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Horticulture Club buds into Staples

Horticulture Club buds into Staples

Karina Murray '22, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

With the hallways bustling with countless clubs to sign up for during the week of the Involvement Fair, some students may have missed a very interesting new one: the Horticulture Club. The club is a low-pressure club that meets every other Thursday and gives students the opportunity to garden to their...

Staples advocates for climate activism

Staples advocates for climate activism

Karina Murray ’22, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Endless headlines about climate change and climate activists have circulated around the media for months now. Lots of people are fed up with the government’s lack of initiative to combat these issues, and even children, including many Staples students, have started to take it upon themselves to take...

Composting becomes popular in Westport schools

Composting becomes popular in Westport schools

Lys Goldman ’21 and Claire Redmer ’21

October 17, 2019

Plant-based diets sprout into Staples

Plant-based diets sprout into Staples

Karina Murray '22, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Imagine a world where meat-eaters and dairy product consumers didn’t exist. Would it alter our health? Our daily lives? Our earth? The objective answer to all three of these questions is a definitive yes. For these reasons and countless others, plant-based diets seem to be an increasing trend: a tr...

Salmon population declines due to human activity

Salmon population declines due to human activity

Abbie Goldstein '22 and Serena Ye '20

September 18, 2019

The salmon population has been steadily decreasing in the New England region in recent years. While there is no specific direct cause to this trend, it can be predicted that human activity, climate change and overfishing are fueling the problem. This led to a major impact on nearby ecosystems and food...

Purple hair promotes species conservation

Purple hair promotes species conservation

Remi Levitt '21, Staff Writer

June 10, 2019

Being environmentally conscious can be seen in the forms of using metal straws instead of plastic, carpooling, and taking quicker showers, though, there is now a new way to save the planet: purple hair.

White Island Shop comes to town

White Island Shop comes to town

Ali Korn '21 and Carly Kaplowitz '21

April 23, 2019

Steinberg begins fifth term as state representative

Steinberg begins fifth term as state representative

Melanie Lust '19

February 6, 2019

State representative Jonathan Steinberg is prioritizing public health, transportation and energy as he begins his fifth term serving Connecticut's 136th Assembly District. "I'm going to have to pretty quickly prioritize and figure out what the things are that I'm going to want to chase across the fi...

UN projects significant global temperature increase as early as 2030

UN projects significant global temperature increase as early as 2030

Lys Goldman '21

December 1, 2018

The temperature of Earth’s surface could increase by 1.5 degrees Celsius as early as 2030 and cause irreversible damage, according to a special report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released in October. “Climate change is a very important and big issue r...

On Nov. 6, vote to protect the environment

On Nov. 6, vote to protect the environment

Melanie Lust '19

November 5, 2018

This election day, Connecticut voters will scratch away at the checkboxes for their preferred gubernatorial, Senate and State Senate candidates. But this year's ballot offers more than a list of names. It will feature a proposed amendment that could decide the fate of Connecticut's environment. To m...

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