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White privilege essay contest creates controversy in the Westport community

White privilege essay contest creates controversy in the Westport community

Ashton Dedona '17, Arts page editor

February 2, 2017

By Ashton Dedona '17 A local essay contest graced the headlines of Fox News, NY Daily News and CBS News, among other prominent national publications, on January 31, stirring further controversy within Staples and the town of Westport. The essay contest is run annually by Westport’s diversity coun...

Third Annual Teen Essay Contest Winners Announced

Josiah Tarrant, Assistant Business Manager

May 18, 2016

Last night, May 16th 2016, the winners of the third annual TEAM Westport essay contest were announced at a reception inside the Westport Public Library’s McManus room. The competition, which is open to all ninth through twelfth graders who live in Westport or go to Westport schools, focuses on a spe...

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