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Media negatively affects popularity meaning

The concept of the word popularity has completely changed for the worse, causing pessimistic feelings to develop among high school students.
March 14, 2020

Self-centered, egotistical, judgemental drama queens are often associated with the word “popular.” Let’s be real; does the genius who wears braces and glasses come across as popular to you? I didn’t...

Barstool influences whole new wave of sports fans

Barstool sports has revolutionized the sports media industry and while they are just beginning, they will be around for a long time.
March 17, 2019

Whether it’s pizza reviews by @stoolpresidente or a new episode of “Pardon My Take”, Barstool Sports has created a new way to deliver media to its viewers. Barstool Sports is one of the most popular...

Presidential vendetta threatens individuals, institutions

Presidential vendetta threatens individuals, institutions
January 4, 2019

There’s a new grinch in town, though he might be orange, not green. As the New York Post reported Thursday, Dec. 13, President Trump has cancelled a decade-long tradition in the journalism community:...

Spin off of ‘Jersey Shore’ coming on air in 2018

Spin off of ‘Jersey Shore’ coming on air in 2018
January 8, 2018

By Dana Perelberg '20 If you’ve ever religiously followed the term ‘GTL’ (Gym, tan, laundry duh) or kept track of Snooki’s pregnancy, then you were probably disappointed when the popular reality...

“Stranger Things” lights up with a new season

“Stranger Things” lights up with a new season
November 3, 2017

By Kevin Ludy '19 Watch out Westport: Dustin, Mike, Lucas and Will are back. The Netflix original series “Stranger Things” came out with a second season on Oct. 27, following a critically acclaimed...

Saving trees or killing grades?

Saving trees or killing grades?
May 17, 2017

  If you’ve attended Staples High School for more than one day, you’ll know one thing to be true about the Library Media Center: there are rules upon rules upon rules. The no eating policy...

Facebook launches new “Town Hall” feature

Facebook launches new “Town Hall” feature
March 29, 2017

By Maddy Sell '18 This Monday, March 27, Facebook introduced a new feature that allows users to easily follow and contact their respective state and federal representatives. The new service can be found...

[Nov. 2016 Opinions] Get me out of Generation Z

November 22, 2016

By Jesse Levinson '17   I used to send Snapchats of books I was reading, underlining sentences that I found particularly funny or alarmingly existential. Sometimes I would even add brief captions...

[Sept. 2016 Features] New media production teachers aim to make Staples a television and radio empire

October 11, 2016

By Renee Weisz '17 Breaking News Editor and Adam Wenkoff '18 A national media powerhouse. New England schools’ top source for films and broadcasts. A force to be reckoned with at the most elite media...

[Sept. 2016 Features] Student businesses soar with Instagram

October 11, 2016

By Jonathan Kaner '18 Sports Editor and Julia Rosier '18 Features Editor Her fingers delicately strung together the last bead, and she gleamed with a familiar zeal. Julie Kaplan ’17 was armed and...

You all know about attacks in Paris, but how about Lebanon and Nigeria?

You all know about attacks in Paris, but how about Lebanon and Nigeria?
November 18, 2015

Loading Recent Terrorist Attacks // After taking that quick quiz, there are two patterns which should emerge. 1: The vast majority, if not all of you, know about the recent terrorist attacks in...

How an Atheist feels about the Pledge of Allegiance

How an Atheist feels about the Pledge of Allegiance
November 5, 2014

Everyone is familiar with the Pledge of Allegiance. We have aimlessly recited it almost every single day of school since Kindergarten, yet most of us do not understand fully what it means or why we say...

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