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[Nov. 2016 Features] Meme group exposes Westport’s cyber bigotry

November 23, 2016

By Claire Dinshaw '17 and Becky Hoving '17   *names have been changed. Dan* never expected a seemingly harmless secret Facebook group to be that big of a deal. Soon enough, however, the once private Facebook “Staples Meme Group” became a vehicle for derogatory comments. “...

[Oct. 2016 News] Trigger warnings have uncertain future at the high school level

November 22, 2016

By Claire Dinshaw '17 and Isabella Ullmann '17   Sophomore year, Brooke Wrubel walked into English 2 Honors as former Staples English teacher Sue O’Hara was handing out the next assigned reading, “The House at Sugar Beach.” “There was a rape [scene] in it,” Brooke Wrubel ’17...

A mandate for normalcy

A mandate for normalcy

Claire Dinshaw, News Editor

May 12, 2015

It is election season. And no, by election season I do not mean that it is almost time to start reporting on the various adventures of Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio. I mean that two nights ago the United Kingdom held elections to select new members of Parliament. Whichever party receives the majo...

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