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HackWHS: A mental sport

Anna Masciandaro, Web Editor

February 12, 2018

Filed under Sports

You’ve heard of Major League Baseball, but have you ever heard of Major League Hacking? For many of you, the answer to that question is no. Major League Hacking is a company that runs a student hackathon league, and one of its...

“We usually don’t get a lot of fans”

Nathalie Tucker, R3 Features Editor

February 12, 2018

Filed under News

It’s a Monday afternoon and the WHS girls basketball team, led by senior Molly Ryan, has just beaten one of its biggest rivals, Cranford. Yet, even though this is one of the most important games of the season, the stands are...

Plainfield Curling Club: a hidden New Jersey gem

Jessica Shih, Iris Commentary Editor

February 9, 2018

Filed under Features

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

Filed under Features

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

Filed under Features

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...

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...

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...

Movies 2017

Eve Crandall, Iris Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2018

Filed under News

Every time, it’s the same routine. I buy my ticket, get some popcorn and Cherry Coke and sit down in the theater early enough to watch every trailer. Sometimes I go with friends, but I don’t mind going alone. Often, I’ll have a...

When it comes to MUN, WHS is consistently No. 1. Why?

Rollins Terry, R3 Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2018

Filed under News

In early January, 181 WHS students attended the annual YMCA Model United Nations (MUN) Conference in Hershey, PA. Led by history teacher Mr. Daniel Farabaugh and English teacher Mr. David Della Fera, they won more than 20 awards, ...

Trump supporters stand by him

Chelsea Frisch, R1 Op-Ed Editor

January 23, 2018

Filed under News

Tomorrow will mark the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. From rallies to protests, some may wonder: Have people’s views on Trump changed after a year of his presidency? Trump have not changed ...

Students feel the mental toll

Eve Crandall and Noelle Mesbah

January 23, 2018

Filed under News

​President Donald Trump has fulfilled his promise to shake things up. One year after his inauguration, it seems there are new debates every day involving Trump’s words and actions. Often, these new development...

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