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Nelson swaps patrolling streets for protecting SHS

Nelson swaps patrolling streets for protecting SHS

Francesca Truitt, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

After Nelson Alicea’s extensive career of fighting crime, he has retired his police badge for Wreckers logo wear. And after his experience in the criminal infested streets, he has no trouble successfully securing Staples’ campus. For 32 years Alicea worked as a detective for the Norwalk Police....

Juniors risk safety parking at Wakeman

Juniors risk safety parking at Wakeman

Amina Abdul-Kareem, Staff Writer

November 19, 2013

On an early November morning before 7:00 a.m., licensed juniors battle to beat the long line for a parking spot at Wakeman to avoid a half a mile walk in 33 degree weather. “I get there at 7:03, and the line is at the baseball fields,” Colby Kranz ’15 said. “I think it is pointless how half ...

Downtown Development Needs Dedication

Downtown Development Needs Dedication

December 23, 2010

Aaron Hendel '14 Staff Writer Boring. Dull. Plain. Full of banks. This is the continuous status of downtown Westport. This could easily change, but it needs one very important thing. The biggest necessity is that “we need a dedicated effort,” said Jonathan Steinberg, state representative of ...

Beer Found in Teacher Parking Lot

Beer Found in Teacher Parking Lot

December 17, 2010

Photo by Julia Friedman '11 On the morning of Dec. 17, an Inklings staff member found empty beer cans in the Staples parking lot in the teacher parking section. Dumped across the ground, the beer cans were out in the open for any member of the Staples student body or faculty to see. The people who are responsible for littering the cans a...

My Apologies to Wakeman

My Apologies to Wakeman

November 30, 2010

I used to hate parking at Wakeman. Honestly, what was there to like? The long walk from my car to school every morning was taking its toll, especially as the air got colder and the harsh winds burned my face. Having to wake up early every morning to compensate for the amount of time this walk took was no picnic, either. It may ha...

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