Niles West News

You’re Not Alone

February 11, 2013

“Kiss Our C14ss”=Not Very Classy

By Breana Brill

October 3, 2012

Two days ago, the class of 2014 was in the lead to win the infamous hallway decorating contest. And the one year the 2014 class comes together and "gets things done," we get in second place. A lot of confusion has happened ov...

“That’s So Gay”: Not Right to Say

By Alyssa Guzman

April 12, 2012

Sophomore Alyssa Guzman on respect."Ew, that's so gay!" "Stop being so gay." "What a faggot." These are the things I hear while walking through the halls of Niles West. Most people just ignore it, since it's such a common insult in today...

Students from Ohio School Shooting Share Experiences

By Gabrielle Abesamis

March 13, 2012

In a cafeteria full of chattering high school students and their echoing voices, a loud pop goes off, and majority of the students fail to take notice, because it only sounds as if someone blew into a brown paper lunch bag and crushed it...

Annual NAMES Assembly to Combat Bullying

By Hafsa Wahid

October 3, 2011

In an attempt to eradicate name-calling,  Niles West has organized its annual NAMES assembly, held for all freshman in the auditorium, for Tuesday Oct. 4 and Wednesday Oct. 5. NAMES is a yearly event that highlights the issues...

Zip-Ties Cause Classroom Disruptions

By Mara Shapiro

November 4, 2010

Since September, freshman and sophomore boys have been pranking each other with a trick called zip-tying, according to the deans. The zip-ties are zipper-like contraptions that the students use to tie other students’ backpacks shut or ...