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Many senior girls feel immense stress and anxiety regarding homecoming dress shopping. The process is time-consuming and is seen as more difficult for homecoming than it is for other dances.

Homecoming dress shopping provokes stress, varying responses

Jolie Gefen ’24, Web Managing Editor October 24, 2023

As almost every upperclassman girl can testify to, dress shopping for the several school dances Staples boasts is not for the weak. Whether it's online or in-store, many spend countless hours scouring...

Urban Outfitters in Westport, CT. A trendy, but expensive, clothing store where many teens like to shop.

Westport teens feel obligated to shop, creates poor money management

Addison Coughlin '25, Paper Arts Editor September 21, 2022

It's a niche sound, the one Westport teens have come to know and love. It’s the unexplainable “ding!” of Apple Pay. It’s the sound of purchasing the newest color of the “Align” tank from Lululemon,...

Returning items online is an incredibly wasteful habit that results in 5 billion pounds of annual waste, as 25% of all online returns end up in a landfill.

Grotesque online returns overhaul requires consumer responsibility

Anastasia Thumser '22, Web Managing Editor December 8, 2021

With spirit week, homecoming, Halloween and early holiday shopping preceding each other at warp speed, online returns have been my crutch these past few months. If the dress with which I was once enamored...

Despite all of the excitement that follows Black Friday, it is extremely overrated and takes away from the true meaning of Thanksgiving. Instead, Cyber Monday is the better way to achieve holiday shopping and discounts over Thanksgiving break.

Black Friday traditions detract from the true meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday

Julia Leitner ’23, Web Sports Editor December 6, 2021

Thanksgiving break can be defined by many as a time to reflect, be grateful, spend time with family and indulge in some good food. However,waking up before sunrise, standing in lines for hours on end and...

Amazon Fresh stores offer many different features, including ordering ahead and free same-day delivery.  While these may sound appealing to buyers, it allows Amazon to further its monopoly over every possible market. Buyers should prioritize stores like Trader Joes, Fresh Market and Stop and Shop because they do not seek to dominate any market other than groceries.

Amazon Fresh stores destined to change the local supermarket landscape for the worse

Aidan Sprouls ’23, Web Opinions Editor November 3, 2021

Walking into any grocery store, I often expect to see the same things: fruits, meats, dairy and all different types of food. When I think of Amazon, I can’t quite place my finger on what to expect, it...

Marshalls has holiday decorations for Thanksgiving and Hanukkah on display, even though it is only October.

COVID-19 pandemic holds the blame for a rushed holiday season

Paige Tighe ’24, Editor in Chief October 29, 2021

One of the most thrilling times of the year is the holiday season. Families, friends, neighbors and even strangers come together to celebrate. Best of all, we are given the opportunity to embrace time...

New store Sundance located on Main Street in Westport offers apparel, shoes, jewelry, accessories, art and home decor.

Sundance opens new location in Westport

Brooke Dembin '22, Assistant Creative Director June 2, 2021


Allison Daniel Designs opens in Sconset Square

Chelsea Strober '21, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

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