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June 16, 2011

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Staples Raises AP Exam Fee by Three Dollars to Offset Administrative Charges

Staples Raises AP Exam Fee by Three Dollars to Offset Administrative Charges

March 16, 2011

This year, the administration charged $90 per AP exam, three dollars higher than the price listed in the AP exam booklet distributed to all students taking an exam. This was due to increases in administrative costs from administering the tests. “Last year we came up short at administrative costs,” Ja...

I Promise, You Don't Know Them

I Promise, You Don't Know Them

November 12, 2010

Kelsey Landauer '12 Sports Editor "Hi! How was your day?” “It was good, Mom. I went to my friend’s house with a couple of people.” “Oh, who was there?” “Don’t worry, you wouldn’t know them.” “Just try me.” It is a question so simple, yet so irksome to teenagers with t...

Music To Make You Seem Cool: British Dubstep makes its way to American soil

Music To Make You Seem Cool: British Dubstep makes its way to American soil

October 22, 2010

Spencer Fox '11 Staff Writer Heavy metal, violent gangster rap, and now, newly added to the list of genres that will make your parents proclaim “MY god, what ARE you listening to?,”         Dubstep. Using its heavy bass lines as a weapon-of-choice, Dubstep is sure to make a large impact o...

The Feature Presentation: A Look at Master Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez

The Feature Presentation: A Look at Master Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez

October 1, 2010

Cover of Robert Rodriguez Sammy Warshaw '12 A&E Editor For film junkies everywhere, director Robert Rodriguez is a hero. For those who aren’t familiar with his history, Rodriguez is known for raising $7,000 to shoot “El Mariachi,” a Spanish action movie that had no celebritie...

The College Credit Crisis: Examining the Relevance of AP Classes at Staples High School

The College Credit Crisis: Examining the Relevance of AP Classes at Staples High School

September 29, 2010

Isaac Stein '12 and Brendan Rand '11 Senior Writer and News Editor No matter what classes they are taking, a mountain of AP textbooks is not an uncommon sight for students like Sean Christie '12, who study in the library. | Photo by Isaac Stein '12 According to the College Board AP ...

Procrastination Probing

June 16, 2010

Finals week is supposed to be a time of intensive studying and commitment to mastering massive amounts of material. For me, it’s generally that (depending upon the night), but it’s also many other pointless, self-destructive, time wasting, and somewhat obsessively repulsive things. I have ...

Failure of the Republic: Beyond the Roots of the Bridgeport Bomber

Failure of the Republic: Beyond the Roots of the Bridgeport Bomber

May 29, 2010

Image by Getty Images via @daylife I have no experience with being oppressed by the United States government; I’m a white, religious, liberal 16-year-old girl living in one of the most affluent towns in America in the 21st century. I have never had to present proof of my citizenship anywhere but i...

LMC Gamespot: Where Robot Unicorns Live

LMC Gamespot: Where Robot Unicorns Live

May 28, 2010

A student rushes to the library, worried that his Chemistry PowerPoint didn’t post to his Y-Drive. To his dismay, every computer is taken – not only by hardworking students, but also by online gamers. A May 3 Inklings poll of 112 random Staples students showed that 33 percent play computer ...

Kick-Ass Review

Kick-Ass movie poster | Photo by www.shockya.com

May 4, 2010

Ian Phillips '10 A&E Editor Remember those people that always said that you should never be the hero? They never told you why: because you might get knifed repeatedly before being mixed up with a bazooka and some samurai swords. Thank you for that valuable lesson, "Kick-Ass." All joking aside, "Kick-Ass" is a gra...

Does Size Really Matter? When Height Differences Pose Dating Pool Dilemmas

Keeping Him on His Toes: Some girls feel uncomfortable dating boys who are shorter than they are.

December 22, 2009

Sammy Hardy '11 Staff Writer They race toward each other, ready for a joyful embrace after an unbearable lunch period of separation.  But as they part from a brief hug and a kiss, he is the one left lingering on his tip-toes. There are couples in school with a significant height difference betwe...

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