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Best locations to learn how to drive

Best locations to learn how to drive

May 8, 2017

By Alexandra Sprouls ’19 One of the things that makes sophomore year so memorable is that many students turn 16 and obtain their permits After doing so, a parent is not only in charge of  taking them on 40 hours worth of drives but must trust their child to be safe behind the wheel. There are ...

Childhood dreams of driving become a reality

Childhood dreams of driving become a reality

Claire Dinshaw, News Editor

May 22, 2015

Most children dream, at one point or another, of driving. Some dream of getting behind the wheel of a big firetruck or racing around a track at 180 mph, while others see themselves roaming the streets of Westport in a bright pink buggy. “[When I was younger] I wanted a pink bug with purple and ye...

How badly do you want your license?

How badly do you want your license?

Kacey Hertan, Business Managing Editor

December 18, 2014

It’s comforting to glance at the white board in driver’s ed and see “97 percent passed!” posted in boastful red capital letters next to the latest license test date. But perhaps that statistic should be described as alarming rather than relaxing. Yes, 100 percent passed means that the test...

Driving My Parents Crazy

Driving My Parents Crazy

December 3, 2010

Picture this: Katy Perry’s “California Gurls” is blasting from the speakers while my three friends and I shout the lyrics. I’m speeding down I-95 in my mom’s Jeep Wrangler, the wind is blowing through my hair. Life at 80 mph is sublime. But of course, I wake up from this unrealistic dream, and realize that my mom doesn’t...

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