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Living in the Westfield bubble

Anna Masciandaro, Web Editor

January 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Welcome to Westfield, the town where everything good happens. Westfield boasts titles such as being among the “Best Dining Towns,” “Best Places to Live” and, the one that most residents are proud of, “Happiest Cities...

New year, new resolutions

Lucy Gretsky, R2 Op-Ed Editor

December 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

According tohuffingtonpost.com, only 8 percent of people keep their New Year’s resolutions.  January first: Today, everything will change. I solemnly swear that from this day forward, I will exercise more and eat healthier so tha...

General Tso’s Xmas

Jordan Sacher, R2 Sports/News Editor

December 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

​So what do Jews do on Christmas? I’m used to answering this question every time December rolls around. Let me begin by saying that many Jews are comfortable with Christmas; it isn’t a holiday we refuse to acknowledge or...

Online or in line: holiday shopping debate

Jessica Shih, Iris Commentary Editor

December 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion

With the increasing popularity of e-commerce, brick-and-mortar stores have struggled to stay afloat. And this holiday season, they continue their downward spiral. Online shopping is quick and convenient, and offers competitive...

A royal change in Great Britain

Nathalie Tucker , R3 Features Editor

December 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Whether it is the fairytale wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton or the tragic death of Princess Diana, the British royal family always draws the attention of millions. The recent engagement of Prince Harry and American act...

25 Days of X-mas Favorites

Caitlin Hogge, Iris Reviews Editor

December 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As Christmas nears, Freeform’s “25 Days of Christmas” is here, aka the best part of the season. This popular, month-long celebration of Christmas programming involves many of the best holiday shows and movies. While Free...

Taylor Swift has a new Reputation

Anna Masciandaro, Web Editor

November 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Last Friday, Taylor Swift dropped her new album Reputation. After three years of musical white noise, court chaos and celebrity turmoil, it’s a drastic change from her last album, 1989. Reputation is a disappointment compared ...

Black Friday frenzy

Eve Crandall and Caitlin Hogge

November 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion

​As Thanksgiving nears, many are excited to spend time with their families, eat good food and focus on what they are thankful for. But others look forward to getting deals on hot products. Black Friday: a day filled with...

Eat small downtown

Lindsay Freidenrich and Sarah Fox

October 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The phrase “Shop Small” always gets tossed around, but what about “Eat Small”? With a wide variety of local restaurants, Westfield residents shouldn’t forget to “Eat Small” and support our town’s home-grown ea...

Newton creates gender controversy

Peter Ghaly, R2 Sports/News Editor

October 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

On Oct. 4, Carolina Panthers star quarterback Cam Newton fielded questions during a press conference with reporters, something he has done many times since he was drafted first overall by the Panthers in 2011. Jourdan Rodri...

Gym-class heroes

Olivia Milford, Social Media Editor

October 20, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As the end of the month approaches, the stress and anxiety levels of WHS gym students rise as two students from each grade level are awarded the honor of PE Warrior. This award is given to the best of the best, nothing less tha...

Look what you made us do

Eve Crandall and Noelle Mesbah

October 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Taylor Swift’s upcoming album Reputation is an attempt to revamp her image, which has received its fair share of criticism in recent years. To comment on these criticisms, Swift has released a music video for her new single,...