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20,000 Sheets A Day: Staples' Paper Addiction

20,000 Sheets A Day: Staples' Paper Addiction

May 14, 2011

Emily Goldberg '12 and Farrel Levenson '11 Web Managing Editor and Staff Writer According to main office secretary Mari Caroll who orders all of Staples paper, Staples goes through 200,000 sheets of paper every two weeks. That’s 100,000 sheets of paper every week, 20,000 sheets of paper every day, nearly 3,000 sheets every hour. “Between test...

Oral Cancer Rate Among Sexually Active Teens on the Rise

Oral Cancer Rate Among Sexually Active Teens on the Rise

October 29, 2010

Image via Wikipedia When the most people hear the term “oral cancer,” they usually associate it with men with yellow teeth who have smoked or chewed tobacco their entire life. What most don’t know is that people of any age or gender are susceptible to the disease, regardless of their smoking hab...

Teachers Use Blackboard, Individual Websites to Reach Students

Teachers Use Blackboard, Individual Websites to Reach Students

October 11, 2010

Image via CrunchBase Last year, science teacher Kevin Glass stopped giving his students physical tests. As Glass explained, every exam that he gives, including the midterm and the final, is done through Blackboard.  Glass is just one of the many teachers that have begun using Blackboard more extensively. According to tech department member Ken...

Seniors Still At School Question Their Decision to Stay

Seniors Still At School Question Their Decision to Stay

June 23, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Emily Goldberg '12 Web News Editor When Angela Gibson ’10 entered her Spanish class on May 17, she was one of four students present. The previous Friday, there were approximately 20 other students in the class. This excessive number of absences was not due to students skipping class, a field trip, or even another swine flu spread. Gibson’s clas...

Orthodontists Are Evil

Orthodontists Are Evil

May 29, 2010

Alix Neenan '12 Features Editor You know the drill. You wait in an uncomfortable sitting room that reeks of alcohol and toothpaste, with "The Suite Life of Zack and Cody" playing as background noise. There are grimy children scampering around beneath your feet like rats. You would pick up last year's iss...

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