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Staples Robotics Emerges Victorious in World Championship

Staples Robotics Emerges Victorious in World Championship

April 30, 2011

Last Tuesday afternoon and into Wednesday morning, students from Staples’ Robotics team boarded their flights to St. Louis, Mo., in order to take part in the First Tech Challenge (FTC) world championship. Tonight, after two years of finishing second and third, these students are boarding their re...

Jock Talk: UCONN's Championship Run

Jock Talk: UCONN's Championship Run

April 12, 2011

Charlie Greenwald '12 Staff Writer The Hartford Whalers ceased to exist in 1997, when they became the Carolina Hurricanes. The last professional sports team in Connecticut abandoned us, and we were suddenly another state deprived of hometown heroes, just like our friends in Montana or Nebraska.  We had something so valuable stolen from us; we suddenly had not...

Years of Gears: Robotics Team Makes World Championship for Third Straight Year

Years of Gears: Robotics Team Makes World Championship for Third Straight Year

March 30, 2011

Although most teenagers know how to use a Playstation 3 controller, few know exactly how much they can do with it. There are the obvious functionalities, like gaming, but this year Harris Durani ’11 and the rest of the robotics team are putting the PS3 controller to a more productive use. ...

Hirschberg wins Class LL Tennis State Tournament

June 10, 2010

Jesse Heussner '11 Sports Editor Danny Hirschberg ‘11 capped off an undefeated season by winning the class LL state championship Thursday. Hirschberg, who had lost in the finals of the tournament last year, trounced Fairfield Prep’s Tom O’Brien, 6-2, 6-0 to claim his first individual stat...

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