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Seniors, newly eligible to vote, faced unexpected challenges on election day this past Tuesday. Their experiences call attention to necessary reforms to the voter registration process.

Seniors face unexpected obstacles at the polls

Talia Moskowitz ’24, Web Managing Editor November 11, 2023

Americans pride themselves on their ability to have a say in choosing their leaders, from the local level all the way up to the presidential election. The right to vote is as sacred in this country as...

Investigative journalism is an indispensable component of functioning democracy and the strongest way to hold authorities, institutions and one another accountable for our actions. At Staples and in Westport, Inklings reporters are not afraid to use their training to inquire, conduct research, fact-find and write articles to increase transparency on local issues. They should be recognized and applauded for their work, not overlooked or belittled.

Gatekeepers of justice, accountability: Investigative journalists deserve recognition, respect

Allie Gillman '23, Business Manager October 11, 2022

A few weeks ago, I asked a friend to accompany me to dinner to take photos for an article I was writing. Though I offered to drive and pay for dinner, when they heard I would be taking photos for Inklings,...

A portion of Staples seniors voted for the next US President and local politicians for the first time in this election.

Seniors vote for first time in 2020 election

Lea Rivel ’22, Web Arts Editor November 20, 2020

The 2020 presidential race was nothing like America has seen before. Debates between supporters of former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump have erupted across the United States ever...

Electoral College System Breeds Controversy and Questions

November 7, 2016

By: Melanie Lust '19 As the presidential election draws nearer, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's polls have never been closer, and new questions are surfacing about the unusual way our country will...

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