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Westport Library’s fall book sale offers warming experience like no other

Westport Library’s fall book sale offers warming experience like no other

Anna Diorio ’23, Paper Arts Editor October 12, 2021

Amid the rapid expansion of technology and media in the world, books and other tangible sources of information or entertainment still have a place in the Westport community. The Westport Library’s book...

The County Assembly Charity Ball, also known as “Counties”, is being held in early 2022, yet many students have already started asking out dates now.

A race to the Counties dance floor: the rush to ask supersedes the dance itself

Anna Diorio ’23 , Paper Arts Editor September 24, 2021

Most generations are familiar with the exciting, albeit somewhat nerve-wracking concept of  school dances. Decades ago, the typical procedure for asking a date to the dance might have been to pop the...

The physical standards many people strive to achieve are all products of our fallible definition of “hot” and what is deemed attractive. Self-confidence has become increasingly difficult to achieve with the pressure of impossible body image ideals.

It’s time to redefine the meaning of ‘hot’

Anna Diorio ’23, Paper Arts Editor June 7, 2021

If I’m not skinny, does that mean I can’t have a hot girl summer?  Instinctively, your answer might have been to say, “no,” and kudos to you if it was. But many people have internalized the...

Some students have chosen to learn from home, but still attend their extracurriculars in person.

Athletes learn remotely, attend in-person for sports

Anna Diorio '23, Paper Arts Editor May 26, 2021

When Staples reopened its doors to the entire student population, most high schoolers were anxious to return to their familiar cliques, favorite lunch spots and cheerful classrooms. Students were finally...

Simply beautiful: learn to create easy minimalist wall decor

Simply beautiful: learn to create easy minimalist wall decor

Anna Diorio ’23, Paper Arts Editor May 26, 2021

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Ellery Bodell ’22 writes and produces their own music, as well as performs in front of live audiences, even amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.

Ellery Bodell continues passion for songwriting professionally

Anna Diorio '23, Paper Arts Editor May 25, 2021

As a community that prides itself in the musical arts, it’s no surprise that there are young, talented musicians in Westport looking to make their dreams a reality. Many aspiring artists pursuing their...

Current Second Selectwoman Jen Tooker announced that she has launched her campaign for First Selectwoman at 11 a.m. on April 9. Westport residents and local press gathered to watch Tooker in front of Town Hall.

Jen Tooker announces campaign for First Selectwoman

Anna Diorio '23, Paper Arts Editor April 10, 2021

Westport Second Selectwoman Jen Tooker announced that she would be running for First Selectwoman —Westport’s highest office— on April 9. After three years of serving under Republican First Selectman...

ADHD is the most well researched neurodevelopmental disorder. Many people often go undiagnosed. Those diagnosed with ADHD often take medication and receive treatment. Both children and adults can have ADHD.

Do the research: there is more to ADHD than you think

Anna Diorio '23, Staff Writer March 19, 2021

“People just use ADHD as an excuse for bad behavior.” “I thought I raised you right.” “You focus on video games too much to have ADHD.” “How could you forget about that?” “Stop moving...

The transgender ban hampered potential for national growth and togetherness. Now that it is lifted, this country has a better chance of seeing more positive change.

Lifting of military ban on transgender people one step further to a better America

Anna Diorio '23, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

The societal limits placed upon transgender people are both unnecessary and harmful to the growth and welfare of our nation as a whole. Among the ideals of the Constitution is equality. By impeding on...

Those who fall under Phase 1a will be the first to receive one of two vaccine doses. The first dose is Pfizer’s vaccine. The second dose is the Moderna vaccine and will be received a few weeks after the first dose.

Governor Lamont initiates new vaccine plan

Anna Diorio '23, Staff Writer December 11, 2020

Governor Ned Lamont announced the plan for distributing the COVID-19 vaccine to Connecticut residents on Thurs., Dec. 3.  Lamont has given top priority to healthcare workers, medical first responders...

Wakeman Town Farm welcomes volunteers

Anna Diorio ’23 and Lucy Dockter ’23 November 12, 2020

https://youtu.be/zGw5oxg-RAQ

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