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Have Yourself a Merry Little… Vacation

December 22, 2010

Jingle bell rock, Santa hats, and eggnog mean nothing to me each Christmas season. Sitting on the beach or skiing down the Colorado mountains is more what I imagine for my Christmas vacation. For me,...

Nightmare on Main Street

December 22, 2010

I enter the mall a happy, holiday-spirited teen, ready to buy gifts for Christmas. I leave the mall completely broke and having a major case of “shopping stresses me out” syndrome, which is nearly...

An unhealthy dose of Christmas

December 22, 2010

Last Christmas morning, no explosive holiday spirit emerged from my room. I did not wake up first, or sprint down the stairs in utter excitement, or satisfyingly stare the plethora of presents five hours...

Sprit Week (Minus the Spirit)

November 10, 2010

Every year the week before homecoming, Staples has a "spirit week." The purpose of this is to bring the school together and create a sense of community in a fun way. There's something about being a...

No, I'm Not Ready For My Close-up

November 8, 2010

Walking through the hallway during Spirit Week had been a small adventure of dodging and avoiding being in the background of pictures. One of the worst things for me is being in the background of...

A Different Type of Art: Members of the anime club know not only how to appreciate the medium, but they know how to draw it beautifully as well. | Graphic by Maddie Kimble ‘12

Anime Club Will Go to Boston for Conference

April 1, 2010

Members of the Staples Anime Club will go to Boston, Mass. this upcoming weekend for an annual conference to celebrate Japanese animation, comics, and pop culture with other anime fans. “[At the...

Graphic by Alix Neenan 12

For Tiger, It’s All About the Ads

March 30, 2010

Kate McNee ’11 Head Copy Editor On Feb. 19, during break, I, like many other students I’m sure, was watching the Olympics when I decided to turn on Tiger Woods’ press conference about his...

Graphic by Jonathan Foster.

3-Dimensional Television: Expensive, Useless, and a Hassle

February 24, 2010

Jonathan Foster '11 Staff Writer Watching film in 3D has been around since the beginning of the twentieth century, and since then has made great strides, adding depth to many movies, such as the...

Above, the BOE deliberates at a June 2009 meeting. | Photo by Madeline Hardy 11

Budget and Questions Slow Adoption of Graphic Novels Course

February 24, 2010

Petey Menz '11 News Editor During the fall of 2009, English teacher Jesse Bauks, art teacher Carla Eichler and English K-12 Coordinator Lisabeth Comm geared up to present a graphic novels course,...

Graphic by Jake Baron 13

Should We Be Worried About the Swine Flu?: H1N1 is a Serious Problem

November 4, 2009

Jordan Shenhar '13 Staff Writer Despite the public’s skepticism, swine flu is a highly dangerous and contagious disease. Although it may be true that swine flu was exaggerated by the media...

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