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Temperatures this spring have been unpredictable, leaving students weary about wearing sweatshirts or t-shirts to school. Although climate change is a factor, the natural variety of the atmosphere contributes to the temperatures.

Varying temperatures leave students not knowing what to wear

Demi Sasson ’25, Paper Opinions Editor May 23, 2023

Would you rather be too hot or too cold? As we transition from the frigid weather of winter to the hot tropicality of summer, I find myself weary of what I should wear to school. I’ve got weather-whiplash,...

The Willow Project would drastically develop and enrich local indigenous areas while providing the state of Alaska with a surge in tax revenue.

Biden administration approves controversial Willow Project

Henry Watson ’25, Caitlin Jacob ’24, Paper News Editor, Paper Features Editor March 28, 2023

Biden's right to approve the “Willow” oil-drilling project in Alaska It’s February 2020. Joe Biden’s Democratic presidential primary campaign is floundering due to a lack of support from the...

Sustainable Westport sells their own travel mugs at select locations including The Granola Bar, Old Mill Grocery, Shearwater, as well as some Thursdays at the Westport Farmers’ Market and the Earth Place gift shop. They retail for $35 a piece.

Refill Not Landfill encourages reduction of waste, support of local businesses

Ava Cordella '24, Associate Managing Editor March 6, 2023

Walking through the halls to your first period class, there is the usual sight of students gripping their daily caffeinated beverage of choice. If not in a student's hand, the leftover cups are probably...

The documentary “Eating Our Way to Extinction” explores the relationship between animal agriculture and global warming, educating the audience and providing a general overview of the topic.

‘Eating Our Way to Extinction’ excels in providing overview of animal agriculture crisis

Tierney Kugel '22, Paper Arts Editor January 21, 2022

“Eating Our Way to Extinction” is a documentary film that provides a unique and logical overview of the relationship between global warming and animal agriculture. With a focus on the benefits of eating...

Increased flooding downtown threatens shops through costs and water damage

Eliza Barr ’21 and Marina Engler ’21 October 29, 2020

New York climate change walkout teaches kids how to stand up for what they believe

New York climate change walkout teaches kids how to stand up for what they believe

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer October 9, 2019

In modern day, 11% of the global population is currently vulnerable to climate change; 800 million people suffering each day from something that could have been avoided in the first place, according to...

Rapper Lil Dicky performs his latest hits in Austin Texas.

Musicians collaborate to combat climate change

Shira Zeiberg '22, Staff Writer May 29, 2019
Shira Zeiberg '22 Staff Writer
One potential effect of climate change is more frequent wildfires.
Photo contributed by Science360 News Service.

UN projects significant global temperature increase as early as 2030

Lys Goldman '21, Paper Sports Editor December 1, 2018

The temperature of Earth’s surface could increase by 1.5 degrees Celsius as early as 2030 and cause irreversible damage, according to a special report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on...

Grayson wreaks havoc, even in south

Grayson wreaks havoc, even in south

January 23, 2018

Cate Casparius ’19   It’s a known fact that winters can be brutal in some parts of America but for those who can’t deal with the plummeting temperatures in these cold months, escape the...

The chilling effects of global warming

The chilling effects of global warming

January 20, 2018

By Arin Garland '18

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Students skeptical of Paris Climate Agreement

Amelia Brown, Sports Editor January 11, 2016

2015 was a remarkable year for movies, music, books, human rights and the earth.   The planet just got a huge amount of attention with the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21)...

Peter Boyd enlightens Staples students

Peter Boyd enlightens Staples students

Margaux MacColl, Features Editor October 21, 2014

Staples students filled the seats of the Westport Arts Center on Friday, Oct. 17 to hear Peter Boyd, COO of the organization the Carbon War Room, speak about the contributors and solutions to climate change. The...

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