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Senator Cory Booker

The Garden Isn’t Full for Everyone

Vivian Jeckell, Shreya Jyotishi, and Natalie Manzo March 6, 2022

As an advanced nation in a world of sophisticated technology and consistent innovation, many view the United States as the pinnacle of human progress. However, beneath layers of extravagant richness...

Scott Conant, celebrity chef on Chopped

Who’s Hungry for Cooking Shows?

Caroline Donnelly and Amira Lee March 6, 2022

The competitive cooking shows we are familiar with today are all thanks to The Food Network. Created in 1993, the channel revolutionized cooking shows which launched it into fame, becoming the second...

Historical Society President Greg Blasi and Town Archivist Robert Wendel in the Historical Society archives photos and artwork

The Not-So-Secret Society: Westfield’s Hidden Gem

Thomas Chen, Vivian Jeckell, and Maxmilian Kiefer December 20, 2021

Nestled in the heart of Westfield, unseen among residential streets, is a treasure trove of antiquities, a seemingly endless record of times antecedent to our own. We’ve all driven past it: the brick...

Prideful and Prejudiced

Prideful and Prejudiced

Vivian Jeckell and Shreya Jyotishi December 20, 2021

When envisioning Westfield, images of cozy suburban residences and charming downtown shops immediately spring to mind, defining the town as the epitome of traditional suburbia. Westfield’s perceived...

Westfield Small Businesses Continue to be Impacted by COVID-19

Westfield Small Businesses Continue to be Impacted by COVID-19

Caroline Donnelly, Natalie Manzo, and Molly Reilly December 20, 2021

The past year and a half has presented an overwhelming plethora of challenges. Our schools, our extracurriculars and especially our downtown small businesses have been drastically altered. Many businesses...

Bethel Baptist Church

Walking Through History: Westfield’s African American Walking Tour

Amira Lee, Amanda Rickert, and Photos by Kimberly Su November 23, 2021

The walking tour, established in October 2020, was created by the African American History Committee of Westfield 300, a committee of Westfield citizens that spearheaded the celebrations of Westfield’s...

Food Fight

Food Fight

Charlotte Cohen and Artwork by Dylan Murphy November 23, 2021


Its Time to Slow Down the Fast Fashion Industry

It’s Time to Slow Down the Fast Fashion Industry

The fast fashion industry is one of the most harmful, yet profitable industries in the world. Constant consumption of low-quality products creates an unsustainable business model that severely harms both...

Blue Origin sketches of self-sustaining space civilizations.

Fight or Flight: Climate Change and the New Age Space Race

For a millennia, humans have often wondered about, admired and been puzzled by outer space. We’ve written books, made movies and composed music about the wonders of space and all of the mystery that...

Red States, Blue States and Losing Green Space

Red States, Blue States and Losing Green Space

Jacob Wendler and Amaya Wilkerson July 8, 2021

If the 2020 election made one thing clear, it’s that the U.S. politics of the twenty-first century are hardly recognizable by the standards of past decades. Presidential debates were marked by fierce...

STOP ANTI-ASIAN RACISM & CHINA BASHING RALLY at Chinatown Archway at 7th and H Street, NW, Washington DC on Saturday afternoon, 27 March 2021

Let’s Talk About Asian Americans

Anna Qiang, R2 Well Editor, R3 Back of Mag Editor May 28, 2021

Vicha Ratanapakdee, 84, was shoved into the ground on January 28 while he was going out for his morning walk in San Francisco. Noel Quintana, 61, was slashed across the face on a Manhattan subway on February...

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