by Jessica Shih
WHARTON, NJ—As Halloween approaches, some are getting into the spirit by setting off into the night sporting sneakers, flashlights, cameras and a sense of adventure.
by Bridget Hyland
It’s a Friday night in 1957, and you and your friends are about to do the same thing you do every week: go to the movie theater. Today, 60 years later, the parking lot of that theater might be deserted.
An editor who is Everything, Everything; Westfield’s Wendy Loggia achieves publishing success with children’s literature
By Madison Pena
A few blocks from Central Park, near the end of Broadway, a windowed building scales the sky of New York, demanding attention. Upon entering the building, you’re greeted by a burnt-orange sign, lined with a silver silhouette spelling out Penguin Random House. The high ceilings are lined from top-to-bottom with novels, new and old. The employee cleaning the glass is the only evidence that the publications have been touched.
by Eve Crandall
This fall, there have been plenty of scary movies. But only a few of these films have been truly memorable, by transcending the horror genre and including elements of either drama or comedy. Here are the top three best scary movies from this fall:
by Noelle Mesbah
Starting with hit singles “This Town” and “Slow Hands,” ex-One Direction member Niall Horan is back and better than ever with his new album, Flicker. Often considered the heart of One Direction, Horan’s first solo album radiates the same charm and easygoing nature as his personality. With a sound influenced by Fleetwood Mac and songs co-written by Adele associate Tobias Jesso Jr., Flicker is a solid first album for the Irish singer/songwriter.
by Danny Bracco
From criminal to icon, Gucci Mane has been in the spotlight for the past two years. Since his release from jail on May 26, 2016, he has released three full-length albums (and one collaborative mixtape with Metro Boomin), the latest being his 11th studio album titled Mr. Davis.
by Jordan Sacher
The CW’s new hit drama, Riverdale, returned on Oct. 11 for the Season 2 premiere. After ending its first season with average ratings, the premiere exceeded expectations.
by Lindsay Freidenrich
The Season 2 release of Stranger Things has finally arrived, much anticipated by its sci-fi-loving fan base who initially expected the new season’s debut on Halloween. After the Netflix original series’ first season unexpectedly emerged with obsessed fans, fresh acting talent and 18 Emmy nominations, expectations for Part 2 are sky-high. While the trailers excite with a clear Halloween theme that contributes to the dark, sci-fi horror that we saw in Season 1, it’s possible that its viewers are most intrigued by the show’s overwhelming sense of nostalgia.
by Peter Ghaly & Stewie Pollock
It’s 11:30 p.m. on a Sunday, and junior Cooper Brennan lounges on his couch, eagerly waiting for the latest Rick and Morty episode to begin. Brennan, like many others, loves the animated science fiction comedy that airs on Cartoon Network’s late-night programming block, Adult Swim. The sitcom has become one of the most popular shows on cable TV and the highest-rated show in Adult Swim’s history. The Oct. 3 Season 3 finale was the most-watched cable telecast of the day among adults ages 18-49, according to deadline.com. But why exactly is this show such a hit among viewers?
by Lucy Gretsky & Haley Tomasso
As Halloween and Thanksgiving are slowly approaching, it’s time to get crafty with these four easy do-it-yourself (DIY) projects. These projects are an inexpensive, quick and easy way to have fun. It’s time to get creative and embrace all that comes with fall.