Inklings News

Social media able to bring athletes, coaches together during practice interruption

While athletes are required to stay at home over this break, coaches can still push them to remain in shape.

Jake Navarro '20, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference just held a meeting with 70 schools, athletic and governmental figures, and they reached a decision that it was too premature to cancel the spring sports season. Now, coaches have the tough task of having to prepare their teams while under quarantine. ...

James Charles controversy demonstrates problem with internet

Famed Youtube Beauty Guru, James Charles, sparks controversy with fellow Youtuber, Tati Westbrook. Their many fans were quick to take sides.

Siri Kantor '20, Associate Managing Editor, and Maya Brodows '20

June 6, 2019

Policy violations and harmful memes lead to mass Youtube video removal

YouTube videos are being taken down due to the tough restrictions implemented. These videos are no longer able to be viewed by the public. Over 1.6 million videos are already gone.

Annabelle Iannone '21

March 14, 2019

There have been numerous reports in the past week of a character called “Momo” appearing in children’s videos on YouTube. Momo appears in clips of popular children’s shows posted on YouTube and tells children to hurt themselves and do terrible things through the characters of Peppa Pig and For...

“Thank u, next” music video stuns viewers

“Thank u, next” music video stuns viewers

Ali Korn ’21

December 13, 2018

Ariana Grande released a music video for her song “thank u, next”, which is the artist’s first number one single. Around 830,000 viewers watched the video’s live release on YouTube on Nov. 30 at 3:00pm. The video reached over 47 million views in just 24 hours, breaking YouTube’s record, previously...

The End of an Era: The removal of CDs and CD players within society

The End of an Era: The removal of CDs and CD players within society

March 4, 2018

By Brianna Zeiberg '19 As a child growing up in the 2000s, compact discs, otherwise known as CDs, were my main exposure to music besides the radio. Saving up my allowance and completing extra chores so I could purchase the latest Miley Cyrus album was my norm. Whether it be deciding which CD to buy ...

YouTube Star Thrives Within Staples

YouTube Star Thrives Within Staples

November 17, 2016

By Zach Horowitz The number 84 for most people at Staples signifies a grade on a test or paper.  For sophomore Georgia Wright ’19, this number represents something much different. Wright has recently attained 84,000 YouTube subscribers and that number does not seem to be slowing down anytime s...

Youtube quiets Quizlet and flings aside flashcards

 Youtube quiets Quizlet and flings aside flashcards

Brendan Massoud, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

YouTube, for many, is a source of adorable baby footage or the latest high-school phenom’s highlight reel. But for some, it is actually an incredible academic resource. In the past few years, educational YouTube channels have become more and more prevalent for members of the Staples student body....

Viral videos stream across the globe

Viral videos stream across the globe

Emily Wolfe, Staff Writer

January 31, 2014

They have the power to make millions of people smile until their cheeks hurt, laugh until they collapse onto the ground, and cry all at the same time within the span of about two minutes. They are viral videos. “I think it’s the same as watching a movie really. The videos are just shorter,”...

"Friday:" The Youtube Sensation You Hate to Love

"Friday:" The Youtube Sensation You Hate to Love

March 25, 2011

The most important thing you need to realize about Rebecca Black’s “Friday” is that it’s not the song you love to hate as much as it’s the song you hate to love. Admit it, you’ve gone to YouTube ten, twenty, thirty times, claiming that the song is lame, but you know every lyric, don’t you? Face it, you can’t get it o...

New School Goals

September 24, 2010

Jehangir Hafiz Stand-Up Comedy – SHS Talent Show

June 10, 2010


Alan Southworth – SHS Talent Show

June 9, 2010


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