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Childhood dreams of driving become a reality

Childhood dreams of driving become a reality

Claire Dinshaw, News Editor May 22, 2015

Most children dream, at one point or another, of driving. Some dream of getting behind the wheel of a big firetruck or racing around a track at 180 mph, while others see themselves roaming the streets...

 How badly do you want your license?

How badly do you want your license?

Kacey Hertan , Business Managing Editor December 18, 2014

It’s comforting to glance at the white board in driver’s ed and see “97 percent passed!” posted in boastful red capital letters next to the latest license test date. But perhaps that statistic...

All-Star Driving races past DMV to claim student drivers’ favor

All-Star Driving races past DMV to claim student drivers’ favor

Julie Bender, Web Opinions Ediotrs October 10, 2014

The moment that a child first starts to feel like an adult is a glorious milestone. Many students agree that the first time they stepped behind the wheel with no one in the passenger’s seat immediately...

RIDIN’ DIRTY: Under Connecticut Gov. Jodi Rell, the driving privledges of teenagers have been restricted. However, some Staples students do not follow these rules. | Photo-graphic by Annie Nelson '11

To Follow or Not to Follow: Teenagers Decide to Both Obey, Neglect Driving Laws

October 1, 2010

Sammie Hardy '11 Web Sports Editor Since July 29, 2009, Maddy Fass ’11 has been licensed to drive. She is now legally allowed to have passengers in the car with her. However, Fass did not...

Graphic by Jay Tsai '12

DMV Delaying My Voyage: Bureaucracy in the Department of Motor Vehicles

March 30, 2010

Isaac Stein ’12 Staff Writer I don’t trust the government. That being said, a routine function such as applying for a learner’s permit ought to be a relatively smooth process. Unfortunately,...

Graphic by Jay Tsai '12

DMV Delaying My Voyage: Bureaucracy in the Department of Motor Vehicles

March 26, 2010

Issac Stein '12 Staff Writer I don’t trust the government. That being said, a routine function such as applying for a learner’s permit ought to be a relatively smooth process. Unfortunately,...

Director Adam Bangser '10 instructs his actors, Charlotte SMith '12 and Clay SInger '13, in his one act,

One Acts Let Student Directors Express Visions

December 22, 2009

Sam Freeman ‘11 Web A&E Editor Every Tuesday for over a month, Adam Bangser ’10 had sat in the library surrounded by piles of one act plays and short story books. This was just the beginning...

New Alterations to Teen Driving Laws

May 21, 2008

Image via Wikipedia Elizabeth Vance '09 Web Editor-in-Chief The Connecticut government is continuing to adjust the new driving laws for teenagers. Under the latest changes, teenagers (under the...

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