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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...

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