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Staples Wrecks McMahon’s Upset Bid

October 2, 2011

By Julian Clarke ’12 Managing Editor Fourth and eight. Staples sits on the Brien McMahon 14-yard-line, down by two scores with seven minutes and change left in the fourth quarter. In effect, the game would be won or lost on this play. Jack Massie ’14 had struggled in the first half of the game, in la...

Charlie’s Pick of the Week: Brad Pitt Scores in “Moneyball”

Charlie Greenwald

September 30, 2011

Moneyball: Rated PG-13, In Theatres Now Right now, the Oakland Athletics are under .500 and will not make the playoffs. With no star players and an underwhelming season, the A’s never rake in the viewers. But now, you can go see a fantastic movie about the Oakland Athletics. Granted, there ha...

A Letter to the Editor: Student Assembly Does Not Represent Staples Students

A Letter to the Editor: Student Assembly Does Not Represent Staples Students

Jacob Meisel

September 27, 2011

Dear Inklings, I think that the Staples Student Assembly is becoming increasingly irrelevant in the hearts and minds of the student body. Before I go into detail about this organization, I will explain what it is; I assume that the majority of Staples High School students were unaware of it before...

The Invisibles: An Investigation into Westport’s Out-of-Shelter Homeless Community

The Invisibles: An Investigation into Westport’s Out-of-Shelter Homeless Community

Isaac Stein, Web Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2011

One Man’s Story They live in automobiles. They can be found in and around public facilities; the library, the pool, the Levitt pavilion. They are residents of the Town of Westport. According to Lieutenant Arthur Belile of the Westport Police Department, they number less than five. They constitu...

Strong Start to Season for Lady Wreckers

Aaron Hendel, Staff Writer

September 16, 2011

Jaclyn Katz and Nicole Brill graduated. Shannon Lesch was hurt. Opponent Libby McNamara was named one of the top 20 girls high school soccer players in Connecticut. Staples had all the excuses to lose going into their season opener against Fairfield Ludlowe. But instead of accepting those excuses, they...

‘The Valley of the Shadow of Death’

'The Valley of the Shadow of Death'

Dan Geraghty

September 9, 2011

On 9/11/2001 I stared into the gates of Hell … survived … and for that I am thankful. I probably should not be here writing to you, but I am. And when I go to that day, traveling through time, through all the moments of the past decade, I see myself there, questioning, wondering why I had survived...

Aug. 28, 2011 | The Wreckage

Marcus Russi

August 28, 2011

See what Compo Beach looked like before and after Hurricane Irene blew through Westport. [beforeafter][/beforeafter]...

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