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Music beneath the coasters: review of the Skate and Surf Festival

June 13, 2013


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By SALLY BONIECKI Staff Writer It had been drizzling for most of the morning of Saturday, May 18, but that did not deter anyone from driving for miles to the first day of the Skate and Surf Festival at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson. Even locals who knew the back-up in the far right lane of th...

Paying the price to eat right

June 5, 2013


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The good Gatsby

May 31, 2013


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By DYLAN ABLAN Staff Writer A visual extravaganza is one of the many ways to describe “The Great Gatsby”. Director Baz Luhrmann went all-out to bring us one of his signature films. It's loud, vibrant and fun. However, when we look past the razzle dazzle, we find a film that chooses style over su...

Memorial Day

May 27, 2013


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Being a journalist: a junior’s reflection on the Columbia trip

Being a journalist: a junior’s reflection on the Columbia trip

March 27, 2013


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By OLIVIA IANNONE The very stones of Columbia University emit wisdom. It’s hard not to walk across campus and think of the thousands of students and scholars whose feet beat the rock and concrete paths smooth on their personal quests for knowledge. So it’s not surprising to me that I learned ...

Defending CHS on the AP question

February 24, 2013


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Media Editor of The Inkblot Mike DeSocio shares his thoughts on our school's current curriculum. The addition of Advanced Placement classes to the CHS curriculum would be an unmistakable improvement.  Waging the war for AP, however, has made us lose sight of what we already have. The value of a curren...

Opinion: All sprawled out: suburban growth irksome

January 16, 2013


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By OLIVIA IANNONE Staff Writer Ask almost anyone who grew up in the fifties or sixties about suburban sprawl, and they’ll probably tell you it was a good thing. Everyone had a cute little house with a white picket fence; a place where they could watch their children frolic over grass instead of pavem...

Just for fun: students not fooled by Mayan myth

Just for fun: students not fooled by Mayan myth

December 25, 2012


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By OLIVIA IANNONE Staff Writer Does everyone remember Y2K, when civilization was destroyed by a computer glitch? I’ll be honest: I don’t. I wasn’t even five years old at the time. But I assume you remember May 27, 2012, when Jesus returned and gave his final judgment, and sent us to either he...

Opinion: Keep Twitter off the airwaves

December 12, 2012


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By OLIVIA IANNONE Staff Writer When I step into my dad’s car Tuesday night, he immediately directs my attention to the radio: a breaking news story, barely 20 minutes old. A man with an assault rifle ran into the food court of an Oregon mall and opened fire a few hours ago. The reporters have ado...

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