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When absorbed in ones insecurities, it becomes all they think about and are reminded of it anywhere they go, such as security signs suddenly mocking people with braces, despite their real intentions.

Smile! You’re on camera: lessons from a braces late bloomer

Nina Bowens ’25, Features Paper Editor January 10, 2023

In fall of seventh grade, I was overjoyed. I had finally convinced my mom that I was responsible enough to get Invisalign, a clear retainer like tray that works the same way braces do. She doubted my capabilities,...

Enjoy your healthy, but still delicious cucumber bites. It could definitely be used as a transition stage and perfect for someone who is beginning a journey of more nutritious eating. Share the finished product with friends or family.

Cucumber Bagel Bites support healthier eating

Nina Bowens ’25, Paper Feature's Editor December 15, 2022

Despite “Make Me Free” winning the students majority vote last spring, Staples still lacks free tampons and pads in bathrooms, leading to girls often relying on each other in tight situations.

Neglection of Make Me Free victory reinforces menstruation stigmas

Nina Bowens ’25, Features Paper Editor December 5, 2022

One of the worst possible situations is getting your period in the middle of gym class. Even worse, is not having access to the “supplies” to deal with it.  Every girl has had a similar incident:...

‘shshallupdates’ returns and so does the mystery of who’s behind the screen.

‘shshallupdates’ account throne passed on

Nina Bowens '25, Paper Features Editor September 30, 2022

*name of account owner has been changed to ensure anonymity  All summer, Staples students have been anxiously waiting on the edge of a cliff. It’s rocky, slippery and steep, and filled with anticipation....

Wreckers defensive line marks up on the 25, quarter 4 score 42-6.

Wreckers secure first win of season against Conard

The Staples Wreckers football team sprang into their first game of the season, defeating West Hartford’s Conard Chieftains in the annual white out game on Sept. 9. A sea of white cheered on the home...

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