the Inkblot

Recipe: California rolls

Recipe: California rolls

Marisa Harczuk

January 17, 2018


Filed under Food

Every Tuesday last season, my softball team and I went to Ginza, a restaurant in Ocean, to eat sushi. We wanted to get to know each other better. It was a cheap way to spend time together eating sushi, spring rolls, shumai and miso soup. And the best thing of all – it was all you can eat for $2...

Recipe: Gallo Guacamole

Recipe: Gallo Guacamole

Mia Gallo

January 17, 2018


Filed under Food

Living with a family who loves to entertain, chips and dip are a weekend staple in my house. Whether it’s a family party or just friends over, my house is always crowded. As the Costco bill kept climbing from the weekly guacamole buys, I decided to try my hand at making my own. Sometimes I doused it...

Recipe: Peanut butter sandwich cookies

Recipe: Peanut butter sandwich cookies

Bridget Woodrow

January 17, 2018


Filed under Food

As I walked through Whole Foods the other night, my sister excitedly showed me a display of peanut butter sandwich cookies. Immediately, we both were brought back to the days where we would spend hours baking and playing around in the kitchen with our mom. The cookies had been a family favorite for as...

Recipe: Funfetti cake

Recipe: Funfetti cake

Allie Beekman

January 17, 2018


Filed under Food

Michelle Beekman graduated from college over 20 years ago. She was baking cakes then, and she still bakes cakes now. Holiday and birthday cakes are her specialty. With tons of white icing and her Wilton decorating toolkit, she can get to work. Beekman has many fond memories of baking and decor...

Recipe: UnDunkin’ delicious croissants

Recipe: UnDunkin’ delicious croissants

Jessica Seldner

January 17, 2018


Filed under Food

I loved Dunkin’ Donuts, but their croissants are horrendous. My mom, hailing from China, made rice cakes and red bean tea for breakfast. I announced that I was going to seek an early morning meal elsewhere. On that blistery morning, I embarked on the day's journey in my cerulean blue Toyota Corolla...

Recipe: Duck Donuts

Recipe: Duck Donuts

Will Dean

January 17, 2018


Filed under Food

There’s no better way for me to start the morning than with a cup of coffee and a doughnut. The smell of coffee wafts through the kitchen every morning while I rub my eyes, still half asleep. I sit down at the table and snack on a doughnut as the coffee brews. At long last, the coffee finishes and...

A Higher Cost : How CHS students and alumni dealing with the price of a higher education

Andrew Wang

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features, In-Depth

For the average American, the issue of attending college is a matter of numbers. As reported by Forbes, for 44 million Americans as of February 2017, that number is $1.3 trillion, the total amount of student loan debt. For the graduating class of 2016, that number is $37,172, the average amount each...

Autumn activities fill Monmouth County

Autumn activities fill Monmouth County

Ainsley Vetter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features

When summer ends and the leaves begin to change, new activities become popular among CHS students. There is a wide range of autumn-inspired activities to explore in Monmouth County. Sophomore Sidney Washington of Asbury Park said her favorite fall event is the Zombie Walk in Asbury Park. During the...

Students driven to either get behind the wheel or not

Students driven to either get behind the wheel or not

Emme Leong

December 18, 2017


Filed under Features

Freedom, flexibility, fear. All of which come with the ability to drive. A handful of upperclassmen at CHS drive to and from school for a variety of reasons, ranging from convenience to independence. Nonetheless, the majority of the senior class chooses not to drive, occupying less parking spaces...

Schobel swims through the recruitment process

Schobel swims through the recruitment process

Jacqueline Geller

December 18, 2017


Filed under 1 in 300, Features, Uncategorized

Senior Marie Schobel of Sea Girt has a reputation at CHS for being an award-winning swimmer. She has also made a name for herself by becoming the first senior to commit to a college this year. In the fall of 2018, Schobel will attend Pennsylvania State University and she will be bringing her love...

NHS attracts future leaders

NHS attracts future leaders

Tess Rempel

November 13, 2017


Filed under Features

National Honor Society (NHS) is a nationwide program that attracts bright students and future leaders. NHS is a popular club in CHS, but not everyone has what it takes to keep track of the many requirements needed to apply. Math teacher and NHS advisor Justine Lane said,“As soon as school ends an...

Themes, rules filter into social media feeds

Themes, rules filter into social media feeds

Mia Gallo

November 13, 2017


Filed under Features

Prime posting time, follower ratios, post frequency, filters, hashtags. All of these are essential to truly mastering Instagram. According to Vogue, there are many “rules” to Instagram for maximizing likes. Such include a “prime” posting time, appropriate follower to following ratio (hint: make sure...

The News of Communications High School
Features