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A new “Like” on Facebook

A new “Like” on Facebook

Hannah Bjorkman, Staff Writer

February 29, 2016

Facebook has recently added a new feature that allows users to share what they really think on a post. In the past, Facebook Friends have had the ability to only like a post but now, Mark Zuckerberg is introducing “Reactions,” the new “Like” button with more ways to express yourself. Luke Sa...

New and improved emojis released by Apple

New and improved emojis released by Apple

Maialie Fitzpatrick, Staff Writer

October 28, 2015

Apple’s done it yet again. A new array of emojis have just been released with iPhone’s iOS 9.1 update and it’s all the hype here at Staples. “It's really exciting because there are so many new ones that come in handy and are very useful,” Erin Munley ’16 said. When you’re at a lo...

Apple update iOS9 stirs mixed student reactions

Apple update iOS9 stirs mixed student reactions

Isabella Ullmann, Red Staff Features Editor

September 20, 2015

When 1 p.m. struck on Wednesday, Sept. 16, some students scrambled to plug in their iPhones to install the iOS9 update. Some of the most notable changes according to students are the backwards option on apps, a different format for closing apps and a longer battery life. “My favorite part of...

Snapchat update catches the attention of students

Snapchat update catches the attention of students

Jackson Livingstone, Staff Writer

September 16, 2015

On Tuesday, Sept. 15 the social media app Snapchat released an unexpected update that captured the attention of Staples students of every class. Laughter echoed throughout the library, hallways and classrooms as the new update, which included several new graphics and effects for user’s to play a...

Snapchat update snatches away best friends

Snapchat update snatches away best friends

Daniela Karpenos, Web News Editor

February 2, 2015

Jan. 27 marked a day of horror for many avid Snapchatters. The app update brought about an unwelcome and unforeseen change—the disappearance of the infamous “Best Friends” list. This list, updated weekly, displays the top three friends a user Snapchats the most frequently. According to Snapchat support, members of the list “are selecte...

Snapchat is sending me over the edge

Snapchat is sending me over the edge

Rachel Treisman, Web Features Editor

January 29, 2015

In the good old days, we kids used to snapchat each other silly selfies or embarrassing pictures of our friends from across the cafeteria. That was the golden age - we snapped and chatted without a care in the world. Then came stories. Suddenly, we could broadcast our every activity, from the mundane...

Students debate value of iOS 8

Students debate value of iOS 8

Andrew Vester, Staff Writer

September 29, 2014

Apple's newest operating system, iOS 8, was released on Sept. 17, inciting excitement and curiosity among students. This update brought new features to the iPhone, such as the quick-text addition to the keyboard.  As the user types, it recognizes the words and suggests three words that might be use...

An iPhone of epic proportions

An iPhone of epic proportions

Daniela Karpenos, Web News Editor

September 7, 2014

It’s been quiet lately . . . a little too quiet. There hasn’t been a new iPhone model release since the iPhone 5C last September. However, it looks like Apple is continuing its annual update tradition. Come September 9, a new model will be on the market: the iPhone 6. According to CNET, a global media publisher of technological and co...

Soccer Update: Staples vs. Brien McMahon

September 24, 2008

Jack Hennessy '10 Staff Writer The Staples Boys Varsity Soccer team improved to 4-0 as they defeated Brien McMahon 1-0 at Home last Thursday in the still premature season. Led by coach Dan Woog, Staples would not be denied in this back-and-forth battle between two powerhouses. Forward Greg Gudis ...

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