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Our country has been submerged in the waters of abomination

Our country has been submerged in the waters of abomination

November 22, 2016

By: Ian Bernstein '18 Dear America, I don’t understand. Please don’t leave me; I have nowhere to go, no one else to turn to. The recent breach of troubled waters in your democratic foundation has changed you. You’re unrecognizable. I have been blindsided by the regressive values which...

Principles over Partisanship: Beacon of hope shines in pivotal election: a Gary Johnson rally in photos

September 28, 2016

By: Margot Mather '17 Gary Johnson held a rally on Saturday, September 10th at the Marriott Marquis in the heart of Times Square in New York City. “I show support for Johnson by having a sign in my lawn that at least half of Staples has to drive past on the way to school. I'm also considering...

“Bernie or bust” supporters damage the Democratic party

“Bernie or bust” supporters damage the Democratic party

Lulu Stracher, News Editor

June 10, 2016

Among the many factions that have emerged as a result of the 2016 political climate, there is one group that prevails over all as being the most irritating. It is the small coalition of Bernie Sanders’ supporters, nicknamed “Bernie or Bust.” They vow to either not vote or write in Sanders’ nam...

The time I played the ‘woman card’

The time I played the ‘woman card’

Claire Dinshaw, Editor in Chief

May 3, 2016

Dear Donald Trump, Bob Sutton and that late night C-SPAN caller who said “25 percent of women are only voting for Hillary because she is a woman,” This week I had the pleasure of hearing you all comment on Hillary Clinton’s shameless use of the women’s card. After careful reflection, I have ...

Connecticut Primary continues to help leading candidates

Connecticut Primary continues to help leading candidates

Amelia Brown, Sports Editor

April 28, 2016

Many seniors joined the world of adulthood yesterday morning when they filed into Coleytown Middle School, Long Lots, Saugatuck and Greens Farms Elementary Schools as well as the Westport Library to vote in the 2016 Connecticut Presidential Primary. Tuesday, April 26 was the Connecticut Primary for ...

Obama and Senate clash over Supreme Court nomination

Obama and Senate clash over Supreme Court nomination

Sophie Call, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

On Feb. 13, 2016 Justice Antonin Scalia died in Schafer, TX, leaving an eight person Supreme Court and a year for President Obama to fill the gap.   While it’s a rare thing for a justice to be appointed to the court in an election year, this isn’t an event without precedent –– throughout ...

Planned Parenthood debate continues to stir amongst student body

Planned Parenthood debate continues to stir amongst student body

Becky Hoving, News Editor

October 5, 2015

In the second Republican debate, presidential candidate Carly Fiorina described a graphic video about Planned Parenthood (PP), saying that the women’s healthcare organization should no longer be funded by taxpayer dollars.  While PP is a non-profit organization that provides healthcare to women, a...

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