Muslim Misconceptions: Different People; One Faith

By Fatima Farha and Hafsa Wahid

May 25, 2012

[media id=206] The main misconception and stereotype students face as young Muslims adults in Niles West is that all Muslims are the same. Even though Muslims are very lucky as Niles West students to be in a school as divers...

Lights, Camera, “Chicago!”: An Inside Look at Niles West Theatre’s “Chicago”

By Mara Shapiro

May 3, 2012

[media id=198] Those who frequent Niles West Theatre productions know what the Black Box looks like when a performance is being held: lights, various props such as tables and chairs, and tons of different sets. However, Friday, A...

College Commitment Approaching: Students on Choosing a College

By Colene Gibson

April 13, 2012

With the deadline of May 1 approaching for seniors, the pending ACT test scheduled for April 24, looming for juniors, and the conversations from college night replaying in the underclassmens' minds, college seems to be on the minds of just about everyone at West this week. To aid their college decision process, students can ta...

X Flight Soars into Six Flags (Comment to Win a Free Day at 6 Flags!)

By Alyssa Guzman

March 21, 2012

You're sitting in the jet black and cherry red seats of the newest addition to Six Flags, X Flight. Eyes closed, feet dangling 120 feet above the air, and knuckles white with anticipation, you anxiously wait for that thrilli...

2012 Baseball Preview

By Nate Schapmann

March 14, 2012

[media id=178] With holding two of the school’s three state championships and having a former player, George Kontos, currently pitching for the New York Yankees, the Niles West baseball team is one of the school’s most storied programs.  The NWN had...

2012 Softball Preview

By Danny Thompson

March 8, 2012

[media id=175] Niles West softball is coming off a good year, capped off by one of its best post seasons in recent history.  The Wolves made it to a regional final game before being before being knocked out by Glenbrook South. ...