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Cafeteria B gets makeover

Sarah Fox and Olivia Milford

January 23, 2018

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Out with the old, in with the new is the new motto for Cafeteria B, touting its brand-new paint job and tables which give the whole room a fresh look for 2018. But as with all major changes, the question is whether Caf B is inde...

iPhone X: Is it worth it?

Peter Ghaly, R2 Sports & News Editor

December 1, 2017

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​On Sept. 12, Apple announced its most significant smartphone to date when it unveiled the iPhone X. Pronounced “iPhone 10,” the device is hailed by Apple as the crown jewel of its smartphone line. Of course, the price tag associated with this new super-device ...

Netflix fans lament losses

Stewie Pollock​, Iris News/Features Editor

December 1, 2017

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​Over the past few years, WHS students have been fortunate enough to access some of TV’s greatest shows through Netflix. However, certain prominent shows, most notably How I Met Your Mother and It’s Always Sunny in Phil...

The charm of urban exploring

Jessica Shih, Iris Commentary Editor

October 31, 2017

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WHARTON, NJ—As Halloween approaches, some are getting into the spirit by setting off into the night sporting sneakers, flashlights, cameras and a sense of adventure. For seniors Kristen Meek and Alex Wendel, following a 40-minute...

An editor who is Everything, Everything

Madison Pena, Longform Editor

October 30, 2017

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​A few blocks from Central Park, near the end of Broadway, a windowed building scales the sky of New York, demanding attention. Upon entering the building, you’re greeted by a burnt-orange sign, lined with a silver si...

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....

From WHS to ‘Seth Meyers’: Non-traditional path takes ’73 alum to late-night success

Olivia Morrison, Free-lance Writer

June 9, 2017

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      WHS alum Mr. Thomas Ucciferri has traveled the world capturing major events and adding to, what he likes to call, his “bag of credentials.” Currently the acting stage manager for Late Night With Seth Meyers, Uc...

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...

Oh, Snap(chat)! Students experience social-media blocks on district Wi-Fi network

Hailey Nettler and Sarah Slavin

May 26, 2016

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It seemed like any other morning. Students scurried to their lockers and grabbed their books for first period. They connected to the school’s Wi-Fi and started to send one of their many daily selfies. But this day was di...