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Trump deservedly earns the title of Time’s Person of the Year

Trump deservedly earns the title of Time's Person of the Year

December 21, 2016

By: Melanie Lust'19; Assistant Creative Director On December 7th, Time Magazine announced its choice for Person of the year - and, to no one's surprise, it's Donald J. Trump. From this choice immediately stemmed an outpouring of hatred, anger, and anti-Trump sentiment aimed directly at the magazine....

Politics Spur Division within the Families of Staples’ Students

Politics Spur Division within the Families of Staples’ Students

December 1, 2016

By: Alex Reiner '18 and Alexa Moro '18 *Names changed in order for students to remain anonymous Many families argue about what they want for dinner or which sibling gets the last slice of pizza, but some Staples’ students face more extensive arguments. These Staples students live in a politically...

Wilton students chant “build a wall” at school’s football game

Wilton students chant “build a wall” at school’s football game

November 23, 2016

By Alex Reiner ’18 Wilton High School students chanted “build a wall” during a high school football game between the Wilton Warriors and Danbury Hatters at Wilton High School on November 11, referring to the the slogan used by president-elect Donald Trump and his supporters in his promise t...

Trumping the logic of Trump’s critics

Trumping the logic of Trump’s critics

Alex Reiner

November 17, 2016

By: Alex Reiner '18 Many people around the world, but especially in our Westport community, were shocked to learn that Donald Trump was elected President of the United States of America, despite all of the racist, xenophobic, and misogynistic remarks he made throughout his campaign. Like much of the ...

Staples 2016 election

Kit Epstein, Breaking News Editor

November 4, 2016

Kit Epstein '17

Unopinionated is the new opinion

Unopinionated is the new opinion

Alex Spadacenta

October 29, 2016

By: Alex Spadacenta '17 I’ve never felt the need to express my political opinions. I’ve never officially decided which party I stand with, nor what candidate I support. So when I found a sticker on my car that said, “Save Freedom Stop Hillary,” I felt like someone was trying to to implement their views on me and tell me what candidate to like. What was this person trying to get out of putting the sti...

Clinton commands in first debate

Clinton commands in first debate

Andrew Vester, Whip

October 4, 2016

Andrew Vester '17 The last few weeks have seen the Democratic nominee for president, Hillary Clinton, sliding in the polls, while the Republican nominee, Donald Trump, has gained momentum. After the first debate, Democrats’ faith in their nominee should be renewed, with almost every major media outlet repor...

You’re fired, I’m hired…again

You’re fired, I’m hired...again

Margot Mather, A&E Editor

May 19, 2016

*Satire* As “The Donald” secured the Republican presidential nomination many find themselves wondering who he will choose for his elected running mate. However, the populace clearly has forgotten what Trump stands for, and therefore have failed to consider the possibility that he will be his ...

The time I played the ‘woman card’

The time I played the ‘woman card’

Claire Dinshaw, Editor in Chief

May 3, 2016

Dear Donald Trump, Bob Sutton and that late night C-SPAN caller who said “25 percent of women are only voting for Hillary because she is a woman,” This week I had the pleasure of hearing you all comment on Hillary Clinton’s shameless use of the women’s card. After careful reflection, I have ...

Cape Breton offers Americans refuge from Trump

Cape Breton offers Americans refuge from Trump

Jesse Greenspun, Web Sports Editor

March 22, 2016

As support for a Donald Trump presidency grows, many Americans are concerned with what their futures would be like with Trump in the White House. For anyone who is considering a move out of the country, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia may be a safe haven. Cape Breton radio host Rob Calabrese creat...

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