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Thanksgiving traditions: thousands ‘trot’ for the annual Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving traditions: thousands ‘trot’ for the annual Turkey Trot

December 6, 2017

By Bailey Blaike '19 Thanksgiving morning for a typical high school student often consists of sleeping in past 10 a.m. and doing nothing until the Thanksgiving feast. However, for approximately 5,000 people in the Fairfield County vicinity, their morning looked a little different: they woke up at...

Staples community enjoys classic Thanksgiving traditions

Staples community enjoys classic Thanksgiving traditions

Kit Epstein, Opinions Editor

November 29, 2015

On Wednesday, November 25, the final bell rang earlier than usual for the half day ending at 11:40 a.m. This ring signaled cheers among students and faculty alike -- Thanksgiving break has arrived. Falling on a Thursday every year, Thanksgiving gifts Staples students with a four day weekend filled wit...

5 ways to bounce back from the Thanksgiving binge

5 ways to bounce back from the Thanksgiving binge

November 26, 2014

It happens to all of us: squeezing and squirming to buckle your jeans you fit into last week as your food baby belly hangs. Thanksgiving meals are a carb overload binge filled with greasy gravy, creamy casseroles, pumpkin pie, stuffing and of course- turkey. After gobbling down this meal, the last thing...

Vegetarians trade turkey for turnips

Vegetarians trade turkey for turnips

Eliza Goldberg, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

Awestruck omnivores constantly question my ability to trudge through the meatless and seemingly difficult world of vegetarianism. “So, what do you eat on Thanksgiving?”, they all ask sheepishly. Ok, yes, Thanksgiving can be a tiny bit of a struggle for my fellow vegetarians and me.  Thanksgiving...

Top five essential emojis that need to exist

Top five essential emojis that need to exist

Renee Weisz and Alice Hickson

September 30, 2014

When words fail, sometimes there is no better way to accurately express your feelings than through emojis.   If an occasion is especially exciting, throw in a smiley face or one of the giant, red emoji exclamation points. But how do you text your friend, “Let’s go to the diner for breakfast!”...

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