• Jwan Yousif: The Time Traveler
    9:06 AM

    Time is what dictates the condition of human existence. Though difficult to define from both a philosophical and scientific standpoint, quite simply, time rules every aspect of modern civilization: it determines the hour at which you wake, eat, sleep, and fulfill the many obligations to which your life is attached. There is no way of escaping

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  • I See London, I See France, I See Csarene’s Instagram
    9:41 AM

    The beautiful skies of Paris, the Philippines, London, Spain and plenty more have been seen by senior Csarene Laguardia and her mother over the years. Her pictures of her recent travels on Facebook and Instagram are liked by hundreds of students on their phones sitting at home.
    “My mom and I travel to different continents every year because

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  • Christopher Witt and the Underdog of the Instrument World
    9:19 AM

    Around November of last year, sophomore Christopher Witt changed the path of his high school career by saying “I want to play the funny-looking one,” and another musician was added to family of the illustrious underdog of the instrument world– the bassoon.
    Unhappy with the clarinet, Witt wanted to try something new last year and was pleasantly surprised

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  • Harshil Damji: DECA President and Inspiration
    4:44 PM

    Senior Harshil Damji, is this year’s DECA President. Along with holding position of President, Damji is the man behind DECAlicious.
    Becoming President did not come easy for him though. In fact, it took years to achieve where he is now.
    Watch the video to learn about Damji’s amazing journey over the years to becoming DECA President.
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  • Joel Tutor: Beyond the Uniform
    8:40 AM

    he entire crowd is quiet as the lights go down and the spotlights come up. The Niles West cheerleaders get into position with solemn expressions outlining their faces. Suddenly, the opening chords of Ellie Goulding’s “Out of My Mind” begin to play and the deafening screams of the crowd can be heard from a mile

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  • Teachers Lives Before Niles West: Mr. Rusk
    8:36 AM

    Editor’s note: This is the second story of a series on teachers’ lives before Niles West.
    Many of you may know of  Daniel Rusk as a AP Calculus, Honors Trigonometry, Algebra 2, and Precalculus teacher here at Niles West, but there’s another side to him that you may not have known. Rusk was also a successful

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  • Teachers Lives Before Niles West: Ms. Lichterman
    8:35 AM

    Some people say that the English department is where you’ll find the most interesting people at Niles West. If you don’t believe that meeting Ms. Lichterman might change your mind. You can find her teaching college prep and American Lit at the honors levels, or in the class she started herself, Lit of Peace and

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