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The charm of urban exploring

Jessica Shih, Iris Commentary Editor

October 31, 2017

Filed under Iris, Iris News

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...

Streaming takes down cinema

Bridget Hyland, R1 Editor in Chief

October 31, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Iris

​It’s a Friday night in 1957, and you and your friends are about to do the same thing you do every week: go to the movie theater. Today, 60 years later, the parking lot of that theater might be deserted. This is not to say that movie theaters have gone extinct, but r...

An editor who is Everything, Everything

Madison Pena, Longform Editor

October 30, 2017

Filed under Iris, Iris News

​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...

New Album not so Gucci

Danny Bracco , R3 Sports Editor

October 27, 2017

Filed under Iris, Reviews

From criminal to icon, Gucci Mane has been in the spotlight for the past two years. Since his release from jail on May 26, 2016, he has released three full-length albums (and one collaborative mixtape with Metro Boomin), the lat...

Riverdale, revived and revised

Jordan Sacher, R2 Sports/News Editor

October 27, 2017

Filed under Reviews

The CW’s new hit drama, Riverdale, returned on Oct. 11 for the Season 2 premiere. After ending its first season with average ratings, the premiere exceeded expectations. The first season of the show, based on the famous Archie Comics series c...

Stranger Things salutes ’80s

Lindsay Freidenrich, Business Manager/R3 News Editor

October 27, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Iris

The Season 2 release of Stranger Things has finally arrived, much anticipated by its sci-fi-loving fan base who initially expected the new season’s debut on Halloween. After the Netflix original series’ first season unexpect...

WHS students embrace eccentric Rick and Morty

Peter Ghaly and Stewie Pollock

October 27, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Iris

It’s 11:30 p.m. on a Sunday, and junior Cooper Brennan lounges on his couch, eagerly waiting for the latest Rick and Morty episode to begin. ​Brennan, like many others, loves the animated science fiction comedy that airs on Car...

Fall’s best scary movies

Eve Crandall , Iris Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2017

Filed under Iris, Reviews

This fall, there have been plenty of scary movies. But only a few of these films have been truly memorable, by transcending the horror genre and including elements of either drama or comedy. Here are the top three best scary m...

The boy is back

Noelle Mesbah , Web Editor

October 27, 2017

Filed under Iris, Reviews

Starting with hit singles “This Town” and “Slow Hands,” ex-One Direction member Niall Horan is back and better than ever with his new album, Flicker. Often considered the heart of One Direction, Horan’s first solo album radi...

Halloweensgiving Crafts

Lucy Gretsky and Haley Tomasso

October 26, 2017

Filed under Iris, Web

As Halloween and Thanksgiving are slowly approaching, it’s time to get crafty with these four easy do-it-yourself (DIY) projects. These projects are an inexpensive, quick and easy way to have fun. It’s time to get creativ...

Weird, wacky and haunted

Anna Masciandaro and Olivia Morrison

October 26, 2017

Filed under Iris, Multimedia, Podcasts

New Jersey is filled with local legends and creepy places. From the road called "Shadows of Death" to the local John List house, the possibilities are endless. Hi's Eye decided to send reporters to visit a couple of places in ...

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