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Scandalousness restored: Why season five of Scandal brings show back on top

Scandalousness restored: Why season five of Scandal brings show back on top

Jane Levy, Editor-In-Chief

October 24, 2015

SPOILER ALERT: If you have not yet watched Season 4 or 5 Scandal, stop reading now––you have been warned. There is one thing that all religious Gladiators agree on: season four of Scandal was disappointing. Tremendously. Political Fixer Olivia Pope, played by Kerry Washington, was kidnapped...

The 3 most important TV characters to me

The 3 most important TV characters to me

Caroline Cohen, Staff Writer

May 17, 2015

1. Brooke Davis: She’s the girl we all want to be, and it’s not because she’s the cheer captain, or that we want her light blue buggy convertible. Over nine seasons of “One Tree Hill,” Brooke Davis made the character transformation from stuck up girl to a reliable and loyal friend, mother and...

Tom Brady deserves his punishment

Tom Brady deserves his punishment

Brendan Massoud, Web Sports Editor

May 13, 2015

Following the recent conclusion of the “Deflategate” scandal, many football fans, specifically those who support the New England Patriots, have been left questioning the punishments dealt to the Patriots and their golden-boy quarterback, Tom Brady. However, these dedicated, some might say irratio...

Bingewatching a show on Netflix

Bingewatching a show on Netflix

Alison Morrison, Staff Writer

April 24, 2015

We’ve all been there. Going on 2 am on a Saturday (or Tuesday) night, in a literal cocoon of blankets and popcorn crumbs, starting the last episode of your current binge show on Netflix. Don’t pretend this hasn’t happened to you. As you continue to descend into summer, as temperatures rise and...

Staples indulges in the scandals of (fake) D.C.

Staples indulges in the scandals of (fake) D.C.

Emily Wolfe, Staff Writer

March 28, 2014

Whether you are watching each episode on live TV with the changing Twitter trends readily at your fingertips, or latea at night on a dangerously obsessaive Netflix splurge, there is one type of show that seems to have taken its reign over all screens. D.C. political dramas. “Shows like 'House...

“Scandal” returns after hiatus

“Scandal” returns after hiatus

Rachel Labarre, Managing Editor

March 5, 2014

SPOILER ALERT! If you have not yet watched Season 3 Episode 11 of Scandal, which aired on Feb. 27, stop reading now! You have been warned. The return from an 11-week long hiatus started with a bang: Olivia Pope and President Fitzgerald Grant are back together once again, and Mellie (the President’s wife...

Television “Scandals” entertain

Television “Scandals” entertain

Aaron Hendel, Breaking News Managing Editor

February 28, 2014

Talks of the latest episode of any number of dramatic, frightening television shows can be heard in every room of every floor of the building, particularly among the second semester seniors of Staples High School. ABC’s “Scandal,” HBO’s "Game of Thrones," and the recently concluded "Breaking Bad" are three of the many series students take to social media to discuss, watch hou...

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