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‘A Thousand Pines’ explores human side of tragedy

‘A Thousand Pines’ explores human side of tragedy

October 30, 2018

By Ella Bloomingdale '20 With the Parkland shooting still fresh in our minds and gun-right activists still protesting Congress for the lack of gun control regulations, the Westport Country Playhouse brings the controversial topic of school shootings to center stage with the upcoming production, “Thousand...

School walkout inspires political activism

School walkout inspires political activism

March 15, 2018

Tori Lubin '18 At 10:00 a.m on March 14, my biology teacher asked, “Who’s participating in the walkout?” 25 students raised themselves from 25 desks. Not a single desk was occupied after 10:00 a.m. The Staples student body was drawn to the fieldhouse like a magnet. Girls, boys, freshman,...

Students have an obligation to get involved in gun safety debate

Students have an obligation to get involved in gun safety debate

March 6, 2018

Amelia Brown '18 Guns kill people. People kill people. The debate has come up, once again, about why America continues to have shooting after shooting after shooting. I know that it is not just one factor. Guns, mental health, culture, media and individual reasons all contribute to this epidemic. Bu...

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