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Inked: Tattoo Culture at Staples

Inked: Tattoo Culture at Staples

May 27, 2011

The ink of a tattoo might lie just under one’s skin, but the meaning goes much deeper. When getting a tattoo one is making a commitment to wear an image on the body for life. “It hurts way more to get a tattoo removed than it does to get one in the first place,” Austin Goff ‘11 said. “Therefore, you have to consider what getting a tattoo means...

Tumblr: Staples Students take to Micro Blogging

Tumblr: Staples Students take to Micro Blogging

May 27, 2011

While many social media fads have come andgone in the past decade, few have had the addicting power found on Tumblr. Theis website has quickly grown in popularity amongst Staples students this year. At first glance, Tumblr looks just like any other blogging website. Like other websites it has posts organized in chronological order...

Staples Needs to Speak Up

Staples Needs to Speak Up

May 27, 2011

EDITORIAL When a quarter of their teachers were fired, students at Austin Polytechnical Academy in Chicago set up a petition even in the face of suspension, they walked out of their classes to protest. Sadly, this kind of demonstration would rarely, if ever, occur at Staples. In the past two years, the ad...

Crossing the Line: Staples and the Doninger Free Speech Case

Crossing the Line: Staples and the Doninger Free Speech Case

May 27, 2011

  Cheyenne Haslett '13 & Claire O'Halloran '13 Web News Editor & Web Features Editor Feeling angry, Shapiro recorded a video on a friend’s Facebook wall manifesting her frustration. Considered “a joke in [her opinion],” Shapiro would still later describe the video as “threatening an...

Baseball Shuts Out New Canaan, Advances to FCIAC Semifinals

Baseball Shuts Out New Canaan, Advances to FCIAC Semifinals

May 26, 2011

Caitlyn Rand '13 and Claire O'Halloran '13 Staff Writer and Web Features Editor Gau '11 contributed to the team's defense, averaging one strike-out per inning. | Photos by Caitlyn Rand '13 After ending the regular season with a solid record of 15-5, the Staples baseball team faced New Canaan in the FCIAC quarterfinals on their home field, and walked away with a ...

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