The Perils of Prom

By Effie Kalaitzidis

May 18, 2012

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There's a buzz and she quickly glances down to the new text message in her lap, thick mascara lashes brush against freckled cheek bones, when she looks back up her brown eyes are wide so I know it's got to be something good. "Guess who w...

Prom: The Unspoken Rule

By Alyssa Guzman

May 17, 2012

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Sophomore Alyssa Guzman on prom.Prom and my wedding day: those are the two nights that I have fantasized about since I was just a little girl. The idea of getting all dolled up for a night that's sure to be remembered has always appealed to ...

How to Choose a College 101

By Colene Gibson

April 13, 2012

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There are exactly 17 days until May 1.  Some of you underclassmen or extremely clueless seniors may be wondering, what's so important about May 1? Well, it marks the national deadline for students to committ to a college.  So, for th...

Q & A with the Homecoming Court

By Gabrielle Abesamis

October 12, 2011

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NWN sat down with the Homecoming court runners  Thi Li, Jewell Loyd, Jackie Salamanca, Samantha Chao, Casey Mahoney-Muno, Neal Omar, Steven Czajkowski , and Milos Jovcic for a Q&A about who they are and why you should vote for them. Please click here to view the Homecoming Court Coro...

Color Wars Cancelled for This Year’s Homecoming Assembly

By Alyssa Guzman

September 27, 2011

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During last year’s homecoming pep assembly the freshmen wore gray, the sophomores were in white, the juniors sported black, and the seniors were decked out in red. This year, though, things are going to change. Everyone will...

Goodbye Niles West, Hello Endless Possibilities

By Rozy Kanjee

June 2, 2011

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Dear Niles West, The class of 2011 graduates today. Yay! You know how people say that high school is the best four years of your life? You don't? Well, they do. Of course there are those people that say: "are you kidding me, high school? That's just the kiddie pool. College is for the bi...

It’s Not Too Late to Sign Up for Senior Send Off

By Isabelle Davis

May 25, 2011

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The annual Senior Send Off is scheduled for Friday, May 27, on the baseball field nearest to the football stadium, and for only $6 to $8 students will have the chance to enjoy a movie, a barbecued meal, and many types of carnival games; for seniors th...

Why I’m Not Going to Prom and Why I Don’t Care

By Rozy Kanjee

May 20, 2011

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If you overhear a conversation had by seniors, they all revolve around one thing: prom. It's so close it feels like it's tomorrow. Ha ha, just kidding it is tomorrow. So why am I cutting it close? Why is this the first thing being written about it? I guess I have a confession to make....