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Into the Music of Blue Moon Under

Noelle Mesbah, Web Editor

June 9, 2017

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From Mayhem to the Spring Fling to Homecoming, WHS’s newest student-led band has been touring all over town this past year, sharing their music and talent with peers and beyond. Blue Moon Under has been seen on just abou...

Not-so-Wonder Woman

Matt Meusel, R1 Features Editor

June 9, 2017

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Two hours and twenty minutes of unbearable plot lines put Wonder Woman right up there on the list of recent superhero duds. It makes you wonder why you just wasted your time and money at the theater.       Wonder...

Summer (Netflix) Lovin’

Stewie Pollock, Iris News/Features Editor

June 9, 2017

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   WHS students have some big plans for the summer, and one of the most common plans involves lying down on the couch with their laptops while watching lots of House of Cards, Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad and more on Netflix....

Female superheroes: Entertaining and empowering

Olivia Morrison, Free-lance Writer

June 9, 2017

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      Like a lot of girls, I’ve never been a die-hard fan of superhero movies. They were always long and unrealistic, making it arduous for me to sit through. I was never interested in watching a bunch of heroes save the da...

Dancing and fund-raising for kids

May 12, 2017

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by Eric StormsDancing just got a lot more meaningful.To raise funds for charity, more than 300 colleges across the country hold dance marathons for the Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) of hospitals. On May 19, the WHS Comm...

Images, words illuminate Syrian crisis

May 12, 2017

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by Morgan Sturdevant   A collage of faces is scattered inside the rhombus-like shape of a Middle Eastern country. That country is Syria, whose civil war has cost nearly half a million lives over the past six years. The ...

Revamped Guardians brings more emotion and action

May 12, 2017

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by Eric Storms   A sassy raccoon. A tree-like warrior. A green-skinned female cyborg. A primitive strongman and a half-human hero. These odd characters band together to form the Guardians of the Galaxy, the Marvel cr...

Fine arts royalty: Dr. King retires from district

May 12, 2017

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by Samantha Della Fera & Ben Halevy    Westfield is renowned for its excellence in the arts. Be it bands that bring home national championships, musicals that thrill the audience or art displays that stir the pot, the...

Art Show 2017: Artists display their work, museum-style

May 12, 2017

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by Nicole Eisenbery & Sarah Slavin Next week, a high school gym will be transformed into a museum. And you don’t want to miss it.    From Tuesday through Thursday, the annual Westfield District Art Show will...

Staffers ask: Bigger price tag, better quality?

April 21, 2017

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by Samantha Della Fera & Rebecca Smoot   Materialism is alive and well in contemporary society. Put two identical blocky white shoes next to each other, and people will go for the ones that have the little Adidas lo...

What’s on the menu? Germany, Prague and Austria

April 21, 2017

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by Kate Seaman    On my trip to Europe over spring break, I was immersed in a completely different food culture than I’m used to. I had the incredible opportunity to travel to Germany, Prague and Austria. &...

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