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Cameron Rink

Cameron Rink, Staff Reporter

Cameron Rink is a Junior at NCHS who participates in Cross Country, Track, and Student Council. He works for the Inkspot as a 2nd year staff reporter.


Slogan to live by

 "I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders."  - Jewish Proverb

Guilty pleasure

I am an avid watcher of Downton Abbey every Sunday.

Random fact about me

I was born on Christmas day.

Hidden talent

I can almost rap the entirety of "Ice Ice Baby".

All-Time Dream

To rap the entirety of "Ice Ice Baby".


All content by Cameron Rink
VIDEO: Andrew Martin: Hands on the Rubiks Cube

VIDEO: Andrew Martin: Hands on the Rubik’s Cube

Cameron Rink, Staff Reporter May 21, 2015

When  17- year old Andrew Martin is not doing schoolwork, eating, or sleeping, he is cubing. He is a young, excited man wearing casual clothing, and his eyes are always focused. This has been in part due to years of practice and experience with a toy, a toy that has confused and amused people for decades. We...

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David Boyd (12), Jake Rothwell (12), Jordan Myers (12)

Pi day 2015

Cameron Rink and Taylor Purcell Mar 18, 2015

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Places in America by song

Places in America by song

Cameron Rink, Staff Reporter Jan 30, 2015

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NCHS cross country wins Big 12 conference

Cameron Rink, Staff Reporter Nov 2, 2014
“We view the conference meet as the start of the post-season, so we started to back off of our mileage and intensity just a bit." - Coach Tom Patton
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Chance the Rapper “Acid Rap” review

Cameron Rink, Staff Reporter Sep 6, 2014

Chicago- based Chance the Rapper released his second mix-tape titled Acid Rap late last year. It is his second mix-tape after 2012’s 10Day, this time featuring artists such as Childish Gambino and Action Bronson. Barely out of High School, Chance has found immense acclaim from many young hip-hop listeners,...

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Best 3 Restaurants in Bloomington- Normal

Cameron Rink, Staff Reporter Aug 28, 2014

Bloomington- Normal has lots of places to eat. The town holds the national record of containing the most restaurants per capita. Whatever food one might want, they can get it here. But which restaurant is the best? I have eaten at almost everywhere in town, and have decided to rate my top 3 eateries....

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9 questions with Mr. Christopherson

Cameron Rink, Staff Reporter Apr 22, 2014

Jeff Christopherson is a chemistry teacher at Normal Community. He is married and has three kids. After over a decade in high school education, He answers questions about life, the school system, and doing what he loves. CR: What inspired your interests into chemistry? JC :I enjoyed chemistry in...

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The Euro Challenge

Cameron Rink, Staff Reporter Mar 27, 2014

Teams of five from high- schools all across the Midwest will gather at the Federal Reserve Bank in Chicago early this april. There, they will give a presentation to judges on a political problem surrounding a European country. The students will be judged by their ability to present information and a...

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Where You Should Vacation This Spring Break

Cameron Rink, Staff Reporter Mar 21, 2014

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Head 2 Head: Meatheads vs. SmashBurger

Head 2 Head: Meatheads vs. SmashBurger

Cameron Rink, Staff Reporter Mar 7, 2014

Meatheads: Locations: Two locations, one near ISU, the other off of Veterans, allow for easy access anywhere in town. Burgers: These burgers stick to the basics. Meat, condiments, bun, lots of grease. But the basics have never been tastier. Fries: You can get both regular, Cajun fries, and cheese...

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The ten items you need In college

Cameron Rink, Staff Reporter Feb 7, 2014

Many seniors at NCHS are now considering, if they have not already decided on, a college to attend. College, for many young people, is a period of growth and maturity as they make decisions about their futures. But the actual college experience isn’t always easy if it is not properly prepared for. In...

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Cameron Rink, Staff Reporter Jan 12, 2014

I have been a fan of The Hunger Games Trilogy for a long time. I credit myself as one of the first fans of the series, seeing as though I read the first book within a couple months of its original release. As millions worldwide now have, I read through the books and became captivated with the stories. It...

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NCHS Blood Drive Saves Lives

Cameron Rink, Staff Reporter Dec 3, 2013

The Student Council assisted the American Red Cross in running a blood drive at Normal Community on Friday, October 8th. The drive was held in the school auditorium, where a blood donation station was set up. This event takes place twice a year as a way for students and staff to give to people in need....

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Cross country Sectionals & State recap

Shubhang Desai and Cameron Rink Nov 27, 2013

The NCHS cross country team ran at the Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville course for the IHSA Sectional Meet on Saturday, October 1st. Danielle Beckstead(10) placed first for the NCHS girls team with a time of 19:02, allowing her to go to State as an individual. The boys as a team placed 4th...

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