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Newest Superhero Entry “Thor” Is No Modern Marvel

Newest Superhero Entry “Thor” Is No Modern Marvel

May 19, 2011

Sammy Warshaw '12 A&E Editor Oh, how times have changed. When I first heard the news that Kenneth Branagh was slated to direct the Marvel Studios summer blockbuster “Thor,” based on the classic comic book series, I nearly did a double take. First off, for those who aren’t familiar with Branagh, you m...

Dress to Impress Whom?

Dress to Impress Whom?

November 12, 2010

Julia Friedman '11 Staff Writer When I was a little girl Halloween was about dressing up like a fairy princess and trick or treating. This year it was about dressing up like a slut and getting wasted. I really don’t understand why or how this dress code for teens and young adults came about on this holiday. Actually, I don’t understand how it cam...

Football's Future: Massie '14 looks to become next great in Staples Football program

Football's Future: Massie '14 looks to become next great in Staples Football program

October 22, 2010

Ryder Chasin '14 Staff Writer With Jack Massie '14 being the first freshman QB to make the Varsity team since 1999, his main responsibilities include preparing the team and carrying the ball bag. | Photo by Ryder Chasin '14Coming out of the locker room three Fridays ago, the Staples varsity football team look...

Some Empathy For Number Four

Some Empathy For Number Four

February 24, 2010

Jesse Heussner '11 Features Editor The result was so incredibly fitting, but so cruel. Everyone saw the play developing. The Vikings were on the Saints 40 yard line, seconds away from their first super bowl appearance in over ten years. Brett Favre was playing as well as ever, leading the team on one l...

Grinding Your Gears: An Examination of the Teenage Dance Phenomenon

December 22, 2009

Sammy Warshaw ’12 and Kelsey Landaur ’12 Staff Writers The well-respected scholar Pretty Ricky once sang the words “Grind on me” in the 2005 hip-hop single. This one song addresses the popular form of dance known as “grinding” or “freaking.” This risqué dance is made up of a mal...

Does Size Really Matter? When Height Differences Pose Dating Pool Dilemmas

Keeping Him on His Toes: Some girls feel uncomfortable dating boys who are shorter than they are.

December 22, 2009

Sammy Hardy '11 Staff Writer They race toward each other, ready for a joyful embrace after an unbearable lunch period of separation.  But as they part from a brief hug and a kiss, he is the one left lingering on his tip-toes. There are couples in school with a significant height difference betwe...

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