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St. Lucia Celebration shines a light on Swedish culture in Connecticut

St. Lucia Celebration shines a light on Swedish culture in Connecticut

Eliza Barr ’21

December 23, 2018

For a brief moment, I’d completely forgotten I was in Westport at all. Instead, standing in the back of the fully packed Christ & Holy Trinity Church as two dozen or so kids stood on stage beginning the St. Lucia festival, I felt I had been transported halfway across the globe to Sweden. St. Lucia,...

Texas shooting kills 26 and injures several more

Texas shooting kills 26 and injures several more

November 9, 2017

Caroline Blevins ’18 About 26 victims were killed on Nov. 5 after a gunman opened fire at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland, Texas. Around 20 others between the ages of five and 72 years old were injured, according to Freeman Martin, a regional director with the Texas Department of Public Safety...

The Unusual Pre-Game Routine of Praying

The Unusual Pre-Game Routine of Praying

October 30, 2017

By: Clay Crouch '18 Most who play sports have a pregame routine. They do it before every game and never change it. Some athletes tie their shoes a certain way, others listen to a certain song. Most football players at Staples are no different than other athletes when it comes to pregame procedure. ...

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