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GG & Joe, along with other local restaurants, offers an outdoor seating arrangement. Eating outside has been proven to lower stress levels. Students would, therefore, find it enjoyable to take a break from school to go enjoy lunch at GG & Joe.

An open campus should be exercised through a merit-based system

Lauren Hassell ’22, Staff Writer April 5, 2021

We thought a quick Starbucks trip during our two-hour lunch period free was a great idea. It was a rainy Monday and my first day at school since November after transitioning from a full distance learner....

The most dramatic development in the wake of the shift to 75% capacity has been the new circumstances of lunch periods. Decidedly suboptimal, these have become frenzied and unsafe, but can be easily rectified.

Recent changes to lunch periods prove undesirable, require remedy

Mimi Casey ’22, Paper Opinions Editor March 24, 2021

With all of the changes that have come with the implementation of the 75% model, some of the most talked-about have been those affecting lunch periods. Considering the dramatically stricter regulations...

Students reflect on new lunch, free period regulations due to COVID-19

Lily Caplan ’22 and Charley Guthartz ’22 October 13, 2020

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Apps deliver food to main entrance

Apps deliver food to main entrance

December 20, 2017

By: Maya Brodows ’20 Ask any high school student what their least favorite part of school is and they will be sure to inform you of the endless amounts of homework, the severe lack of sleep and,...

Chipotle v.s. Qboba

Chipotle v.s. Qboba

March 19, 2017

By Alexandra Sprouls '19 and Hannah Bolandian '19  

Students question Staples’ compliance with State lunch requirements

Students question Staples’ compliance with State lunch requirements

November 5, 2016

Schools in Connecticut are required to provide students a minimum of 20 minutes for lunch during a school day. On Nov. 13, 2007, Mark K. McQuillan, Commissioner of Education for Connecticut, issued a letter...

Trashing the Cafe

Trashing the Cafe

Kate Lewis, Staff Writer April 4, 2016

Anyone sitting in the Staples cafeteria during the lunch waves can all see one thing: trash. And it’s everywhere. As the school day progresses, more and more trash builds up on the cafeteria tables....

Students enjoy benefits of being regulars at the sandwich line

Students enjoy benefits of being regulars at the sandwich line

Tori Lubin, Staff Writer January 8, 2016

Among the swarming herds of hungry students in the Staples cafeteria bustling to and fro, there is one group of students who hold their ground, waiting among the notoriously long sandwich line for the...

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