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Newspaper political endorsements more harmful than not

Newspaper political endorsements more harmful than not

Lia Chen '20

November 8, 2018


Filed under Opinions

At the climax of election season, many voters turn to the news for an objective report of candidates’ policies and standings. But not all newspapers choose to remain unbiased, and some even choose to  endorse specific political candidates. The Hartford Courant has a long standing tradition of endo...

On Nov. 6, vote to protect the environment

On Nov. 6, vote to protect the environment

Melanie Lust '19

November 5, 2018


Filed under Opinions

This election day, Connecticut voters will scratch away at the checkboxes for their preferred gubernatorial, Senate and State Senate candidates. But this year's ballot offers more than a list of names. It will feature a proposed amendment that could decide the fate of Connecticut's environment. To m...

Taylor Swift’s political outspokenness is a step in the right direction

Taylor Swift’s political outspokenness is a step in the right direction

Maddie Phelps '19, Web Managing Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Opinions

    I’m eight years old in the back seat of my mom’s SUV, jamming out to “Love Story” by Taylor Swift like it’s no one’s business. Her lyrics could not be less applicable to my simple life, and her allusion to “Romeo and Juliet” could not have flown further over my head...

Former Staples Student Running for State Senate

Former Staples Student Running for State Senate

March 2, 2018


Filed under Breaking News

Jacob Kogan '18 Former Staples student, Will Haskell ’14 announced Wednesday Feb. 28 that he will be running to represent Connecticut in the State Senate. Haskell, only 21 years of age, strives to be a voice for the younger side of Connecticut’s population, a voice which, according to his campaig...

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