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Elementary School Lied: Erase Those “Facts”

Elementary School Lied: Erase Those “Facts”

Carina Dempsey, Staff Writer

January 19, 2015


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We have finally reached January: everyone’s "favorite" time of the year. If the weather isn’t getting you down, your midterms probably are. Between cramming the information that actually matters into your head, and trying to forget everything else to make room, you are probably in a state of everlasting...

The Scoop on Shakti

The Scoop on Shakti

Charlotte Leclue, Staff Writer

January 14, 2015


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You may be asking yourself, "What is Shakti?" “Shakti” is an Indian word that means “empowerment.” However, at Stamford High School it means more than that. “Shakti” is the name of a club that is devoted to raising money and awareness about female illiteracy in developing countries. Gunjan...

New Year, New You

New Year, New You

Hannah Davis and Mery Fajardo

December 31, 2014


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Another year is under our belts, and a new one is fast approaching. With 2015 around the corner, Black Knights have started making New Year's Resolutions. Some of them have set the bar high and think their resolution will last the whole year, while others are more skeptical of their will power. No...

SHS Holiday Wish Lists

SHS Holiday Wish Lists

Shaina Lubliner, Staff Writer

December 16, 2014


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It is that time of year again - time to start thinking about presents! Not sure what to ask for this holiday season? Get some inspiration from the wish lists of fellow Black Knights.

How Does Your Phone Service Stack Up?

How Does Your Phone Service Stack Up?

Faith Bautista, Staff Writer

November 17, 2014


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Ever wonder which phone service offers the best reception (and where) in Stamford? Well here’s your answer! I drove all around Stamford with two other people and we tested our phone services (T-Mobile, AT&T, and Verizon). Each place we went, I recorded how many reception bars each of our phones...

Your Fingers Deserve a Thumbs Up

Your Fingers Deserve a Thumbs Up

Kellie Mcmanamon, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014


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Have you ever taken the time to admire your fingers? Well, if you haven’t, then you probably have no idea how amazing fingers truly are. Ancient Greeks were known to have associated each finger with a specific meaning or concept. According to Tom Durbin, a man who studies Palmistry (the art/practice...

Gone But Not Forgotten

Gone But Not Forgotten

Holly Matura, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014


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Senior Sam Iacovacci was the owner of a well-known, frequently talked about, Volvo S70 who had over 144,000 miles under her belt. While she was old, she had a great speaker system, shifted smoothly, and even provided front passenger heated seats. With sleek black rims and tan fabric interior, the Volvo...

That’s Old News: Part 2

That’s Old News: Part 2

Andrew Young, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014


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Nearly 40 years after the Civil Rights Movement, another integration process occurred that helped form a closer bond between two cultures that have rivaled since "the beginning of time." It was a cold morning in November of 1992 when 25 nervous, yet excited, Stamford High School students walked through...

The Name Game

The Name Game

Courtney Fahan, Staff Writer

October 14, 2014


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It is that time of year again: the time when you start noticing students changing their name on Facebook. This is a yearly tradition for many seniors around the country. Students choose creative names that tie in with their real name or relate to them in some way. It was started as a way to impede a...

It’s All About Size

It’s All About Size

Rebecca Rakowitz, Features Editor

October 8, 2014


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On Friday September 5, Assistant Principal Matt Forker said something that blew the minds of those attending the senior assembly. In a moment of administrative genius, he tried to give us an idea of just how large Stamford High is. With 2,000 kids and 500 staff members (a total of 2,500 people - I owe...

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