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2017 MLB season starts with a bang

2017 MLB season starts with a bang

April 28, 2017

By: Chris Andrews '18 After an amazing World Series with the Cubs bringing Chicago a long-awaited victory, baseball fans are ready for an exciting year. The 2017 season could bring even more popularity to the game where home runs are king with a record number of young stars known for their power. ...

New MLB Rules Helps Speed Up Game

New MLB Rules Helps Speed Up Game

April 3, 2017

By: Chris Andrews '18 If you’ve ever thought about how much more you would enjoy a baseball game if it moved at a quicker pace, then you will like the new Major League Baseball rules.  According to the New York Times, the average game time in the 2016 season was three hours. These new rules should reduce the length of games by cutting out time wasters and leaving more for the exciting action. ...

The muslim ban executive order feels unthinkable

The muslim ban executive order feels unthinkable

February 6, 2017

Christopher Andrews '18 Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States on January 20, 2017. Ever since then, much of the country has been unhinged. People are rioting in the streets. Protests are happening in Washington. People are still declaring the saying, “Not my pr...

Cubs Win is a Victory for Underdogs

Cubs Win is a Victory for Underdogs

December 9, 2016

By: Chris Andrews ’18 I am a loyal fan to my favorite teams in each sport. The seasons when my team is out of the playoffs, I often find myself rooting for the underdog.  For example, when the Chicago Cubs made it the World Series this year, it brought new life to baseball. For me, it brought special excitement to the game. And when the ...

Dealing with the reality of a Trumped-Up America

Dealing with the reality of a Trumped-Up America

Chris Andrews

November 23, 2016

Chris Andrews '18 It’s official –  Donald Trump is president-elect and soon taking office. Like me, upon the announcement, I’m sure many Democrats have gone through the grief stages of denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Since Secretary Clinton won the popular vote more tha...

Too Early to Predict Election Win

Too Early to Predict Election Win

November 2, 2016

By: Chris Andrews ’18 Despite what you read in the news these days, the official winner of the 2016 U.S. presidential election has not yet been declared. Although we are thankfully in the home stretch, the votes are not yet in. The New York Times, which continues to report results of polls...

American Housewife Falls Flat

American Housewife Falls Flat

October 20, 2016

ABC's fall TV lineup includes a show featuring Westport. The show is American Housewife and I was anxiously awaiting the premiere episode on Tuesday, October 11. Unfortunately for me, the show was a huge disappointment. “Overall I have mixed emotions about it,” said Nina Radman ‘20. “The c...

Staples Boys Water Polo Swims in the Big Leagues

Staples Boys Water Polo Swims in the Big Leagues

October 19, 2016

Greenwich High School hosted the annual Cardinal Tournament for boys’ water polo on October 14 and 15. The competition was fierce as many talented teams participated: Staples, Greenwich, Brunswick, and Chelsea Piers. Staples kicked off the tournament Friday night against one of the toughest opponents o...

No Guns in School

No Guns in School

Chris Andrews, Staff Writer

May 31, 2016

Donald Trump may just be the master of contradiction. While politicians often make promises to appeal voters, Trump often tries to balance between two extremes. This past Friday at an NRA convention, Trump committed to eliminate gun-free zones in the country. This was a blanket statement, though gun-f...

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