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Making Bank: How Today’s Students Earn Money

Making Bank: How Today’s Students Earn Money

Greta Bjornson, A&E Editor

April 12, 2013

Clothing, accessories, and gas. These are all items that Leigha Grushkin ’13 buys with the money that she earns in her job as a cashier at Ace Hardware. With parents who only pay for her insurance, Grushkin is paying for more than most teens, and she’s not the only one at Staples. More students...

From The Halls of Staples to the Miami Heat: The Story of Tom Haberstroh '04

From The Halls of Staples to the Miami Heat: The Story of Tom Haberstroh '04

May 15, 2011

Eight months ago, Tom Haberstroh watched LeBron James announce that he would be taking his talents to South Beach to play for the Miami Heat. Little did the 2004 Staples High School graduate know that James’ decision to play with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh would change his life forever. Just three months a...

Jock Talk Take Two- Professional Athletes Recieve Preferential Treatment, Second Chances for Talent

Jock Talk Take Two- Professional Athletes Recieve Preferential Treatment, Second Chances for Talent

December 3, 2010

When people quit or retire from their day job, they typically aren’t recruited by their bosses to come back and stay for another year. When people are accused of rape, their job at a successful enterprise typically isn’t secured in the future. When people host illegal dog fighting operations in thei...

Veterans Day 2010 Getting the Job Done

Veterans Day 2010 Getting the Job Done

November 21, 2010

Some are more enthusiastic than others on Veterans Day|Image via Wikipedia Rachel Guetta '13 Opinions Editor Nov. 11 fell on a Thursday this year. However, it was not any old Thursday—it was Veterans Day. But despite the holiday, Westport Public Schools did not have the day off. Instead, students watched a student-created segment on the morning show, Good Morning St...

Chronicles of my After-School Employment

November 12, 2010

Having a job after school is just like playing a sport— the only difference is that I get paid to do it. Every Monday and Thursday from 3-6 I get paid to sit at a desk and do my homework. While some think that having a job after school can effect doing well in school, I actually get more done at work...

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