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‘Riverdale’ returns with a problematic new season

‘Riverdale’ returns with a problematic new season

October 18, 2018

By Kevin Ludy '19 A teen framed for murder, high school crushes and a mysterious map are all tied together in a teen drama. Although these qualities sound intriguing, the new season of Riverdale doesn’t deliver as a binge-worthy series. Season three of Riverdale premiered on Oct. 10, marking...

Not loving this teen rom-com with all my heart

Not loving this teen rom-com with all my heart

September 27, 2018

By Ella Bloomingdale ’20 Have you been on Instagram lately? Snapchat? Twitter? Any form of social media? If you haven't been living under a rock, you are aware of Peter Kavinsky, the lead character role in Netflix’s original movie "To All the Boys I've Loved Before", directed by Peter Kavinsky...

“Love, Simon” is an important, unprecedented, engaging teen movie

“Love, Simon” is an important, unprecedented, engaging teen movie

April 8, 2018

By Kevin Ludy '19 After unintentionally seeing it twice in one week, I’m just going to get this out of the way: I really, honestly, loved this movie. The movie “Love, Simon” is truly groundbreaking and provides both entertainment and an emotional roller coaster, all bundled in an engaging tee...

Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, Mu Sochua, Comes to Staples

Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, Mu Sochua, Comes to Staples

November 19, 2010

A feeling of awe circled the room as Mu Sochua, an accomplished human rights activist, Nobel Peace Prize nominee, and Cambodian Parliament member stepped in front of the class. As she began her presentation, she did not list her accomplishments, nor did she instruct the students on how to help her cause. Instead, she laughed heartily and in her...

October 28, 2010 | Haze

October 28, 2010 | Haze

October 28, 2010

11:27 a.m.  Students watch in as the Teen Awareness Group shows the video, "Haze." This video showed the possible outcomes of binge drinking....

Staples Takes A Stand

Staples Takes A Stand

October 27, 2010

GLSEN Protest|Image by Sam T (samm4mrox) via Flickr Cheyenne Haslett '13 Web Feature Editor Society isn’t perfect, as was made clear this month by the flurry of suicides by homosexual teens. The suicides ranged from middle school students to college students, but each suicide made just as much of an impact....

Teen Vital Voices Helps Women Around the World

Teen Vital Voices Helps Women Around the World

June 21, 2010

Alexis Teixeira Guest Writer Like many Staples students, there are mornings when I wake up and wish that I didn’t have to go to school. I can assure you that this would never happen in a place like Kenya because girls end their education at a very early age or don’t get the opp...

Green Teen Finalist, Brian Hershey to Work with Polar Bears

Green Teen Finalist, Brian Hershey to Work with Polar Bears

June 9, 2010

Kelsey Landauer '12 Sports Editor This Oct., Brian Hershey ’12 will pack up his winter coat and hand warmers as he gets ready to make his trip to the Leadership Camp in Manitoba, Canada, amongst the planet’s target species of global warming—polar bears. Not only will he be studying the behavior of thi...

J.D. Salinger, Author who Captured Teen Voice, Dies at 91

J.D. Salinger, Author who Captured Teen Voice, Dies at 91

January 29, 2010

Lexi Preiser '10 Web Editor-in-Chief J.D. Salinger, author of  "The Catcher in the Rye" died of natural causes at 91 in his Cornish, N. H., home, according to his literary agent as reported in an obituraryin the New York Times. The news had English Teachers poking their heads in each other's of...

Disney’s Good-Girl by Day, Scandalous Teen By Night

Disney’s Good-Girl by Day, Scandalous Teen By Night

January 7, 2010

Stevie Klein '12 Web Features Editor   I was walking down Main Street in a very good mood last week, but the smile was wiped off my face as soon as I passed the sweetest looking girl wearing a Hannah Montana shirt. I looked the other way until the girl was behind me, desperately trying to hold my White Moch...

Failed Attempts to Interpret The Teen Mind

Failed Attempts to Interpret The Teen Mind

December 3, 2009

Shannon Moss ’11 Staff Writer The phrase, “say what you mean and mean what you say,” may be ideal for most situations, but when I talk to my parents, it just doesn’t happen. Take, for instance, an average night at the Moss household. When my dad calls to tell my brother (Grant) and I dinner is ready, bets start on how long until food is ...

Krazzy for Kamikazz

Krazzy for Kamikazz

October 21, 2009

Dana Rappaport '11 Web Opinions Editor       On Friday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 24 the Kamikazz Festival will take place at 100 Arch St. in Greenwich, CT. The two day festival is featuring artists such as DJ Felli Fel, who sings the popular hit “Get Buck in Here”. The Knock Out Kings, ILO Productions, The...

New Alterations to Teen Driving Laws

New Alterations to Teen Driving Laws

May 21, 2008

Image via Wikipedia Elizabeth Vance '09 Web Editor-in-Chief The Connecticut government is continuing to adjust the new driving laws for teenagers. Under the latest changes, teenagers (under the age of 18) who get their licenses before Aug. 1, 2008 will not be required to follow some of the new laws passed last April. According to the DMV's official website, this me...

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