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Teen activists take on the world

Greta Frontero and Joe Lotano

March 2, 2018

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Although they have shown incredible courage in the past few weeks, the students of Parkland, FL, are not the only ones pursuing activism for causes they believe in. Here at WHS, teens are going out of their way to make a difference. Hi’s Eye sat down with a few of them to discuss wh...

The Rinsta/Finsta dilemma: Teens decide how to present themselves

Sara Isser, R2 Features Editor

March 1, 2018

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The term “finsta” has woven itself into our everyday vocabulary. If you ask someone what that word means, they will most likely say it’s a second Instagram account that a person has in order to post about more private infor...

Curly hair, don’t care

Eve Crandall and Haley Tomasso

March 1, 2018

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There is an expectation that women with curly hair should straighten their hair for more formal or professional occasions. But what is it about curly hair that indicates a lack of formality? If you saw the hair routines of these two ...

Forever retro: Comeback trends ’18

Caitlin Hogge and Olivia Milford

March 1, 2018

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Scrunchies Scrunchies first became widespread and popular in the 1980s and ’90s with their bright and cheery feel. They’re a twist on the classic hair tie. “They’re super comfy and don’t make my head hurt, which makes t...

Brand names: Pricey and eye-catching, but worth it?

Noelle Mesbah, Web Editor

March 1, 2018

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The Nike swoosh, the Ralph Lauren horse, the Vineyard Vines whale. Brand names and logos are plastered just about everywhere you look, in the form of billboards, online ads and commercials. The pull of brand-name products is u...

Plainfield Curling Club: a hidden New Jersey gem

Jessica Shih, Iris Commentary Editor

February 9, 2018

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD—Have you ever turned on the TV during the Winter Olympics with the expectation of seeing skiers, only to watch people battling over a moving rock by aggressively sweeping down a strip of ice with brooms? Ev...

Olympic athletes to watch

Stewie Pollack, Iris News/Features Editor

February 9, 2018

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With the Winter Olympics approaching, fans are excited to see the pros hit the slopes and ice. Here are a few of the American athletes who are expected to make a big statement this year in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Shaun...

Is Nassar abuse scandal overshadowing Olympics?

Rollins Terry, R3 Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2018

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While the beginning of the Olympic Games is typically commemorated with torch ceremonies and shiny new uniforms, these traditions have been rightfully overshadowed this year by courtroom attacks, private investigations and acc...

Pac Man is coming to town

Anna Masciandaro, Web Editor

January 19, 2018

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Stepping into YESTERcades is like stepping into the 1980s. When you first walk in, you’re flooded with flashing lights and the sound of arcade game music playing nonstop in addition to various hits such as the song “We Got ...

Addictive trivia app works its way into students’ schedules

Nathalie Tucker, R3 Features Editor

January 19, 2018

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It’s 9 p.m. and WHS senior Emily Boll gets a notification on her phone. No, it’s not a text from her mom or an Instagram notification. It’s a message from HQ Trivia, telling her that it is time to play. HQ Trivia is the lat...

Band finds music Paradise

Lindsay Freidenrich and Joe Lotano

January 19, 2018

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​What originally started as a freshman-year hobby has expanded to a full-time gig for three WHS seniors. Aaron Brown, Jack Butera and Nate Reyes, commonly known as DOSXX (DosEquis) on SoundCloud, have created many hits within and bey...

Bring on the ugly (sweaters)

Eve Crandall and Lindsay Freidenrich

December 22, 2017

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Yesterday’s tacky clothing item has become today’s must-have trend: Ugly Christmas sweaters (which your grandparents probably refer to as “sweaters”) have always been around, but have made a comeback in pop culture and at ...

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