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‘Maternity Leave’

April 3, 2015
Filed under Cartoons

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Taylor Swift’s transition to pop

Taylor Swift’s transition to pop

January 13, 2015
Filed under Arts, Opinion

BY COURNEY KUSHNIR - By now I’m sure you’ve heard that singer/songwriter Taylor Swift has completely broken up with country music and has started a new and full time relationship with pop. For better or for worse, loyal Swift fans like myself have committed to sticking with Taylor through all of...

Opinion: Winter Break Reflections

Opinion: Winter Break Reflections

January 12, 2015
Filed under News, Opinion

BY ANNIE DIAZ - The holiday season, the most wonderful time of the year, that time of year where it is impossible to find parking. Call it what you will but most everyone takes part in it in one way or another. With nine in 10 Americans celebrating Christmas, according to a poll by newsmax.com, it’s...

Opinion: Immigration Policy

Opinion: Immigration Policy

January 12, 2015
Filed under News, Opinion

BY SOPHIA BONIECKI - It seems like the person who follows the rules always gets the short end of the stick these days, and with President Obama’s new immigration policy, those who break the rules have it easier than those who don’t. President Obama recently announced a new policy that did not...

Opinion: New year, same reasons to grant Ferguson indictment

Opinion: New year, same reasons to grant Ferguson indictment

January 10, 2015
Filed under Opinion

BY CAYLA HARRIS - Former N.Y. Chief Judge Sol Wachtler once famously said that a prosecutor could persuade a grand jury to “indict a ham sandwich.” But St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch couldn’t do just that in the grand jury prosecution of white police officer Darren Wilson for the Aug....

Opinion: Band Aid 30 not all it appears to be

Opinion: Band Aid 30 not all it appears to be

January 1, 2015
Filed under Opinion

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
Filed under Opinion

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
Filed under Opinion

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
Filed under Editorials

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...

Episode 12 of La-Gwomp

March 21, 2014
Filed under Cartoons, Opinion

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