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“Using terms such as ‘depressed’ or ‘ocd’ when not diagnosed with these illnesses can be both triggering and invalidating of those really are.”

Stop trivializing mental illnesses; it invalidates those who struggle

Valerie Dreyfuss ’22, Staff Writer March 10, 2021

Yesterday, I was in a public library and overheard a girl who was studying for a math test. “I am so nervous for this test,” she laughed, “I'm having a panic attack.” Although I understood what...

Winter athletes provide updates on their season

Hannah Kail ’22 and Valerie Dreyfuss '22 March 8, 2021

Valerie Dreyfuss , Staff Writer March 3, 2021

Students react to Staples quarantine

Hannah Kail ’22 and Valerie Dreyfuss ’22 November 26, 2020

The Black Lives Matter protest located in Downtown Westport took place last June. The event was organized by Staples students and attracted a large crowd of teens along with residents of Westport and neighboring towns.

Students demonstrate activism throughout history

Valerie Dreyfuss ’22, Staff Writer November 25, 2020

As anyone who has studied U.S. history knows, young people have been at the forefront of bringing change in America. In the early 1900s, news boys went on strike and helped achieve rights for young workers....

Hannah Kail ’22 and Valerie Dreyfuss ’22 November 4, 2020

Covid regulations change sports recruitment process

Valerie Dreyfuss’22 and Hannah Kail ’22 November 4, 2020

The Oct. 15 Presidential Debate was cancelled, due to President Trump’s refusal to participate in a virtual alternative.

Why I’m glad Trump dumped the debate

Valerie Dreyfuss '22, Staff Writer October 26, 2020

I never thought I could possibly write these four words: thank you, Donald Trump. By refusing to agree to conduct the originally scheduled second presidential debate virtually, you have done a huge...

Students consider online vs in-person learning

Sydney Chinitz ‘23 and Valerie Dreyfuss ’22 October 13, 2020

The annual County Assembly Charity Ball- known to students as counties- has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns.

Junior counties dance cancellation causes mixed emotions

Long dresses, suits and corsages consume the thrilling day as students prepare. Outfits are bought and dates are planned months in advance. Families get together for pictures of their children and watch...

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