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“Bandersnatch” combines interactive gaming with television

“Bandersnatch” combines interactive gaming with television

Dana Perelberg ’20

January 15, 2019

“Do you understand? Click yes or no.” The question pops up on my screen after a guided tutorial on how to watch “Bandersnatch”, the newest addition to the “Black Mirror” series on Netflix. At first the show seems like more of a game than an episode. But as an avid watcher of the series, I’ve...

Aquaman displays a dive into the future

Aquaman displays a dive into the future

Teddy Dienst ’20

January 7, 2019

The balance between comedy and action is what made the science-fiction film, “Aquaman,” so intriguing. Released on Dec. 21, the PG-13 movie reels the audience in right from the beginning by showing us how the main character, Aquaman (Jason Momoa), got his powers. The movie consisted of countless...

It’s a hug and then off to their dreams

It’s a hug and then off to their dreams

June 7, 2018

By Mia Daignault ’20   It’s all my family talks about. It’s the chit chatter at the dinner table. It’s the next post on social media and it’s the next life of graduates as they leave their childhood homes. The inevitable has arrived: the year that my brother leaves for college. Yet I...

Women in History class culminates year with gender equality panel

Women in History class culminates year with gender equality panel

May 21, 2018

By Emma Van Riper '20 The Women in History class held a panel on gender equality at Temple Israel on Wednesday, May 9. The panel covered a variety of topics such as feminism, intersectionality, gender equality and racism. The panel consisted of different female role models with a variety of backgr...

Us humans are a little crazy: It’s about time

Us humans are a little crazy: It’s about time

March 27, 2018

Imagine having no concept of waking up on time. No need to press snooze every time the glaring sound of your default alarm turns on. There would be no productivity. It seems real. It seems like it’s always moving forward. It’s what I plan my day around. It has order, one thing after another. It’s...

End Game music video lacks substance

End Game music video lacks substance

January 20, 2018

By Erin Lynch '18 Taylor Swift has now made a full return back into the music industry after her two year hiatus. In just the past few months, she has released an album and three music videos. End Game, which was, for many, the most anticipated music video of the album, was released on Jan. 11 at midn...

Blade Runner Review

Blade Runner Review

January 20, 2018

By Dana Perelberg '20   Thirty-five years after the first Blade Runner movie, the sequel, Blade Runner 2049, has finally come out. This futuristic dystopian sci-film is a haunting yet thrilling version of the future.   The movie mainly focuses on replicants, which are bioengineered human bein...

Rising Stars Challenge bringing young talent

Rising Stars Challenge bringing young talent

Elliot Kaufman and Ben Stein

March 6, 2017

Elliot Kaufman '19 and Ben Stein '18 The BBVA Rising Stars Challenge exposes the future of the NBA. It displays many young players from all around the league to show what new talent, and who we may see as an All Star in later years.Therefore, it is the most crucial event to focus on during All-St...

[Sept. 2016 Features] New media production teachers aim to make Staples a television and radio empire

October 11, 2016

By Renee Weisz '17 Breaking News Editor and Adam Wenkoff '18 A national media powerhouse. New England schools’ top source for films and broadcasts. A force to be reckoned with at the most elite media competitions in the country. That’s what new video production teacher, Justin Nadal, will pro...

Students draw distinctions between reality and virtual reality

Students draw distinctions between reality and virtual reality

Jacquelyn Sussman, Opinions Editor

November 17, 2015

The New York Times sent out a Google Cardboard Virtual Reality Viewer to paper subscribers on November 8, 2015 as part of an initiative to begin the “future of journalism.” According to the NYT VR: Virtual Reality website, this initiative aims to “take a step into virtual reality” in order...

It’s all Greek to me

Jenna McNicholas, Staff Writer

April 6, 2015

Becoming a part of the Greek-life family is something many Staples students plan on.  The sorority squat, the infamous profile picture changes to promote events, the constant resurfacing of the phrase “throw what you know” and, of course, the most outrageous and glamorous parties. For a lot of...

College creeps around the corner

College creeps around the corner

Sarah Ellman, Staff Writer

April 5, 2015

Having been born at Norwalk Hospital and soon after transported to my home in Westport, it’s nothing but natural for me to be scared for next year: college. New people, new places, new school, new streets, new stores, new restaurants, new everything. For 17 years I have lived in the same place with...

Second time’s the charm

Second time’s the charm

Max Biblicoff, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

After years of anticipation from loyal fans and routine moviegoers alike, follow-up films for numerous movies are in the making for future releases. Sequels such as “Star Wars Episode VII” and “Finding Dory” are set to hit theaters in 2015 and 2016. “Finding Dory” is the sequel to the...

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