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Excessive amounts of graffiti in the boys' bathroom has ruined the facilities

May 28, 2010

Spencer Fox '11 Staff Writer Vandalism has become a problem at Staples. Bathroom walls display a wide variety of phrases, words and illustrations from the bizarre to the vulgar. Inklings interviewed someone who was caught and those who cleaned up his tags. Staples’ Zak Rose ’10 was found ...

Free Parking: Administation Issues Parking Permits to Juniors

Winning the lottery: Juniors who entered the second parking lottery are able to freely park in the spots that seniors left behind.  | Photo by Madeline Hardy '11

May 28, 2010

Victor Hollenberg '10 Editor-In-Chief Juniors holding valid licenses will be able to apply for parking permits in Staples’ student lots beginning May 17, according to the administration. Owing to the departure of over 300 seniors on internships, the increased amount of parking space available...

Juniors to be Issued Parking Permits After Beginning of Internship

May 16, 2010

Victor Hollenberg '10 Staff Writer Juniors holding valid drivers’ licenses will be able to apply for parking permits in Staples’ student lots beginning May 17, according to the administration. Owing to the departure of over 300 seniors on internships, the increased amount of parking space a...

Shutter Island Review

Shutter Island Review

February 27, 2010

Ian Phillips '10 A&E Editor Sometimes, the language of film, and the language of literature, just fit together like a puzzle. When I think of great directors and great writers with similar visions, I usually just think of the Coen Brothers and Cormac McCarthy over "No Country for Old Men." Now, I can add Martin Scorsese and Dennis Lehane, over "Shutter Island."...

The Burka Bares All

Photo Courtesy of SXC

January 9, 2010

Suzanne Kleine '11 Features Editor When Janine Atway ’10 got dressed, she decided to forgo her usual t-shirt and jeans. Instead, she threw on a burka: one of the most misunderstood items of clothing in our modern era. The burka is a dress most worn in the Middle East. It is famous for hiding th...

Avatar: Director James Cameron Proves Once Again Why He’s “King of the World”

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January 5, 2010

Ian Phillips '10 A&E Editor James Cameron only makes a movie every 10 or so years, but every time he does he seems to rewrite the rules of filmmaking. With "Avatar," James Cameron not only rewrote the rules, but opened a whole new book. "Avatar" is one of those films that is not just a ...

Grinding Your Gears: An Examination of the Teenage Dance Phenomenon

December 22, 2009

Sammy Warshaw ’12 and Kelsey Landaur ’12 Staff Writers The well-respected scholar Pretty Ricky once sang the words “Grind on me” in the 2005 hip-hop single. This one song addresses the popular form of dance known as “grinding” or “freaking.” This risqué dance is made up of a mal...

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