Inklings News

STUDENT SUBMISSION: Teen Vogue Summit Inspires, Enlightens and Informs

Liv Pines '20

December 11, 2019

Instead of donning a costume on Halloweekend, I dressed up like a fashionista and attended the 2019 Teen Vogue Summit at Goya Studios in Hollywood.  The day before I left for LA, I re-branded and relaunched my fashion blog. This summit was an insane opportunity for me to learn more about the digita...

The field hockey team’s use of cornrows fails to see the issue of cultural appropriation

The field hockey team’s use of cornrows fails to see the issue of cultural appropriation

Katie Simons ’22 Arts Editor

December 10, 2019

This year, the field hockey team got cornrows as a way to raise team morale before going into the postseason.  While they were put in with the intent of raising spirit for the team and are a part of the yearly tradition, the cornrows are culturally offensive.     The hair of African Americans...

November 19, 2019

Allison Gillman ’23 It was a spontaneous trip. Our plan was to visit Amsterdam for Thanksgiving, but at dinner one night at our hotel, we talked ourselves into a road trip to Belgium. The next morning, we piled into the nine-person rental van. Pia and I were just getting comfortable when the vehi...

CraftWestport showcases the hidden gems of the art world

Serena Ye '20, Broadcast Director

November 19, 2019

A low buzz of ambient chatter and the soft shuffling of shoes fill the spacious gymnasium. Leaving the crisp, chilling November wind outside, visitors were welcomed by a whirlwind of bright colors and prints. The warm golden glow of string lights connected each booth to the next, from unique trinkets ...

Girls’ volleyball falls to New Canaan

Girls’ volleyball falls to New Canaan

Theresa Vandis '22

November 8, 2019

In a game to decide seeding in the FCIAC tournament, he Staples girls’ volleyball team suffered a loss against New Canaan 3-1 on Tuesday, Oct. 29. “I think coming into this game we were really excited, because it was a big game and it determined a lot for FCIAC seeding,” Sophia Alfero ’20 said....

Girls Who Code club inspires new generation of computer scientists

Girls Who Code club inspires new generation of computer scientists

Marina Engler '21, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

As the last bell rings and students file out of the front door eager to get home, a group of 20 girls race up to the third floor. They promptly open their laptops and get ready to learn a crucial skill:how to code. The Girls Who Code club hopes to teach girls the basic skills necessary to complete...

Natasha Taubenheim '22, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

  As an avid reader and writer, Staff Writer Natasha Taubenheim ’22 knew Inklings was the next step in her future as a writer. Taubenheim is looking at the year with an enthusiastic attitude and a hunger to write journalistically. Outside of her passion for writing, Taubenheim is on both the volle...

Carly Kaplowitz ՚21, Features Editor

October 23, 2019

Eager Carly Kaplowitz ՚21 is excited to follow her path from Intro to Journalism to Advanced Journalism with high hopes for the upcoming year. Currently enrolled as a paper features editor, Kaplowitz was inspired to take on this role by her sister, a previous editor for Inklings. While Kaplowitz enjoys...

Charley Guthartz ’22, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Charley Guthartz ’22 is in her first year of Advanced Journalism as a staff writer. Guthartz decided to take the class after enjoying her Intro to Journalism class freshman year. “Whatever you’re passionate about, you have the ability to write about it,” Guthartz said about journalism. Outside...

Anastasia Thumser '22, Web Opinions Editor

October 23, 2019

Anastasia Thumser ’22 has just begun Advanced Journalism as a passionate Web Opinions Editor. She was eager to start writing after being involved in the Bedford Middle School newspaper.  “I’ve always been interested in Journalism,” Thumser said. However, Thumser’s only passion isn’t journalism. Sh...

Poppy Livingstone '21, Creative Director

October 23, 2019

Poppy Livingstone ’21 has been involved with Inklings for two years now. She was the Assistant Creative Director her sophomore year, and is currently Creative Director. She is in charge of the graphics and layouts that are in the paper.  Outside of journalism, Livingstone does a lot for her community....

Siri Kanter '20, Associate Managing Editor

October 23, 2019

After three years of being on Inklings, Siri Kanter ’20 is excited to make the change from Paper Opinions Editor to Associate Managing Editor. Since being a web editor sophomore year, Kanter’s love for Inklings has grown significantly.   “I'm excited to continue reporting as best as I can,” Kanter...

Eddie Kiev '20, Web Managing Editor

October 23, 2019

When Eddie Kiev ’20 first joined Inklings during his sophomore year of high school, he was particularly interested in writing news stories and learning about journalism. Now working as a Web Managing Editor, Kiev strives to strengthen his connection with the community through reporting.  “I wa...

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