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Appetite for avocado

Appetite for avocado

March 31, 2015

As it’s finally warming up outside and the sun is starting to shine, avocados are beginning to ripen throughout many grocery stores in town. Avocados are healthy, delicious and can be used in various ways to create delectable and easy-to-make recipes. Here are a few recipes involving the use of the m...

Spotify switches it up with customized playlists

Spotify switches it up with customized playlists

Emily Olrik, Staff Writer

March 30, 2015

Staples students whip out their headphones and study up, roll down their car windows and enjoy the best Spotify playlists. This popular music app offers a whole new experience for listeners with a “Browse” section featuring customized playlists inspired by specific moods, occasions and musical tastes and recommended specifically for ...

Staples boys become ill with contagious fashion trends

Staples boys become ill with contagious fashion trends

Quinn Hughes, Opinions Editor

March 19, 2015

The birds are chirping, the snow is melting, and the trees are beginning to bud once again in Westport, Connecticut. It’s almost that frightful time of year when the Timberlands head back into the closet along with long pants, and the chubbies crawl out of their caves with their overpriced midcalf...

Players successfully take on “Sweeney Todd”

Players successfully take on “Sweeney Todd”

Jenny Lupoff, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

On March 13 at 7:30 p.m., Staples Players performed the opening night of “Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,”  their 2014-2015 spring production. A musical thriller set in England, the show tells the story of Benjamin Barker, who returns to London as Sweeney Todd after 15 years ...

Post-Season depression

Post-Season depression

Alexa Davis, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

It is a Monday afternoon and walking straight to my car after the last bell rings worries me. I walk out of the cafeteria doors nonchalantly, but deep inside I have no idea what I’m going to be doing after school. My feet yearn to be wearing my cheerleading shoes one last time, but the season has...

Punxsutawney Phil emerges for his yearly spring predictions

Punxsutawney Phil emerges for his yearly spring predictions

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer

February 2, 2015

Every February 2nd since 1887, thousands have gathered at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania in order to catch a glimpse of the world-renowned weather forecaster announcing his yearly spring predictions. This weather forecaster is quite untraditional. Punxsutawney Phil is small, brown...

Spring allergies strike Staples

Spring allergies strike Staples

Aaron Hendel, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

Modern medicine has come pretty darn far in the last several decades. There have been cures developed for formerly fatal diseases like influenza and leprosy, and treatments for, among others, HIV. So why are allergies still a thing? I’m not talking about the classic lactose-intolerant, or the...

Top 5 homemade Mother’s Day gifts

Top 5 homemade Mother’s Day gifts

Daniela Karpenos, Web News Editor

May 12, 2014

1.Breakfast in Bed The best way to start was to bring your mom a tray of coffee, creamer, and a spoon to stir. It was also a good idea to adorn the breakfast try with a hand-picked flower, a glass of orange juice, and a personalized card. 2. Baked treats While this gift requires a fair amount of ...

June 8, 2011 | Spring Training

June 8, 2011 | Spring Training

June 8, 2011

3:45 pm. The boys' football team has already started practicing every day after school to get in shape for the summer and the upcoming fall football season. Even through the brutal heat–which reached a high of 91 degrees–the team continued to run drills on the turf....

June 8, 2011 | Spring Training

June 8, 2011 | Spring Training

June 8, 2011

3:45 pm. The boys' football team has already started practicing every day after school to get in shape for the summer and the upcoming fall football season. Even through the brutal heat–which reached a high of 91 degrees–the team continued to run drills on the turf....

When is the Palestinian Spring?

When is the Palestinian Spring?

June 1, 2011

When President Obama delivered his Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, Middle Eastern political analysts criticized its naïveté. His solution to the problem that has been ongoing since the 1948 Palestinian exodus seemed obvious; return Israeli borders to their 1967 locations. But Obama failed to account...

May 25, 2011 | Easy Ridin'

May 25, 2011 | Easy Ridin'

May 25, 2011

9:16 a.m. English teacher Beth Humphrey and math teacher Bill Wilkes take advantage of the beautiful spring day by riding their motorcycles to school. Look for their leather jackets and helmets as they cruise out at the end of the day....

'Spring is in the Airwaves' Playlist

'Spring is in the Airwaves' Playlist

April 23, 2011

As a self-proclaimed music lover with a particularly unusual fetish for playlists, each season presents itself with an opportunity I crave, a time to compile a new list of songs to set the tone for the months ahead.  And now that spring is upon us, I’ve scoured my iTunes Library for the tracks I currently...

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