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‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ should not be altered

‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ should not be altered

Abby Fleming '20

January 2, 2019

As the holiday season begins, Christmas lights go up, cars drive around town with a tree tied to their roof and holiday classics seem to be on repeat. One song you may encounter this year is “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” by Frank Loesser, which is accompanied by controversy. The almost-75-year-old clas...

Feminism board should not be heavily censored

Feminism board should not be heavily censored

April 23, 2017

Melanie Lust ’19 The board placed outside the cafeteria on Monday inflamed an already controversial discussion about feminism in our school. The majority of the post-it notes completing "Feminism is..." said things like "empowering," or "equality for everyone." Others, however, said "unnecessary," "terr...

Web Censorship: Filtering of Social Networking Sites an Area of Contention Between Students and Faculty

Students experience disappointment when a website they want to use has been deemed inappropriate by the school and blocked. | Photo from

March 12, 2010

Isaac Stein '12 Staff Writer Staples High School has always fostered an open environment for print materials to be read by students. According to Staples librarian Robin Stiles, no book has been censored in her five years of service. “We celebrate the fact that [the Staples library] has many of the books that have been banned in other places. W...

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