Letters

  • Teacher Appreciation Week: Thank You, Mr. Daniel Quinlan
    7:17 PM

    “Clueless was weird.” “What? No, it wasn’t.” “Josh was Cher’s stepbrother. That’s weird.” “Yeah, but their parents divorced a long time ago. They’re not related.” “He lived in the same house.” “B-b-but it’s Paul Rudd!” Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to college prep, taught by Mr. Daniel Quinlan: ‘”One Tree Hill” lover, “Clueless” hater, and hoarder of oversized sweaters.

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  • Teacher Appreciation Week: Thank You, Dr. Andrew Jeter
    6:20 PM

    Walking into my ninth period class on the first day of school during my freshman year, I was feeling excited for the school day to finally end. One more period and I would have survived my first day of high school. But hey, it was Global Studies, so it should be an easy class, right?

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  • Letter to the Editor: Say It, Don’t Spray It
    9:53 AM

    According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one in five Americans suffers some sort of physical discomfort as a result of exposure to strong chemical scents. Symptoms include the following: irritation of the eyes, sinuses, or throat; sneezing; coughing; and in the case of asthma sufferers such as I, bronchial arrest and symptoms similar

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  • Letter to the Editor: The Role of Student Government
    10:05 AM

    Dear Editor, Recently, Student Government has been hounded on by the reactions and comments following the NWN article about spirit days and assemblies. We would like to clarify the role and responsibilities of the Student Government. It seems that the student body fails to see the work we do behind the scenes and why we

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  • 5:13 PM

    Dear Niles West Students, Allow me to take you on a journey to a Niles West a long long time ago, circa 2004.  There was no school spirit.  Assemblies were attended by about half of the student population.  Students didn’t love pep assemblies; they dreaded them.  About this time, I joined the Student Union as

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