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‘Roseanne’ cancelled over racist tweet

‘Roseanne’ cancelled over racist tweet

June 4, 2018

By Jack Dennison '21 ABC sitcom “Roseanne” was cancelled on May 29 after a racist tweet by lead actress Roseanne Barr. The tweet snarked at Obama's senior advisor Valerie Jarrett's physical appearance,...

Trump’s failure in discontinuing DACA is America’s triumph

Trump’s failure in discontinuing DACA is America’s triumph

May 4, 2018

By Alex Massoud '20   After months of arguing and debating, the Trump administration’s controversial efforts to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) have been denied...

Obamacare crucial to the  care of this country

Obamacare crucial to the care of this country

January 15, 2018

By Alex Massoud '20 Obamacare: The very word, even if spoken in just a whisper, can spark a heated debate among lifelong friends. In Trump’s White House, perhaps the most controversial issue is Obamacare,...

UN's anti-Israel bias persists after Obama fails to veto settlement resolution

UN’s anti-Israel bias persists after Obama fails to veto settlement resolution

January 11, 2017

By: Melanie Lust '19 The UN held a vote declaring Israeli settlements in the West Bank and Jerusalem illegal last December 23. The drafted resolution, Resolution 2334, called for an immediate end...

UN resolution ending Israeli settlements garners mixed student reactions

UN resolution ending Israeli settlements garners mixed student reactions

January 10, 2017

A resolution denouncing Israeli settlement construction was approved by the UN Security Council after the Obama administration refused to veto the resolution which criticizes Israel and calls its settlement...

Trumping the logic of Trump’s critics

Trumping the logic of Trump’s critics

Alex Reiner November 17, 2016

By: Alex Reiner '18 Many people around the world, but especially in our Westport community, were shocked to learn that Donald Trump was elected President of the United States of America, despite all...

[Sept. 2016 News] Sex-education curriculum under speculation

October 11, 2016

By Claire Dinshaw '17 Editor-in-Chief and Becky Hoving '17 Managing Editor President Obama is attempting to cut all federal funding for abstinence-only sex education by removing a $10 million per year...

Words to Live By

Words to Live By

Chris Andrews , Staff Writer June 6, 2016

A prestigious group of speakers delivered commencement speeches at colleges across the country this year. The speakers ranged from our President to company heads, to actors and athletes. There was much...

President Obama with President Castro is welcomed by Cuban honor guards.

Cold War tensions ease as Cuban and American relations come closer

Brett Franklin, Assistant Business Manager May 12, 2016

In the recent months many historic strides have transpired to better the relations between two countries that have been at odds for the past few decades. The United States has been attempting to ease tensions...

The Iranian Nuclear Deal is a recipe for disaster

The Iranian Nuclear Deal is a recipe for disaster

Kit Epstein, Opinions Editor September 26, 2015

From first glance, the Iranian Nuclear Deal doesn’t look half bad. But then again, that’s been the case with about every piece of legislation throughout Obama’s presidency. Beating around the bush...

Secretary Kerry and other American officials discuss the framework of the deal with Iran.

Let’s make this (nu)-clear

Zachary McCarthy, Web News Editor May 28, 2015

I’ll admit it: politically astute as I am, I’m a little tardy to the party on the issue of the Iran nuclear deal. Yet, given that weapons of mass destruction and the Middle East (the pressure cooker...

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Obama’s Plan to Run America

Jackie Sussman , Assistant Business Manager January 23, 2015

President Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union Address in the House Chamber on January 20th. Within his speech, Obama talked about the core political, economic, and social issues that have constantly...

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