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The Land of the Sweets comes to Westport

The Land of the Sweets comes to Westport

Claire Dinshaw, Sports Editor

December 10, 2014

Just fifteen minutes into the Nutcracker tea party at the Westport Woman’s Club, sparkles are already gathering on the floor. Seven tables sit around the room. Each has a bright pink table cloth and a tall, and of course sparkly, nutcracker centerpiece. Sixty attendees file in one-by-one on the...

How to win Secret Santa this holiday season

How to win Secret Santa this holiday season

Rachel Treisman, Web Features Editor

December 10, 2014

Tinsel-covered, jingle-belled, mistletoe-smothered holiday cheer makes its grand entrance as soon as radio stations start playing Christmas music in November. And for many Staples students, Christmastime means Secret Santa. Secret Santa is a beloved holiday tradition in which members of a group anonymously...

Ho ho horrible holiday gifts

Ho ho horrible holiday gifts

Jackie Cope, Features Editor

December 9, 2014

It’s December. It’s officially appropriate to wear God-awful ugly sweaters, eat your body weight in milk and cookies, and respond to everything with “Bah Humbug.” It’s that time of year. But sometimes, the season of giving goes awry. Some gifts are better off not given. According to Retail...

Students hit the books on Hanukkah

Talia Hendel, Web Sports Editor

December 9, 2014

Usually, students do not receive any time off to celebrate Hanukkah. As a result, students rejoiced last year when Hanukkah fell in conjunction with Thanksgiving Break, and gave them a few days off to celebrate the holiday. This year, students are happy once more as Hanukkah spans Dec. 16 and end...

Meet me under the Christmas tree

Meet me under the Christmas tree

Caroline Lane, Staff Writer

December 8, 2014

When kids reach the second or third grade, there are daunting whispers that Santa Claus is, in fact, a myth.  Supposedly, it’s really just Mom and Dad who place the presents under the tree and drink the milk and eat the cookies. To this day, however, I believe that Santa Claus is as real as you and...

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