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New “Google Buzz” Hits Staples High

New “Google Buzz” Hits Staples High

March 12, 2010

Kate McNee '11 Head Copy Editor As people around the world can’t seem to keep their fingers off their keyboards, between tweeting and writing on each other’s Facebook walls, Google has announced that it is contributing its own site to the social networking phenomenon: Google Buzz.        Google Buzz is a...

Web Censorship: Filtering of Social Networking Sites an Area of Contention Between Students and Faculty

Students experience disappointment when a website they want to use has been deemed inappropriate by the school and blocked. | Photo from

March 12, 2010

Isaac Stein '12 Staff Writer Staples High School has always fostered an open environment for print materials to be read by students. According to Staples librarian Robin Stiles, no book has been censored in her five years of service. “We celebrate the fact that [the Staples library] has many of the books that have been banned in other places. W...

Tweet-On: Twitter Invades Staples

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November 24, 2009

Ian Phillips '10 A&E Editor CORRECTION APPENDED Created in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, the social networking site Twitter suddenly became a worldwide phenomenon this year. What separates Twitter from most social networking sites is that it functions simply as a status updater. Mini-statuses, called “tweets...

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