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Trump delivers State of the Union address

Trump delivers State of the Union address

Layla Wofsy '19

February 7, 2019

    President Donald Trump delivered his annual State of the Union address on Feb. 5. He presented his ideas about about national security, women’s reproductive rights, foreign relations and bridging the gap between parties. Trump began his speech without allowing Speaker of the House Nan...

Westport Democrat march brings local awareness to political involvement

Westport Democrat march brings local awareness to political involvement

March 31, 2017

By: Colette Lippman '17 Darcy Hicks and her organization DefenDemocracy, hosted the “CT on the Move, March to Defend the Democracy” event last Sunday, March 26, which began on Jesup Green and ended at Christ and Holy Trinity Church in Westport, which encouraged political activeness, specifica...

Connecticut works to strengthen cyber security

Connecticut works to strengthen cyber security

November 1, 2016

Anay Simunovic '18 As a result of an increased amount of computer hacking in the public and private sectors of the government,  Governor Daniel P. Malloy appointed Arthur H. House as the state’s first cybersecurity czar on October 12 2016. “Cyber security is going to be one of the biggest societal concerns of the comi...

[Sept. 2016 News] Conservative underrepresentation persists as 2016 political dialogue intensifies

October 11, 2016

By Fritz Schemel '17 Editor-in-Chief and Zach Horowitz '19 As the 2016 election barrels towards the finish line, political dialogue surrounding it has grown increasingly tense. Out of 200 Staples students surveyed, just 17 percent of liberal students felt their views were underrepresented, compared...

“Bernie or bust” supporters damage the Democratic party

“Bernie or bust” supporters damage the Democratic party

Lulu Stracher, News Editor

June 10, 2016

Among the many factions that have emerged as a result of the 2016 political climate, there is one group that prevails over all as being the most irritating. It is the small coalition of Bernie Sanders’ supporters, nicknamed “Bernie or Bust.” They vow to either not vote or write in Sanders’ nam...

Students pay a price for sharing political views on Facebook

Students pay a price for sharing political views on Facebook

Sasha Narang, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016

It’s no secret that this year's political race is tense, unpredictable and most of all, heated. While there are plenty of predictions for what is in stake, many Staples students have taken advantage of a popular social media website that was once only used for posting pictures and watching Buzzfeed...

Students share reactions to refugee bill’s passing

Students share reactions to refugee bill’s passing

Amelia Brown, Sports Editor

November 24, 2015

  In light of the recent terrorist attacks on Paris and Lebanon, The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday Nov. 20 that would tighten the veting process on any Syrian or Iraqi refugees who are looking to get asylum in the United States. While the current process takes two years, the new ...

Who prevailed at the Democrat debate? Here’s a true blue’s rankings…

Who prevailed at the Democrat debate? Here’s a true blue’s rankings…

Zach McCarthy, Web News Editor

October 16, 2015

  As this paper’s blue-blooded resident liberal (Er, uh-most of the time at least), I thought it’d be important to bracket up the best of the best of the Nevada debate now that the dust has settled. I know what you’re thinking: it really comes down to Bernie vs. Hillary, right? Well, yes,...

Joseloff Defeats Anderson in Westport Election

Joseloff Defeats Anderson in Westport Election

November 13, 2009

Alix Neenan ’12 Staff Writer On Nov. 3, Democrat Gordon Joseloff was re-elected for a second term to the position of first selectman against Republican Gavin Anderson. Joseloff, who has been Westport’s first selectman since 2005, has many plans for the future. “I am going to continue to make Westport the greatest place to ...

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