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And the commercials win again

Olivia Milford, Social Media Editor

February 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Over the past 52 years, Super Bowl Sunday has become more than just a football game. It has become the ultimate advertising zone. ​ We all remember the classic Betty White appearance in the 2010 Snickers commercial and t...

Why do we support such a violent sport?

Joe Lotano, R1 Sports Editor

February 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Second quarter. New England down by six. Tom Brady throws a 23-yard completion to receiver Brandin Cooks. Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins levels Cooks after the catch and ultimately takes Cooks out of the game with a concussion...

The underdogs take it all

Matt Meusel, R1 Features Editor

February 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

You would be crazy to think that a team heading into the playoffs with a quarterback who contemplated retirement two years ago after losing their MVP-caliber quarterback had any chance, right? Wrong. ​ Nick Foles led the Philadelphia Eagles to the franchise’s first S...

It’s time to legalize marijuana in NJ

Haley Tomasso, R1 News Editor

January 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Five years ago, Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize recreational marijuana in the U.S. We have come a long way since then as eight states plus Washington, D.C., have now legalized the drug for recreational u...

OK to stream illegal movies?

Danny Bracco, R3 Sports Editor

January 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Netflix. Hulu. Video On Demand. And now Kodi.   With a variety of ways to legally watch movies outside of theaters, many people are bypassing subscription-based services and watching movies illegally for f...

Living in the Westfield bubble

Anna Masciandaro, Web Editor

January 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Welcome to Westfield, the town where everything good happens. Westfield boasts titles such as being among the “Best Dining Towns,” “Best Places to Live” and, the one that most residents are proud of, “Happiest Cities...

New year, new resolutions

Lucy Gretsky, R2 Op-Ed Editor

December 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

According tohuffingtonpost.com, only 8 percent of people keep their New Year’s resolutions.  January first: Today, everything will change. I solemnly swear that from this day forward, I will exercise more and eat healthier so tha...

General Tso’s Xmas

Jordan Sacher, R2 Sports/News Editor

December 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

​So what do Jews do on Christmas? I’m used to answering this question every time December rolls around. Let me begin by saying that many Jews are comfortable with Christmas; it isn’t a holiday we refuse to acknowledge or...

Online or in line: holiday shopping debate

Jessica Shih, Iris Commentary Editor

December 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

With the increasing popularity of e-commerce, brick-and-mortar stores have struggled to stay afloat. And this holiday season, they continue their downward spiral. Online shopping is quick and convenient, and offers competitive...

A royal change in Great Britain

Nathalie Tucker , R3 Features Editor

December 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Whether it is the fairytale wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton or the tragic death of Princess Diana, the British royal family always draws the attention of millions. The recent engagement of Prince Harry and American act...

25 Days of X-mas Favorites

Caitlin Hogge, Iris Reviews Editor

December 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As Christmas nears, Freeform’s “25 Days of Christmas” is here, aka the best part of the season. This popular, month-long celebration of Christmas programming involves many of the best holiday shows and movies. While Free...

Taylor Swift has a new Reputation

Anna Masciandaro, Web Editor

November 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Last Friday, Taylor Swift dropped her new album Reputation. After three years of musical white noise, court chaos and celebrity turmoil, it’s a drastic change from her last album, 1989. Reputation is a disappointment compared ...

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