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[Oct. 2016 Features] Campaign Recaps

November 22, 2016

By Channing Smith '17  

[Oct. 2016 Opinions] Double standard persists between candidates

November 22, 2016

By Sebastian Shuken '18   There is a massive double standard in American politics. Throughout this election, the candidates have received contrasting treatment from the public. While both candidates have their fair share of faults and blunders, Clinton has been reprimanded more harshly for ...

[Oct. 2016 Opinions] He lost me at Aleppo

November 22, 2016

By Izzy Ullmann '17   I am the kind of person who is always giving others the benefit of the doubt. Making mistakes, drawing blanks and being forgetful is simply human nature. However, I find it quite difficult to give the benefit of the doubt to a presidential candidate who simply “draws a...

[Oct. 2016 News] Overlooked U.S Congressional Elections intensify

November 22, 2016

By Zach Horowitz '19 and Cate Casparius '19   On Nov. 8, citizens around the United States will be voting for who they think is the most qualified individual to run the country. What can oftentimes be overlooked, however, are the various other elections of candidates for positions in their respecti...

[Oct. 2016 News] Connecticut Representatives attempt to leap from obscurity and into the voters hearts

November 22, 2016

By Katelyn DeAgro '17 and Jack Beck '18   With November fast approaching, many people are focused on the ongoing debates and rivalry between presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. However, local elections may have a far greater impact on the lives of Westport residents. ...

[Oct. 2016 News] What you need to know before the election

November 22, 2016

By Madison Sell '18 and Christoph Russi '18   The election is officially less than two weeks away, and it will be soon time to vote. It is important to be informed on the upcoming election and the policies of the candidates, especially the policies that pertain to Staples students and others ...

[Oct. 2016 News] Clinton holds commanding lead in Inklings poll of Staples students

November 22, 2016

By Fritz Schemel '17   In light of the Nov. 8 election, Inklings polled 305 Staples students on the presidential race from Oct. 4-6, around the time real ballots were beginning to be cast in the form of early voting. This is what we found. Who are you voting for? Hillary Clinton: 67 ...

Shock, despair, euphoria: Election outcomes stir student emotion

Shock, despair, euphoria: Election outcomes stir student emotion

Julia Rosier '18, Features Editor

November 10, 2016

By Julia Rosier '18 Republican candidate Donald Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States over Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton on Nov. 8, 2016. Trump won 279 electoral votes compared to Clinton’s 228 electoral votes. The outcome of the election, both local and presidential, have stirred up debates and shock for Staples studen...

Electoral College System Breeds Controversy and Questions

November 7, 2016

By: Melanie Lust '19 As the presidential election draws nearer, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's polls have never been closer, and new questions are surfacing about the unusual way our country will decide who wins: the Electoral College. Contrary to popular belief, American voters do not technically...

Staples 2016 election

Kit Epstein, Breaking News Editor

November 4, 2016

Kit Epstein '17

Too Early to Predict Election Win

Too Early to Predict Election Win

November 2, 2016

By: Chris Andrews ’18 Despite what you read in the news these days, the official winner of the 2016 U.S. presidential election has not yet been declared. Although we are thankfully in the home stretch, the votes are not yet in. The New York Times, which continues to report results of polls...

Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates

November 1, 2016

By Daniel Harizman '19 and Nicole Dienst '18 ...

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...

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