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Hi’s Eye Staff Holiday Playlist

Noelle Mesbah, Web Editor

December 1, 2017

Filed under Iris, Multimedia, Web

        ​’Tis the season for festivities and cheer, and the Hi’s Eye staff is back with another playlist to help you get into the holiday spirit! Your favorite staffers picked their favorite winter tunes and have put them ...

Wonder-ous film brings beloved book to screen

Olivia Morrison

December 1, 2017

Filed under Iris, Reviews

In the five years since R.J. Palacio’s award-winning novel Wonder was published, it has sold millions of copies and has been a constant at the top of bestseller lists. Wonder has also become a staple in book clubs around the...

Winter Holiday Crafts

Winter Holiday Crafts

December 1, 2017

League not done Justice

Joe Lotano, R1 Sports Editor

December 1, 2017

Filed under Reviews

From comic books to cinemas, Marvel has revolutionized the movie industry and has produced record-breaking films for nearly 10 years. The most recent, Thor: Ragnarok, incorporates action-packed fight scenes with clever humor ...

Indian food spicing up Westfield

Olivia Milford and Jordan Sacher

December 1, 2017

Filed under Reviews

Are you looking to spice up your life a little? Head to the new Indian restaurant, Spice Bazaar, on Quimby Street in downtown Westfield. ​This restaurant has a large menu filled with many traditional Indian dishes, such as chick...

A concert-goer’s conflict: Is General Admission worth it?

Matt Meusel, R1 Features Editor

December 1, 2017

Filed under Commentary

​Sweating. Dehydrated. Feet aching. Sounds terrible, right? Some people would call this a good time—a great time. Especially if they’re at a concert. ​ These are just some of the things that come with a General Admiss...


Brianna Hatch

November 30, 2017

Filed under Iris, Multimedia, Podcasts

What’s the main reason students take AP classes? Is it because they want college credit? Do they just want to have a rigorous schedule to impress colleges? Or do they have a love for the subject and want to further their edu...

The charm of urban exploring

Jessica Shih, Iris Commentary Editor

October 31, 2017

Filed under Iris, Iris News

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...

Streaming takes down cinema

Bridget Hyland, R1 Editor in Chief

October 31, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Iris

​It’s a Friday night in 1957, and you and your friends are about to do the same thing you do every week: go to the movie theater. Today, 60 years later, the parking lot of that theater might be deserted. This is not to say that movie theaters have gone extinct, but r...

An editor who is Everything, Everything

Madison Pena, Longform Editor

October 30, 2017

Filed under Iris, Iris News

​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...

The boy is back

Noelle Mesbah , Web Editor

October 27, 2017

Filed under Iris, Reviews

Starting with hit singles “This Town” and “Slow Hands,” ex-One Direction member Niall Horan is back and better than ever with his new album, Flicker. Often considered the heart of One Direction, Horan’s first solo album radi...