Hi's Eye

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...

Music artists branch out from pop music roots

Catherine Moore, Free-lance Writer

June 9, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Iris

        It came as a shock to many young Disney Channel fans when Miley Cyrus abandoned her country-girl, ringlet-curl image for a platinum blonde pixie cut makeover. Instead of singing about “The Climb,” she swung around...

Netflix cancellation of The Get Down lets down students

Greta Frontero, R2 Editor-in-Chief

June 9, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Iris

      The Netflix original series The Get Down has been cancelled after just one season. Because it is such a racially inclusive show that portrays the beginnings of hip-hop culture in the 1970s, the cancellation has sparked...

Female superheroes: Entertaining and empowering

Olivia Morrison, Free-lance Writer

June 9, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Iris

      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...

Contact camera takeover? 

Eric Storms

May 27, 2016

Filed under Commentary

DATE:  April 28, 2016:  Today, Sony received a patent for a proposed device that would allow a person to wear a video camera inside a contact lens, and that also allows them to play video back. DATE: May 20, 2021: Tod...

Music with a message: Anohni takes on social issues 

Justin Dudzinski

May 26, 2016

Filed under Commentary

Hopelessness by Anohni is a call to action, proclaiming that if we continue on this trajectory, our future is bleak. This album is a medium for Anohni’s critical messages on a variety of social issues, from climate chan...

A Tip on Tipping

Michelle Ciampa ​ and Teddy Mebane

May 13, 2016

Filed under Commentary

Although tipping is not a legal necessity, it’s vital to the worker and very important for the well-being of society. Too many Americans don’t know the effect that tipping has on waiters and waitresses, especially those ...

Athletes sprint to the top of admissions

December 19, 2011

Filed under Commentary, Hi's Eye, Opinion

by Liz KuehnCollege athletics are integral parts of the college experience because they add to school spirit and can increase schools’ reputations. However, in too many cases, college athletes are not held to the same stan...

Power struggles: Mother Nature strikes again

November 17, 2011

Filed under Commentary, Hi's Eye, Opinion

by Tess Lukowiak​Batteries: check. Flash- light: check. Case of water: check.No, I’m not collecting these for my bomb shelter; these are necessary supplies for my bedroom after my experiences with Hurricane Irene and a...

November 1: Reason for Cheering

November 4, 2011

Filed under Commentary, Hi's Eye, Opinion

by Julia Queller July 4. Oct. 31. Feb. 14.All of these recognizable dates hold special meaning and are cause for celebration. As a high school senior, I have another important date to add to the list. Nov. 1, the due date fo...

Update frenzy

November 1, 2011

Filed under Commentary, Hi's Eye, Opinion

by Julia Queller Apple recently unveiled iOS 5, its new software system for the iPhone. Hailed as the world’s most advanced operating system, iOS 5 is the must-have update for all technology lovers, which, let’s ...