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Sexts From Last Night: When Cell Phones and Teenage Hormones Mix

Sexts From Last Night: When Cell Phones and Teenage Hormones Mix

February 24, 2010

Becca Bobrow '11 & Farrel Levenson '11 Opinions Editors *Names have been changed to protect the privacy of the students.  Vanessa Hudgens has done it. Tiger Woods has done it. And Staples students have done it. In a society influenced by the media and dominated by technology, instead of interacting in person, teenagers are sending explicit photographs and me...

It’s Electric: Tanning Trend Engenders Health Concerns

It’s Electric: Tanning Trend Engenders Health Concerns

February 2, 2010

Alix Neenan '12 Staff Writer According to an article published by the Skin Cancer Foundation on March 24, 2004, 37 percent of female and 11 percent of male white American adolescents between the ages of 13 and 19 have stripped down to their bathing suits, strapped on their goggles for safety,...

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Exceeds Expectations

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Exceeds Expectations

February 2, 2010

Usually when a team loses their highest point scorer and rebounder in the off-season, it is difficult to recover the following year. When Eliza Howe ’09 graduated, Coach Ed Huydic looked to his experienced players to fill in Howe’s contributions. This season, the girls’ varsity team has a...

Inside the Honors Studio: Gabe Schindler Details His Experiences with Paints, Pencils

Inside the Honors Studio: Gabe Schindler Details His Experiences with Paints, Pencils

January 29, 2010

Emily Kowal '12 Web A&E Editor With the help of Bob Marley, Gabe Schindler ’11 turns to the art studio daily to cope with the stress and pressures of high school. After a full day of classes, tests, and quizzes, Schindler is able to enjoy 45 minutes of relaxation. “When I draw, I get into a trance where all I can focus on is the piece and the music playing,...

Students Chat With Strangers on Omegle

Students Chat With Strangers on Omegle

January 28, 2010

Stevie Klein '12 Web Features Editor   “Asl?” Age. Sex. Location. This common conversation starter is used on the chat website, omegle.com, which is rapidly gaining popularity among teenagers. Omegle.com is a site that lets any person in the world anonymously chat with another randomly cho...

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