• Getting in the Homecoming Spirit
    8:19 AM

    It’s the week we’ve all been anticipating and preparing for: homecoming week! As you all know, it is one of the busiest weeks of the entire school year. There are many things happening this week leading up to homecoming. From spirit days to the pep assembly, and from the homecoming parade to the Friday night football game, there

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  • Niles West Theatre Presents: On Stars Not Falling
    1:13 PM

    Many of you have probably heard about the new play coming out, “On Stars Not Falling,” and the cast has put in quite a lot of effort to make yet another memorable performance. It tells the story of college friends who dropped out of school because of a traumatic experience they shared. When they gather

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  • Freshmen on Freshman Year
    8:41 AM

    Freshman year is usually a rough time in a teenager’s life. The adjustment between middle school and high school can be hard to handle. The class of 2019 does not seem to have these problems, and the majority of the class has accustomed quickly. Looking back on the year, many of the students agreed that

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  • Wonder Twins Take On Twin Cities
    8:22 AM

    An original song written by Emily Matteson ft. Lily Matteson   Without seeing both of them together, one might be tempted to think that one girl managed to make several costume and personality changes back and forth to confuse everyone. Don’t be fooled: they’re just identical twins. When meeting them, one is immediately struck by how

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  • NSPA/JEA: Advising the New Generation of Journalists
    4:19 PM

    Over 3,800 attendees have traveled all across the country to take part in this year’s Spring National High School Journalism Conference in Los Angeles, California from Thursday, April 15 to Sunday, April 17. All the students who are in attendance are either a part of their high school’s yearbook or newspaper. Along with this comes a

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  • Niles West Supports The National Day of Silence
    9:09 AM

    National Day of Silence is organized to make a stand for LGBTQ youth who are subjected to name-calling and other forms of harassment. Today is a day for people to stand in solidarity. Students at Niles West are participating in this day to show the community at our own school how much they care for one

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