Inklings News

Why Did the Trees Cross the Road?

Graphic by Leah Bitsky '12

March 28, 2010

Leah Bitsky '12 Staff Writer I never knew how much a little wind could affect me until I was sitting with my family, freezing and wrapped in a Snuggie, playing Candyland, surrounded by flashlights and candles. The power outage was terrible. I was expecting the lights to go out, considerin...

Ross’s Website Recommendations

Ross's Website Recommendations

February 2, 2010

Everybody has their own list of websites that they use on a daily basis. For high school students, websites usually serve the purpose of helping with homework or stunting its process. So here are a few useful, and possible detrimental, sites that I use mostly every day. 1.  Dropbox – This dandy website permanently ends the “email it to yourself”...

Computer Department Reboots for New Year

Madeline Hardy '11

January 29, 2010

John Watson '12 Staff Writer The rumors about the return of a computer science department to staple are not just rumors, as two new computer science classes two new classes are Intro to Programming and Intro to Web Programming will be arriving next year. The computer department was removed from the school curriculum do to a lack of studen...

A Pirate’s Life for Me: Student body unfazed by Consequences of Piracy

Photo-Graphic by Petey Menz '11 & Jon Foster '10

December 22, 2009

Lila Epstein '10 & Ross Gordon '11 Editor-in-chief & News Editor In the United States, copyright laws protect the music industry by making music piracy illegal. However, file–sharing clients such as LimeWire and Acquisition make it easy for anyone with a computer to download any song for free.  With...

Big Brother is Watching You Read! Man in Library Infringes on Students’ Personal Freedom / CC BY 2.0

November 25, 2009

Isaac Stein '12 Staff Writer Four tests in six hours. Somehow, I need to find solace in doing something completely unproductive for at least 15 minutes of my free period. It’s period seven, so the cafeteria is closed and I can’t find a sandwich to alleviate my problems. I, instead, look to the ...

Rogers Switches from Tech to History

Rogers Switches from Tech to History

September 18, 2009

Image via Wikipedia With the removal of the computer science department due to budget cuts, computer science teacher Rob Rogers will be moving to the social studies department this year. “It’s cool to be in a department bigger than one [person],” Rogers said. “It’s nice to have colleagues.” In the 2009-10 school year, Rogers will be teaching two Western Hum...

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