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Opinion: Band Aid 30 not all it appears to be

Opinion: Band Aid 30 not all it appears to be

January 1, 2015


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BY ARIELLE HUTCHINSON - When I first heard the Band Aid 30 Single, “Do They Know Its Christmas?,” I was in love. Who could possibly hate a song created to raise money for Ebola sung by artists like One Direction, Ed Sheeran, Bono, Chris Martin and Sinéad O’Connor? However, under closer speculation...

Opinion: Thanksgiving reflections

Opinion: Thanksgiving reflections

Sarah Lynch

January 1, 2015


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Thanksgiving is absolutely one of my favorite holidays. The family gets together to share some delicious food, without the pressure of gift-giving, and everyone settles down to do something that we often forget in the chaos of our lives: be thankful. And yes, the day after Thanksgiving everyone scrambles...

Opinion: Real Christmas trees vs fake Christmas trees

Opinion: Real Christmas trees vs fake Christmas trees

Izzy Cavazzoni

December 18, 2014


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It wasn’t until 16th century Germany, that trees such as evergreens and pines were decorated in the home for the holiday of Christmas. Today each family has their own unique traditions for tree decorating. A yearly debate that arises nationwide and even in CHS every Christmas is real Christmas trees...

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


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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...

Episode 12 of La-Gwomp

March 21, 2014


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Thompson’s Take: Forget about love, We just want stuff

Thompson’s Take: Forget about love, We just want stuff

February 14, 2014


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By HEATHER THOMPSON Valentine’s Day is slowly becoming less about the emotional connection between two people and more about the gifts that they buy one another as businesses continuously push the commercial side of the holiday. That's not how it should be. It is almost guaranteed that in the weeks...

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...

Episode 11 of La-Gwomp

December 15, 2013


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