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Linda Brown passes at age 75

Linda Brown passes at age 75

Eddie Kiev '20, Web News Editor

March 28, 2018

Linda Brown, the young girl at the center of the 1954 landmark case Brown v. Board of Education, passed away at age 75 of old age in her hometown of Topeka, Kansas on March 25. “[Brown’s death is] very upsetting, but it highlights the need to better our education system and uphold equality,” Ede...

Celebrating Martin Luther King

Celebrating Martin Luther King

January 15, 2018

By Celia Block '20 You’re sitting in your room, maybe watching some Netflix and scrolling through Instagram photos. It's Martin Luther King day, but have you ever thought about why you aren't in school right now?   We have the day off on Martin Luther King day because it is a holiday tha...

Celebrating the legend, Dr. Martin Luther King

Celebrating the legend, Dr. Martin Luther King

January 20, 2017

By: Anna Rhoads '19 “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” These are the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, a civil rights activist who led the way for a movement...

Lost lives spark a new civil rights movement

Lost lives spark a new civil rights movement

Caroline Lane, Opinion editor

June 1, 2015

Michael Brown. Eric Garner. Trayvon Martin. Tamir Rice. Freddie Gray. These men were not only someone’s brother, son or father, but they symbolize the spark of a new Civil Rights movement. Think back to the 1960s where the minorities and disadvantaged were fighting for their rights. During this...

Principal Dodig honored for making Staples an accepting community

Principal Dodig honored for making Staples an accepting community

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager

October 16, 2014

Lambda Legal, a national organization committed to recognizing civil rights, has honored Principal John Dodig to speak at the Connecticut Cares event on Oct. 26 for creating a community atmosphere accepting of diverse sexual and gender identities at Staples High School. Dodig received a phone call...

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