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College names don’t define who you are

College names don’t define who you are

Emma Van Riper ’20, Social Media Director

September 26, 2019

As I start my senior year, I figured I’m bound to be asked by various people where I want to go to school next year. However, I didn’t figure that every parent of my friends, every doctor, every dentist or any adult I talked to would bring up college. It’s even worse with kids in my own grade, as ...

May 1 allows seniors to celebrate their college decisions

May 1 allows seniors to celebrate their college decisions

Nicky Brown ’19

May 16, 2019

For high school seniors around the nation, May 1 was national decision day. This means that by May 1, seniors had to decide where they would attend college the following year. Traditionally, seniors celebrate their college selection by wearing their college colors or logos on May 1. Prior to school...

Seniors must understand the neverending college process

Seniors must understand the neverending college process

Bri Zeiberg ’19

March 19, 2019

For many, a commitment to college may signify the end of a college process; from my experience, this is not the case. At the beginning of the college process, the main sources of stress are easily anticipated. Determining which college to attend becomes your primary concern. Acceptance is thought of ...

Dozens of people arrested in alleged college admissions scam

Dozens of people arrested in alleged college admissions scam

March 13, 2019

Emily Stone '20 Over four dozen people, including actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman, have been charged in a nationwide college admission cheating scandal based off of evidence released by the FBI and US Attorney’s office. According to court records released on March 12, wealthy parents...

College decision notifications infiltrate senior life

College decision notifications infiltrate senior life

Daniel Harizman '19 and Elle Fair '19

January 3, 2019

Girls of Saugatuck Rowing Club officially sign to college

Girls of Saugatuck Rowing Club officially sign to college

Maddie Phelps ’19

November 26, 2018

It’s 5:30 in the morning on a Tuesday. The pitch black sky envelops the quiet streets of Westport. While other teenagers are sound asleep, the girls of the Saugatuck Rowing Club are wide awake, breaking a sweat in the gym or on the boat. And now, for a select few, every minute of exhausting and rigoro...

There is such a thing as too many college applications

There is such a thing as too many college applications

Cate Casparius ’19

November 19, 2018

College: it’s a long, tiresome and terrifying process for high school seniors. Applying is stressful; getting accepted or denied is stressful; the competition is stressful. And as the college process continues, the growing number of schools that students are applying to is shocking. Out of fear...

Wagner continues to demonstrate leadership in senior season

Wagner continues to demonstrate leadership in senior season

October 8, 2018

By Elle Fair '19 His legs begin to ache, his arms begin to feel sore and his mouth and nose fill up with the cold, chlorine-filled water of the Staples pool. Treading water for more than one minute can be a challenge for most, but treading water for Quinn Wagner ’19 comes as naturally as walking. ...

Stop shoving tests down our throats

Stop shoving tests down our throats

September 18, 2018

By Maya Brodows ’20   It’s early Saturday morning. Many people of the town remain blissfully asleep, whilst others enjoy the start to a great weekend. Some are playing with their young children, others are flipping pancakes. Yet, for juniors across the country, Saturdays have beco...

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