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The silent back destroyer

The silent back destroyer

Eliza Goldberg, Features Editor

May 31, 2015

They come in all shapes and sizes. They come in all colors and designs. But what you don’t know CAN hurt you. From kindergarten through college, a backpack is a must for toting school work to and from school. So with something as necessary and common as a backpack, it can be hard to pay attention to t...

Students give the skinny on school dance diets

Students give the skinny on school dance diets

Katie Settos, Creative Director

April 2, 2015

Sitting in the cafeteria, a girl pushes around a salad she won’t dare to eat. Needing some encouragement, she steals a quick peek at a picture she saved on her phone of the model of her Counties dress, a dress she ordered several sizes too small. Slugging through the day on an empty stomach, she hauls...

Right Above It- Pole Vaulters Fly High

Right Above It- Pole Vaulters Fly High

December 3, 2010

Aiden McConnell ’12 had never imagined himself launching his body more than 10 feet in the air. However, upon indoor track coach Laddie Lawrence’s suggestion, McConnell attempted his first pole vault jump freshman year. After meticulous training and explanation from pole vaulting coach Andrew Lawrence, McConnell...

Weightroom Cornerstone of Gridiron Glory at Staples

POWER LIFT: Captain Chris Coyne ’11 reps weights on the bench press while training hard in the off-season. Coyne returns to the Wreckers as an All-FCIAC Defensive-End and runner up in total sacks in Connecticut. | Photo by Lucas Hammerman '10

February 24, 2010

Dana Rappaport '11 Web Opinions EditorAlthough the football field is glazed over with a coat of frost, the football players still manage to stay warm in the Staples’ weight room.   Just as soccer players can condition and hone their skills on an off-season team, the football team’s p...

A Holiday Treat: New BlackBerry Curve

The new BlackBerry curve comes in black, violet, frost and white. | Photo from

January 8, 2010

Stevie Klein '12  Web Features Editor   The new BlackBerry Curve was a common stocking filler this past Christmas. It was released in November 2009 and can be found through many carriers including AT&T, T-Mobile, Wirefly, Sprint, U.S. Cellular, and Verizon Wireless. It comes in white, frost, black and violet....

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December 16, 2009

Carlie Schwaeber '12 Web News Editor  The “perfect body” can have a variety of definitions depending on different people, but the one thing that is certain is that a lot of teenage girls want this. According to the National Institute on Media and the Family, at age thirteen, 53 percent of American girls are "unhappy with their bodies." This grow...

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