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Three red filters equates to three million dollars

Three red filters equates to three million dollars

Margot Mather, Arts Editor

December 7, 2015

Many Staples kids whipped out their iPhones, switched the camera to take a selfie and snapped a picture. Now, this may sound like any other day, but every Snapchat sent with the “World Aids Day” filter immediately became a $3 donation from the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation. A new era for Sn...

Taylor Swift debuts her pop-star persona with “1989”

“1989” was released on Oct. 27 with thirteen new tracks. Photo courtesy of MCT Campus.

Julia Greenspan, Staff Writer

October 30, 2014

Taylor Swift’s transition from young country rookie to mega pop star has finally been solidified by her pop-driven fifth studio album “1989” (Big Machine). I was excited to see where Taylor would go next in her career after giving her listeners a little taste of her pop transformation with the...

Red and Whites?

December 3, 2010

1. Volleyball Seniors: Asking During a Performance Unlike the usual chaotic slip-n-slide performance seen from the girls’ varsity volleyball team during the pep rally, they decided to be more controlled with their display of school spirit this year. “To be honest, we didn’t know what to do for the...

Former NFL Player, Staples Grad, Speaks in Library Learning Commons

Former NFL Player, Staples Grad, Speaks in Library Learning Commons

November 16, 2010

On Nov. 16 former NFL player, Skip Lane, made an appearance in the Library Learning Commons during all three lunch waves as Staples’ very first “Lunchertainment” guest. Lane lived in Westport his entire life until college, when he went to play for University of Mississippi or “Ole Miss” on a full scholarship. He atten...

Why Red Sox Fans are Mean

Why Red Sox Fans are Mean

October 26, 2010

Leah Bitsky '12 A & E Editor A few weeks ago I was having a sleepover with a few of my friends from around Boston. We turned on the TV and the Yankees-Red Sox game was on. I started cheering and clapping because I saw that the Yankees were ahead, and just then, all of my friends started booing...

October 22, 2010 | Love is in the Air

October 22, 2010 | Love is in the Air

October 22, 2010

Photo by Caitlyn Rand '13 8:10 a.m. As Red and Whites approach, Olivia Vaughn-Flam '11 found a creative way to ask Greg Lewis '11 to the dance. ...

October 13, 2010 | Be-Bop the Red Eared Slider

October 13, 2010 | Be-Bop the Red Eared Slider

October 13, 2010

3:06 p.m. The biology department's pet turtle, Be-Bop swims around in her 40-gallon tank in rm. 3002. She chews on a bone for calcium and plays with ping-pong balls to avoid boredom. She eats fish, likes to sit on her turtle dock under the heating lamp, and if you hold her (with teacher's permission) keep yo...

September 23, 2010 | Dance Fever

Photo by Kelsey Landauer '12

September 23, 2010

1:30 p.m. Caroline Perry '12 makes her way to the "County Assembly" and "Red and Whites" ticket stands to buy tickets. Tomorrow is the last day for girls to sign up for these dances for juniors and seniors, respectively. The table will be open from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow. Although the dances are not until January, many girls already have dates....

New Games Coming to a Controller Near You

May 28, 2010

Jon Watson '12 Staff Writer COD. It’s not your mom calling you to a fish dinner, it’s the greatest video game in the world, and its newest version is coming. Soon. In fact, this year promises the return to the world of gaming of several much-loved series, namely Gears of War, Fable and the Fam...

Dom DiMaggio Dies Unnoticed at the Age of 92

Dom DiMaggio Dies Unnoticed at the Age of 92

May 26, 2009

Image by Getty Images via @daylife On May 8, Dom DiMaggio passed away at 92 due to his struggle with pneumonia. Dom spent 11 seasons in the MLB, all of which were with the Boston Red Sox. In Dom's debut season, he batted .301 in 108 games. However, Dom's brother Joe, who played for the New Yo...

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