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Westport residents leave amidst pandemic

Despite strong urges by government officials, some Staples students have left the state during the coronavirus pandemic.

Marina Engler '21, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has sprouted fear across every inch of the world, changing the way many of us live. While many sit inside our homes watching the rate of infected rise, barred from the outside world, traveling would seem like the last thing one would want to do. However, some Staples students...

Traveling cultivates understanding of America’s adversaries

As New Years is a very significant part of Russian culture, fireworks could be heard for many nights after the holiday.

Graham Wood '20, Staff Writer

January 13, 2020

Flying home from my New Year’s trip to Moscow, I reflected on my experience traveling to a distant city that has always been on the top of my bucket list. As with everyone that travels to a new country, I had my stereotypes and preconceived notions of what Moscow--and Russia in general--would be lik...

5 survival tips to prepare for family’s Thanksgiving dinner

5 survival tips to prepare for family's Thanksgiving dinner

November 22, 2017

By Roxy Augeri ’20 With Thanksgiving around the corner, a large majority of students are traveling around the country. I thought I could help out with some tips to make travelling a breeze. Tip number one: Always make sure you pack as thoroughly as possible. You always want to be prepared. You ...

The Budget Traveller’s Guide to Chinatown

The Budget Traveller's Guide to Chinatown

November 3, 2016

By: Charlie Colasurdo '18 and Megan Doyle '18 ...

Destination China: Journey to the Far East

Destination China: Journey to the Far East

November 1, 2016

By: Charlie Colasurdo '18 Web Features Editor ...

Popular Summer Destinations

Francesca Truitt, News Page Editor

June 9, 2016

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Across the Pond

Across the Pond

Kate Lewis, Staff Writer

May 12, 2016

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Wong explores art and culture through travel

Wong explores art and culture through travel

Jack Zapfel, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016

Before Katie Wong ’16 moved to Westport for the start of her sophomore year of high school, she lived more than 20 hours away in Singapore. Despite describing the two places as “complete opposites,” she was able to transition without much difficulty. “Singapore is definitely different from...

Digging into students’ excitement for Ecuador

Digging into students' excitement for Ecuador

Jane Schutte, Breaking News Managing Editor

February 9, 2016

Builders Beyond Borders is meant to build, share and inspire both friendships and communities. This year the organization is headed off to Ecuador for nine days in February to work in classrooms, build homes and immerse themselves in South American culture.   “I'm really excited to work in a n...

Students find ways to spend April Break close to home

Students find ways to spend April Break close to home

Will Dumke, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

Typically when it comes to vacations, everyone tries to get as far away from home as possible. From Dominican Republic to Thailand, there are unlimited destinations for students to free themselves from Westport, but some of the most fun and valuable vacations can be had right here. There is a trend...

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