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The underrated pain of crutches

The underrated pain of crutches

Elliot Kaufman '19, Web Managing Editor November 3, 2017

Injuries that force kids into crutches are painful, but what kids really dread is maneuvering around school with their injury. Getting from class to class is incredibly difficult for students on crutches,...

Cryotherapy introduced to Westport community

Cryotherapy introduced to Westport community

September 25, 2017

By Ava Simunovic ’20 and Julia Lombardo ’20

Hoverboards are not as swift as they sound

Talia Hendel, Web Managing Editor January 7, 2016

Modern technology has resulted in many incredible and life-changing devices. One of the more recent phenomenons - the “hoverboard” (which does not actually hover) - caught the eye of people around...

The silent back destroyer

The silent back destroyer

Eliza Goldberg, Features Editor May 31, 2015

They come in all shapes and sizes. They come in all colors and designs. But what you don’t know CAN hurt you. From kindergarten through college, a backpack is a must for toting school work to and...

Matthew Bader ’15 demonstrates how he is double jointed by dislocating his left shoulder.

Students share what it’s like to be double jointed

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer March 17, 2015

During passing time, one will hear conversations that are riddled with inside jokes and filled with laughter float throughout the hallway. This may make it appear that the Staples community knows everything...

Thanksgiving has a black eye

Thanksgiving has a black eye

November 29, 2014

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate family and be thankful for all that you have. You would think people would be excited about a luxurious day of eating and absolutely no activity. Thanksgiving is...

Shooting at Florida State University shocks Staples alumni

Shooting at Florida State University shocks Staples alumni

Rachel Treisman, Web Features Editor November 21, 2014

Around 12:30 a.m on Thursday, Nov. 20, an armed former student of Florida State University (FSU) entered the college’s Strozier Library and began shooting. He injured three students and caused a panic...

New concussion legislation signed at Staples by Governor Malloy

Katelyn DeAgro and Quinn Hughes October 10, 2014

Governor Dannel Malloy signed the new concussion legislation on Sept. 29 at the Staples field house in an effort to promote proper treatment of brain injuries for high school athletes. The drive to...

Football-related deaths lead to discussion of players’ protection

Football-related deaths lead to discussion of players’ protection

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer October 3, 2014

This week, three high-school football players across the country passed away from injuries sustained either during a game or warm up routine. The players were Tom Cutinella from Long Island, New York,...

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