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Government shutdown begins as parties fail to compromise on budget

Government shutdown begins as parties fail to compromise on budget

January 21, 2018

By Ian Bernstein '18 The government was forced to shut down early Saturday morning after senators failed to agree on a short-term spending bill to keep the government funded. Only 50 senators voted in favor of the bill, according to The New York Times. The spending measure failed to earn the ...

False nuclear alarm in Hawaii podcast

False nuclear alarm in Hawaii podcast

January 19, 2018

By Izzy Connors '18 and Charlie Colasurdo '18

Goodbye my beloved, junior year

Goodbye my beloved, junior year

June 16, 2017

By Emma Greenberg '18 Dear junior year, You were an essential part of my high school career and arguably the most important year out of all the four in high school. Therefore, I already knew before entering this academic year, that I would love you fully. I would not mind whatever obstacles you...

Firing of James Comey raises concern and questions among students

Firing of James Comey raises concern and questions among students

May 11, 2017

By Tori Lubin '18 & Margot Mather '17 FBI Director and former Westport resident James Comey was fired by President Donald Trump on Tuesday, May 9, in the midst of Comey’s investigation of the Trump administration’s potential involvement in Russia’s hacking of the 2016 campaign. Trump...

What to do about Sean Spicer’s alternative facts

What to do about Sean Spicer’s alternative facts

May 3, 2017

By Kevin Ludy '19 From lying about the size of the crowd at Donald Trump’s inauguration, to saying that Hitler never used chemical weapons, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has proven to be an embarrassing addition to Trump’s team. His bogus claims continue to give other countries an u...

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