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The Student News Site of Westfield High School

Hi's Eye

The Student News Site of Westfield High School

Hi's Eye

2024-2025 BOE at the reorganization meeting on May 1
BOE brings in a new president and one new member
Gianna Puglisi, Editor-in-Chief (Hi's Eye) Section Editor (Optic) • May 17, 2024

On May 1, the BOE held its 2024-2025 reorganization meeting, swearing in three members to their seats for the next three-year term and appointing Robert Benacchio as Board...

Pro-Palestinian protest at George Washington University
Pro-Palestinian protests continue on college campuses
May 10, 2024

Protests regarding the Israeli-Hamas war have spread on American college campuses in recent weeks. These protests have been pro-Palestine and...

Dr. Warren Hynes as Hi’s Eye’s adviser
From Blue Devil to Raider: We say farewell to Dr. Hynes as he crosses rival lines
May 3, 2024

In the fall of 2004, a young Dr. Warren Hynes entered the halls of WHS for the first time, marking the beginning of a 20-year career where he...

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Mike Seidel at the corner of Dorian Road and Rahway Ave waiting for students to arrive
Protectors of the community: Meet the WHS crossing guards
Sara Burrick, Features Editor and Business Manager • May 17, 2024

Every morning and afternoon, students are greeted by radiant smiles on the corners of Dorian Road and Westfield Avenue. Rain or shine, the local crossing guards’ smiles...

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Viral Hi’s Eye Commitment Day TikTok
How to go viral: advice from an internet sensation
James Hamilton and Julia Murphy May 17, 2024

So you want to learn how to go viral? Well, you have come to the perfect place. Coming in at almost 260,000 views and over 25,000 likes on one of our most recent TikTok videos,...

Shawn Simmons and Alvaro Llanos with Westfield firefighter and Principal Mary Asfendis
'After the Fire' proved that assemblies can make an impact
Ava Berman, Features Editor • May 10, 2024

On April 30, an assembly was brought to WHS seniors and faculty by Shawn Simmons and Alvaro Llanos, two survivors of the 2000 Seton Hall University fire that left three dead...

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Dua Lipa’s Radical Optimism album cover
Dua Lipa’s album Radical Optimism sparks new pop hits
Domenica Allarde and Ava DeSena May 10, 2024

On May 3, Pop Artist Dua Lipa released her third studio album Radical Optimism. This upbeat album that delivers anthemic and danceable songs keeps the pattern of her previous...

2024 NFL draft: It’s all about the offense this year
2024 NFL draft: It’s all about the offense this year
James Hamilton, Opinion Editor • May 3, 2024

Last week, football fans of all 32 NFL teams gathered in Detroit and at home for the 2024 NFL draft to watch college football’s biggest stars make the transition to the...

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