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An Opportunity For Second Chances

An Opportunity For Second Chances

Victoria Lubin, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015

When you live in a town like Westport, people are always obsessing over their grades. The idea that the GPA scale and its fluctuating digits can make or break one’s college career and set-up for life leave students hard-wired to be concerned solely on the information that appears on home access cen...

Control the Controllable

Control the Controllable

Grant Sirlin, Staff Writer

May 5, 2015

Serious injuries can be demoralizing. In just an instant, the flow of life can come to a halt and the near future can quickly become out of reach. Even though you were just battling for a rebound in the heat of the FCIAC championship game, or driving home from a fantastic lunch with your girlfriend,...

In defense of the SAT

In defense of the SAT

Zach McCarthy, Web A&E Editor

March 31, 2015

I took the SAT last weekend and it was fun! No, just kidding. It was actually a gruelling experience where my only guide was the disinterested Fairfield-Ludlowe proctor scanning the room for cheaters (to no avail), my only neighbor was the kid next to me who incessantly cracked his knuckles in the...

Taking a look back

Taking a look back

Jenny Lupoff, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

Two years ago, as the infamous junior year quickly approached me, and school suddenly became a bit different. With each worksheet, quiz or final, there came an incessant little voice in my head, reminding me of why I was sitting there taking that vocabulary quiz, what was looming just ahead: college. Every...

In defense of the SAT

In defense of the SAT

March 23, 2015

I took the SAT last weekend and it was fun! No, just kidding. It was actually a gruelling experience where my only guide was the disinterested Fairfield-Ludlowe proctor scanning the room for cheaters (to no avail), my only neighbor was the kid next to me who incessantly cracked his knuckles in the...

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