The German Empire was Proclaimed in the Hall of Mirrors of Versailles.

This Week in History: September 30

Anant Srinivasan, Managing Editor October 5, 2022

On September 30, 1862, Prussian Prime Minister Otto von Bismarck addressed the Prussian Parliament seeking approval for an increased military budget. His goal — to transform the weak German Confederation...

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Michelle Zauner is the lead singer and songwriter of Japanese Breakfast, a popular alternative pop band. After gaining fame, she published her memoir Crying in H Mart.

Crying in H Mart? More Like Sobbing in H Mart!

Angel Gupta, Staff Writer September 27, 2022

It’s been a while since I found a novel that has moved me to tears. I don’t cry over books or movies because it’s hard to imagine the depth of these experiences without actually living through them;...

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Hamnet, by Maggie O’Farrell offers an astonishingly moving tale about motherhood, women, and life.

Woman’s Might: Hamnet, by Maggie O’Farrell

Saniya Shah, Editor-in-Chief September 15, 2022

I am awed because I have just experienced the truest, most tangible, intricate, heartbreaking depiction of a woman. This is the first feeling that comes to mind after reading Hamnet, by Maggie O’Farrell....

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Gorbachev addresses the attendees of the 11th congress of the Socialist Unity party of Germany in April 1986.

Mikhail Gorbachev: Life and Legacy

Anant Srinivasan, Managing Editor September 12, 2022

On August 30, 2022, the world saw the passing of one of the most influential leaders of the Cold War: the last leader of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev.  Born to peasants in 1931, Gorbachev grew...

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 Daisy Edgar-Jones stars as Kya in the film adaptation of Where the Crawdads Sing.

Where the Crawdads Sing: A Tune of Disappointment

Joy Ren, Editor-in-Chief July 23, 2022

“Secrets are buried just beneath the surface.” The film adaptation of Where the Crawdads Sing reveals the secrets of the marsh; however, viewers find themselves lost in the chaos of the hanging...

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A leopard emerges from the foliage, the greenery reflected in its gaze.


Bernie Huang, Media Staff July 16, 2022

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The Phantom of the Opera steals the audience away, bringing the drama, emotion, and terror to life.

The Prowess of the Opera

Saniya Shah, Editor-in-Chief July 16, 2022

A few months ago, at some ungodly hour of the night (for me, around 11:30 p.m.), it struck me that I had not yet listened to The Phantom of the Opera soundtrack. Given my general liking for musicals and...

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With the rise of Covid-19, mask mandates, quarantining, and lockdowns have affected socialization in school life.

High School Socialization In Covid-19

Saniya Shah, Editor-in-Chief January 11, 2022

Due to Covid-19, socialization has become an increasingly difficult endeavor. During the lockdown last year, many students, especially those who stayed remote, could only socialize over text or call. While...

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Emily Mrakovcic, captain of the Wilton High School girls’ cross country team, runs a final race on the CIAC State Open course on her road to the New England Championships.

A Fight to the Finish

Joy Ren, Editor-in-Chief December 2, 2021

“Runners, on your mark.” Anticipation echoes across the field as runners settle into their starting positions. Arms cocked in ninety degree angles and torsos tilted forward, the tension is finally...

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Hot meal options on September 24, 2021 at Wilton High School feature rice, chicken, and green beans.

Opinion: Chartwells’ Chicken – Can We Call it ‘Oriental’?

Joy Ren, Editor-in-Chief October 14, 2021

Lunch is usually a time for students to unwind and relax, offering delicious and nutritious meals to get students through their hectic schedules. However, at one school in Connecticut, students were confused...

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