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I’m sorry (insert TV show’s name), it’s not me, it’s you

I’m sorry (insert TV show’s name), it’s not me, it’s you

Aileen Coyne, staff writer

February 1, 2016

We’ve spent countless hours together filled with pizza dates, laughs and tears. This is hard to do, but you’ve been boring lately and we’ve been dragging this breakup on too long. I’m sorry it’s over. Whether it’s a Netflix show with a never ending amount of seasons, or a show that you...

Westport/Weston YMCA gymnastics dance the night away

Westport/Weston YMCA gymnastics dance the night away

Blake Rubin, Web A&E Editor

December 18, 2014

On December 15, the Westport/Weston YMCA gymnastics held their annual holiday show filled with jingling bells, vibrant colored glow sticks, and sparkly leotards. Families crowded around the gymnast mats, cameras in hand, preparing to capture this holiday spirit. The crowd sat in anticipation as the gy...

The 2011 Tony Awards: ‘Mormon,’ ‘War Horse’ Win Big

The 2011 Tony Awards: ‘Mormon,’ ‘War Horse’ Win Big

June 12, 2011

The 65th Annual Tony Awards show was held on June 12 to recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2010-11 season. Neil Patrick Harris hosted the ceremony, which broadcast live on CBS from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. The show was held at the 3,000-seat Beacon Theatre on upper Broadway in Manhattan instead of its usual home at the 6,000-seat...

The Real World: GOP

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, and some of them even do absurd things to their hair. With that being said, the best place to start would be, of course, Donald ...

Former Talent Show Undergoes Name Change

May 8, 2011

For years, the Student Assembly has put on a talent show at the end of the year, displaying the wide range of skills Staples students possess. This year, though, the Student Assembly has announced that the talent show will now be called the variety show from now on. Since this announcement, students...

Photography Club Showcases “Dog Show” at Local Arts Center

Photography Club Showcases “Dog Show” at Local Arts Center

March 18, 2011

Cheyenne Haslett'13 & Claire O'Halloran'13 Web Features & Web Opinions Editor The Staples Photography Club held a show at the Westport Art Center Studio Gallery, featuring pictures of dogs from the Bridgeport Animal Shelter, on Friday Mar. 4 to May 8. The “dog show,” in essence, is being held to “ch...

The Perfect Way to Show You Care

The Perfect Way to Show You Care

February 11, 2011

Cupid is in the air this month, and Valentine's Day is coming faster than you can say “I love you.” This is the time when couples go out to a nice dinner or when families just spend time together while celebrating the peace and happiness that is in all of our hearts. So here is a little love scenario... You are going on a date with someone a...

Westport Art Center Opens “Kid Kulture” Exhibit, Features Local Young Adults

Westport Art Center Opens “Kid Kulture” Exhibit, Features Local Young Adults

December 22, 2010

The Westport Art Center (WAC) was packed with people on Dec. 10 for the opening of Kid Kulture exhibit. The walls were neatly and strategically scattered with pictures taken by famous twentieth-century photographers next to pictures taken by today’s kids. Out of the 118 kids who entered the Kid Kulture contest, 41 were selec...

From Staples to Dunder Mifflin: Paul Lieberstein ’85’s Path to Primetime

From Staples to Dunder Mifflin: Paul Lieberstein ’85’s Path to Primetime

December 22, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Most students know him as Toby Flenderson from “The Office,” but the road that took Paul Lieberstein ’85 from the halls of Staples High School to primetime on Thursday nights was not as smooth as it may seem. In fact, Lieberstein’s career aspirations after attending Staples was similar to ...

WWPT Interviews Popular Musicians, Sports Figures

December 3, 2010

Matt from Matt and Kim was his high school valedictorian. Sam Adams was captain of his college soccer team. Discovering up these facts are just par for the course for Staples’ WWPT radio personalities. Before each interview, members of WWPT dig deep to find as much interesting subject matter they...

Students Utilize YouTube to Promote Talent

Students Utilize YouTube to Promote Talent

December 3, 2010

Image via CrunchBase It is common knowledge that YouTube has become a powerful influence in the music industry. When Justin Beiber was 13 years old is mother started uploading videos of him singing R&B covers. By chance, one of the hundreds of thousands of viewers of his YouTube channel just hap...

Little Stars in a Big Spotlight

Little Stars in a Big Spotlight

November 21, 2010

She is talented, young, and the best at whipping her hair, but is she ready to be answering questions in an interview? No. I am talking about 10-year-old Willow Smith.  I will be the first to admit that her song “Whip My Hair” is not only catchy, but it is on my iPod.  As always, I looked up this new artist on Youtube and realized, she ...

The Show Must Go On: Freshman Understudy Rises to The Occasion

The Show Must Go On: Freshman Understudy Rises to The Occasion

November 19, 2010

Four hours before the opening night of “Curtains,” Eva Hendricks ’11, who plays Carmen Bernstein as the lead role, was sent to the emergency room after reporting abdominal pains after Thursday night’s preview. Hendricks was unable to perform on opening night on Friday, which left only one other option. Understudy Sydney Robi...

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