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The summer of 2022 is the first since the onset of the pandemic that is free of COVID-19 travel restrictions, with over 50% of the U.S. population vaccinated.

Students express excitement towards varying summer plans

Mishael Gill ’23 and Margot Richlin '23, Paper Managing Editor and Audience Engagement Manager June 7, 2022

As the calendar flips to June, students sigh in impatience, shuffling their feet from class to class. There’s an air of anticipation in the air, as the focus on school shifts to discussions about beach...

Netflix series ‘Old Enough’ highlights Japanese culture and provides entertainment to viewers, although the show only features a few children, it is also exemplary of everyday life for many kids.

Netflix series ‘Old Enough’ strikes controversy in parenting style

Margot Richlin '23, Audience Engagement Manager May 2, 2022

One of the many benefits of streaming services such as Netflix is that they attract a new audience to older- running television shows. The series ‘Old Enough’ has been running for over 30 years but...

This year, February recess begins on Feb. 18 and students will return to school on Feb. 28.

Upperclassmen use February vacation to prepare for life after high school

Margot Richlin ’23, Web Opinions Editor March 2, 2022

As February break approached, many students were excited to take time off from the stressful school environment. However, students also felt pressure to use the break for school related purposes. As upperclassmen...

Staples students make resolutions and set expectations for the upcoming year.

Despite pandemic, students eagerly live up to New Year’s resolutions

Margot Richlin ’23, Web Opinions Editor January 10, 2022

As 2022 begins, Staples students are using the new year as a chance to start fresh and make resolutions for the upcoming 12 months. After nearly two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, many students feel as...

‘The Princess Switch:’ Romancing the Star proves to be an exemplary holiday movie that introduces new and exciting elements to the overused plot of a Christmas romance.

‘The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star,’ captures fresh twist on usual holiday films

Margot Richlin '23, Web Opinions Editor November 24, 2021

Upon sitting down to watch the third installment of “The Princess Switch” movies, which came to Netflix on Nov. 18,  I expected not much more than another typical rom-com-like Christmas movie. However,...

Stew Leonard’s annual Harvest & Halloween drive-through is in full action. There’s no better way to welcome the fall season than to take a COVID friendly drive down memory lane.

Students embrace fall festivities to fully encapsulate seasonal spirit

Margot Richlin ’23, Web Opinions Editor October 11, 2021

Throughout the craziness of the past two years, fall activities have been brushed aside and forgotten about. But this year, Staples students are ready to return to the beloved spooky season and celebrate...

Lil Nas X accepted VMA awards for both best video and direction for his song Montero (Call Me By Your Name).

Award shows reintroduce a sense of normalcy in a post-COVID-19 world

Margot Richlin ’23, Web Opinions Editor September 25, 2021

After almost two years of total chaos, returning to beloved traditions in a safe manner is the best way to bring back our normal lives. In an attempt to save the beloved event last year, the Video Music...

She La La, a retail business, along with other buildings in Westport, have put signs in their storefront to inform customers of their mask policy.

Connecticut stores, restaurants individually decide mask mandates for vaccinated customers

Margot Richlin ’23, Web Opinions Editor June 1, 2021

Starbucks and Trader Joe’s are amongst the first stores to lift indoor mask mandates since Governor Ned Lamont changed Connecticut’s mask guidelines on May 19.  In Connecticut, fully vaccinated...

Frozen Fruit Yogurt Bark: proves to be perfect breakfast alternative

Frozen Fruit Yogurt Bark: proves to be perfect breakfast alternative

Margot Richlin ’23, Web Opinions May 26, 2021

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