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Caitlin Clark dominates the discussion of women’s sports due to her one of a kind gameplay and starpower. Inequalities still remain in the athletic system between genders, although women athletes are starting to get more brand deals and advertisements.

Caitlin Clark craze powers movement of women’s sports

Anna Kercher ’25, Paper Features Editor May 31, 2024

Under the blinding lights of the arena, she moves with unmistakable prowess, a look of fierce competition in her eyes, two steps ahead in every play. With just a simple dribble step back maneuver, she...

Legacy admissions remain a contentious topic among Connecticut schools, with some opting to consider legacy status while others do not. However, this practice remains a significant factor in admissions decisions at many prestigious institutions.

Connecticut lawmakers may consider ban on legacy admission consideration

Anna Kercher '25, Paper Features Editor February 8, 2024

Key Connecticut state legislatures are likely to introduce a bill banning legacy admissions at public and private universities in the upcoming 2024 legislative session, which would make Connecticut among...

Store owner of Cove Collective, Carey Price, places a soft pink plush coat on the rack  amongst the boutique’s wide range of unique pieces.

Carey Price enlivens wardrobes with Cove Collective

Anna Kercher ’25 and Sophia Reeves ’25 January 8, 2024

Nestled in the row of lively restaurants, across from the bustling train station, is a cozy getaway of shiny leather pants and plush coats. With warm lighting, soft colors and an eagerly helpful, smiling...

Most makeup advertisements target specifically women, feeding into societal gender stereotypes.

Beauty beyond gender: makeup brands sell stereotypes

Anna Kercher '25, Paper Features Editor June 15, 2023

Ultra-thin, angular, arched brows. Dreadful, mismatched lip liner. Offensive blue eyeshadow. These are all trends the beauty world has decided for the better to leave in the past. Can we agree to leave...

This summer, upcoming anticipated films such as live action versions of “Barbie,” “The Little Mermaid,” and the sequel “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” are set to be released, stirring both fans’ excitement and criticism.

Anticipated summer movies incite buzz among film fans

Anna Kercher ’25, Paper Features Editor May 31, 2023

The comforting smell of buttered popcorn floats through the air as you sink back into your red leather reclining seat, leaning back as the lights dim low and the screen glows with promise. Get ready to...

Seniors offer advice on special classes, teachers

A car crashes into the culinary classroom before 8 a.m., causing a gas leak and fire alarm, and forcing an evacuation.

Car crashes into school, causes fire alarm and evacuation

Anna Kercher '25, Staff Writer March 2, 2023

A Jeep Wrangler crashed into the culinary department of Staples High School on Wednesday March 1, just before 8 a.m., causing a gas leak, followed by a pulled fire alarm and evacuation out of the building....

The Staples bathrooms were once filled with paper towel dispensers just like this one, until they recently vanished from our school walls.

Removal of paper towel dispensers induces undried hands

Anna Kercher ’25, Paper Features Editor January 10, 2023

You crank out the pink drippy soap and run cold water over your hands, mentally preparing yourself to go back to class after your short bathroom break. You twist off the dripping faucet and walk over to...

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