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Gun legislations became a hot topic in Connecticut as regulatory laws have been tried in federal court.

Federal lawsuit calls attention to Connecticut gun legislations

Ruby Kantor '24 and Madison Mayr '24 October 11, 2022

Three gun owners, the Connecticut Citizens Defense League and the Second Amendment Foundation attempted to overturn the Connecticut Assault Weapons Ban by filing a federal lawsuit on Sept. 29. The Connecticut...

On Oct. 5, former student, Anaya Maignan-Thompson filed a lawsuit against Staples, accusing her teachers of verbal harassment.

Former Staples student seeks compensation for harassment claims

Sarah Marron ’24, Web Sports Editor October 14, 2021

A lawsuit was recently filed against Staples on Oct. 5 by Ayana Maignan-Thompson, a former Staples student, who claimed to have been harassed by her teachers and is asking for more than $15,000 in damages....

The Connecticut lawsuit aiming to ban transgender athletes from particiapting in high school sports was dismissed April 2021. This case along with many others across the country has sparked national debate with two very passionate sides. It is crucial that transgender athletes are allowed to particiapte in high school sports based on their gender identity.

Transgender athletes should be allowed to participate in high school sports

Ella Alpert ’22, Broadcast Director May 27, 2021

I’ve been competitively swimming since I was in second grade. Over these nine years, a lot has changed in my life, but swimming has stayed the same. This sport has led me to meet some of my best friends,...

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team celebrates their win at a 2012 Olympic Qualifier game.

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team files gender discrimination lawsuit

Alex Sprouls '19, Staff Writer April 26, 2019

The United States Women’s National Soccer Team filed a gender discrimination lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation to pursue equal pay. The 28 members of the team filed the class-action...

State senator, Will Haskell, poses with part of Troop 19, that consists of girls officially joining Scouts of America. The new rule that went into effect Feb. 1, now allows girls between 11 and 17 to join what was formerly known as Boy Scouts of America.

New Boy Scouts of America rule raises questions and mixed reactions

Eliza Barr ’21, Photography director February 26, 2019

As of Feb. 1, girls can join the troops of formerly named-Boy Scouts of America following a gender inclusive decision made by the organization in October 2017. Previously, Girl Scouts were widely recognized...

Federal investigations focus on Coleytown Middle School

Federal investigations focus on Coleytown Middle School

Sophie Driscoll '19, Editor In Chief May 16, 2017

  Coleytown Middle School (CMS) is the focus of two federal investigations opened by the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, according to documents newly obtained by the Westport...

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