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Black Friday frenzy

Eve Crandall and Caitlin Hogge

November 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion

​As Thanksgiving nears, many are excited to spend time with their families, eat good food and focus on what they are thankful for. But others look forward to getting deals on hot products. Black Friday: a day filled with...

Eat small downtown

Lindsay Freidenrich and Sarah Fox

October 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The phrase “Shop Small” always gets tossed around, but what about “Eat Small”? With a wide variety of local restaurants, Westfield residents shouldn’t forget to “Eat Small” and support our town’s home-grown ea...

Newton creates gender controversy

Peter Ghaly, R2 Sports/News Editor

October 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

On Oct. 4, Carolina Panthers star quarterback Cam Newton fielded questions during a press conference with reporters, something he has done many times since he was drafted first overall by the Panthers in 2011. Jourdan Rodri...

Gym-class heroes

Olivia Milford, Social Media Editor

October 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As the end of the month approaches, the stress and anxiety levels of WHS gym students rise as two students from each grade level are awarded the honor of PE Warrior. This award is given to the best of the best, nothing less tha...

Look what you made us do

Eve Crandall and Noelle Mesbah

October 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Taylor Swift’s upcoming album Reputation is an attempt to revamp her image, which has received its fair share of criticism in recent years. To comment on these criticisms, Swift has released a music video for her new single,...

Specialization in high school?

Jessica Shih, Iris Commentary Editor

October 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

With the college admissions process for rising seniors in the United States well underway, many prospective students are conducting extensive research on deciding which major to pursue. While American students struggle to choose a m...

iPhone X-tra

Sara Isser, R2 Features Editor

October 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

How can a phone cost almost $1,000? Should people be saving their hard-earned money in order to buy a new smartphone? Does having the new iPhone make people stand out or does it just make them seem like irresponsible spenders...

Adopt, don’t shop

Nathalie Tucker, R3 Features Editor

October 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion

You see a little puppy in the shelter. Its fur is matted, and it is trembling with fear. But when you walk up to it, its tail starts wagging uncontrollably. For a dog that was neglected for his whole life, he is very loving, and...

How to help disaster victims

Haley Tomasso, R1 News Editor

October 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion

If you’re like me, you feel helpless during times of natural disasters. Between the storms that have hit Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, there is nothing more I want to do than help. But what is the best way to support those i...

Float on over to Club Day

Anna Masciandaro and Jessica Shih

October 10, 2017

Filed under Opinion

This year, the WHS Student Government Association (SGA) introduced a new policy: Clubs and sports teams that want a table during Club Day today must participate in the new and improved Homecoming parade that’s occurring bef...

Got talent, but got work?

Joe Lotano, R1 Sports Editor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The world’s biggest talent show, America’s Got Talent (AGT), concluded its 12th season last week by crowning 12-year-old singing ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer the winner. The world’s biggest talent show, America’s Got Talent (AGT), conclud...

To stand or kneel?

Stewie Pollock, Iris News/Features Editor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

If you were watching football on Sunday or you follow the president on Twitter, chances are you saw Donald Trump verbally attack NFL players who have been kneeling during the national  anthem at the beginning of games. ​ ...

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