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    Hidden Gems

    T he story of the History Center starts in the 1960s. “We were founded in 1967 as the Des Plaines Historical Society,” Siobhan Heraty, the curator of col-lections at the History Center said. “We were part of that national trend of historical societies being founded. Our first few years we didn’t have a set first…

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    How to: Relax without Screens

    Instead of turning to their phones as a way to de-stress, creative hobbies – even simple ones – can provide students relief from boredom and spark their curiosity and intellectual growth at the same time. The idea of jumping into a hobby may sound like a huge commitment — something that too much requires time…

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Westerner: The Maine West student voice for more than 50 years

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