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Study reveals violent video games stimulate aggression in players

Study reveals violent video games stimulate aggression in players

October 5, 2018


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By Amanda Kaplowitz ’19 The results of a study conducted by Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire between 2010 and 2017 were published on Oct. 1, 2018, and revealed evidence linking violent video games to physical aggression in teens who frequently play them. According to USA Today, 24 stud...

Faculty and students wear orange to protest gun violence

Faculty and students wear orange to protest gun violence

June 5, 2018


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By Dana Perelberg '20 On Friday, June 1 Staples students and faculty, specifically teachers from the English department, wore orange, a color representing the fight to end gun violence. Both the news and social media promoted wearing orange, which caused many to join in. “I think there’s imp...

Why arming teachers would be like fighting fire with fire

Why arming teachers would be like fighting fire with fire

Maddie Phelps '19, Web Managing Editor

March 14, 2018


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  It sounded just like fireworks, like the fourth of July. But then it grew louder and louder, the pop, pop, popping of a machine gun flying down the hallways, searching for a body, any body, to pierce through and make its next victim. You’re running to hide, running to save your life; but ...

Protect kids, not guns

Protect kids, not guns

Sophie Driscoll '19, Editor In Chief

March 4, 2018


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    First, it was never again Columbine. Then, it was never again Virginia Tech. Then, it was never again Sandy Hook. Now, it’s never again Parkland.   The murder of 17 students and faculty members at a high school in Parkland, Florida on Valentine’s Day marked the 18th...

Five year anniversary of Sandy Hook reminds us of the difference we can make

Five year anniversary of Sandy Hook reminds us of the difference we can make

December 21, 2017


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By Kaela Dockray '20 I live in a gun-free home. I mean really gun free. We’re talking no water guns, no nerf guns and most certainly nothing that has the capability of shooting out a real bullet. As a product of the violence-free home in which I reside, I believe that it is within our own individ...

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