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Editorial–In tolerance we trust; information required to promote mass acceptance over mass prejudice

Editorial–In tolerance we trust; information required to promote mass acceptance over mass prejudice

Editorial Board

May 5, 2016

In 2015, an all new reality TV show premiered across America: the presidential primaries. This primetime hit may have provided us with an all-we-can-eat buffet of embarrassment, idiocy and bitterness, but it has also inspired record political participation. Total Democratic voter turnout has rivaled...

Board of Education Addresses Issues of Remaining Budget

Board of Education Addresses Issues of Remaining Budget

January 11, 2011

Image via Wikipedia The BOE meeting last night, Wednesday, Jan. 10, addressed the issues of the underground oil tank replacement proposal and the proposed budget for the next school year. The Board members began the night by focusing on the three oil tanks that need to be either repaired or replaced. Coleytown ...

Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, Mu Sochua, Comes to Staples

Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, Mu Sochua, Comes to Staples

November 20, 2010

A feeling of awe circled the room as Mu Sochua, an accomplished human rights activist, Nobel Peace Prize nominee, and Cambodian Parliament member stepped in front of the class. As she began her presentation, she did not list her accomplishments, nor did she instruct the students on how to help her cause. Instead, she laughed heartily and in her...

Debate Team Argues to The Win

Debate Team Argues to The Win

November 12, 2010

On Oct. 16, the Staples Debate Team competed in an extemporaneous state–wide tournament at the Academy of Information Technology & Engineering in Stamford, Conn., during which team members were unaware of the given topics before debate began. Co–captains Jeremy Rubel ’11 and Emily Harris ’11 w...

Is Staples Safe for All Sexualities?

Is Staples Safe for All Sexualities?

November 12, 2010

The last thing that Francis Furmanek ’11 expected when walking onto the bus after school last year was to be verbally attacked. It was not long after the bus went in motion that a student began to harass Furmanek and his friend with the call of fags. While the situation was dealt with quickly by the...

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