Inklings News

Snapchat is sending me over the edge

Snapchat is sending me over the edge

Rachel Treisman, Web Features Editor

January 29, 2015

In the good old days, we kids used to snapchat each other silly selfies or embarrassing pictures of our friends from across the cafeteria. That was the golden age - we snapped and chatted without a care in the world. Then came stories. Suddenly, we could broadcast our every activity, from the mundane...

Students “Know Snow” thanks to app

Emma Berry, Opinions Editor

December 7, 2014

When it comes to winter weather, Staples students often refresh Twitter and Facebook, check group chats and call hotlines at the first sign of the coveted sprinkling of white on the front lawn. Now a new app is on the go-to list of weather sources this season. In Oct. 2013, Scott Pecoriello ’15,...

Inklings: now on the go due to new app

A screenshot of the new app: Inklings-News

Andrea Frost, Breaking News Managing Editor

November 20, 2014

There is now truly an app for everything as Inklings proudly launched their app for mobile devices, Inklings-News, on Nov. 17. The app, created by Dylan Diamond ’17, allows Inklings’ articles to be brought to reader’s fingertips with the swipe of a thumb. Inklings-News App enables people to v...

Smart phone apps’ security questioned

Talia Hendel, Sports News Editor

September 21, 2014

The messaging feature will no longer be an option on the Facebook app, but will instead only be available as a separate app called Facebook Messenger. While this stand-alone app has existed in the past, Facebook is now forcing users to download it if they want to be able to contact their Facebook friends...

New anonymous app skyrockets in popularity among students

Kacey Hertan and Justine Seligson

April 24, 2014

An epidemic is defined as a widespread and quickly spreading factor. Staples has a new epidemic. It’s not the usual cases of the flu or senioritis. It’s Yik Yak, an app where people can write anonymous posts that will be seen by all other people in the local radius. The current app was first released l...

Yik Yak blasts into Fairfield County

Zoe Brown, Features Editor

April 24, 2014

The app Yik Yak, an open forum where students can anonymously post comments saying whatever they want, has rammed into not only Staples, but many other Fairfield County Schools as well. High schools such as Greenwich, Fairfield Warde, and Fairfield Ludlowe have reported that the presence of the app ...

Students react to Snapchat leak

Students react to Snapchat leak

Greta Bjornson, Features Editor

January 16, 2014

It isn’t uncommon to walk around the halls of Staples and see students making goofy faces into the cameras of their phones. Chances are, they’re sending a photo to a friend on the popular app Snapchat, a popular photo sharing app for smartphones. On Tuesday, Dec. 31, an anonymous hacking group ...

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Reactions to Student Programmers

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Reactions to Student Programmers

Rachel Labarre, Features Editor

April 12, 2013

When a British 17-year-old, Nick D’Aloisio, sold an app to Yahoo for $30 million this March, Staples students and teachers questioned the potential that their future may or may not hold. “I honestly want to start learning how to program now,” said Taylor Jacobs ’14 after hearing about the...

In Brief

In Brief

June 1, 2011

Senior Prom Scheduled for First June Weekend On June 4, Senior Prom will take place at the Stamford Marriott Hotel starting at 7 p.m. It will end at 10 p.m. Post-prom, sponsored by the PTA, will take place from 10:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Compo Beach. SAT Subject Testing Available at Staples SAT subject tests will take place on June 4. Staples is a test site. Tri-Scho...

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