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Barstool influences whole new wave of sports fans

Barstool influences whole new wave of sports fans

Eli Corenthal ’19

March 17, 2019

Whether it’s pizza reviews by @stoolpresidente or a new episode of “Pardon My Take”, Barstool Sports has created a new way to deliver media to its viewers. Barstool Sports is one of the most popular media outlets. Barstool has millions of followers on Instagram and Twitter along with hundreds of th...

Presidential vendetta threatens individuals, institutions

Presidential vendetta threatens individuals, institutions

Will Matar ’21

January 4, 2019

There’s a new grinch in town, though he might be orange, not green. As the New York Post reported Thursday, Dec. 13, President Trump has cancelled a decade-long tradition in the journalism community: the annual White House Christmas Party for the press. Despite the nonconformance to convention, th...

Spin off of ‘Jersey Shore’ coming on air in 2018

Spin off of ‘Jersey Shore’ coming on air in 2018

January 8, 2018

By Dana Perelberg '20 If you’ve ever religiously followed the term ‘GTL’ (Gym, tan, laundry duh) or kept track of Snooki’s pregnancy, then you were probably disappointed when the popular reality show, “Jersey Shore” ended. Well a time without the constant utterance of relatable and iconic...

“Stranger Things” lights up with a new season

“Stranger Things” lights up with a new season

November 3, 2017

By Kevin Ludy '19 Watch out Westport: Dustin, Mike, Lucas and Will are back. The Netflix original series “Stranger Things” came out with a second season on Oct. 27, following a critically acclaimed first season. The question is this: did the new season live up to the last? This season featu...

Saving trees or killing grades?

Saving trees or killing grades?

Maddie Phelps '19, Web Managing Editor

May 17, 2017

  If you’ve attended Staples High School for more than one day, you’ll know one thing to be true about the Library Media Center: there are rules upon rules upon rules. The no eating policy is one that just drives kids crazy as it is nearly impossible to hide from the librarians that are se...

Facebook launches new “Town Hall” feature

Facebook launches new “Town Hall” feature

March 29, 2017

By Maddy Sell '18 This Monday, March 27, Facebook introduced a new feature that allows users to easily follow and contact their respective state and federal representatives. The new service can be found via Facebook’s slide out menu, both on web and on mobile, and displays a list of local repres...

[Nov. 2016 Opinions] Get me out of Generation Z

November 22, 2016

By Jesse Levinson '17   I used to send Snapchats of books I was reading, underlining sentences that I found particularly funny or alarmingly existential. Sometimes I would even add brief captions expressing my thoughts, and if I was feeling exceptionally quirky, I’d throw in my favorite emoj...

[Sept. 2016 Features] New media production teachers aim to make Staples a television and radio empire

October 11, 2016

By Renee Weisz '17 Breaking News Editor and Adam Wenkoff '18 A national media powerhouse. New England schools’ top source for films and broadcasts. A force to be reckoned with at the most elite media competitions in the country. That’s what new video production teacher, Justin Nadal, will pro...

[Sept. 2016 Features] Student businesses soar with Instagram

October 11, 2016

By Jonathan Kaner '18 Sports Editor and Julia Rosier '18 Features Editor Her fingers delicately strung together the last bead, and she gleamed with a familiar zeal. Julie Kaplan ’17 was armed and ready for her newest Instagram post to promote her new entrepreneurial business, Jewels by Jules. I...

You all know about attacks in Paris, but how about Lebanon and Nigeria?

You all know about attacks in Paris, but how about Lebanon and Nigeria?

Andrew Vester, Web Opinions Editor

November 18, 2015

Loading Recent Terrorist Attacks // After taking that quick quiz, there are two patterns which should emerge. 1: The vast majority, if not all of you, know about the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, and 2: an overwhelming amount of you have no idea about terrorist attacks which occur in cou...

How an Atheist feels about the Pledge of Allegiance

How an Atheist feels about the Pledge of Allegiance

Lulu Stracher, Staff Writer

November 5, 2014

Everyone is familiar with the Pledge of Allegiance. We have aimlessly recited it almost every single day of school since Kindergarten, yet most of us do not understand fully what it means or why we say it. Many of us, however, do understand that we are pledging to a God that we may or may not believe...

Confidence songs dominate the charts

Confidence songs dominate the charts

Julia Greenspan, Staff Writer

September 2, 2014

The Billboard Hot 100 list recently released its chart toppers for the week of September 6th. The number one spot belongs to Taylor Swift’s, “Shake It Off,” followed by Nicki Minaj’s, “Anaconda” and Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass.” While these female artists’ sounds range ...

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