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Spanish teacher finds home in two countries

By Gabrielle Kesh, Features

April 17, 2019

Filed under Features

Spanish teacher Gil Alvarez was born and raised in Cuba until he was 13 years old. He had a terrific childhood living with his parents and spent his days playing with friends, swimming,  creating homemade go-karts and riding hi...

Meet the Anti-Traveler

By Sam Spero, Features Editor

March 18, 2019

Filed under Features, Theme Issues

There’s people that have traveled across the globe and there’s people that haven’t left their couch. Whether or not they prefer to stay home or they want to travel, here are some students at West Essex that haven’t packed...

Winter months bring SADness

By Hayley Brener, Feature Editor

February 5, 2019

Filed under Features

     It happens every year. The daylight wanes and the warm days of summer turn into gloomy and cold winter days of today. Millions of people begin to feel sluggish, depressed and socially withdrawn. This is widely known as the “...

Political talk on social media leads to heated debates

By Gabrielle Kesh, Features

January 18, 2019

Filed under Features

Social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook have given today’s teenagers the world at their fingertips—but along with that constant connection comes constant arguments. Virtually every platform includes a comment sec...

Kickin’ it to college

Kickin’ it to college

January 14, 2019