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OPINION: College Scandal Q&A

By Monica Barker, Opinion Editor

March 19, 2019

Filed under Opinion

We ask students and faculty at West Essex on their reaction about the recent college scandal that was leaked on March 12, 2019. 50 people who were allegedly part of a college scheme to persuade admission counselors on their c...

OPINION: Why not take a gap year?

By Megan Osborne, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Usually when students graduate high school, they’re already thinking ahead to college and their future academic classes. But what most students don’t realize is that they can benefit more from taking time off -- in the form ...

OPINION: ‘Happy Holidays’ or ‘Merry Christmas’

By Monica Barker and Hannah McCrone

December 18, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Happy Holidays: Monica Barker '19 It’s that time of year again where all we hear is "Merry Christmas" hollered at us wherever we go. Whether it’s leaving a store, a restaurant, the nail salon, the phrase is almost everywh...