Inklings News

Kehlani releases fourth mixtape, further establishes herself as R&B star

Kehlani’s fourth commercial mixtape was made available on Apple Music and Spotify on Friday, May 8.

Jacob Greenberger ’22, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

Oakland R&B artist, Kehlani, released on May 8 her fourth commercial mixtape on streaming services: “It Was Good Until It Wasn’t.” Kehlani’s most conceptual and best storytelling album saw features from many prominent names such as rapper Tory Lanez, and R&B artists Jhene Aiko and James B...

‘Love is Blind’ proves great addition to reality dating shows

“Love is Blind” released in early Feb on Netflix as part of a three-week event. Episodes would be released periodically until the finale on Feb 27.

Carly Kaplowitz ’21

March 14, 2020

Television is filled with numerous reality dating shows, ranging from classics like “The Bachelor” to summer hits like “Love Island.” But another phenomenon was recently added to Netflix in February: “Love is Blind.” While I was hesitant to start this show because I was already invested in...

Valentine’s Day deserves appreciation for all kinds of love

Valentine’s Day is all about nice gifts but more importantly, the people who you give them to.

Brooke Dembin '22, Assistant Business Director

February 14, 2020

With Valentine's Day comes chocolate, flowers, pink hearts and oversized stuffed animals. It’s a day dedicated to celebrating your love for others and grandly displaying your affection. However, we tend to overlook the true meaning of this holiday. We get the impression that this holiday is solely...

Staples students offer Valentines Day gift ideas

As Valentine's Day approaches, Jackson Hochhauser ’22 shows his appreciation for his friend by gifting him candy.

Ella Stoler '22 and Jacob Greenberg '22

February 10, 2020

‘Let It Snow’ kicks off holiday season right

Let it snow came out on Nov. 8 and gives its audience a fascinating holiday drama. It can be found on Netflix and is produced by Netflix as well.

Shira Zeiberg ’22

December 16, 2019

Ditch the pumpkins and go grab your hot chocolate as holiday movies commence. On Nov. 8, “Let it Snow” was released on Netflix and gave us another romantic holiday miracle movie. The movie is directed by Luke Snellin and is based in a snowy town on a festive Christmas Eve bringing many together to...

[Nov. 2016 Features] Stuffed with Love empowers youth

November 23, 2016

By Lili Romann ’19   A child suffering cancer receives a plush, stuffed dog dressed in a pink skirt alongside a beautiful ‘get well’ note, and it makes her day. Suddenly, the pain she is feeling is somewhat relieved. Somebody is thinking of her. Kidz Give Back is a non-profit organi...

[Sept. 2016 Opinions] Here’s to Harambe: the gorilla, the myth, the legend *a satire

October 11, 2016

By Jason Streiter '17 It’s been five months,  two days, 12 hours, 3 minutes and 2.5 seconds since Harambe the gorilla was murdered in cold blood at the Cincinnati Zoo. When a three-year-old child passed over three different fences and fell into Harambe’s habitat, Harambe’s idiotic handlers de...

Falling for Netflix’s Love

Falling for Netflix’s Love

Julia Greenspan, Staff Writer

May 11, 2016

Despite its bland title, Love is packed with passion and punch. The show is a 10 episode Netflix original produced by Judd Apatow --best known for Knocked Up and This Is 40-- and spouses Paul Rust and Lesley Arfin. Together, the team brings truth, humor and a fresh look at the reality of modern love. ...

The Psychology Behind High School Relationships

Jen Gouchoe, Web Features Editor

March 31, 2016

First love tends to hit high schoolers with a newfound intensity that they often aren’t prepared to handle. One anonymous junior girl experienced what she thought was first love as a freshman when she started dating a sophomore boy. What was initially fun and flirty quickly developed into something...

Pet Instagrams are becoming the new “fad”

Pet Instagrams are becoming the new “fad

Blake Rubin, Features Web Editor

March 22, 2016

Get ready to have your heart skip a beat as you double tap on Instagram for the adorable pet accounts taking Instagram by storm. One dog new to the scene, is Rosie Haroun, Annie Haroun ‘16’s little pup, and her bio reads, “Miniature Schnauzer- Yes I am a bearded lady.” Her Instagram was c...

Valentine’s Day evolves throughout the years

Drawing by Olivia Crosby '15

Molly Liebergall, Staff Writer

March 2, 2015

On the top shelf of each third grader’s cubby, colorfully designed shoe boxes overflow with pink lollipops and boxes of Sweethearts, while the rest of the classroom is engulfed in a frenzy of sugar-rushed chattering and card exchanging. Meanwhile, at 70 North Ave., a senior casually prints “Feb....

Spread the love this Valentine’s Day

Spread the love this Valentine’s Day

Alice Hickson, Staff Writer

February 24, 2015

The day of love, flowers, teddy bears, and all things chocolate is right around the corner. Yep, you guessed it, it’s Valentine’s Day. Some people roll their eyes at the overstuffed shelves at CVS; the cheesy messages inscripted on every candy bar along with the overwhelming amount of stuffed...

Dear Ella

Dear Ella

Sophie De Bruijn, Staff Writer

June 20, 2014

While it is surreal that today is my graduation day, what is even more astonishing to me is that next year you will be a freshman at Staples. In a couple of months, you’ll put on an outfit that you agonized over (not yet realizing the daunting fact that there will be 720 more outfits to plan before...

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