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Boys Soccer Wins Regional Semi Against North

By Nick Goldwyn

October 19, 2011

As a light rain feel under the new field lights at Chuck Pos Stadium Tuesday night, senior Pawel Dabek was carried of the field on his teammate's shoulders. Dabek, the lone goal scorer of the game, led the Niles West Wolves Boys Varsity Soccer Team to a 1-0 victory against rival Niles North i...

Niles West Responds to BombThreat

By Ivana Kosir

October 5, 2011

Niles West security received a call on Tuesday, Oct. 4 from a "Frank Anderson" who claimed that persons unknown would bomb a "Niles" school. Principal Kaine Osburn and the security team are collaborating to heighten securit...

Sprinkler Malfunction Causes Water Pipe to Burst

By Colene Gibson

September 30, 2011

Students were rushed out of the building in a fire-drill fashion due to a sprinkler malfunction by room 1245 at 8:08 this morning. The fire department was required to come to clean the water and ensure that everything was s...

Niles West Muslim Students Rejoice in Osama Bin Laden’s Death

By Rozy Kanjee

May 1, 2011

After President Barack Obama announced that Osama bin Laden had been killed by the United States with the help of Pakistan, Niles West  Muslim students rejoiced. "It's great, because we've been searching for this terr...

Loyd Chooses Notre Dame

By Nick Goldwyn

April 20, 2011

Announcing her college decision by having her closest friends spell NOTRE DAME across their white t-shirts, junior Jewell Loyd verbally committed to the University of Notre Dame at a press conference Tuesday. Loyd, varsity basketball coach Tony Konsewicz, and athletic director David Rosengard all spoke at...

Students Walk Out for Collective Bargaining Rights

By Rozy Kanjee

March 17, 2011

  Holding signs that read "Teachers+Students=Solidarity" and "Union Rights are Human Rights," more than 300 Niles West students walked out before 8th period yesterday to support collective bargaining rights not only for District 219, but Wisconsin, Indiana, and 22 other states. Seniors Alex Knorr and Eric Krikori...