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Halloween celebrations differentiated throughout Staples

Halloween celebrations differentiated throughout Staples

Brooke Dembin, Assistant Creative Director

November 12, 2019

Now that Halloween has come and gone, I was left reflecting on the holiday and found myself conflicted.  As a teenager, I wondered if my time for celebrating Halloween has come and gone. Is it possible to be too old to go trick-or-treating? Should teens be going to a party or hangout instead of dre...

Students hyped for the sound of summer

Students hyped for the sound of summer

June 12, 2018

By Brianna Zeiberg '19 As the temperature rises, it’s time to roll down your windows and blast some of summer's newest hits. Summer is the season of upbeat lively music that is perfect for any barbeque or festivitie. Discovering new artists to add to your summer playlist tends to never disappoint...

I’m Shmacked fails to capture the real college experience

I’m Shmacked fails to capture the real college experience

October 4, 2017

By Bri Zeiberg '19 Viral videos of students jumping off roofs while intoxicated and half-naked sorority girls fill the screens of over 570,000,000 followers of the social media phenomenon, “I’m Shmacked.” (According to Urban Dictionary, tThe definition of the term “shmacked” is, “to be...

[Sept. 2016 Features] Xanax permeates Staples student body

October 11, 2016

By Molly Liebergall '17 Web Managing Editor *Names have been changed The introduction Sarah* hesitated before accepting the white tablet offered to her.  Standing there in a friend’s apartment, with Kygo playing in the background and crowd chatter fading to white noise, she broke off one quarte...

[Sept. 2016 News] Conservative underrepresentation persists as 2016 political dialogue intensifies

October 11, 2016

By Fritz Schemel '17 Editor-in-Chief and Zach Horowitz '19 As the 2016 election barrels towards the finish line, political dialogue surrounding it has grown increasingly tense. Out of 200 Staples students surveyed, just 17 percent of liberal students felt their views were underrepresented, compared...

Mob mentality and anonymity trigger belligerence at open house parties

Mob mentality and anonymity trigger belligerence at open house parties

Molly Liebergall, Web Managing Editor

May 6, 2016

By Molly Liebergall '17   Two hundred pairs of stumbling feet stagger through the house with a nameless host. A once pristine home is now littered with half empty Solo cups, shattered glass and bits of drywall. As red and blue lights flood through cracked windows, 199 pairs of feet dash out...

Two Senate Hopefuls Duel It Out In Fairfield County's Only Senate Debate

Two Senate Hopefuls Duel It Out In Fairfield County's Only Senate Debate

October 18, 2010

Jamie Wheeler-Roberts '13 Staff Writer Two senate hopefuls Linda McMahon of the Republican Party and Richard Blumenthal of the Democratic Party went head to head at the Continental Manor, in Norwalk, Conn. In Fairfield County’s only senate debate. The two candidates, who wish to take over the seat ...

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