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A tale of two Inkblotters: What we learned behind the paper

A tale of two Inkblotters: What we learned behind the paper

June 17, 2016


Filed under Editorials

Horace Greeley, a 19th-century editor of the New York Tribune, once said that “Journalism will kill you, but it will keep you alive while you’re at it.” And that’s what journalism does for me. This practice is a strange one. It’s a stress-builder and a time-consumer, but it’s also the ...

Gender-neutral bathrooms would bring acceptance

Gender-neutral bathrooms would bring acceptance

May 17, 2016


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In December 2015, one of Cherry Hill East High School’s faculty bathrooms got some new signage. The school, located in Cherry Hill, N.J., was the first in its district to implement a gender-neutral bathroom, according to the Courier Post’s Matt Flowers. It’s not a new concept. Rutgers University...

New studio could revive Broadcast Club

New studio could revive Broadcast Club

September 17, 2015


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

An entire summer and $1.5 million later, CHS has seen its first new TV studio since the school opened in 2000. Decked out with three cameras, a fresh green screen and a renovated control room, the new TV station is a wonder. This is great, especially for the TV kids who have been waiting for a telep...

Top spot is demanding, but still rewarding

Top spot is demanding, but still rewarding

June 18, 2014


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By GINA TALAMO and MARY SAYDAH   When we started our time at The Inkblot, our first project was hot-gluing Santa hats onto cardboard cut-outs of bowling pins. As unknowing freshmen, this was our first impression of the paper: Mrs. Mulshine assigning us to advertise for the paper’s yearly Bowl-a-...

Changed SAT will better predict students’ college chances

Changed SAT will better predict students’ college chances

May 1, 2014


Filed under Editorials

High school students face a number of challenges in the college application process. From innumerable essays and resume edits to visiting schools, the hoops that the average high school student has to go through for college can seem endless. One such hoop is the standardized test. Students prepare for m...

Season’s Greetings

Season’s Greetings

December 20, 2013


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Writing about topics of mental health within such a small, tight-knit school community was not easy; likewise, it is not an easy topic to comprehend either. When The Inkblot’s editorial board chose triggers of mental health as a topic for its center spread, it faced considerable challenges in gatherin...

Who are we to judge?

Who are we to judge?

October 13, 2013


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Choosing the center spread for this issue was controversial. National Coming Out Day is a holiday that brings light to the sharp divide in our society between those against gay rights and those who support them. It was difficult to get an edit board to share a unanimous view on the topic, especially w...

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