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Person chooses a more unique and different nickname as opposed to going by a more common and expected one.

Cracking the code of unconventional nicknames, my journey towards acceptance

Ruby Kantor ’24, Managing Editor September 21, 2023

Richard goes by Dick, William goes by Bill, Henry goes by Hank, Margaret goes by Peggy, Sarah goes by Sally and the list goes on. I just don’t understand. Where do these names come from? It’s like...

Here is a photo of my great grandmother Betty with my grandma and sister. On the table is the ring she used to wear that my grandma gifted to me. Although I never got to meet her, I am so fortunate to be named after her.

Learn to love your name: it makes you special

Betti Kobak ’22, Features editor October 15, 2021

Looking back at my childhood, having the same name as a mahjong-playing 80-year-old woman did not always please me. I would look around at the Sarah’s and Rebecca’s around me and wonder why no one...

Westport Woman's Club presents annual art show, dazzles viewers


Phoebe Miller ’23, Associate Managing Editor June 4, 2021

Charlie Watson ՚23 wearing one of his 30 different suit combinations to school. Watson, a true individual stylist.

Staples student suits himself

Logan Gorbein '21, Assistant Business Manager October 11, 2019

As the saying goes, clothes make the man, and for one Staples freshman, suits are a staple. Charlie Watson ՚23 is the mystery man who has excited the Staples’ community because of the old-fashioned...

[Nov. 2016 Opinions] Don’t delete our individuality

November 22, 2016

By Jackie Sussman '17   We students are constantly faced with the question: what makes us tick?  As if we’re supposed to have it figured out by the time we apply to college.  We may have...

Quirky socks roam the halls

Quirky socks roam the halls

Jesse Greenspun, Web Sports Editor April 3, 2015

For many people, putting on a boring pair of plain white socks in the morning doesn’t even warrant a second thought. However, there is an ever growing cult of students who dare to rebel against the traditional...

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