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New York City sets record for lowest amount of crime in 2017

New York City sets record for lowest amount of crime in 2017

January 30, 2018

By Teddy Dienst New York City (NYC) , which is the closest major city,  had a record low of 286 murders in 2017. The crime rate hasn't been this low since 1951, when the record keeping of crime rates began. New York City  is now one of the United States safest big cities “It’s a great acc...

Movie Review: WONDER

Movie Review: WONDER

December 11, 2017

By Emily Stone '20 Stephen Chbosky’s “WONDER” is possibly the most authentic, controversial movie of 2017. Embedded with real world issues, witty humor and an exemplary cast, this movie will leave you speechless. In order to fully understand the general plot, paying attention to both the na...

Trump announces nomination for new FBI director

Trump announces nomination for new FBI director

June 12, 2017

By Ben Stein '18 President Trump announced on Wednesday, June 7 that he is nominating Christopher Wray to be the next FBI Director. Wray will replace acting Director Andrew McCabe who took on the position when James Comey was released last month. Wray holds a vast array of law experience. To ...

Westport write to succeed in the Connecticut Student Writers Contest

Westport write to succeed in the Connecticut Student Writers Contest

May 7, 2017

Lili Romann ’19 Four Westport students found success in the 2017 Connecticut Student Writers Contest, a competition consisting of over 1,500 entries from students in Kindergarten up until 12th grade. Molly Fording ’19 was made aware in late March that her piece “The Daughter” achieved First Pr...

Variety Show

Variety Show

May 4, 2017

By Kate Lewis '18 and Megan Doyle '18

New MLB Rules Helps Speed Up Game

New MLB Rules Helps Speed Up Game

April 3, 2017

By: Chris Andrews '18 If you’ve ever thought about how much more you would enjoy a baseball game if it moved at a quicker pace, then you will like the new Major League Baseball rules.  According to the New York Times, the average game time in the 2016 season was three hours. These new rules should reduce the length of games by cutting out time wasters and leaving more for the exciting action. ...

The best and worst of the 2017 Oscars

The best and worst of the 2017 Oscars

March 8, 2017

By Kate Lewis '18 From a stunning red carpet to floating candy to a major award mishap, the 2017 Oscars was a whirlwind of highs and lows. Here’s the best and worst of the night.   Best: The Red Carpet The biggest red carpet event of the year didn’t disappoint. Honorable mentions in...

Big Sean’s new album, “I Decided.”, shows fans a new side of the rapper

Big Sean’s new album, “I Decided.”, shows fans a new side of the rapper

March 8, 2017

By Bri Zeiberg '19 Earlier this month, Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, professionally known as Big Sean, released his fourth studio album “I Decided.”. The debut of these new 14 songs, featuring the two singles ‘Bounce Back’ and ‘Moves’, have already steadily climbed the charts. This con...

Swing into Spring fashion 2017

Swing into Spring fashion 2017

March 7, 2017

By Ivy Prince As winter comes to an end, it's time to put away the chunky sweaters and swap them for some lighter apparel. Here are the top three stores to shop at for your Spring 2017 wardrobe. Madewell   This popular denim clothing store has the perfect spring apparel for women. Although it can be a litt...

2017 Fashion Trends

2017 Fashion Trends

Ivy Prince, Web A&E Editor

January 19, 2017

By Ivy Prince '17 2017 Fashion Video from Inklings News on Vimeo....

2016: A Recap

2016: A Recap

January 12, 2017

By: Alexa Moro '18 and Alex Reiner '18 2016 Recap INKS from Inklings News on Vimeo....

Sophomore soccer players flourish on varsity team

Sophomore soccer players flourish on varsity team

Emma Berry, Opinions Editor

October 10, 2014

When someone says “the varsity team” it’s not unusual to picture big, strong upperclassman athletes that set examples and goals for underclassmen beginning their journeys through Staples sports. However, when someone says “girls’ varsity soccer” that stereotypical image becomes entirely irrelevant. This...

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