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[April 2017] Campuses social comfort trumps college prestige for minority students

[April 2017] Campuses social comfort trumps college prestige for minority students

April 26, 2017

By: Kayla Leitner '19 Some modern high school seniors have been willing to overlook academic prestige in favor of seeking higher learning institutions that they anticipate will provide a more safe and comfortable environment where they are ensured a sense of belonging. This trend is apparent at...

[April 2017] Classes will always struggle for equality

[April 2017] Classes will always struggle for equality

April 26, 2017

By: Jackie Sussman '17 Nicola Alexander ’17 came from a long line of social conquerors; her sister, mother and aunt had climbed Staples’ social ladder. Nicola’s name had to carry the weight of a junior’s backpack and be as ubiquitous as Neenan’s gaze. There was an air of disgruntlement...

Salutatorian harmonizes school, sports and social life

Salutatorian harmonizes school, sports and social life

Taylor Harrington, Breaking News Editor

June 20, 2014

Twelve years ago, Melissa Beretta ’14, with purple glasses on her nose and two purple bows in her hair, entered elementary school ready to learn. This year, that same girl, in a pink “Senior Girls” shirt and feathered boa, started her last year with the same love for school. “From day one,...

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