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Popular holiday wishlist items that influencers promote include ultra ugg minis, flare pants and drunk elephant skincare products. These products have become staples in the TikTok community, and worn on a daily basis. These items have been sold out recently, in light of their popularity.

Influencers inspire through holiday gift guides

Addison Coughlin ’25, Paper Opinions Editor December 24, 2022

If you have ever been on TikTok, it's likely that you have seen influencers raving about their favorite new products; whether its Drunk Elephant bronzing drops, Sol De Janiero perfume or the Ultra ugg...

The Corduroys practice one of their covers in the same room their viral video was recorded in.

Staples band catches the attention of millions

Maddie Bell ’23, Staff Writer December 24, 2022

Whimsical rainbow lights beam around the room, creating a bold contrast against the room’s dark atmosphere. Teenage girls are scattered everywhere, each next to their respective instrument. And of course,...

Manna Toast provides a variety of plant-based foods in their cafe. Their menu is available for dining-in, takeout and delivery.

Manna Toast Westport set to close by the end of the month

Rylie Cordella ’25, Staff Writer December 24, 2022

Manna Toast in downtown Westport is closing after over two years since its arrival in July 2020. The cafe announced their closing on Dec.12 through their Instagram. According to the Instagram post,...

Sabrina Paris ’23 (right) at her internship at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Staples student spends summer interning at The Met

Paige Tighe ’24, Paper Features Editor October 6, 2022

For four weeks every day, Sabrina Paris ’23 walked up the steps of The Metropolitan Museum of Art to meet with professional artists, work in different exhibitions and learn about the significance of...

Hailey Beiber is seen leaving her apartment in her signature dad sneakers and cargo pants 

Photo taken from Hailey Beiber’s Instagram

Dead fashion trends resurface, no thanks to favorite celebrities

Katherine Phelps ’25, Paper Opinions Editor September 23, 2022

Let’s be honest with ourselves: celebrities and social media have a huge influence on our lives. They popularize food recipes, workout routines, and in this case, our wardrobe. When scrolling through...

After getting ready, most students will take pictures before going to the prom.

Senior prom sets unnecessarily expensive standard of beauty

Lia Gordon ’22, Paper Opinions Editor May 4, 2022

Staples senior girls’ minds have been fixated on prom since the first dress announcement was posted on Facebook on Feb 1. Since then, the frenzy of searching and buying dresses dropped on department...

Released on April 22, 2022, Heartstopper provides relatable, loveable LGBTQ+ romance and journey. While season two has not been announced, season one has climbed the top-watched list in America and the United Kingdom.

Netflix’s “Heartstopper” illustrates heartwarming, intricate LGBTQ+ journey, romance 

Hannah Conn '23, Web Managing Editor May 3, 2022

When I pressed “play” on the first episode of "Heartstopper," I prepared myself for the worst. I rallied my heart to be broken once more by an unrealistic, stereotypical queer romance that categorized...

Social media influencers promote the overconsumption of makeup and skincare, leading to unnecessary spending.

Beauty industry, social media encourage toxic overconsumption

Tierney Kugel ’22, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

As I scroll through my TikTok “For You” page, I can’t help but notice the alarming nature of beauty trends. Influencers who are receiving paid sponsorship encourage their young and impressionable...

Staples Players’ production of Disney’s “Descendants” runs from April 1-3 and 8-9. The lighthearted musical tells the story of the teenage children of classic Disney villains being faced with threats from their parents, forcing them to explore the world of “good” Disney characters.

‘Descendants’ enchants with extreme talent, Disney magic

Alex Gaines '25, Arts Editor April 27, 2022

I’m never surprised by the excellence of Staples Players shows. With such a talented cast and crew, I believe every production I see will be astounding.  I have to admit, though, I was a bit concerned...

Crystal collecting serves as a meaningful hobby

Crystal collecting serves as a meaningful hobby

Tierney Kugel ’22, Breaking News Manager November 4, 2021

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Superfans cheer on Wreckers through themed games

Superfans cheer on Wreckers through themed games

Ella Stoler ’22, Photostory Editor November 3, 2021

https://spark.adobe.com/page/11crrhplMetOg/

Westport’s bounty: fall foraging feast

Westport’s bounty serves as a fall foraging feast

Lucy Dockter ’23, Paper News Editor October 17, 2021

https://spark.adobe.com/page/8lJg4TFbEIIBH/

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