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Sophomore research paper provokes anxiety

Emma Dantas '21, Staff Writer May 24, 2019

  There are few things more daunting than sitting in front of an online Google document, knowing a minimum of eight pages needs to be filled with original writing in a persuasive and coherent way...

A Staples High School senior works to complete hours of homework. Stanford University researchers identified between 90 and 150 minutes as the “optimal” amount of homework in 2014.

Homework volume does not correlate with rigor

Sophie Driscoll ’19 January 16, 2019

At higher levels of certain courses, difficulty of content increases slightly but volume of homework increases dramatically. However, homework quantity does not correlate with academic rigor. Of course,...

Study reveals violent video games stimulate aggression in players

Study reveals violent video games stimulate aggression in players

October 5, 2018

By Amanda Kaplowitz ’19 The results of a study conducted by Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire between 2010 and 2017 were published on Oct. 1, 2018, and revealed evidence linking violent...

ALS research is becoming spiced up with the Hot Pepper Challenge

March 15, 2018

By Lauren Wasserman '19 Who can forget the ice bucket challenge, when American’s dumped ice on their heads to raise money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)? Now there is a new trend: The ALS...

Above and Beyond: ASR Students continue research after school

March 21, 2011

One period a day, four days a week, Marcus Russi ’13 goes to room 3022. During the period, he completes labs, fills out science fair applications, and reads articles. But it is outside of school that...

To Take or Not to Take? Juniors and Seniors Deciding on an English Class

October 5, 2010
Kate McNee explores the different options for junior and senior year English classes. Is our native language proving to be the hardest subject to study? Read on to find out!
Howard Zinn speaks to students and faculty at Marlboro College in 2004 | Photo from Wiki Commons

Zinn’s Passing a Loss for Students and Teachers Alike

February 28, 2010
Cole Manley '11 credits Howard Zinn for his ability to provide opposing viewpoints to students and expose problems and injustice.
Graphic by Alix Neenan 12

Letter to the Editor – Re “Boys vs. Girls Enrollment”

December 6, 2009
Jill Greenberg, Ph.D. writes a letter to Inklings in response the Nov. 13 article: Boys vs. Girls Enrollment; Studies Show Gender Gap in Advanced Math, English Courses
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