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Diverse Congress indicates necessary change

Diverse Congress indicates necessary change

Sophie Casey '20

January 9, 2019


Filed under Opinions

Representation is implied in the House of Representatives, though the title now bears more accuracy. According to MSNBC, the 116th Congress is the most diverse in the United State’s history––a feat which is long overdue. Diversity on the congressional level benefits both the political system a...

Minority students appreciate increase in diverse casts

Minority students appreciate increase in diverse casts

September 20, 2018


Filed under Arts, National art blog

Poppy Livingstone '21 When Staples student Angela Ji ’19 was in the fifth grade, she faced a discouraging decision. Her school had a day where students dressed as fictional characters, and Ji found that her options were slim. As an Asian-American girl, her choices came down to two characters: Cho...

[April 2017] Student Assembly representation of student body questioned

[April 2017] Student Assembly representation of student body questioned

April 26, 2017


Filed under Paper Archives

By: Phoebe Mendelson '17 Instead of a traditional student government, Staples has Student Assembly to convey student opinion to the administration. The assembly is made up of about 15 students per grade, and new members are selected by the club advisors and members through an application process....

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

October 11, 2016


Filed under Paper Archives

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...

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