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Esteemed author Harper Lee dies at 89

Esteemed author Harper Lee dies at 89

Jesse Levinson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2016

Harper Lee, renowned author of “To Kill a Mockingbird” and most recently, “Go Set a Watchman,” died at age 89 on the morning of Friday, Feb. 19.   Many Staples students have expressed sentiments over the loss of such a highly-regarded author. “When I found out she passed I was re...

Westport Public Library welcomes home photojournalist Lynsey Addario

Westport Public Library welcomes home photojournalist Lynsey Addario

Renee Weisz, A&E Editor

May 26, 2015

Over 400 audience members were tightly packed into the library’s main floor, illuminated by an ambient blue light. Their excited murmurs subsided as Pulitzer-prize winning photojournalist and Westport’s own Lynsey Addario ’91 humbly took the stage. BOOKED for the Evening is the library’s principal...

Exceeding Expectations: Staples Musicians Perform at Professional Level

Exceeding Expectations: Staples Musicians Perform at Professional Level

May 27, 2011

Musicians, in some ways, are like athletes. Instead of crunches and sprints, there are scales and arpeggios. Instead of endurance, there are long hours of practice and focus. Daniel Zlatkin ’11, Sam Weiser ’12, and Rachael Shapiro ’12 are some of the pro-musicians of Staples—instead of scoring touchdowns, they make music.    But what separates th...

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