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  • Today outside the cafeteria, grab a free copy of today's Hi's Eye and check out our web issue. Comments (0)  |  Hits: 2
  • Today's issue spotlights the art show last week. For background on the Hi's Eye coverage of the show, including full statements from WHS Principal Mr. Peter Renwick and Superintendent Dr. Peg Dolan. Comments (0)  |  Hits: 3
  • AP Exams May the "fourth" be with all those we are taking AP exams.

    May the "fourth" be with all those we are taking AP exams.
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  • Permit Test The permit Test will take place today after school in Caf. B

    The permit Test will take place today after school in Caf. B
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  • SGA Sale The SGA store will have a spring sale this week.

    The SGA store will have a spring sale this week. A
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    Last week, the Westfield District Art Show stirred international online debate over the rights of students to voice their opinions through controversial art pieces. Although some viewers were offended by one installment, which depicted images of police brutality, the right of the students to convey their individual beliefs cannot be challenged based on the art’s content.

     

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  • Brutality exhibit breeds controversy

    From Fox News to nj.com to Facebook, it’s the story that turned a local art show into a national discussion. Last week’s Westfield District Art Show controversy saw students’ depictions of a prominent current issue turn into  a debate over the extent of free speech.

     

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Brutality exhibit breeds controversy

 

Features

Written by Mack Liederman, Nick Lawrie Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:35

From Fox News to nj.com to Facebook, it’s the story that turned a local art show into a national discussion. Last week’s Westfield District Art Show controversy saw students’ depictions of a prominent current issue turn into  a debate over the extent of free speech.

 

Read more: Brutality exhibit breeds controversy
 

Staffers defend freedom of expression in artwork

 

Op-Ed

Written by Caroline Barry, Hailey Reilly Wednesday, 20 May 2015 12:27

Last week, the Westfield District Art Show stirred international online debate over the rights of students to voice their opinions through controversial art pieces. Although some viewers were offended by one installment, which depicted images of police brutality, the right of the students to convey their individual beliefs cannot be challenged based on the art’s content.

 

Read more: Staffers defend freedom of expression in artwork
 

Video to Editor: Art Controversy

 

Op-Ed

Written by Eric Herber Wednesday, 20 May 2015 21:24

In light of recent controversies junior Aarie Vann sent in a video letter to the editor with his response.

Read more: Video to Editor: Art Controversy
 

Slideshow: WHS students pose next to their art at the District Art Show

 

Features

Written by Katharine Gillen Monday, 18 May 2015 15:45

Read more: Slideshow: WHS students pose next to their art at the District Art Show
   

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