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Fortnite takes over

Peter Ghaly

May 11, 2018

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It’s a Tuesday night, and WHS sophomore Josh Schuttevaer is in his basement with an Xbox One controller in hand and his eyes glued to the TV. For the last three hours, Schuttevaer has been playing Epic Games’ rapidly-growing b...

District Art Show Returns to Westfield

Samantha Forcht and Sara Isser

May 11, 2018

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It’s that time of the year when Westfield art teachers come together to plan the beloved Westfield District Art Show. By now, they have chosen the pieces they want to showcase, thought of creative exhibits and set up for th...

Media giants search for greater power

Stewie Pollock, Iris News/Features Editor

January 23, 2018

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For years, media giants have been building a large name for themselves in the world of entertainment and technology. From Comcast buying NBCUniversal to Apple acquiring Shazam, media giants are competing to keep up in the modern ...

Cafeteria B gets makeover

Sarah Fox and Olivia Milford

January 23, 2018

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Out with the old, in with the new is the new motto for Cafeteria B, touting its brand-new paint job and tables which give the whole room a fresh look for 2018. But as with all major changes, the question is whether Caf B is inde...

iPhone X: Is it worth it?

Peter Ghaly, R2 Sports & News Editor

December 1, 2017

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​On Sept. 12, Apple announced its most significant smartphone to date when it unveiled the iPhone X. Pronounced “iPhone 10,” the device is hailed by Apple as the crown jewel of its smartphone line. Of course, the price tag associated with this new super-device ...

Netflix fans lament losses

Stewie Pollock​, Iris News/Features Editor

December 1, 2017

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​Over the past few years, WHS students have been fortunate enough to access some of TV’s greatest shows through Netflix. However, certain prominent shows, most notably How I Met Your Mother and It’s Always Sunny in Phil...

The charm of urban exploring

Jessica Shih, Iris Commentary Editor

October 31, 2017

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WHARTON, NJ—As Halloween approaches, some are getting into the spirit by setting off into the night sporting sneakers, flashlights, cameras and a sense of adventure. For seniors Kristen Meek and Alex Wendel, following a 40-minute...

An editor who is Everything, Everything

Madison Pena, Longform Editor

October 30, 2017

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​A few blocks from Central Park, near the end of Broadway, a windowed building scales the sky of New York, demanding attention. Upon entering the building, you’re greeted by a burnt-orange sign, lined with a silver si...

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