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Tuition Grants Allow Dream of College to Be Realized

March 12, 2010

Image via Wikipedia College is a ticket to job security and a comfortable lifestyle. But for many, that ticket is hard to punch. Dreams of going to vocational school, a two year community college,...

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...

Sexts From Last Night: When Cell Phones and Teenage Hormones Mix

Cell phones are just one way that Staples students partake in sending explicit messages to peers. | Photo courtesy of SXC
February 24, 2010

Becca Bobrow '11 & Farrel Levenson '11 Opinions Editors *Names have been changed to protect the privacy of the students.  Vanessa Hudgens has done it. Tiger Woods has done it. And Staples...

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...

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Exceeds Expectations

Girls’ Varsity Basketball Exceeds Expectations
February 2, 2010

Usually when a team loses their highest point scorer and rebounder in the off-season, it is difficult to recover the following year. When Eliza Howe ’09 graduated, Coach Ed Huydic looked to...

Inside the Honors Studio: Gabe Schindler Details His Experiences with Paints, Pencils

FROM SKETCHES TO SHOWCASES: Student  artist Gabe Schindler ’11, whose two favorite works are shown above, hopes to continue his study of art in the future.
January 29, 2010

Emily Kowal '12 Web A&E Editor With the help of Bob Marley, Gabe Schindler ’11 turns to the art studio daily to cope with the stress and pressures of high school. After a full day of classes,...

Students Chat With Strangers on Omegle

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January 28, 2010

Stevie Klein '12 Web Features Editor   “Asl?” Age. Sex. Location. This common conversation starter is used on the chat website,, which is rapidly gaining popularity among teenagers.

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor
December 22, 2009

Dear Editor, For full disclosure, I am President and Founder of the Young Republicans Club and a proud American patriot. I recently read the Inklings spread concerning the Pledge of Allegiance and felt...

The Truth Behind Depression in Teenagers

December 22, 2009

Lucas Hammerman ’10 & Emily Goldberg ’12 News Editor & Web Sports Editor I have been drinking a lot, and I have been dating a lot, and I have been doing things that I am really ashamed...

Cut the Cost in Half with Self–Cut Hair

Cut It Out: Some people choose to cut their own hair out of convenience or to save money spent at the salons. | Photo by Madeline Hardy '11
December 22, 2009

Monica Mula ’10 Web Opinions Editor Hair makes a statement. A blue and red mohawk or a “high and tight” military cut is bound to say something different about the respective person sporting it. Hair...

Staying Thin to Fit In / CC BY 2.0
December 16, 2009

Carlie Schwaeber '12 Web News Editor  The “perfect body” can have a variety of definitions depending on different people, but the one thing that is certain is that a lot of teenage girls want...

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