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Cheer becomes a CIF sport

Northwood’s cheerleaders have been putting in a lot more pep in their training this year, as competitive cheerleading will now be recognized as a CIF sport. In October of 2015, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 949, which agreed to recognize cheer as a CIF

Practical life hacks for school

We all know that life is hard. And unless you’re a freshman, you’ll know that going to Northwood just makes life a heck of a lot harder (don’t worry freshmen, you’ll come to this realization soon enough). But before you throw up your hands in

GBU: Hello, Northwood!

Get pencils, papers and (lots and lots of) coffee ready—it’s back to school season!  Yeah, we’re sad too.  But never fear, you have your favorite trio to help you along the way! Dear Howler, it’s the first day, and I already failed a daily quiz,

CSSSA and COSMOS under the sun

Every summer, a little over a thousand students are selected to take part in state-funded residential programs such as California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS) and California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA). For four weeks, these motivated students take part

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Review

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” brought a theme of valuing a family bond and respecting humanity home to a lot of Marvel fans and summer moviegoers. The film’s lighthearted nature, filled with pleasant laughs, and the relatability to a hero who has many flaws of his own also