• West Students and Staff React to Controversy Over Thirteen Reasons Why
    8:44 AM

    Throughout high school, bullying can be a very real problem. Whether you have seen it, partaken in it, or been a victim yourself, it happens all the time. More often than not, high school can be hard at some point for everyone, and the littlest thing can push someone to the edge. The National Day of Silence, which

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  • Throne of Glass: The New Series You Have To Read
    9:34 AM

    The story starts very quickly with the main character, Celaena Sardothien being escorted by royal guards. For some reason, this young girl is a prisoner in a death camp in the salt mines of Endovier, a part of the fictional land of Erilea. Celaena assumes she is being led to her  death, but is led

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  • NWN’s Favorite Books: A Prayer for Owen Meany
    9:22 AM

    Editors Note: This is the first installment of the NWN’s favorite books series. John Irving’s A Prayer for Owen Meany was unlike any other novel I have read before. It follows the narrator’s life in flashbacks that involve his and his best friends’ journey before and after his mother is killed. The narrator now lives in Canada

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  • It’s Hard to Put Down “Out of the Easy”
    8:36 AM

    Out of the Easy was among one of the books for last years summer reading. I read about 60% of what was on the list, and Out of the Easy was one of the most intriguing. Set in the French quarter of New Orleans in the 1950s, main character Josie Moraine is dreaming of a

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  • Divergent Deserves a Spot on the Your Bookshelf
    9:29 AM

    Divergent: tending to be different or develop in different directions. In the book “Divergent” by Veronica Roth, Beatrice Prior is living in the future world of Chicago where society is divided into five factions that represent the kind of person you are. Abnegation (the selfless), Amity (the peaceful), Candor (the honest), Dauntless (the brave), and

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  • A Long Long Sleep That Will Keep You Awake
    8:11 AM

    “A Long Long Sleep” by Anna Sheehan is a wonderful read. If you had the chance, would you sleep for 62 years and never age? For the average person that lives to the age of 90, you spend 30 years of your life sleeping. Rosalinda Fitzroy or “Rose” is put into a stasis tube. In this

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  • Attack On Titan: The Best Comic You’ll Ever Read
    8:18 AM

    Most of you may not know what manga is. Manga are a Japanese genre of comics but they are much more than that. Take for example Attack On Titan by Hajime Isayama. This manga is on its 48th chapter with the next chapter to be released Saturday, Sept. 7. The main character, Eren Jaeger, lives

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