Hi's Eye

On the job in D.C.

Samantha Forcht and Caitlin Hogge

April 13, 2018

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WASHINGTON—D.C. is a job hub. We walked around the city finding people who work in D.C. and asked them about their jobs. From prosecutors to cyber security specialists, we got to see the lives and jobs of workers in the nation’s...

Tourists pin D.C. on their travel maps

Peter Ghaly and Matt Meusel

April 13, 2018

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Sharon & Michael Medeiros - Swansea, MA “I think D.C. is awesome; it’s a very vibrant city. I’m a little disappointed that the cherry blossoms aren’t out in bloom because that is the reason we picked this week. We try to...

Concert in the street: Performers brighten sidewalks

Sarah Fox and Bridget Hyland

April 13, 2018

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WASHINGTON—Ask anyone about Washington and they’ll immediately think of history or politics. But what about music? Prior to our visit, we thought the best street performers were  in New York or New Orleans; however, D.C....

Teen activists take on the world

Greta Frontero and Joe Lotano

March 2, 2018

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Although they have shown incredible courage in the past few weeks, the students of Parkland, FL, are not the only ones pursuing activism for causes they believe in. Here at WHS, teens are going out of their way to make a difference. Hi’s Eye sat down with a few of them to discuss wh...

The Rinsta/Finsta dilemma: Teens decide how to present themselves

Sara Isser, R2 Features Editor

March 1, 2018

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The term “finsta” has woven itself into our everyday vocabulary. If you ask someone what that word means, they will most likely say it’s a second Instagram account that a person has in order to post about more private infor...

Curly hair, don’t care

Eve Crandall and Haley Tomasso

March 1, 2018

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There is an expectation that women with curly hair should straighten their hair for more formal or professional occasions. But what is it about curly hair that indicates a lack of formality? If you saw the hair routines of these two ...

Forever retro: Comeback trends ’18

Caitlin Hogge and Olivia Milford

March 1, 2018

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Scrunchies Scrunchies first became widespread and popular in the 1980s and ’90s with their bright and cheery feel. They’re a twist on the classic hair tie. “They’re super comfy and don’t make my head hurt, which makes t...

Brand names: Pricey and eye-catching, but worth it?

Noelle Mesbah, Web Editor

March 1, 2018

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The Nike swoosh, the Ralph Lauren horse, the Vineyard Vines whale. Brand names and logos are plastered just about everywhere you look, in the form of billboards, online ads and commercials. The pull of brand-name products is u...

Plainfield Curling Club: a hidden New Jersey gem

Jessica Shih, Iris Commentary Editor

February 9, 2018

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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...