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Hurricane Michael frightens Staples students, alumni

Hurricane Michael frightens Staples students, alumni

October 11, 2018

By Audrey Bernstein '20 Category four Hurricane Michael reached North Carolina on Oct. 11, where it has closed schools, roads and flooded rivers. The storm struck the Florida Panhandle the week of Oct. 8. The storm was described by the National Hurricane Center as “potentially catastrophic.” “This i...

Tropical Storm Florence forces college students to evacuate

Tropical Storm Florence forces college students to evacuate

September 22, 2018

By Alexandra Sprouls ’19 With Tropical Storm Florence causing chaos in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia through heavy downpour and strong winds, many Staples alumni were forced to temporarily return to Westport due to the evacuations issued by their universities. “This year, th...

Houston shelter dogs head north after Hurricane Harvey

Houston shelter dogs head north after Hurricane Harvey

October 1, 2017

Meet Sapphire, the one dog who has been adopted (so far) out of the hurricane pets who came to the Connecticut Humane Society from Houston. By: Caroline Blevins '18 Twenty-two Houston dogs were transferred to the Connecticut Humane Society (CHS) in Newington after Hurricane Harvey hit the city....

Irma washes students out of school

Irma washes students out of school

September 18, 2017

By Hannah Bolandian ’19 Graphic Credit: Ben Roland ’19 Starting on Tuesday Sep. 5, Staples alumni’ attending southern colleges received a flood of emails flooded notifying them that classes had been canceled until further notice. The predicted damage from hurricane Irma, then labeled as a categ...

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