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Nick Bilotti ’18 takes gap year in Slovakia as first year graduate

Nick Bilotti ’18 takes gap year in Slovakia as first year graduate

April 5, 2018
Filed under Features

By Sasha Narang '18 Procrastinating in the classroom usually consists of subtle Snapchatting, the constant refreshing of your Facebook feed, and for the the most experienced procrastinators, watching Netflix with subtitles. However, Nick Bilotti ’18 dozes off by taking an array of European geography...

Student body exaggerates administrative involvement in walkout

Student body exaggerates administrative involvement in walkout

March 28, 2018
Filed under Opinions

By Melanie Lust ’19   If you ask any administrator in our school what their role was in the Staples Walkout, they will immediately respond with "no role at all" except for security. Such was the case when I had the opportunity to speak with assistant principal Richard Franzis, principal...

Boys’ Rec basketball league becomes trend among students

Boys’ Rec basketball league becomes trend among students

March 15, 2018
Filed under Sports

By: Sasha Narang '18 Whether you’ve seen it broadcasted on the Superfans Facebook group or heatedly debated among students in the hallways, the rec basketball league has become a trend among Staples boys. Consisting of a freshman and sophomore league and a junior and senior league, many are competing...

ALS research is becoming spiced up with the Hot Pepper Challenge

March 15, 2018
Filed under Features

By Lauren Wasserman '19 Who can forget the ice bucket challenge, when American’s dumped ice on their heads to raise money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)? Now there is a new trend: The ALS hot pepper challenge. The ALS hot pepper challenge involves eating the hottest pepper the person...

[February 2018] Social media platforms distract while fostering creativity

February 23, 2018
Filed under Paper Archives

Emma Greenberg ’18 and Ian Bernstein ’18 Social media is the common ground amongst Generation Z and Millenials. It provides a platform for people to show off their individuality, while also bridging connections that would not have existed in the past. But there are some who have opted out of par...

Norwalk High School placed under shelter alert after dangerous tip reported

Norwalk High School placed under shelter alert after dangerous tip reported

February 22, 2018
Filed under Breaking News, Extended Coverage, Top Stories

By Cate Casparius '19 Norwalk High School experienced an early dismissal yesterday, Feb. 20, at 1:30 p.m. after being under “shelter alert” for a few hours due to a suspicious tip reported by a student to school officers. The claim was reported to the police around 10:43 a.m. saying that the student bel...

[December 2017] Net neutrality deregulation disheartens consumers

January 26, 2018
Filed under Paper Archives

Amelia Brown '18 The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), led by Trump-appointed-chairman Ajit Pai, voted 3-2 on Dec. 14 in favor of rolling back the Obama administration’s classification of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) as “commercial mobile services,” which had established harsher...

[December 2017] Bitcoin offers revolutionary alternative to global trade

January 26, 2018
Filed under Paper Archives

Alexander Massoud ’20 & Adam Wenkoff ’18 Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency and global electronic payment system, has received worldwide attention for its upward trend in value, reaching a market capitalization of nearly $280 billion on Dec. 14. The intangible digital currency, released in January...

[December 2017 Editorial Dissent] Student protesters lack organizational skills, not moral conviction

December 20, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

By Sophie Driscoll ’19 and Melanie Lust ’19 In a Facebook post, a senior girl using a pseudonym called for students to leave their classes and rally in the hallway during Communication Time on Dec. 1. She stated that she hoped to raise awareness about a sensitive matter she felt the school administration...

[December 2017 Editorial Dissent] Student protesters lack organizational skills, not moral conviction

December 20, 2017
Filed under Paper Archives

By Sophie Driscoll ’19 and Melanie Lust ’19 In a Facebook post, a senior girl using a pseudonym called for students to leave their classes and rally in the hallway during Communication Time on Dec. 1. She stated that she hoped to raise awareness about a sensitive matter she felt the school administration...

[Dec. Editorial Dissent] Student protesters lack organizational skills, not moral conviction

December 17, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

By Sophie Driscoll ’19 and Melanie Lust ’19 In a Facebook post, a senior girl using a pseudonym called for students to leave their classes and rally in the hallway during Communication Time on Dec. 1. She stated that she hoped to raise awareness about a sensitive matter she felt the school administration...

Feminists utilize social media to build new generation of activists

Feminists utilize social media to build new generation of activists

November 22, 2017
Filed under Arts, Lifestyle

By Anna Rhoads ’19 History has seen revolutionary women from Susan B. Anthony to Gloria Steinem, fight for equality. Anthony crusaded the women’s suffrage movement while Steinem used her presence in the media to fight for women’s liberation. As time has gone on, this fight has changed. In ...

Texas shooting kills 26 and injures several more

Texas shooting kills 26 and injures several more

November 9, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

Caroline Blevins ’18 About 26 victims were killed on Nov. 5 after a gunman opened fire at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland, Texas. Around 20 others between the ages of five and 72 years old were injured, according to Freeman Martin, a regional director with the Texas Department of Public Safety...

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