Inklings News

Availability of Abortions Unclear in Proposed Health Care Bill

February 23, 2010

Lexi Preiser '10 & Natasha Gabbay '10 Web Editor-in-Chief & Web Managing Editor The ongoing debate surrounding health care reform raises a contentious issue with regards to abortion. Politicians are struggling to agree on a plan that satisfies both pro-life and pro-choice advocates — ...

It’s Electric: Tanning Trend Engenders Health Concerns

TANNING TREND: Tanning beds have become increasingly popular among teenagers. Most notably, the trend was exemplified by the MTV reality show “Jersey Shore.” | Photo by Lucy Sinclair '11

February 2, 2010

Alix Neenan '12 Staff Writer According to an article published by the Skin Cancer Foundation on March 24, 2004, 37 percent of female and 11 percent of male white American adolescents between the ages of 13 and 19 have stripped down to their bathing suits, strapped on their goggles for safety,...

Wa Wa Wa! The Baby Project

Wa Wa Wa! The Baby Project

January 5, 2010

Emily Cooper '11 Business Manager “Baby” weighs six to eight pounds and measures approximately 20 inches. Though, the resemblances to a human child do not end here. The robotic baby can cry throughout the entire night, and requires multiple diaper changes. For one weekend, students at Weston and Trumbull High Schools annually step into the role of a teenage parent and learn about the dif...

H1N1 Hits Westport; Landon Alerts Town

H1N1 Hits Westport; Landon Alerts Town

May 22, 2009

Image via Wikipedia Superintendent Dr. Elliot Landon reacted to the outbreak of H1N1 (previously known as Swine Flu) by sending a letter out to teachers and parents in the Westport Public School District. The letter follows: Dear Colleague, Thanks to a parent's thoughtfulness and willingness to share, we have learned that a student in Westport Public Schools has had a confirmed case of H1N1 ...

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