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Nicholas Blanco ’25, Dylan Kurpiel ’25, Jack Srihari ’25 and substitute teacher Hannah Mata enjoy a game together after school on Fridays.

Cooperative video games club connects students through games

Ryan Hong ’23, Staff Writer May 17, 2022

When one imagines extracurricular activities, video games aren’t usually the first thing that comes to mind. However, video games are exactly the focus of Staples’ new cooperative video games club....

Reminiscing my childhood joy of playing video games with my siblings led to a binge-play of my favorite Pokémon games. This provided me with incredible stress relief and a week of self-care.

Returning to childhood joys increases happiness, de-escalates stress

Hannah Conn '23, Web Opinions Editor March 11, 2022

Euphoria rushed through me as the Masterball clicked for the third time. I had done it! In just two days, with my head down and fingers glued to the buttons and toggle at every waking moment, I had collected...

Many students have downloaded “Super Mario Tour” since it has been released on Sept. 25. From this date, the app has already had more than 10 million downloads, according to VentureBeat.

‘Super Mario Kart’ arrives in app store, bringing back childhood memories

Lucy Arrow '21 October 12, 2019

Well before XBOX and PlayStation were in stores all around the nation, Nintendo’s Wii had one of the greatest video games in its possession: “"Super Mario Kart".” As if the game being streamed on...

Study reveals violent video games stimulate aggression in players

Study reveals violent video games stimulate aggression in players

October 5, 2018

By Amanda Kaplowitz ’19 The results of a study conducted by Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire between 2010 and 2017 were published on Oct. 1, 2018, and revealed evidence linking violent...

Kids play as school shooter in new “Active Shooter” video game

Kids play as school shooter in new “Active Shooter” video game

June 7, 2018

By Caroline Donohue '20   A video game called “Active Shooter” was scheduled for release on June 6, but it was recalled after thousands of families spoke out in protest on May 29.   The...

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