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Midnight Run gives back during holiday season

The Conservative Synagogue of Westport makes efforts to give back during the holiday season

Rebecca Kanfer '21, Staff writer

December 17, 2018

A typical night out in New York City could be dinner at an exclusive restaurant, a Broadway show or shopping in SoHo. However, for the handful of Staples volunteers participating in the annual “Midnight Run,” their night in New York was spent giving back. The Conservative Synagogue of Westport hosts...

Terror Strikes NYC: Eight dead, 12 injured

Terror Strikes NYC: Eight dead, 12 injured

November 1, 2017

Zach Strober '19 Eight people were killed and more than 12 were injured when driver Sayfullo Saipov drove a rented pickup truck down a busy bicycle path for about a mile in lower Manhattan. The incident occurred by the West Side Highway on Wednesday afternoon. After pulling off of the bike path, Sapiov crashed the truck into a school bus. He then exited the v...

Ariana Grande lights up Madison Square Garden

Ariana Grande lights up Madison Square Garden

March 12, 2017

By Erin Lynch '18 An explosion of screaming fans, flashing neon lights, and pounding beats echo through the large room in Madison Square Garden as Ariana Grande takes the stage. On Feb. 24 and 25, Grande performed at Madison Square Garden as part of her Dangerous Woman tour. The concert opened...

Staples Students Explore Artists & Fleas Market

December 13, 2016

In the basement of Chelsea Market lies a hidden treasure for bustling shoppers: The Artists & Fleas Market, located on 88 10th Ave @ W. 15th Street New York, New York. Visitors and New York residents alike casually mull around past the various retailers standing amidst the dangling lights and graphic cover...

Homemade bomb explosion injures 29 in New York City

Homemade bomb explosion injures 29 in New York City

Margot Mather '17, Features Editor

September 18, 2016

Margot Mather '17, Features Editor An explosion from a homemade bomb left inside a dumpster went off in New York City last night at 8:30 p.m. on West 23rd Street, injuring 29 people. The impact of the bomb had people running for their lives in a smoke cloud, many sustaining injuries. None of whic...

Students dare to escape the room

Escape the Room has two locations in uptown and downtown, and similar companies such as Mystery Room have opened up all across the city.

Margaux MacColl, Managing Editor

January 7, 2016

Julie Kaplan ’17 was locked in a room in middle of New York City earlier this year. There was a timer in the corner. Obscure puzzles were scattered around the room-- a set of books with codes on their spines that unlocked a computer, and a chess piece with strange numbers inscribed. Kaplan had one ...

Look beyond Wicked

Look beyond Wicked

Claire Dinshaw, Sports Editor

November 22, 2014

It’s a familiar sight on Facebook. Lush red velvet seats poke out from behind the thin white pages of a Playbill. A hand with newly painted nails grabs onto the side of the program, just below big block letters announcing the title of that night’s feature presentation. That’s right. It’s...

Singapore students experience Staples life

Singapore students experience Staples life

Deanna Hartog, Sports Editor

November 25, 2013

After the nerves calmed and the students have finally settled in with their temporary homes in Westport, the exchange students from Singapore are getting accustomed to Staples life. All the reactions from the students seem to be positive, despite any preconceptions that they may have had before coming to...

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