Inklings News

Bailey Ethier
Editor-in-Chief Bailey Ethier ’15 has self-described himself in one word as “Texan.”

Growing up in Texas, Ethier dreamed of being a professional athlete. Soon enough, however, he realized he didn’t have the athletic ability to do so, and turned to the next best thing, in his opinion: journalism.

When he moved to Westport before ninth grade, he decided to join Inklings given the fact that he enjoyed a seventh grade project on sports broadcasting.

As a sophomore, Ethier was a Web Opinions Editor, and was then a News Editor as a junior.

He is ready to lead Inklings as Editor-in-Chief this year, and is fully committed to the paper.

“I absolutely love this paper,” Ethier said.

Deeply committed to journalism and hoping to pursue it in the future, Ethier is constantly trying to improve his journalistic skills.

This summer, he attended a journalism program at Columbia University in New York City.

He then headed to Texas for his eighth year at Camp Champions summer camp in Marble Falls, Texas, completing a three year senior camper program.

During his senior camper program, he learned many valuable lessons, including how to lead by example. He hopes to carry his leadership at camp to Inklings this coming year.

Ultimately, Ethier hopes to accomplish much during his final year on Inklings.

“When people think of highly acclaimed newspapers, I want them to think of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Inklings.”

Bailey Ethier, Editor-in-Chief

Jun 24, 2015
I learned more from summer camp than school. (Story)
May 12, 2015
Guilty until proven innocent: NFL lacks the evidence to suspend Tom Brady (Story)
Apr 09, 2015
New racial emoticons seize students’ attention (Media)
Apr 07, 2015
Despite consequences, edibles prove popular (Story)
Mar 10, 2015
Bracket busters leave “experts” puzzled (Story)
Feb 13, 2015
Seeing Stars: A Staples student predicts this year’s Oscar winners (Story)
Feb 01, 2015
Super Bowl XLIX Preview (Story)
Jan 17, 2015
Staples teacher charged with sexual assault (Story)
Dec 07, 2014
Sports provide hope during tragedy (Story)
Oct 10, 2014
Tips for turning around your terrible team (Story)
Sep 19, 2014
World Briefs (Story)
Jun 20, 2014
Seniors refuse to “Let It Go” (Story)
May 30, 2014
Give me my cell phone, or give me death (Story)
Apr 24, 2014
Yik Yak storms Staples (Story)
Mar 30, 2014
Touch-A-Truck trucks into Westport (Story/Media)
Mar 29, 2014
Staples holds out on CAPT (Story)
Jan 31, 2014
Super Bowl Prediction (Story)
Jan 31, 2014
Southern schools get the jump on AP tests (Story)
Jan 13, 2014
Indoor teams race to the finish line at the third FCIAC qualifier (Story)
Dec 25, 2013
Merry X-Mas vs. Happy Holidays (Story)
Dec 02, 2013
Staples redraws school security after Sandy Hook (Story)
Nov 26, 2013
Students, parents weigh in on middle school STEM proposal (Media)
Oct 27, 2013
“See You Tonight” helps form country music’s identity (Story)
Oct 21, 2013
Staples Field Hockey Shutouts Hall (Story)
Sep 26, 2013
Subbing Out: Spending on Substitute Teachers Goes Over Budget (Story/Media)
Aug 27, 2013
The Royal Baby is a Royal Pain (Story)
Jun 03, 2013
Not Enough Time: Teachers Struggle With Technology Due to Lack Of Training (Story)
May 20, 2013
Five Movies That Would Be Better With Zombies (Story)
May 18, 2013
Metro-North Nightmare: Train Crash Injures 72, Disrupts Service (Story)
May 03, 2013
Tennis Courts to be Redone (Story)
Apr 12, 2013
How To Fake A Vacation (Story)
Apr 09, 2013
Bite Back for A Cure Walk/Run (Story/Media)
Mar 15, 2013
Gay Boy Scouts Controversy (Story)
Mar 02, 2013
Why The 15 Minute Rule Should Exist (Story)
Feb 15, 2013
Misleading News Report Flunks Staples Cafeteria (Story)
Feb 05, 2013
Staples Girls’ Ice Hockey Team Co-Ops With Stamford and Westhill (Story)
Feb 02, 2013
Super Bowl XLVII Prediction (Story)
Jan 14, 2013
Being Bailey: The Struggles Of Having A Unisex Name (Story)
Nov 26, 2012
Wrecker Wrewind: The Better and the Best of the 2012 Fall Season (Story)
Nov 16, 2012
Stay In (Middle) School (Story)
Nov 05, 2012
Dattco Bus Driver Removed for Comments (Story)
Oct 30, 2012
The Apocalypse Has Begun (Story/Media)
Oct 30, 2012
Sandy’s Aftermath (Media)
Oct 23, 2012 (Media)
Oct 17, 2012
Oct. 17, 2012 | On The Wall (Story/Media)
Oct 05, 2012
Yes, I’m From Texas; No, I Don’t Drive a Horse (Story)
Sep 19, 2012
Why A Lockout Will Be The Beginning Of The End For The NHL (Story)
Aug 28, 2012
Staples Teacher Facing Misdemeanor Charges, Not Currently Teaching (Story)
Jun 19, 2012
Change In Channels (Story)
Jun 01, 2012
“The Dictator:” A Review (Story)
May 18, 2012
Senior Class Pranks in Photos (Story)
Apr 13, 2012
Awkward Moments: Students, Parents Learn to Coexist on Facebook (Story)
Apr 11, 2012
You’ve Got A Tick On You (Story)
Apr 04, 2012
Wreckers Baseball Dominates Norwalk (Story)
Mar 07, 2012
Staples’ Temple Run Addiction (Story)
Feb 07, 2012
The Not So Super Bowl (Story)
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Bailey Ethier