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Local charity reaches new heights, fundraising goal

Ed Finnigan prepares to remove his harness after rappelling the People’s United Bank in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
September 26, 2019
Anastasia Thumser ’22 Web Opinions Editor

“Welcome to Marwen” delivers a true comeback story

January 14, 2019

Graphic by Jake Navarro '20 After watching the preview of "Welcome to Marwen", I expected a heart warming story of a man’s recovery. However, after listening to others, I only heard negatives,...

Sophomore English classes venture to Bridgeport for book talk

Sophomore English classes venture to Bridgeport for book talk
January 3, 2019

Westport students often hear that we are living in a “bubble.” Many kids go through Staples without ever being exposed to the less privileged towns surrounding us. We graduate high school having never...

Bridgeport shooting takes life of adolescent boy

Bridgeport shooting takes life of adolescent boy
December 20, 2018

A 12-year-old boy was shot and killed in Bridgeport on Tuesday, Dec. 18, according to recent news reports from NBC Connecticut. Clinton Howell, a seventh-grader at Bridge Academy, was walking home from...

Eat Noodle and Rice serves up ramen and pho in Bijou Square

Eat Noodle and Rice serves up ramen and pho in Bijou Square
March 27, 2018

By Olivia Foster ’18

‘Daddy’s Home 2’ tops the original

‘Daddy’s Home 2’ tops the original
January 2, 2018

By Jake Navarro ’20 Directed by Sean Anders “Daddy's Home 2” is playing in movie theaters around Westport and is perhaps one of the funniest movies that has recently come out. Before “Daddy's...

Four Connecticut cities bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

Four Connecticut cities bid for Amazon’s second headquarters
November 8, 2017

  Amazon announced on Sept. 7, 2017 plans to open a second headquarters (HQ2) in North America that will ultimately employ 50,000 employees and invest $5 billion for operations and construction. Since...

The Chainsmokers energize Webster Bank Arena

The Chainsmokers energize Webster Bank Arena
May 18, 2017

By: Bri Zeiberg and Chelsea Fox

Students Offer to Help Others at the Caroline House

Students Offer to Help Others at the Caroline House
October 18, 2016

By: Ashton Dedona '17 The Caroline House allows under educated students to receive the opportunity to learn. A lot of Staples’ students have been spending some of their time at this organization in...

Bringing authentic French Vietnamese food to Bridgeport

The Smoked Rare Brisket Pho featured in the noodles section of the menu.
January 11, 2016

If you’re looking for a new dining experience outside of the usual Westport suspects, head to 269 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport, home of Can Tiin Restaurant. Unique dining, warm bowls of soup with sloping...

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