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Get a WYFF of This: Westport Youth Film Festival Makes Changes for 2011

Get a WYFF of This: Westport Youth Film Festival Makes Changes for 2011

November 12, 2010

Brendan Rand'11 News Editor The eighth annual Westport Youth Film Festival (WYFF) will showcase films made by local and international high school students. The festival’s Board of Directors is comprised of 18 members. “What makes WYFF unique is that… high school students run every aspect of the festi...

Teaching To the Test Hinders Learning

March 28, 2010

Editorial When nearly 50 students voluntarily give up their entire Saturday to solve a  multifaceted situational problem— with no guarantee of success— it’s clear that the school they attend is doing something right. When more than 300 seniors clamor over five-week long job placements, that suc...

Zinn’s Passing a Loss for Students and Teachers Alike

Zinn’s Passing a Loss for Students and Teachers Alike

February 28, 2010

Image via Wikipedia For many people Howard Zinn stood out only for his unusual last name. Some students may remember “that radical historian, or was he a communist?” they read for a day – and then forgot. But for others Howard Zinn, historian and author of A People’s History of the United States, will be remembered long after his works are out of ...

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