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Westport Historical Society’s festivities haunt, but also educate

Westport Historical Society’s festivities haunt, but also educate

Anastasia Thumser ’22, Web Opinions Editor

October 10, 2019

Ghoulish games, petrifying pumpkins and horrifying hayrides are just a few of the activities at the Family Creep Fest, which occurred on Oct. 5. With Halloween quickly approaching, the Westport Historical Society (WHS) ensures its festivities are kicked off with a proper sense of fear and fun, while ...

SATIRE: Trick-or-treating commercialization corrupts Westport

SATIRE: Trick-or-treating commercialization corrupts Westport

November 1, 2018

By Katie Howard '19   Westport has lush parks, competitive schools, and sidewalks clean enough to eat off of. We have everything: a good community, good restaurants and most of all, good people. But one thing threatens to disrupt this peace: Halloween. Every year, this wolf in a sheep’s costume...

Halloween 2017 hits Westport

Halloween 2017 hits Westport

November 1, 2017

By Anna Rhoads '19

Hit or miss: fall movie selection

Hit or miss: fall movie selection

October 25, 2017

By Sasha Narang '18 and Erin Lynch '18 When most people think of autumn, Halloween and apple picking are two of the most popular activities that come to mind. However, people tend to forget the impressive horror movie selection offered in theatres during this season. “It”, “Flatliners”, “Friend...

[Oct. 2016 News] Overlooked U.S Congressional Elections intensify

November 22, 2016

By Zach Horowitz '19 and Cate Casparius '19   On Nov. 8, citizens around the United States will be voting for who they think is the most qualified individual to run the country. What can oftentimes be overlooked, however, are the various other elections of candidates for positions in their respecti...

[Oct. 2016 News] Community makes effort to foster stronger police relations

November 22, 2016

By Anay Simunovic ’18 and Nicole Dienst ’18   The occurrence of police shootings across the country and widespread national protests have brought police brutality to the forefront of American issues today. As a result, the federal government is attempting to foster a better relationship b...

[Oct. 2016 News] Clinton holds commanding lead in Inklings poll of Staples students

November 22, 2016

By Fritz Schemel '17   In light of the Nov. 8 election, Inklings polled 305 Staples students on the presidential race from Oct. 4-6, around the time real ballots were beginning to be cast in the form of early voting. This is what we found. Who are you voting for? Hillary Clinton: 67 ...

[Oct. 2016 News] Trigger warnings have uncertain future at the high school level

November 22, 2016

By Claire Dinshaw '17 and Isabella Ullmann '17   Sophomore year, Brooke Wrubel walked into English 2 Honors as former Staples English teacher Sue O’Hara was handing out the next assigned reading, “The House at Sugar Beach.” “There was a rape [scene] in it,” Brooke Wrubel ’17...

[Oct. 2016 News] World Briefs

November 22, 2016

By Zach Strober Hurricane Matthew Tears Through Caribbean, Heads Towards U.S.   Hurricane Matthew left a path of destruction through countries such as Haiti, the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, and St. Vincent and Grenadines as it traveled toward the United States. Haiti, which was hit hardest ...

Westport walks for suicide awareness

Westport walks for suicide awareness

October 19, 2016

Max Appell '18, News Editor On Oct. 23, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) will hold the Out of Darkness Walk at  Sherwood Island Park to bring awareness to suicide prevention. The month of October is suicide awareness month. The Staples community in particular has suffered loss...

Bridgewater Associates threatened with bomb

Bridgewater Associates threatened with bomb

Ben Stein '18, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

Bridgewater Associates facilities in Westport received a bomb threat at its 1 Glendinning Pl, headquarters on Wednesday around 3:30 p.m. It is unsure how the threat was conveyed and who at the Hedge Fund received it. According to Westport News and Patch.com Bridgewater Associates evacuated at thre...

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