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Change for change: Staples students present and fundraise for the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Staples alum Megan Laney speaks about her experience studying abroad at the University of Aleppo in early 2011 alongside a presentation of the photos she took while there.

January 26, 2017

By Alice Hickson '17 and Becky Hoving '17   Social Studies teacher Cathy Schager’s two Contemporary World Studies courses are fundraising for Syria, as well as presenting a documentary and having a question-answer session, January 25 and January 26 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Staples H...

Why Staples Students need to stop criticizing “American Sniper”

Kit Epstein, Staff Writer

March 10, 2015

Ever since "American Sniper" came into theaters early this year, controversy has erupted throughout the county. Liberals everywhere, especially in Hollywood, are slamming the Oscar nominee "American Sniper" for being so-called racist, Islamophobic, war propaganda, and even calling Chris Kyle a sociopath....

Pay tribute to our fallen heroes

Izzy Ullman, Opinions Editor

November 10, 2014

When I was in eighth grade, I heard a veteran’s story about his experiences in the Vietnam War. I have been appreciative for the troops and their service ever since. Seeing the look of fear in the veteran’s eyes when he described the unimaginable scene of combat, and his stories about helping...

Make Hurricanes, Not Nukes

The Westport Fire Department has software that can track hurricanes that have hit Westport in years past. 34 category three or greater hurricanes have reached Westport's beaches since 1900. | Photo Courtesy of SXC

February 2, 2010

By Isaac Stein Staff Writer From the early 1950’s through the late 1970’s, the town of Westport was a classic American defensive hotbed in an era in which public opinion was that a looming thermonuclear war with the Soviet Union was just a press of a button away. Equipped with Nike ant...

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