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Connecticut travel guidelines have been updated to be less strict, and to include options for those who have been vaccinated. These updated guidelines are less restrictive, while remaining safe.

Updated travel guidelines prove effective, safe

Audrey Kercher '23, Web Arts Editor May 6, 2021

As the vaccine rolls out all over the country, Americans are beginning to feel more safe returning to daily life. One activity that has been missed during the pandemic is traveling. Although COVID-19 is...

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there are safety and sanitary reminders all throughout airports. This includes reminders to wear masks, social distance and wash hands.

Flying during pandemic becomes new normal

Chelsea Strober ’21, Associate Managing Editor March 4, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic first made its way across the world, all travel, especially by plane, was put on hold for months. Then, it seemed almost impossible to walk through a crowded airport only to...

Remi Levitt '21 sits with two children from the orphanage where she volunteers. The American Friends of Atlas Kinder Foundation is an organization founded by her mother, Keri Levitt, and has inspired Remi's return to Marrakech this winter.

Levitt balances volunteering with online school in Morocco

Lucy Arrow '21, Web Managing Editor March 4, 2021

It’s not often where a vacation transforms into a desire for a whole new lifestyle halfway across the world. Yet for Remi Levitt ’21, this became a reality as she completes a whole month exploring...

Staples students share their personal experiences with traveling during the pandemic and discuss whether or not it is worth risking exposure to the virus.

Students reflect on unfamiliar travel experience during COVID-19

Abigail Nevin ’23, Staff Writer December 21, 2020

With COVID-19 restricting travel for almost a year, families have finally started to venture out and experience safe yet cautious vacation opportunities. This strange yet accessible way of traveling has...

Remi Levitt ’21 used Staples’ period of remote learning to give back to Moroccan children in the village of Atlas Kinder.

Levitt connects Americans to Moroccan culture, youth through volunteering

Lea Rivel '22, Web Arts Editor December 21, 2020

Although COVID-19 has negatively changed daily life, many students have used the effects of this pandemic to benefit the people around them. In the case of Remi Levitt ’21, she  used Staples’ period...

College students coming home for Thanksgiving does not only pose a threat to our Westport community, but also communities all around the nation, something universities should take into consideration before sending students home.

College students returning home for Thanksgiving poses great threat

Marina Engler '21, Staff Writer November 10, 2020

As coronavirus cases surge once again, a highly contested question of whether it is safe to send college students back home during Thanksgiving break is on  the minds of many.  As someone who currently...

Despite strong urges by government officials, some Staples students have left the state during the coronavirus pandemic.

Westport residents leave amidst pandemic

Marina Engler '21, Staff Writer April 6, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has sprouted fear across every inch of the world, changing the way many of us live. While many sit inside our homes watching the rate of infected rise, barred from the outside...

As New Years is a very significant part of Russian culture, fireworks could be heard for many nights after the holiday.

Traveling cultivates understanding of America’s adversaries

Graham Wood '20, Staff Writer January 13, 2020

Flying home from my New Year’s trip to Moscow, I reflected on my experience traveling to a distant city that has always been on the top of my bucket list. As with everyone that travels to a new country,...

5 survival tips to prepare for family's Thanksgiving dinner

5 survival tips to prepare for family’s Thanksgiving dinner

November 22, 2017

By Roxy Augeri ’20 With Thanksgiving around the corner, a large majority of students are traveling around the country. I thought I could help out with some tips to make travelling a breeze. Tip...

The Budget Traveller's Guide to Chinatown

The Budget Traveller’s Guide to Chinatown

November 3, 2016

By: Charlie Colasurdo '18 and Megan Doyle '18

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