockwaves around the world

Nepal earthquake sends shockwaves around the world

Rachel Treisman, Staff Writer

April 28, 2015

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal this past Saturday, causing mass destruction and triggering several large aftershocks. Nepal has reached out for international aid, and even people as far away as Staples High School are willing to contribute to the relief effort. The death toll, according t...

Catastrophic Earthquake and Tsunami Hit Japan

Catastrophic Earthquake and Tsunami Hit Japan

March 11, 2011

  Claire O'Halloran and Cheyenne Haslett Web Opinions Editor and Web Features Editor In the early morning of March 11, a magnitude 8.9 earthquake hit the eastern coast of Japan. It hit cities across a 1,300-mile coastline, including Tokyo. The earthquake has been documented as ...

Westport Swimmers Dive in for Haitian Relief Effort

Photo by Monica Mula '10

February 7, 2010

Monica Mula '10 Web Opinions Editor Twenty-one days after the earthquake in Haiti, Staples Swimming and the Westport-Weston Family Y have teamed up to support the suffering children under 21 years of age— which equates to half of Haiti’s overall population. The Wimer family, involved with both Staples and YMCA swim teams, has a sp...

Q & A With Briyana Theodore

Briyanna's (not pictured) family currently resides in Haiti, currently distraught by the aftermath of the earthquake | Photo courtesy of Briyanna Theodore '12

February 3, 2010

Devin Skolnick ‘11 Web Features Editor Briyana Theodore ’12 is someone who was directly affected by the earthquake that attacked Haiti. As she is updated about Haiti’s situation through various news sources, all she can think about is her family’s condition, and what she can do t...

Haiti: How You Can Help

A woman walks bodies pulled out from the rubbles of a building that collapsed after the earthquake that rocked Port au Prince on January 12. Photo Morco Dormino

January 27, 2010

Shannon Moss '11 and Carlie Schwaeber '12 Web News Editors On January 12, 2010, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake devastated Haiti, killing an estimated 180,000 in Port-au-Prince alone. The earthquake left the country in ruins, destroying entire regions and causing an uproar of chaos throughout the...

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