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Students weigh in on summer food spots

Dairy Queen is a popular ice cream chain with many NJ locations. Ice cream is the number one summer treat, according to Delish.

Tess Rempel and Emily Toro

June 15, 2018

Burgers sizzling on grills. Ice cream melting in bowls. Food is an essential factor in every teenager’s summer. CHS students weighed in on their favorite summer food spots and trends in preparation for the upcoming season. One of the more popular spots to snack, Playa Bowls, drew mixed feelings f...

Monmouth County a beloved home for CHS students

EICs Izzy Cavazzoni and Courtney Kushnir look back on their time with The Inkblot.

May 4, 2018

We would like to start by saying that this editorial will not be about gun control. Hear us out. We took last issue to tackle gun control and school shootings via the editorial, and continued our coverage in this issue’s In Depth spread. So for this issue, we decided to take on an issue close to ou...

Autumn activities fill Monmouth County

Photo courtesy of Courtney Kushnir.

Ainsley Vetter

December 18, 2017

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...

Brunch proves to be a cultural phenomenon for millennials

Photo obtained on Pixabay through Creative Commons.

Caroline Collins

April 22, 2017

To brunch, or not to brunch, that is the question. According to millennials, the answer is always yes. Piper Jaffray’s 27th semi-annual study of teen behavior reports young people now spend more money on food than they do on events or clothing. Farha Ternikar, an associate professor of sociolog...

Instagram popularizes Monmouth County gems

The Stone Pony in Asbury Park is a popular venue for teens and teen musicians, like Junior Cole Raymond of Middletown, who performed there with his band Kat Phunk.

Emme Leong

March 14, 2017

From an aerial shot of an acai bowl to a pose in front of a music stage, photos like these prove that Monmouth County owns its fair share of locales that are deemed “Instagram-worthy.” The term can be summed up as anything that evokes emotion, including but not limited to: laughter, appreciat...

Informational program at CHS seeks to bring “Monmouth in Focus”

Arielle Cohen

March 20, 2016

Eleven CHS juniors and seniors were selected from a pool of applicants to work with the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders to create the “Monmouth in Focus” program in the newly-renovated broadcast studio. “Monmouth in Focus” is an informational program featuring the Board of Chosen...

How to make the most of a frigid winter in Monmouth County

How to make the most of a frigid winter in Monmouth County

Kate Ridoux and Izzy Cavazzoni

January 15, 2015

New Jersey winters can be unforgiving for its residents. Winter temperatures have averaged a chilly 31.3 degrees Fahrenheit in New Jersey, according to WeatherWorks. As a result, New Jerseyans have a limited range of activities at their fingertips in the frigid months. To fit in some much needed cardio...

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