Q & A with Bart Conner, Olympic Gold Medalist

By Nick Goldwyn

September 6, 2011

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Former Niles West gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Bart Conner (class of 1976) spoke Friday, Sept. 2, during a ceremony to celebrate the opening of the new gymnastics facilities. Former, present, and future gymnasts, as well as varsity sports captains, and distinguished members of the co...

The Alumni Blog: The COLLEGE Life

By Megumi Hoshi

December 6, 2010

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Hey Niles West! My name is Megumi Hoshi, and I am a recent graduate from the proud Class of 2010!! I am currently a Special Education major at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. I have had an amazing college experience thus far, and love every moment of it! Thi...

The Alumni Blog: A Space for Bad Noises

By Chris Kammerer

November 18, 2010

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In the second week of my college career at Washington University in St. Louis, I stepped onto a small shuttle bus heading off-campus to do something I’d never done before—take a voice lesson. If you’ve never taken them before, voice lessons, especially at first, are awkward. Y...

The Alumni Blog: ‘Answer Questions and Question Answers’

By Steve Berkley

November 3, 2010

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Currently, I am teaching at a school called Language Clubs International Academy in Seoul Korea.  My job consists of teaching English to Korean kindergarten and elementary students.  I also conduct one-on-one English tutoring and facil...

The Alumni Blog: Pushing the ‘Reset’ Button

By Sam Berkman

October 13, 2010

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It’s been six years since I’ve stepped foot in Niles West, but the memories and feelings that I left with are still vivid.  You may think that when I graduated in 2004, such feelings included sadness due to friends going separate ways, or heartache stemming from the ...