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The ESPN-Athletes broadcasting deal marks an advance in women’s sports online accessibility. In 2019, a study on women and men’s sports coverage found 5% of total television coverage focused on women’s sports. The study also found that 80% of highlight programs and news devoted zero time to women’s sports.

A League of Her Own: ESPN-Athletes Unlimited women’s sports broadcasting deal overdue

Caroline Coffey '22, Staff Writer May 3, 2022

When asked who my sports idol was at the dawn of my softball career in second grade, Derek Jeter was my answer. In the impassioned one-on-one pick up basketball games I played with my younger sister, we...

For the last two decades, superhero blockbusters have dominated the film industry to the indignation of acclaimed filmmakers. In the business’s current state of disrepair, the industry has its heroes in those that have graced the silver screen.

Marvel, DC Comics franchises are the heroes cinema needs

Caroline Coffey '22, Staff Writer March 25, 2022

After nearly two years of halted film production, delayed releases and the ascent of online streaming, the film industry is holding out for a hero.  In 2020, theatrical entertainment amounted to a...

During February break, students resort to the beaches or the ski slopes for a moment of respite.

Summer sands, ski slopes call to students on February break

Caroline Coffey ’22, Staff Writer March 3, 2022

Come February break Staples students are quick to exchange their backpacks for suitcases and set into motion the plans that have occupied their attention prior to the final tone of the bell.  The prospect...

In 2017, the United States had the fastest growing squash population across the globe and saw junior participation grow fourfold, as per US Squash. In line with the national trend, Staples girls’ squash is seeing an increase in involvement, with 22 girls rostered this season compared to 16 last year.

Girls’ squash commences new season, grows in popularity

Caroline Coffey, Staff Writer January 18, 2022

When asked to recount which sports teams among the multitude occupy the attention of the student body, many are likely to reference the big three: baseball, basketball and football.  While the three...

Greenwich High School began winter break two days early due to a dramatic increase in the number of positive COVID-19 cases among students and staff.

Greenwich High begins winter recess early citing rise in COVID-19 cases

Caroline Coffey ’22, Staff Writer December 23, 2021

Superintendent Toni Jones of Greenwich Public Schools announced on Dec. 21 that Greenwich High School would begin December break early due to a dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases within the school district....

Nikhil Arora ’22 and members of Team Westport collecte perishable food items and bags of groceries for the Gillespie Center, a local emergency shelter.

The gift of giving: students spread holiday spirit through volunteer work

Caroline Coffey ’22, Staff Writer December 14, 2021

The dawn of the holiday season inspires a giving spirit prevalent throughout the Staples community, as many students partner with local organizations to aid efforts to deliver holiday magic beyond their...

“Tick, Tick...Boom” is a film adaptation of an autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larson, played by Andrew Garfield, which follows his life as an aspiring composer in “Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda’s directorial debut.

Andrew Garfield, Lin-Manuel Miranda craft a captivating homage to ‘Rent’ creator, theater in “Tick, Tick…Boom”

Caroline Coffey '22, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

The bright lights of a Broadway marquee are a true spectacle to behold, and any aspiring performer or theater composer fixates their gaze between the top and bottom rows of lights, hoping one day their...

Due to the higher weight of AP and honors classes, many Staples students often compromise interest in elective courses for classes that stand to bolster their grade point average (GPA).

Weighted GPAs stifle course exploration, discourage study of arts and humanities

Caroline Coffey ’22, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

Reduced to the first few letters of the alphabet, the value of standardized test scores and other three-letter acronyms, students relentlessly seek to raise such figures through whatever means possible....

Staples offense battles for a shot on goal in Wilton territory in an effort to increase their 2-1 lead.

Wilton field hockey stumps Staples ending in a 2-2 overtime draw

Caroline Coffey '22, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

The Staples girls’ field hockey team tied Wilton 2-2 in their first major trial of the season on Sept. 14. Wilton forced the game into an overtime defensive showdown with a late goal in the fourth quarter.  The...

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