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In the state of Connecticut, 63% of the population has received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. Despite the worries from the beginning, many individuals have gotten the vaccine.

Students reflect on vaccine controversy

Emma Smith '22, Staff Writer June 7, 2021

After months of masks, sanitizing and social distancing, the fantasy of the COVID-19 vaccine became a reality. Some were annoyed with the limitations the Coronavirus inflicted on their life and were eager...

Michael Newman, 61, was arrested Friday May 21, after a warrant was made for his arrest regarding child pornography.

Former Staples peer advisor arrested, facing possession of child pornography charges

Emma Smith ’22, Staff Writer May 27, 2021

Former Staples peer advisor Michael Newman turned himself into the Westport Police Station on the evening of May 21; he was arrested and charged with possession of child pornography in the third-degree,...

Nail art has been a growing trend so many have taken part in. The use of abstract colors and designs creatively display small works of art subtly draw attention to one’s nails.

Nail art designs: expanding creativity and expression

Emma Smith ’22, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

Lines, dots, stripes, pink, green, yellow. The options are limitless when it comes to nail art, a versatile and creative trend currently hitting social media.  Though it isn’t clear where or who...

Big time rapper Drake unexpectedly dropped “Scary Hours 2” after only sharing his upcoming project “Certified Lover Boy.” The album dropped Friday, March 5, at midnight across all music streaming services.

Drake releases unexpected album, surprising fans

Emma Smith ’22, Paper Arts Editor March 24, 2021

Infamous rapper Aubrey Graham, known by the name Drake, teased fans with an Instagram post for his new unknown album with the caption “FRIDAY MIDNIGHT.” Once the clock struck 12:00 a.m. on Friday morning,...

Teacher recommendations do more harm than good

Emma Smith ’22 , Tierney Kugel ’22 March 19, 2021

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New Netflix movie “Malcolm and Marie” stunned their audience with phenomenal acting, despite a repetitive plot.

‘Malcolm and Marie’ creates a touching spin on the romance movie

Emma Smith ’22, Paper Arts Editor February 12, 2021

Black and white, on then off. The new Netflix movie “Malcolm and Marie,” dissects the highs and lows between two lovers and their, at times, explosive relationship.  “Malcolm and Marie” features...

Students enrolled in different art classes have recently had to adjust their classwork after it was announced that full remote learning would take place throughout Thanksgiving break.

Art classes adapt to fully remote learning

Emma Smith ’22, Paper Arts Editor December 3, 2020

COVID-19 has made 2020 a tricky year to navigate, especially going into the 2020-21 school year. However, after the first quarter, students and staff have learned how to work with the devised hybrid model.  Art...

Musical artist The Weeknd was left frustrated by the Grammys after receiving zero nominations for the 2021 awards.

The Grammys disappoint fans, artists yet again

Emma Smith ’22, Paper Arts Editor December 3, 2020

#Scammies2021 trended on Twitter after the nomination list for the 2021 Grammy Awards was released on Tuesday, Nov. 24.  Popular artist The Weeknd was one of the most vocal about the 2021 Grammy nominations...

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Students share their favorite horror movies

Emma Smith ’22 and Tierney Kugel ’22 October 29, 2020

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