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Milk or sugar with your tea? Or how about bacteria?

Milk or sugar with your tea? Or how about bacteria?
April 28, 2017

Kate Lewis '18   Trendy foods have been colorful, expensive and beautiful, but never before have they been alive.   Kombucha is fermented sweet tea… cultured with bacteria and...

[Sept. 2016 Arts] Fall welcomes warmer trends: what’s hot this season

October 11, 2016

By Channing Smith '17 Creative Chief The hearts of students everywhere begin to break as the leaves change and temperatures cool, causing them to shed their denim shorts, tank tops, and other summer...

Cuffed jeans roar into Staples fashion

Cuffed jeans roar into Staples fashion
April 7, 2016

This winter Staples has experienced a major change. Out of the crowded forest of corduroys and khakis, cuffed jeans have emerged on top, taking the Staples pant game by storm. People have been cuffing...

These new water bottles are absolutely S’well

These new water bottles are absolutely S’well
January 11, 2016

Iris, Ocean Blue, Midnight Black, Amethyst, Moonstone and Citrine.  These are not the colors of the Urban Outfitters nail polish collection.  No, these are S’well bottles: the latest trend to skirt...

Quirky socks roam the halls

Quirky socks roam the halls
April 3, 2015

For many people, putting on a boring pair of plain white socks in the morning doesn’t even warrant a second thought. However, there is an ever growing cult of students who dare to rebel against the traditional...

Celebs inspire creative cuts

Photo dramatization by Fritz Schemel ’17
October 28, 2014

As toddlers, most little girls have donned short ’dos. Since then, their hair may have grown longer, been braided, had hair tinsel added or gone through the cycle of lather, rinse, repeat numerous times....

Starbucks fuels Staples students’ dependence on caffeine

Starbucks fuels Staples students’ dependence on caffeine
October 5, 2014

“Hi, I’ll have a venti iced skinny hazelnut macchiato with sugar-free syrup, an extra shot, light ice and no whip.” I’m lost at this point. Is this even English? What does it all mean? This...

Reassess the dress before the counties dance in Jan.

December 22, 2010

The County Assemblies’ “counties” dance is the first opportunity that Staples girls are given to ditch their Uggs and throw on a pair of heels for a formal, black-tie night with their classmates....

Dyeing for a Little Change: Students Change Hair Colors for Self-Esteem, Others on Impulse

November 12, 2010

Staples students have been trying many new things lately. From leather jackets to cartoon lunchboxes and oversized headphones, a range of diverse influences is evident in the student body. One of the...

The "I Like it…" Facebook Phenomenon

October 7, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Blythe Lewis '13 Staff Writer Facebook users have started a new trend of statuses this week that is a bit more attention grabbing than Favorite Pokémon Week last Dec. Women everywhere...

Not So Silly Bandz: Elementary Schools Fight the Obsession

Lucas Amlicke, a first grader at Coleytown Elementary plays with his collection of Silly Bandz that have taken over his wrist. | Photo by Sam Bortniker '11
June 7, 2010

Sam Bortniker '11 A&E Editor It starts off with a harmless yellow plastic band in the shape of a giraffe. Then a pink cupcake band is found to accompany it. After...

Boys vs. Girls Enrollment; Studies Show Gender Gap in Advanced Math, English Courses

Graphic by Annie Nelson '11 and Ashley Bonnet '10
November 12, 2009

Shannon Moss '11 & Dana Rapapport '11 Web News Editor & Web Opinions Editor Scott Grundei ’10 is a male student who has excelled in his English classes. Since freshman year, he has always...

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