Features

  • The Wolf Road and a Female’s Journey: Coach Holly Norberg
    8:41 AM

    Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of five features about female student-athletes and alums of Niles West highlighting their journeys as female athletes. You may often see her in the weight room easily bench pressing and squatting impressive amounts, but many not know that coach Holly Norberg once competed in a body building competition.

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  • Fine Arts Friday: Maureen Khoshaba
    10:44 AM

    Through her artwork, junior Maureen Khoshaba attempts to convey female empowerment. This is something that is extremely important to her. As an active member in Feminist Club, women’s rights is something that is very close to her heart. She uses her success in art as her pedestal to challenge the viewers of her work poltically.

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  • Meet Me in A Minute: Dany Rodriguez
    8:34 AM

    The lights dim and the crowd goes silent. Junior Dany Rodriguez removes her glasses and clears her throat. Her vision is blurred, but her mind is clear. She takes a few deep breathes and then opens her mouth to deliver a poem that could make you feel the same passion for poetry that she does.

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  • The Wolf Road and a Female’s Journey: Kathy Marma
    10:52 AM

    Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of five features about female student-athletes and alums of Niles West highlighting their journeys as female athletes. Women in the weight room? Or just a group of Fabletic-wearing teenagers, binging ab workouts and lingering around treadmills? While men are focused on piling plates onto the bar, women tend to stay

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  • Lauren Lam: The Life of a Dancer
    8:24 AM

    While most people don’t think of dance as a sport, sophomore Lauren Lam argues otherwise. When Lam was four years old, she enrolled in her first dance class, and has continued to dance ever since. A regular day for Lam consists of a full day of school, followed by another two and a half hours of practice.

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  • Freshman Friday: Aila Durakovic
    11:27 AM

    Growing up surrounded by soccer lovers, it’s no surprise that freshman Aila Durakovic found her passion for the sport at a young age. With the combination of natural talent and hard work, Durakovic’s soccer skills were quick to impress and led her to making the varsity team. When Durakovic heard her name get called for this year’s varsity

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  • Meet Me in a Minute: Richie Noparstak
    9:47 AM

    As he runs down the court, sophomore Richie Noparstak thinks about his first time playing in a basketball game and where his passion for the sport started. As a kid, he was always fascinated with the sport and when the opportunity to join a team in middle school presented itself, he took it, and has

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