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Ferguson: what do we do now?

Ferguson: what do we do now?

December 6, 2014 • 2,405 views
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Justice isn't justified By Alexia Vickers: Staff Writer An 18 year old boy shot and killed in cold blood. Mike Brown’s life has been shooed away by a jury of nine Caucasian jurors and 3 African Americans. Officer Darren Wilson was not indicted for the act of killing an unarmed teenager. I don’t underst... Read more »

Past editorial raises concerns about perceptions of diversity

Monique Medina, Staff Writer
May 30, 2014 • 373 views
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Although the attempt to approach the touchy subject of race in “Damaged by lack of diversity” is admirable, it stands as an article written for, effectively but solely, the Caucasian majority of Staples’ student body. The claim that Westport cannot provide diversity may be true on a larger scale,... Read more »

Boys and Girls Track and Field Shine in FCIAC Championships

Boys and Girls Track and Field Shine in FCIAC Championships

May 30, 2011 • 1,023 views
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On May 24, the boys and girls varsity track teams competed in the FCIAC championships at Danbury High School. The girls placed 3rd while the boys took 2nd in a tough meet with especially fierce competition. “Going into the meet I believed that the only teams that were capable of beating us were Danbury an... Read more »

Is Staples on a 'Race to Nowhere?'

Is Staples on a 'Race to Nowhere?'

March 18, 2011 • 1,202 views
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Ross Gordon '11 & Petey Menz '11 Managing Editor & Executive Editor James D'Amico, the 6-12 social studies department coordinator, answered an unexpected phone call from a concerned eighth grade mother five years ago. To the parent and student’s dismay, the student’s middle school teacher recommended that the student take Western Humanities A — the freshman level socia... Read more »