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Felix Van Groeningen’s “Beautiful Boy” leaves audience speechless

Felix Van Groeningen’s “Beautiful Boy” leaves audience speechless

Evi Tarshis '20

November 19, 2018

After reading “Beautiful Boy,” the true story of a father’s journey through his son’s meth addiction, I became emotionally attached. Therefore, when I found out they were coming out with a movie, I immediately added the premiere date to my calendar. Almost as touching as the book, the movie was...

“Only Child” brings a new perspective on the aftermath of a school shooting

“Only Child” brings a new perspective on the aftermath of a school shooting

May 14, 2018

Anna Rhoads '19 Yes, this book will make you cry. Even someone like me, who prides herself on never shedding a tear during movies or books, shamelessly admits to having cried when reaching the end of this novel. “Only Child” by Rhiannon Navin is a touching story about a family grieving the...

Not That Kind of Girl is Not That Kind of Book

Not That Kind of Girl is Not That Kind of Book

Veronica Stracher, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015

Lena Dunham, the star and creator of HBO’s hit show “Girls,” opens up the first chapter of her memoir, “Not That Kind of Girl,” in typically blunt fashion: “When I was nine, I wrote a vow of celibacy on a piece of paper and ate it.”  With that, she sets the scene for an anthology of h...

“Out of Reach” by Carrie Arcos: An Author Interview

“Out of Reach” by Carrie Arcos: An Author Interview

Olivia Kalb, A&E Editor

June 12, 2013

TO READ A REVIEW ON OUT OF REACH, CLICK HERE The author of the captivating book Out of Reach, Carrie Arcos, kindly agreed to an interview. What are three fun facts about yourself?  I love Good n Plenty, I'm Italian and Irish, and I'm afraid of mosquito eaters. When a book is about drug a...

The 2011 Tony Awards: ‘Mormon,’ ‘War Horse’ Win Big

The 2011 Tony Awards: ‘Mormon,’ ‘War Horse’ Win Big

June 12, 2011

The 65th Annual Tony Awards show was held on June 12 to recognize achievement in Broadway productions during the 2010-11 season. Neil Patrick Harris hosted the ceremony, which broadcast live on CBS from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. The show was held at the 3,000-seat Beacon Theatre on upper Broadway in Manhattan instead of its usual home at the 6,000-seat...

Global Friendship Holds Book Drive For Shakira's School

Global Friendship Holds Book Drive For Shakira's School

June 10, 2011

They are not selling candy grams this time around, but the Global Friendship Club is still working to help those in need. The club is holding a book drive to benefit a school which singer Shakira has opened in Colombia. The popstar is opening the school with her charity organization Fundacion Pies Descalzos. Col...

Global Friendship Holds Book Drive For Shakira’s School

Global Friendship Holds Book Drive For Shakira’s School

June 10, 2011

They are not selling candy grams this time around, but the Global Friendship Club is still working to help those in need. The club is holding a book drive to benefit a school which singer Shakira has opened in Colombia. The popstar is opening the school with her charity organization Fundacion Pies Descalzos. Col...

May 21, 2010 | Readers Anonymous

May 21, 2010 | Readers Anonymous

May 21, 2010

1:50 p.m.  English teachers Sue O’Hara places post-its on the walls leading to the auditorium.  During this week, Staples students wrote things they enjoyed about reading on these post-its, part of a celebration of books that also included this year’s Book Fair....

May 18, 2010 | Book Fair Frenzy

May 18, 2010 | Book Fair Frenzy

May 18, 2010

7:32 a.m. The Staples High School Book Fair is going on all this week from May 17 to May 21. Librarian Julia Roberts, English teachers, and Kristen Veenema and Beth Semaya selected each book that is being sold in the fair. These book are not only available at Staples but also at Barnes & Noble...

Book Of Days Preview

May 11, 2010

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May 6, 2010 | The Children in Room 2031

May 6, 2010 | The Children in Room 2031

May 6, 2010

12:47 p.m. Author Susan Eaton shares with the Inklings staff her insights and experiences while writing "The Children in Room E4," her book, which discusses inequalities in Connecticut public schools....

Fernandez Balances Teaching, Writing Book On Role of Automobile in American Society

Fernandez Balances Teaching, Writing Book On Role of Automobile in American Society

January 29, 2010

Kelsey Landauer Staff Writer Students always wonder what their teachers do in their free time. From what students know all they do is stand in the front of the classroom talking, or correct work. However, English teacher Anne Fernandez has certainly put her free time to something other than grad...

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