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[Oct. 2016 Opinions] Double standard persists between candidates

November 22, 2016

By Sebastian Shuken '18   There is a massive double standard in American politics. Throughout this election, the candidates have received contrasting treatment from the public. While both candidates have their fair share of faults and blunders, Clinton has been reprimanded more harshly for ...

Westport debates the ‘A’ in STEAM: Many continue to debate the balance between fine arts programs and engineering curriculum

Westport debates the ‘A’ in STEAM: Many continue to debate the balance between fine arts programs and engineering curriculum

Jackie Sussman, Assistant Business Manager

October 12, 2014

The Westport Board of Education voted to implement a STEM-based curriculum for all grades in both Coleytown and Bedford middle schools on Dec. 2, 2013 in the hopes that it would foster  a passion for hands-on creativity in STEM areas. STEM is a series of courses that are focused on the application ...

Conditioned Failure: AC freezes students in school

December 3, 2010

From freezing to hot to everything in between, it is difficult enough to cope with the ever-changing seasons of the Northeast. Now, with Staples’ incomprehensibly stupid air conditioning (AC) system, it is almost impossible. The AC system creates its own in-school calendar. Instead of daylight savings time, Staples operates und...

Problem Solving: A Standard for Staples Students

Problem Solving: A Standard for Staples Students

March 26, 2010

A student stares at a nonsensical problem on a math test. He had studied all week, and had participated in class. But once face–to–face with the test itself, he could not solve this one problem. The method of trying solutions and mentally figuring out what to do with an unknown problem is referred to as problem solving. And ...

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