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Much of Alex Jones’ content has been taken down by big tech companies such as Youtube, Facebook and Apple, who all cited hate speech and glorification of violence as their primary motives for doing so. Jones has frequently used dehumanizing language when speaking about the LGBTQ+ community, immigrants and Muslims.

Political polarization is resulting in loss of empathy, humanity

Mishael Gill ’23, Paper Features Editor November 24, 2021

Ask any decade-long Connecticut resident what comes to mind when they hear Dec. 14, 2012. Most will recall the tragic Sandy Hook Shooting that took the lives of 20 children and six adults. And yet,...

Owner Chris Marcocci invites artists from around the community to come perform and showcase their art on the patio. Contact information is on their website localtomarket.com.
Photo by Mishael Gill 23.

Local To Market opens up downtown, paves the way for sustainable businesses

Mishael Gill '23 and Kiswa Khan '23 September 20, 2021

Local to Market, a new addition to downtown Westport, is a unique store featuring local goods sourced from farms and small food brands around Connecticut. Owner Chris Marcocci is all about community. “The...

This year, Muslims are fasting through the month of April until May 13. While congregating in mosques for prayer remains unsafe due to Covid-19, Muslims are keeping the community spirit alive this Ramadan by delivering contactless iftars (the traditional dinner to break fast) to houses of friends and family.

Yes, not even water: a Muslim student reflects on Ramadan

Mishael Gill ’23, Paper Features Editor April 27, 2021

I blearily stumble out of bed and fumble around for my phone to silence the aggravatingly ear-piercing alarm emitting from it. It reads 4:00 am. Heading into the kitchen, I carefully pour a glass of water...

Despite having only one remote Wednesday this month, teachers have adapted different systems to manage their own kids who are also learning remotely. The constant schedule changes have forced teachers to rapidly make changes to their childcare—often without warning.

Constant schedule changes force teachers to abruptly adapt

Mishael Gill ’23 , Paper Sports Editor March 27, 2021

Due to the PSAT and SAT testing that took place this month, March’s schedule has had a  unique structure that eliminated most remote Wednesdays. This is not uncommon—the school schedule has varied...

According to the CDC, Black, Hispanic and Native American people are dying from Covid-19 three times faster than white people. However, they are getting inoculated much less.

Disparity in vaccine distribution must be addressed, eliminated

Mishael Gill '23, Paper Sports Editor March 1, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected Black and Latinx communities nationwide, yet the vaccine rollout does not accommodate this. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, vaccines are...

Cohort E has been implemented to provide students the ability to bond with their teachers and have a more hands-on and direct learning experience. Students attend in-person classes Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The opportunity to transfer to Cohort E is available to any student. You can talk to your guidance counselor for more information.

Cohort E maximizes student resources and provides stability

Mishael Gill ’23, Paper Sports Editor January 19, 2021

Although the hybrid schedule has proven beneficial to slow the spread of COVID-19, many students have struggled with only attending in-person classes two days a week. To help solve this problem, Cohort...

The film is a product of Netflix’s support for Black Excellence, particularly in the arts, as the entire movie was written, produced and directed by black men and women.

‘The App that Stole Christmas’ embodies importance of togetherness during holidays

Mishael Gill ’23, Paper Sports Editor December 3, 2020

The App that Stole Christmas is a Netflix film that was released on Nov. 20. Starring Ray J (as Felix Rhome), Elise Neal (as Carly) and Jalyn Hall (as Ben Rhome), the story explores the principle of holiday...

Lamont anticipates an increase of students arriving in Connecticut from states that have higher infection rates.

Governor Lamont reveals criteria for out-of-state college students traveling to Connecticut

Mishael Gill '23, Sports Editor December 2, 2020

On Nov. 16, Governor Lamont issued new criteria for college students returning to Connecticut for their fall break. In order to diminish the risk of transmission, students are required to test negatively...

Students debate if adjustments to hybrid learning merit pass/fail grading system

Mishael Gill ’23 November 10, 2020

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