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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...

Saving Our Youth, One Person at a Time

By Ivana Kosir

October 14, 2010

With the NAMES assembly occurring only just last week and with the recent suicides of taunted students of all ages across the country, the topic of bullying is being talked about more than ever before. And quite frankly, it should be. I know most of us, including myself, are sick of hear...

NAMES Assembly Allows Freshmen to Really Know Each Other

By Breana Brill

October 12, 2010

Dear Freshmen: On Tuesday or Wednesday of last week, we all attended the NAMES assembly. I attended the Wednesday one. The whole time I was there, I felt like I was in MTV’s reality series, If You Really Knew Me. If you don’t know the show yet, it’s ab...

Freshmen Learn to Combat Bullying at NAMES Assembly

By Ivana Kosir

October 8, 2010

On Tuesday, Oct. 5 and Wednesday Oct. 6, the fifth annual NAMES assembly was held for all freshmen in the auditorium. Through video clips, guest panelists, and activities, freshmen learned about bullying and its effects o...