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How much do you know about that water bottle?

How much do you know about that water bottle?

Aileen Coyne, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015

When looking around classrooms almost every desk has a water bottle sitting on it. Recycling bins are filled with empty ones, and half filled water bottles are found covering lunch tables. While water may never be a drink craze like pumpkin spice lattes or almond milk, it will always have high demand. There is usually not much th...

A taste of new cafeteria food

A taste of new cafeteria food

Aileen Coyne, Staff Writer

December 1, 2014

The cafeteria has gone through a complete turnaround this year. It all started when coffee, tea and hot chocolate sales halted and students were overwhelmed with disappointment. Since caffeine withdrawal set it, there has been a constant stream of new foods. While many of the additions please stude...

Vending machines go unused and unnoticed

Vending machines go unused and unnoticed

Aileen Coyne, Staff Writer

October 12, 2014

Tucked away in the back corner of the cafeteria and the hallway leading into the field house are three vending machines often neglected by the Staples student body. Despite many students’ beliefs, all three vending machines are functioning. “I don’t use them because they’re broken 75 percent of t...

In with the new foods, out with the nutritional benefits

In with the new foods, out with the nutritional benefits

Sophia Hampton, News Editor

October 10, 2014

There are two things as a high school student I have come to value above most other things: food and sleep. When I have to sacrifice one for the other, it’s an altogether unfortunate situation. But here I am, a senior girl, waking up 20 minutes earlier to pack myself a lunch because I can’t rely...

With promise of fresh start, freshmen expectations for cafeteria food skyrocket

With promise of fresh start, freshmen expectations for cafeteria food skyrocket

Caroline Cohen, Managing Editor

September 19, 2014

When you think of high school in a stereotypical, “Mean Girls” movie kind of way, the cafeteria often comes to mind. It’s where all the drama is expected to go down and where everyone sees their friends. And although Staples’ cafeteria isn’t exactly out of a high school movie, the chaos of...

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