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Former Staples student nominated for Junior Athlete of the Year

Former Staples student nominated for Junior Athlete of the Year

Caroline Donohue '20

December 10, 2018

Former Staples student Kelsey McGinley ’18 was nominated for Junior Athlete of the Year by US Rowing this November. McGinley currently rows at Stanford and is a freshman on their Division 1 team. In her high school summers prior to Stanford, she rowed for the junior national team. “I started rowing...

Sentencing for Turner rape case questions judge’s ethics

Sentencing for Turner rape case questions judge’s ethics

Colette Lippman, Opinions Editor

June 10, 2016

California judge Aaron Persky has been scorned for sentencing former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner to a six-month prison term with three years probation for the sexual assault and rape of an unconscious woman, when prosecutors requested for Turner to face up to six years in federal prison.   ...

Superstar Runner Hannah DeBalsi Commits to Stanford

Superstar Runner Hannah DeBalsi Commits to Stanford

Emma Lederer, Staff Writer

October 22, 2015

On Tuesday night, Oct. 20 at exactly 9:45 p.m., Hannah DeBalsi posted a status on Facebook. It read: “Stanford Class of 2020!!!” Within moments, congratulations flooded the post-- friends, family, and acquaintances alike expressed how happy they were for the nationally-ranked runner. DeBalsi is well-kno...

Midterm exams prove counterproductive

Midterm exams prove counterproductive

Quinn Hughes, Opinions Editor

January 14, 2015

Everyone knows the mind-numbing and painstakingly long lead up to the infamous Midterm week. The primary purpose of the midterms is to assess how well a student has retained information from a semester; however, midterms negatively reflect a student’s understanding of the content due to the increase...

New bleachers grace Jinny Parker field

New bleachers grace Jinny Parker field

Sarah Ellman, Staff Writer

September 19, 2014

A rolled ankle, torn ligament. and two weeks of riding the bench was the price that field hockey player, Maddy Sampath ’16 had to pay after an inconvenient tumble her Freshman year. The accident did not occur during a game, nor did it occur at a practice. In fact, the incident didn’t even happen...

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