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  • Special Ed Students Run Coffee Cart for Teachers
    9:33 AM

    Every Wednesday and Friday before and during first period, teachers will be able to purchase pastries provided by Sweety Pies Bakery and Intelligentsia coffee. They are being delivered on a coffee cart and served by the students in the Niles West special education department.
    The idea was created many years ago by special education teacher Marie

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  • Breaking News: Gonzales Wins School-Wide Poetry Out Loud
    9:30 AM

    Senior Thea Gonzales won the school-wide Poetry Out Loud competition Tuesday, Feb. 9. Junior Alana Knobel was runner-up.
    Gonzales and Knobel will advance to next round of competitions which will take place Monday, Feb. 22 at the Poetry Foundation in Chicago.
    For Gonzales, it was a good experience.
    “It’s really cool and I’ve been working on Poetry Out Loud for four years

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  • New Hampshire Primary Predictions
    9:38 AM

    New Hampshire voters will partake in their state’s primary event for the 2016 Presidential Election on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. After the “historically close” Democratic caucus between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton in Iowa, and Ted Cruz‘s upset over Donald Trump among Republicans, the New Hampshire results are pivotal for the upcoming election.
    Historically, the winner of the New Hampshire caucus

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  • ACT to be Held Tomorrow
    9:29 AM

    Niles West will host the ACT tomorrow morning, Saturday, Feb. 6 at 8 a.m.
    Students are to arrive through the auditorium entrance between 7:30-7:45 a.m.. Students should get there on time, as testing coordinator Mary Nolan-Bridges will be there at 7:45 to give out testing room assignments.
    “Students should arrive between 7:30 and 7:45 to the auditorium

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  • International Fest to be Held Friday
    9:25 AM

    International Fest will be held this Friday, Feb. 5, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Tickets for students will be $3, and tickets for adults will be $6.
    Activities coordinator Katie Odell, has a lot of experience running these types of events.
    Odell said, “International Fest is a festival where all of our cultural clubs get together

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  • Fate, Free Will Debated at Interfaith Discussion
    12:12 PM

    In celebration of International Week, the Quran Study Club hosted the annual Interfaith Discussion on Feb. 1, 2016. The theme for this year’s discussion was “Free Will… Are We Really in Control?”
    The style of the Interfaith Discussion was an open forum where a panel of four representatives from four different religions discussed their beliefs with

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  • 2016 Iowa Caucus Results
    9:32 AM

    The 2016 Iowa caucus Monday left Republicans happily surprised, while Democrats were left without a clear victor, despite former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton‘s somewhat premature victory speech.
    Former Republican front-runner Donald Trump came in a surprising second place at the caucus, finishing with 24.3% of the vote. Meanwhile, Texas Senator Ted Cruz managed to bump Trump down, while he garnered

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