Inklings News

Westport’s annual Restaurant Week begins another year of success

Westport’s annual Restaurant Week begins another year of success

October 11, 2018

By Chelsea Strober '21 Westport’s annual Restaurant Week will begin and run from Sunday, Sept. 20 through Sunday, Oct 14. Twenty-four restaurants in Westport are participating in the two-week event, which “features special fixed price lunch, brunch and dinner menus,” according to the Connec...

Elon Musk steps down as chairman of Tesla

Elon Musk steps down as chairman of Tesla

October 11, 2018

By Marlo Von der Ahe '20 Elon Musk, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tesla Inc., stepped down from his position as Chairman of the Board on Saturday, Sept. 29  in light of recent fraud charges brought upon by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Musk can remain the CEO but must pay a $2...

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 video games to physical aggression in teens who frequently play them. According to USA Today, 24 stud...

Amazon, Snapchat test out easier way to shop

Amazon, Snapchat test out easier way to shop

October 5, 2018

By Carly Kaplowitz '21 Technology companies Amazon and Snapchat are creating a new feature in which Snapchat users can easily find and purchase a product. Users can do this by pressing down on their mobile device screen, holding it up to the item or barcode and then scanning it. If the item or bar...

Fitbit stock falls after Apple’s keynote

Fitbit stock falls after Apple’s keynote

September 30, 2018

By William Matar '21 ...

Fairfield couple buys Donut Crazy in Westport

Fairfield couple buys Donut Crazy in Westport

September 25, 2018

By Lexie Moskovit '21 ...

Apple mistakenly releases new iPhone information ahead of official release date

Apple mistakenly releases new iPhone information ahead of official release date

September 20, 2018

By Julia Kasabian ’21 Information for Apple’s next generation of iPhones was released in a now deleted file on the Apple website on Sept. 12. The information concerned three new models of iPhones: the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. The iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max will come in silver,...

Dan Harizman ’19

September 17, 2018

From the time his brother forced him to sign up for Intro to Journalism, Daniel Harizman ’19 was destined to take on a leadership role for Inklings. Harizman’s passion for journalism was ignited through the people he met in his class as a freshman. His love for writing soon carried over into Advan...

Dana Perelberg ’20

September 17, 2018

Since Dana Perelberg ’20 was a kid, she’s loved to write. What started as a love for fiction grew into a curiosity towards journalism, inspiring Perelberg to take Intro to Journalism her freshman year. Now, as a junior, Perelberg has fulfilled the position of Paper Features Editor. Features writ...

Lily Kane ’20

September 17, 2018

Lily Kane ’20, a current Web News Editor on the Inklings Staff, looks to pursue journalism as her lifelong career. Craving another opportunity to express her passion for writing outside of English class, Kane decided to join Inklings. While in Advanced Journalism, she has had many opportuni...

Kaya Leitner ’19

September 17, 2018

Kaya Leitner ’19, Outreach Manager for Inklings, is going into her third year working for the school paper. Leitner began her career as a sophomore in Intro to Journalism.  Leitner based her decision to take the course on behalf of her guidance counselor’s recommendation and immediately fell int...

Elle Fair ’19

September 17, 2018

Elle Fair ’19 is a staff writer for Inklings and is taking Advanced Journalism because of all of the things this class has to offer. “I have always had a passion for writing and I also think that this class is a really good way to meet new people,” Fair said. She sees the class as an opportuni...

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