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Lauren Cutler

Lauren Cutler, Staff Writer

Lauren Cutler is a sophomore at Normal Community High School and the President of the Sophomore Class Board. This is her first year working with The Inkspot. She is a staff writer.

My favorite film is The Breakfast Club.

I'd really like to meet Lizzo.

All content by Lauren Cutler
Spilling the beans on Bloomington-Normals coffee shops

Spilling the beans on Bloomington-Normal’s coffee shops

Emma Conover and Lauren Cutler Aug 25, 2021

Emma Conover and Lauren Cutler traveled around Bloomington Normal, in search of the best local coffee shop. Take a look at the five local shops they reviewed to see what makes them unique and what they have to offer in the video below. At each stop, Conover and Cutler putting the shop's brews...

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Inkspots most adoptable fictional spots

Inkspot’s most adoptable fictional “spots”

As stay-at-home orders were issued across the U.S. last year, animal welfare organizations saw pet adoptions spike during the second half of March. Industry data from PetPoint estimates that the national adoption rate of 58% at the beginning of March 2020 jumped to 85% by the month’s end.  But...

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With the 2020 election more contentious than those in modern memory, Normal Community students react to the outcome.

Students react to 2020 election

Lauren Cutler, Staff Writer Dec 15, 2020

The Electoral College voted Monday, Dec. 14 to certify the Presidential election for Democrat Joe Biden. Biden’s 306 electoral votes surpass the 270 required to win the presidency. President Donald Trump had continued to contest Nov. 3’s election results by requesting recounts and filing lawsuits...

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