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Haskell is the Senate Chairman of the joint Transportation Committee, Vice Chairman of the Government Administration & Elections Committee and serves on several other state committees.

Haskell seeks intermission from Senate position to begin law school

Mishael Gill ’23, Paper Features Editor January 6, 2022

Senator Will Haskell announced Jan. 3 that he will not be running for reelection and plans to take a break from public service to pursue law school. “There are a lot of exciting things going on, but...

Connecticut leaders dispute over affordable housing law reform

Connecticut leaders dispute over affordable housing law reform

Phoebe Miller ’23, Sports Editor December 14, 2021

For a year, town and state leaders have demanded reform of Connecticut’s 8-30g affordable housing law, The law, passed in 1989 in the 8-30g section of Connecticut General Statutes, guarantees that...

Cory Booker announced his presidential campaign on Feb. 1. Haskell watches his announcement video to formulate an opinion on the new candidate.

Haskell takes action in Hartford

Will Matar '21, Assistant Business Manager February 8, 2019

State Senator Will Haskell has introduced three new bills focused on gun control into the State Senate since taking office on Jan. 14. These gun control regulations would ban ghost guns (firearms without...

Former President Barack Obama endorses Will Haskell

Former President Barack Obama endorses Will Haskell

October 1, 2018

Bailey Blaikie '19   Former President Barack Obama announced his endorsement of state Senate candidate Will Haskell ’14 on Twitter on Monday Oct. 1. “Today, I’m proud to endorse even...

Will Haskell accepts Democratic nomination for State Senate

Will Haskell accepts Democratic nomination for State Senate

May 31, 2018

By Kaela Dockray '18 and Layla Wofsy '18

Former Staples Student Running for State Senate

Former Staples Student Running for State Senate

March 2, 2018

Jacob Kogan '18 Former Staples student, Will Haskell ’14 announced Wednesday Feb. 28 that he will be running to represent Connecticut in the State Senate. Haskell, only 21 years of age, strives to...

Haskell wins Key

Grant Sirlin, Staff Writer June 20, 2014

The diffident freshman who stumbled into the cafeteria on his first day at Staples is now nearly unrecognizable. Four years later, he sauntered across the auditorium stage to receive the most coveted award...

Al Jazeera films Yik Yak piece at Staples

Al Jazeera films Yik Yak piece at Staples

Dylan Donahue and Brandon Rakowski June 11, 2014

On Tuesday, June 10, 2014 the Al Jazeera America News Network could be seen filming students in Staples for a piece about social media and Yik Yak.  According to Principal John Dodig, the school was contacted...

New York Magazine publishes Staples student’s article about Yik Yak

Kacey Hertan, Business Manager May 3, 2014

Very few Staples students can say they have “Good Morning America”, the “Today Show”, “NY Pix11” and “Business Insider” begging for an interview. But Will Haskell ’14 can. Haskell’s...

Students react to New York Magazine Yik Yak story

Students react to New York Magazine Yik Yak story

Deanna Hartog and Jane Levy April 30, 2014

Student reaction was mixed to a Staples senior’s article published Monday about Yik Yak, the controversial app. The article was run online in New York Magazine and was widely distributed on Yahoo, Boing...

Staples seniors honored with Key Award nominations

Staples seniors honored with Key Award nominations

Ellie Gavin, Staff Writer April 24, 2014

Monday, April 21st,  three Staples seniors, salutatorian Melissa Beretta, Parker Stakoff, and Player's president Will Haskell, were honored with nominations for the Key Award. The award, according...

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