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AP Environmental Science students Julie Bender 15, Olivia Jones 15, Emily Wolfe 15 and August Densby 15 listen intently to Eric Starbucks information on the history of Ebola.

Eric Starbuck discusses Ebola at Westport Library

Larissa Lieberson, Justine Seligson, Social Media Manager, Photo Editor November 30, 2014

On November 25, 2014, Eric Starbuck spoke at the Westport Public Library on the Ebola virus. Starbuck, who works for the Save the Children Foundation, recently returned from Mali where he worked with Ebola. Recently,...

Why we will survive the Ebola outbreak

Why we will survive the Ebola outbreak

Jennifer Gouchoe, Staff Writer November 10, 2014

We’re all going to die. It’s just a given: the world is going to be consumed by Ebola, and millions of people will die off in a “Contagion”-esque manner. Especially now since Ebola has reached...

Ebola reaches New York

Ebola reaches New York

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer October 25, 2014

A resident of New York City was diagnosed with Ebola on Thursday, Oct. 23 following his return from West Africa, where he was helping to treat Ebola patients. According to CNN, Dr. Craig Spencer, 33,...

News can be good too

News can be good too

Julie Bender, Web Opinions Editor October 21, 2014

Human nature attracts us to horrible things. We’re instantly drawn to the stories about murders, disease, and disasters. A news reporter can announce a huge donation to a charity, a miraculous recovery...

Obama cancels rally in Bridgeport for Ebola meeting

Obama cancels rally in Bridgeport for Ebola meeting

Jen Gouchoe, Staff Writer October 16, 2014

President Obama cancelled his trip to Bridgeport, Connecticut on Wednesday, Oct. 15 due to an urgent meeting with government officials about the Ebola crisis. He was planning on visiting Bridgeport’s...

New Ebola preventative laid down in CT

New Ebola preventative laid down in CT

Jane Schutte, Web Features Editor October 14, 2014

On Oct. 8, Gov. Dannel Malloy introduced an Ebola preemptive, granting public health officials the authority to quarantine any suspected persons infected with, exposed to, or showing symptoms of the Ebola...

World briefs

Alix Sommers and Megan Root, Staff Writer and News Editor October 12, 2014

ISIS  Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State, is a radical Islamist group with a declared mission to create an Islamic State, a nation with Islamic law and government,...

The stigmatization of Africans over Ebola

The stigmatization of Africans over Ebola

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer October 9, 2014

The ugly truth is when Africa is mentioned people think of a disease-infested continent filled with poverty and uncivilized people. The ongoing outbreak of Ebola in West Africa hasn’t helped Africans...

Westport resident heads UN effort to fight Ebola

Westport resident heads UN effort to fight Ebola

Jane Levy, Features Editor October 9, 2014

While Ebola, the deadly epidemic that has stolen and is threatening many lives, is a worldwide quandary, Westport’s own Anthony Banbury, father of James ’16 and Sawyer ’18, is leading the United...

World Briefs

World Briefs

Bailey Ethier, Editor-in-Chief September 19, 2014

Isis The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was originally founded by members of al Qaeda in 2006, but al Qaeda renounced ties to ISIS in February after constant fighting between leaders. Since...

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