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It’s time to delete Facebook

It’s time to delete Facebook

April 10, 2018

By Serena Ye '20 In eighth grade, I remember hearing all of my teachers say that I probably should get a Facebook for high school. You know, for all of the clubs and events, and just to stay in the loop. But what no one told me was that I could be one of the 50 million people whose private information was stolen by Facebook . At the heart of the Facebook controversy is Christopher Wylie, a former Cambridge Analytica employee who provided details about the scandal to the New York Times and Guardian. Cambridge An...

Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy and faces challenges in the modern marketplace

Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy and faces challenges in the modern marketplace

October 6, 2017

By Alexandra Sprouls ’19 Toys ‘R’ Us filed for bankruptcy in early September, facing pressure from the success of online businesses and the increasing usage of electronic games by children. “I was actually so surprised when I learned about Toys ‘R’ Us declaring bankruptcy because I used...

Inklings Awarded Two Silver Crowns

Inklings Awarded Two Silver Crowns

March 19, 2011

On March 18, Inklings was awarded with two Silver Crown Awards by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association; one for the paper and another for Inklings News Online. Members of the staff traveled to Columbia University for the 87th annual convention where they learned about various layout techniques, inter...

Endless Possibilities: Online Textbooks at Staples

Endless Possibilities: Online Textbooks at Staples

March 16, 2011

Most Staples students enrolled in a Spanish course are familiar with the struggle of constantly lugging around heavy “Realidades” or “Galeria de Arte y Vida” textbooks. But for students in Spanish 5A, that pain is now a distant memory – their textbook is found on their computer. “The impac...

Online Tutoring Grows in Popularity

Online Tutoring Grows in Popularity

March 9, 2010

Grace Shay '10 Managing Editor A Staples student’s typical after-school schedule often includes hours of athletic practice, extracurricular clubs, family chores, and homework. For some, it can be challenging to find extra time while balancing all these obligations. Squeezing in a face-to-face sessi...

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