CULTURAL HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES
PIE DAY IS A SMASHING SUCCESS
WHAT IS JUST: OUR FAITH IS NOT A BURDEN
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ABORTION ACCESS IS A HUMAN RIGHT
THE PIECE OF CAKE SCHOOL YEAR
WHEN IT COMES TO FAMILY LIFE EDUCATION, WE NEED UNCOMFORTABLE CONVERSATIONS
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Some of the numerous drugs plaguing our children.
BEAUTIFUL BOY: A DIVE INTO TEEN DRUG USE
Anousha Chakrabarti, Staff Writer • June 9, 2022

       “I don’t know. Um, when I tried it, I felt, I felt better than I ever had, so I just kept doing it,” Nic Sheff mumbled, as tears streamed  down his face....

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The Westfield High School Mascot.
THE PIECE OF CAKE SCHOOL YEAR
Naysa Piper-Fisher, Co-Editor In Chief • June 1, 2022

The Ironist” presents an argument using that mighty tool known as verbal irony, or sarcasm. Irony has long served as an expression of protest-- both a weapon and a balm...

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Christy Jenkins-Dietz(left) and Michael Manser(right), after the Math Honors Societys Pi Day celebration.
PIE DAY IS A SMASHING SUCCESS
Tilyn Anderson, Staff Writer • May 11, 2022

       During the Pie Day celebration in March, Christy Jenkins-Dietz, math teacher, surprised her pie-thrower, Michal Manser, Grade 10,  by fighting back. When their...

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BROOKE REED: ATHLETE OF THE ISSUE
Yousef Ahmed, Staff Writer • May 3, 2022

As Brooke Reed, 12, sets foot on court, the mentality switches. Her focus is on winning–but not just winning. Specifically, she’s about  winning as a team.    ...

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A picture of Stephanie on a ferris wheel.
ATHLETE OF THE ISSUE: STEPHANIE PICHARDO-SOLIS
Naysa Piper-Fisher, Co-Editor In Chief • February 26, 2022

        It seemed like the crowd's eyes were on her, and only her, as her teammates ran in circles. After three years of begging for a solo, she finally got it. Yet, her...

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 Faced with his opponent, Alcocer is determined to win and make everyone proud.
ATHLETE OF THE ISSUE: MARCELO ALCOCER
Anisa Nur, Staff Writer • December 15, 2021

          As he steps onto the mat to face his opponent, Marcelo Alcocer, 12, reflects on what motivates him. His biggest  motivator is the thought of making people...

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BEAUTIFUL BOY: A DIVE INTO TEEN DRUG USE

Anousha Chakrabarti, Staff Writer
June 9, 2022

       “I don’t know. Um, when I tried it, I felt, I felt better than I ever had, so I just kept doing it,” Nic Sheff mumbled, as tears streamed  down his face. His father, David...

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NEURODIVERGENT

Ava Salzgeber, Staff Writer
June 3, 2022

            In the 1800s, Walt Whitman—a.k.a. “Our Great American Poet” –used his voice to celebrate our nation’s diversity. Proclaiming, “I Hear America Singing,” Whitman...

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THE PIECE OF CAKE SCHOOL YEAR

Naysa Piper-Fisher, Co-Editor In Chief
June 1, 2022

The Ironist” presents an argument using that mighty tool known as verbal irony, or sarcasm. Irony has long served as an expression of protest-- both a weapon and a balm for those living...

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