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Mourning Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death has left many Americans in a state of grief. Some struggle with properly mourning Ginsburg and finding a balance between celebrating her achievements while acknowledging her wrongdoings.
October 9, 2020

At five feet tall and 100 pounds, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was small in size, but held enormous power. Justice Ginsburg was a staunch fighter for equality, a champion of womens’ rights and more recently,...

Episode three of ‘The Last Dance’ surprises basketball fans across the world

Michael Jordan drives to the hoop with determination
May 18, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/teddy-dienst/the-last-dance-episode-3

Early Decision application outcomes create too much stress for seniors

 Many students apply to their schools through the common application, a software that helps distinguish which applications are early decision (ED) and which are early admission (EA). Applicants are only allowed to apply to one ED school, but can often times also apply EA elsewhere.
January 2, 2020

As a senior in high school, it is virtually impossible for me to escape the ever-increasing stress of the college process until I am in a school I’m happy with. For many seniors in my same position,...

Staples Field Hockey Team Continues the Legacy of Jinny Parker

Staples Field Hockey Team Continues the Legacy of Jinny Parker
November 30, 2016

By: Camryn Ragland ’18 and Alexandra Sprouls ’19 On a November morning in 1974, Staples super fans crowded the bleachers to watch their school’s field hockey team play in its first state championship...

Saying goodbye to an older sibling

Saying goodbye to an older sibling
June 9, 2016

For many, high school is a daunting and rather overwhelming place. However, having an older sibling to help you navigate through the intricacies of high school life greatly eases the transition. I...

Death of Prince shocks fans and admirers

Death of Prince shocks fans and admirers
April 24, 2016

The world-renowned singer known as Prince passed away on April 21 at his estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota.  After paramedics attempted to perform CPR on him to no avail, he was officially pronounced dead...

Family legacy creates contentious debate

March 15, 2016

College is not a pure meritocracy. Many seniors carry the perception that legacy has a significant impact on one’s acceptance. And, for a handful of schools, this perception isn’t wrong. Nevertheless,...

Esteemed author Harper Lee dies at 89

Esteemed author Harper Lee dies at 89
February 20, 2016

Harper Lee, renowned author of “To Kill a Mockingbird” and most recently, “Go Set a Watchman,” died at age 89 on the morning of Friday, Feb. 19.   Many Staples students have expressed...

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