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Trump delivers State of the Union address

Trump delivers State of the Union address
February 7, 2019

    President Donald Trump delivered his annual State of the Union address on Feb. 5. He presented his ideas about about national security, women’s reproductive rights, foreign relations...

[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...

“Bernie or bust” supporters damage the Democratic party

“Bernie or bust” supporters damage the Democratic party
June 10, 2016

Among the many factions that have emerged as a result of the 2016 political climate, there is one group that prevails over all as being the most irritating. It is the small coalition of Bernie Sanders’...

You’re fired, I’m hired…again

You’re fired, I’m hired...again
Why Trump has decided to be his own Vice President
May 19, 2016

*Satire* As “The Donald” secured the Republican presidential nomination many find themselves wondering who he will choose for his elected running mate. However, the populace clearly has forgotten...

Possibility of contested convention looms for GOP

Possibility of contested convention looms for GOP
May 5, 2016

The Republican National Convention may be holding its first contested convention since 1976 from July 18 to 21. A contested convention occurs when no single nominee has obtained the necessary number of...

It’s anyone’s game now

It's anyone's game now
March 15, 2016

This presidential campaign is a circus. It’s a polarized cast of characters who remind me more of a dysfunctional family than a potential president. Trump is a playground bully, yet Rubio loves the games...

Students pay a price for sharing political views on Facebook

Students pay a price for sharing political views on Facebook
March 4, 2016

It’s no secret that this year's political race is tense, unpredictable and most of all, heated. While there are plenty of predictions for what is in stake, many Staples students have taken advantage...

Meet the Bean behind the boots

Meet the Bean behind the boots
February 13, 2016

This winter season, L.L. Bean’s Bean Boots have become a wardrobe essential for many Staples High School students. The waterproof duck boots are handcrafted in Maine and sold with a guaranteed lifetime...

Students share reactions to refugee bill’s passing

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November 24, 2015

  In light of the recent terrorist attacks on Paris and Lebanon, The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Friday Nov. 20 that would tighten the veting process on any Syrian or Iraqi refugees...

Why I stand with Planned Parenthood

Why I stand with Planned Parenthood
October 19, 2015

Planned Parenthood is the largest health care provider for women in the United States.  In 2013, it performed almost 865,721 pap smears and breast exams, provided 3,577,348 birth control services and...

Give me my cell phone, or give me death

Give me my cell phone, or give me death
May 30, 2014

Before you press send on that text to your mom asking what’s for dinner or send that selfie on Snapchat to your camp friend, ask yourself – would I want a police officer to see this? The Supreme...

The Real World: GOP

May 18, 2011

So far, the lineup of Republican candidates for President looks like the cast for a season of a reality TV show like Jersey Shore, if all of the cast members were middle aged. Every nominee is insane,...

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