We ask students about the holiday season

By Monica Barker, Opinion Editor

November 28, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The holidays are no longer about actual religion and family, they’ve become a month dedicated to spending money and wanting gifts. We ask students about their favorite part of the holidays. “Christmas should be about family rather t...

OPINION: Students can no longer avoid global warming crisis

By Dylan Lepre, Editor in Chief

November 21, 2018

Filed under hd, Opinion

Two years ago, West Essex held assemblies to address the growing concern over climate change and how students could help join the fight. One assembly dealt with the effects of climate change, albeit without really helping students...

Confused teens unprepared for politics

By Dylan Lepre, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2018

Filed under Opinion

America has embarked upon the largest election since the 2016 presidential race. The midterm elections are being portrayed in the media as an epic battle rather than an election, taking place across the country in every state with...

Goodbye, Halloween

By Hannah McCrone, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Running through the closed-off streets up to every house on the block, holding your best friend’s hands. Ringing the doorbell, showing off your costume, screaming “Trick or treat!” Pouring out your candy on the living ro...

Does it bother you? You’re too old to be a child, but too young to be an adult.

By Hannah McCrone, Opinion Editor

October 26, 2018

Filed under Does It Bother You, Opinion

Does it bother you that you’re being treated like a child and told to act like an adult?  Some teachers at West Essex treat students like they are still in grammar school, all while preaching the importance of maturity. The...

Teens want cars for logos

By Monica Barker, Opinion Editor

October 24, 2018

Filed under Opinion

A majority of teens at West Essex tend to have an obsession with cars, whether it’s their own car, someone elses, or just the idea of cars in general. But what is it that causes teens to feel this way? After talking to ...

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