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Sebastian Stan and Anthony Mackie star as Bucky Barnes and Sam Wilson in Marvel’s newest TV show, “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.” Despite the high bar set by Marvel’s premier Phase IV TV show, “WandaVision,” the new show lacks a sense of innovation and thoughtfulness.

‘The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’ falls short of ‘WandaVision’’s creativity

Eliza Barr ’21, Photography Director April 5, 2021

Less than a month ago, Marvel was riding a creative high. “WandaVision,” the revolutionary show that kickstarted “Phase IV” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), was receiving such high praise...

Through my Black history month movie list, I aimed to educate myself as well as give myself an excuse to watch movies that have long since been on my list. Out of all of the movies I watched, “The Last Black Man in San Francisco” was by far my favorite. The film’s dazzling cinematography and heartfelt plot made it a truly unique production.

Black history month movie list proves to be insightful, thought-provoking

Eliza Barr ’21, Photography Director March 9, 2021

Afraid another Black history month at Staples would again pass unrecognized, I decided to take matters into my own hands. At first I wasn’t exactly sure how to do this; I had no idea how to tackle such...

Working as an EMT during COVID has complicated matters for many volunteers such as Olivia Bollo ’21. Extensive amounts of PPE are necessary even when addressing calls unrelated to Covid. However, Bollo, along with other EMTs, was recently able to receive her first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Bollo is the first in her family to receive the vaccine and remains hopeful her parents will receive their doses soon.

Student EMTS reflect on receiving COVID-19 vaccine

Eliza Barr ’21, Photography Director February 2, 2021

A handful of things are different from a few months ago as Megan Cua ’21 boards a Stratford ambulance where she serves as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Unlike her time interning prior to COVID,...

With the lack of bus shelters, commuters like the ones pictured, come dangerously close into Post Road. As Westport operates under a “flag system,” many stops are entirely unmarked.

Westport’s lack of bus shelters remains inexcusable

Eliza Barr , Photography Director January 24, 2021

Driving down Post Road, I spot a woman clutching to her jacket, knee-deep in the dirty, brown snow, standing a few feet from the cars whizzing past her. I only see her for a split second, but as I look...

Two conductors watch as a passenger steps off the train at the Westport station. The Metro-North line ridership statistics had slowly been stabilizing since the start of pandemic in March but recently plummeted. The decrease in ticket sales have created more seat vacancies than usual.

Metro-North ridership dropping, displacing student commuters

Eliza Barr '21, Photography Director December 14, 2020

On a typical Saturday at 11 a.m., you could find Jane Krauss ’21 getting off her train at Grand Central Station. From there, she would make her way to 23rd street, where the School of Visual Arts was...

Increased flooding downtown threatens shops through costs and water damage

Eliza Barr ’21 and Marina Engler ’21 October 29, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/marina-engler-539580956/flooding-in-downtown-westport-podcast

 Kaitlyn Constantino ’21 (far right) was one of six dancers chosen to dance along Tik Tok star Charli D’Amelio. Constantino’s trip to film the virtual dance class included a coronavirus test as well as daily temperature checks to ensure they could dance in the studio without masks.

Constantino reflects on dancing in ‘Charli Breaks the Floor’ and her own life as a dancer

Eliza Barr '21, Photography Director October 26, 2020

With her hair in a low ponytail and dressed in a white crop top and sneakers, Kaitlyn Constantino ’21 dances in front of a dance studio mirror, just as she does for hours every week. But a few details...

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