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Anonymous collective, Westport Parents 06880 criticises the town for teaching critical race theory in schools.

Ignorant, Westport Parents 06880, brings CRT debate to Westport

Ella Alpert ’22, Broadcast Director October 20, 2021

Last year, I wrote an article about the new African American, Black, Latino and Puerto Rican Studies course. I was thrilled that the state was taking a step in the right direction by mandating all Connecticut...

The Connecticut lawsuit aiming to ban transgender athletes from particiapting in high school sports was dismissed April 2021. This case along with many others across the country has sparked national debate with two very passionate sides. It is crucial that transgender athletes are allowed to particiapte in high school sports based on their gender identity.

Transgender athletes should be allowed to participate in high school sports

Ella Alpert ’22 , Broadcast Director May 27, 2021

I’ve been competitively swimming since I was in second grade. Over these nine years, a lot has changed in my life, but swimming has stayed the same. This sport has led me to meet some of my best friends,...

Reflection in Photos: A Year of Covid

Ella Alpert '22 March 24, 2021

Starting in the 2022-2023 school year, the state of Connecticut is mandating that all public high schools offer a course called African American, Black, Latino, and Puerto Rican Studies. But if there aren’t enough students to sign up for the class, students are not obligated to offer it. However, it is necessary that all students are required to take this class.

African American, Black, Latino and Puerto Rican Studies must be a required course

Ella Alpert '22, Web Features Editor March 2, 2021

In my two and a half years as a student at Staples, almost every book I’ve been assigned has been written by a white male. The only historical events centered around Black Americans that I was taught...

Capuli brings Westcoast Cuisine to Westport

Ella Alpert ‘22 and Katie Simons ‘22 February 5, 2021

Season 17 of Grey’s Anatomy will tackle the COVID-19 pandemic alongside the show’s usual drama. In the premiere, this combo felt overwhelming at times. However, the episode succeeded in showcasing the hard work of healthcare workers and provided information about many of the dangers of the virus.

New season of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ maintains typical drama in midst of COVID-19 restrictions

Ella Alpert ’22, Web Features Editor December 3, 2020

Spoiler Alert! The long awaited return of Grey’s Anatomy was full of the plot twists and drama that the show is famous for. The two hour season 17 premiere aired on Nov. 12 and included the first...

WestportNow will cease publication after nearly 18 years of reporting. This is due to the death of Gordon Joseloff, the website’s founder, editor and primary publisher.

WestportNow terminates publication

Ella Alpert '22, Web Features Editor November 25, 2020

WestportNow will stop publication at the end of November after the death of the website’s founder, editor and publisher, Gordon Joseloff.  The news was announced in a statement published on the website...

Opinions on the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

Ella Alpert ’22 and Katie Simons ’22 November 5, 2020

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburgs death has left many Americans in a state of grief. Some struggle with properly mourning Ginsburg and finding a balance between celebrating her achievements while acknowledging her wrongdoings.

Mourning Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ella Alpert '22, Web Features Editor October 9, 2020

At five feet tall and 100 pounds, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was small in size, but held enormous power. Justice Ginsburg was a staunch fighter for equality, a champion of womens’ rights and more recently,...

Kneads bakery stirs up a unique experience

Ella Alpert '22 and Katie Simons '22 October 5, 2020

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