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How to: Speak Up for Yourself

If each year’s new additions to the Merriam-Webster dictionary — such as “pumpkin spice” and “oat milk” –  tell us...
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How to: Speak Up for Yourself
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How to: Embrace your Identity

A person’s “identity” is a blend of many factors – some factors that are a matter of chance or choice...
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How to: Embrace your Identity
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How to: Avoid Car Accidents

The excitement of receiving a license and being granted the ability to now drive yourself anywhere is hard to beat....
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How to: Avoid Car Accidents
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How to: Shop Responsibly

Finding your own style while trying to be environmentally friendly can be frustrating. With the rise of fast fashion and...
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How to: Shop Responsibly
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How to: Find Good Music

Although music is considered to be a “universal language,” the most universal aspect of music is that it has no...
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How to: Find Good Music
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How to: Entertain Children

If you're here from the QR code on the physical release, scroll down! The loud, ear-piercing tears of a snot-nosed...
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How to: Entertain Children
Sports

Girls battle the GIANTS tonight

The Maine West Warriors girl's varsity basketball team will be hosting Highland Park on Dec. 2, matching up against the...
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Girls battle the GIANTS tonight
Sports

Watch your Step Towards Recruitment

The publication of bad decisions deeply affects college bound athletes. When you cannot see the people watching you do something,...
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Watch your Step Towards Recruitment
Opinions

Revealing their True Colors

Millions of lives are at risk. For decades, Republicans have been working to rob women of their bodily automony in...
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Revealing their True Colors
Entertainment

The Great Return: Vinyl

In an artist’s merch store, the cool t-shirts, hoodies, and bags get the main attention while the cassettes, CDs, and...
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The Great Return: Vinyl
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News

Drink-and-Tax

Cook County hits students in their walletsBY Sarah smailreporterWhether students are craving a Coke, a Gatorade or even a frappuccino,...
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Homecoming

Facing your Demons By: Jelena

Starting the season with a 3-1 record, the Warriors will take on rivals Maine East this Thursday night in the...
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News

Lounging Around

BY Malaika zaidireporterBased on numerous requests on feedback sheets sent out by Principal’s Leadership Team in the past year, Maine...
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Homecoming

Framing the Memories

Framing the MemoriesTime may March forward but Alumni Homecoming memories show that traditions stay strongBy: Martylinette Sanchez and Natalia Wolny...
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News

Traffic turnabout

BY Masooma SultanreporterAfter a series of messy traffic jams getting into and out of C-wing lot, changes were made to...
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Entertainment

seeing skyscrapers

seeing skyscrapersby jenna robbinsreporterIncluding everything from the tops of Chicago skyscrapers to century-old underground bank vaults, Open House Chicago is...
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Homecoming

Hula Into Homecoming

Hula Into Homecoming Warriors share their thoughts and opinions on how to make the most out of their homecoming By:...
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Entertainment

Marching Towards Victory

MARCHING TOWARDS VICTORYAFTER SEIZING SECOND PLACE AT GRAYSLAKE, THE MARCHING WARRIORS ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO A STRONG SEASONBY ABIGAIL MILOVANCEVICasst....
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Entertainment

STARGIRLS

STARGIRLSSilent sky explores ambition in space explorationby Corinne bellotreporterPortraying the advancements of women through the struggles of a group of...
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News

Star of the Show

When 2,300 students filled the stands to watch the first solar eclipse to cross the United States since 1918, “It...
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News

Remembering Warriors- Izaiah

Izaiah Franceschi: 2001-2017BY Chris Riosnews editorWhile home with his younger brother, 15-year old Izaiah Franceschi, a Maine West freshman, was...
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Homecoming

Remembering Warriors-Arturo

Arturo Quintero: 2001-2017by Danny Daoodasst. news editorArturo Quintero, a Maine West sophomore, was driving back home from a trip in...
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Homecoming

Enhance your Dance

Enhance your danceby kara dempseyentertainment editorand Danny Fowlerphoto editorEven if you are never going to get in formation in one...
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Homecoming

Amplifying The Spirit

Amplifying the Spirit Student organizations work together towards a new  outlook on school spiritBy: Ivonne SanchezCheering throughout the game, getting...
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Breaking In-Depth News

Understanding Charlottesville

#Violence in Virginia awakens national fears Outraged by the local government’s plans to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert...
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Editorial Policy

Editorial Policy   The student-produced newspaper of Maine West High School, the Westerner, is dedicated to maintaining the values of...
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