Inklings News

New Amazon Go stores are destined to change America

Amazon Go Grocery opens up 26 convenience stores throughout America with “Just Walkout Technology”

Caroline Donohue '20, Business Director

March 14, 2020

Amazon, as most of the world knows, is one of the biggest enterprises alive and allows people to basically buy anything in the world and have it shipped to your door the next day. In 2020, Amazon announced that they would open 26 “AmazonGo” convenience stores for grocery and gourmet food shopping...

‘Modern Love’ surpasses expectations, portrays reality

Amazon’s “Modern Love” draws inspiration from the New York Times’ “Modern Love” Column, reflecting on emotions, heartbreak and love in today’s society.

Audrey Bernstein ’20, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2019

“Surely there is someone out there who will take me for who I am,” Lexi, played by Anne Hathaway, says in the trailer for Amazon’s “Modern Love.” “The good, the bad, the full story of love.” Although the trailer piqued my interest for what appeared to be superb casting – actors including...

Local toy stores endure digital age

Age of Reason, one toy store in Westport, has been around for many years.

Sophie Driscoll ’19 and Poppy Livingstone ’21

May 21, 2019

Amazon, Snapchat test out easier way to shop

Amazon, Snapchat test out easier way to shop

October 5, 2018

By Carly Kaplowitz '21 Technology companies Amazon and Snapchat are creating a new feature in which Snapchat users can easily find and purchase a product. Users can do this by pressing down on their mobile device screen, holding it up to the item or barcode and then scanning it. If the item or bar...

Amazon reaches new milestone

Amazon reaches new milestone

September 17, 2018

By Eli Corenthal '19 “Alexa, what is Amazon’s current stock evaluation?” Amazon has finally been evaluated at $1 trillion in worth, making them the the only company besides Apple to reach that mark. With its stock share price now over $2,000, Amazon is more dominant than it has ever been...

It’s time for big tech’s big breakup

It’s time for big tech’s big breakup

April 30, 2018

In the recent weeks, the library posed a question to the student body, “Why should we break up Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple? Or shouldn’t we?” This is my response to the question. The question and my response were inspired by Scott Galloway’s book, “The Four.”   In the last ...

Trump bashes Amazon over series of tweets

Trump bashes Amazon over series of tweets

April 3, 2018

By Emma Greenberg '18 President Donald Trump first tweeted about the the internet retailer Amazon on March 29, calling out the company for causing damages to the United States Postal system. His following four tweets also said that Amazon should “pay real costs (and taxes),” reiterated that the ...

Amazon Go or No?

Amazon Go or No?

March 14, 2018

Nicole Shapiro '19 Imagine being able to go into a store, take whatever you want and just leave. One may question: isn't that just stealing? Well, technically, no. At least not at Amazon Go. Amazon Go is Amazon's new grocery store located in Seattle, Washington. The newest technology allows customers...

Four Connecticut cities bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

Four Connecticut cities bid for Amazon’s second headquarters

November 8, 2017

  Amazon announced on Sept. 7, 2017 plans to open a second headquarters (HQ2) in North America that will ultimately employ 50,000 employees and invest $5 billion for operations and construction. Since then, 238 cities across North America have submitted proposals to Amazon, outlining what each ...

Billionaires battle for the Moon

Billionaires battle for the Moon

May 15, 2017

By Chris Andrews '18 What do you do with billions of dollars when there is nothing left on Earth to buy? CEO’s such as Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Elon Musk of SpaceX and Naveen Jain of InfoSpace go to the Moon. The three billionaires are competing in a new space race as all three have plans for missio...

Students book to school library, stores, technology for good reads

This graph, recreated from data provided by the library’s destiny software, shows the number of books checked out during October as of Oct. 14 at 11:22 a.m.

Alexa Di Luca, Staff Writer

October 14, 2013

The Staples library, appropriately located near the cafeteria and auditorium, provides a vast amount of books for students to check out. Some students utilize the school library, while others use alternative resources. The main reason that students check out books at the school library is because of the conve...

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