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Connecticut must protect problem gamblers when legalizing online gambling

Connecticut must protect problem gamblers when legalizing online gambling

Jake Fitzpatrick ’22, Staff Writer April 24, 2021

Two years ago, a friend of mine told me that they had blown nearly $600 betting on the Super Bowl. At the time I laughed it off, but after I found out that he burned through nearly $2,000 on other sporting...

To meet Connecticut standards, Westport needs to approve over 700 new low-income housing units. These low-income housing units, such as Hales Court, are essential to correct the housing segregation that plagues Westport.

Westport needs to do more than minimum with affordable housing

Jake Fitzpatrick ’22, Staff Writer March 18, 2021

In the early 1930s, the Federal National Mortgage Association was created. Along with other New Deal legislation, it subsidized the creation of suburban housing, but only for white middle-class and lower-middle-class...

Despite its advances in diversity and representation, Public Act No, 19-12, or An Act Concerning The Inclusion Of Black And Latino Studies In The Public School Curriculum, does not provide proper treatment to Connecticut’s Native American community.

New Black, Latino history bill lacks needed representation for Native Americans

Jake Fitzpatrick '22, Staff Writer January 29, 2021

On Dec. 29, 1890, an estimated 150 Native Americans were killed in the Wounded Knee Massacre. After that, Native American history stops; no more “notable” events happened afterward. At least, that’s...

Just days after Thanksgiving, the number of cases per day in Connecticut nearly doubled. Governor Lamont, President-Elect Joe Biden and many top scientists are predicting a bigger spike of cases throughout this holiday season.

Lamont warns of spike in cases as holiday season approaches

Jake Fitzpatrick '22, Staff Writer December 23, 2020

Governor Lamont advised in a Dec. 17 press conference that Connecticut residents restrict how much they travel, aiming to avoid the same rise in cases that the Thanksgiving break brought. "We all paid...

Students discuss VP Debate

Jake Fitzpatrick ’22 November 10, 2020

https://soundcloud.com/jacob-fitzpatrick-120363930/vp-debate-debate-inklings-11420-301-pm

Many Staples athletes choose club sports, prompting COVID-19 concerns

Many Staples athletes choose club sports, prompting COVID-19 concerns

Jake Fitzpatrick ’22 October 14, 2020

With COVID-19 concerns still looming over the current fall sports season and teams adapting to fit the CIAC’s criteria, many Staples athletes have turned to club sports to get their athletic fix. Club...

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