Anyone who consistently goes to the Staples homepage for homework, news and guidance of any sort certainly will notice the site's makeover. At first look, the site appears a bit grayer than it used to, with a change of the calendar on the right side of the page. After further inspection, it is clear... Read more »
Destined for those “top-down 70-and-sunny days” as well as the outdoor night parties, where grooving on the patio is second nature. 1. Sweet Honey – Slightly Stoopid A fast-paced, catchy tune by this unique reggae-rock band. The two lead singers, one a fast-paced rapper and the other a harmonizer,... Read more »
On a drowsy Monday morning at Staples High School, Sir Thomas Palumbo '13 (also known as Tommy, but a self-proclaimed knight) sat alert in math teacher Jane Levy’s period 7 Pre-Calculus class. Levy routinely asks students for their choice of an exponential letter, and the common answer is “x.”... Read more »
In its fifth season running, the TNT cop drama Southland has its audience in a stranglehold, as gripping and suspenseful as ever. The characters are still as fresh and diverse as the crime they handle in the streets of Los Angeles, and, though it is tough, sometimes heartbreaking, to watch, Southland... Read more »
10:00 a.m. Two girls, Nikki Bukovsky '13 and Nicole McNees '13 find joy in a romantic cupcake treat.
In America’s biggest sporting event of the year, where bathroom breaks during commercials are considered by many to be a felony, Super Bowl commercials are lauded and celebrated nationwide. This year, however, could not live up to the hype. Before Super Bowl Sunday, I was assigned to write about... Read more »
4:00 p.m. Staples soccer players enjoy some soccer at Wakeman despite tough weather conditions and after school activity cancellation.
After conversing with several classmates of mine, we discovered the inconvenient truth about a demon we face as we approach midterms and our final (meaningful) quarter of high school. Some call it senioritis, others call it disgraceful or just plain lazy. But no matter what label is used, those who are... Read more »
Last summer, after a long day at soccer recruitment camp, I returned to the hotel my mom and I were staying at. Meeting up with my mom in the lobby, I noticed a small crowd in front of the TV by the bar. A massacre at a movie theatre in Aurora, Col. had left over a dozen dead and over 50 injured. Despite... Read more »
The Isaac Stein’s of the world are a dying breed. Few active members of Facebook participate in the action known as “Writing a Status”, and even fewer care to write something worthwhile. The constitution of Facebook Statuses is deteriorating so much that people have been hacking onto each other’s... Read more »
Some would say Max Kantor ’14 is a small fish in a big pond. Not many know the Staples junior has caught over 400 bull and over 200 hammerhead sharks in his accomplished fishing career. As a gamesman, Max embraces the nature of the sport of fishing and thrives by the water. Max has fished all... Read more »
11:30 a.m. Sergeant Chris Rottner of the U.S. Army National Guard rests his head in the College and Career Center during 1st Lunch. He has visited Staples in the past and comes here to recruit.
There are the chest-out jock struts. There are the shy paces of the head-in-book intellectual. There are the classic class clown sprints. They’re are symbols of the raw, electric vibrancy that courses through the jungle of Staples’ hallways. They are the different ways in which Staples... Read more »