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The Northwood Howler

The Student News Site of Northwood High School

The Northwood Howler

The Student News Site of Northwood High School

The Northwood Howler

THE WORLD IS ON FIRE:  Heated responses to Supreme Court decisions, wildfires and inflated prices.
Blazing hot summer events have yet to cool down
Annie Lee, Staff Writer
August 21, 2022
Colorism in South Asia and its Impact on Irvine’s community
Colorism in South Asia and its Impact on Irvine’s community
Rhea Gupta, Staff Writer
May 29, 2022
TA(KANG) RISKS: Senior Jonathan Kang is ready to “figure it out” by proudly leading The Howler into its 24th year of publication.
Meet Jonathan Kang: The Howler’s newest Editor-in-Chief
August 21, 2022

I’m not cut out for this. As I sat in my first band class ever,...

TIS THE (BTS) SEASON: T-wolves rejoice with greatly missed friends and excitedly anticipate the new school year on registration day.
Campus from a glance: Back to School Edition
August 21, 2022

With every school year comes new routines, expectations and realities,...

Seniors Ethan Chen, Liam Condy, and Luke Garcia joyfully perform as a part of Jazz 1 during the annual Jazz at the Oak event on May 13.
Northwood’s musicians jazz up the night
May 28, 2022

Soft notes floated through the air on a peaceful Friday afternoon,...

HSYAT’s 28th annual Teen Summit event was put together by the hardworking subcommittee comprising YAT staff and high school volunteers.
HSYAT Teen Summit Event
May 20, 2022

With each room decked out in Marvel decorations showcasing favorite...

 Boys Athletics commissioner, Aditya Hari gets the crowd hyped up before a football game.
Changes to appointed positions within Northwood’s ASB
May 4, 2022

Northwood’s ASB will be undergoing changes to both its appointed...

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New (Academic) Year’s Resolutions: Northwood Edition
Rita Lai, Staff Writer
September 14, 2022

It’s that time of year again when we make promises to ourselves about never procrastinating ever again and proclaim that our commitments to extracurriculars...

NICE TO MEAT YOU: Ricebunns iconic Salmon and KBBQ Beef Onigiri wrapped up and ready to go!
Fusion Foods at their Finest: Ricebunn
Rachel Yokota, Staff Writer
June 1, 2022

Tucked away in a corner of the Trade Marketplace, Ricebunn serves up a warm fusion of great food and good service.  Ricebunn is a new food stall that...

THROUGH THE CAMERA: Freshman Zaira Ulmer shoots for her first release “Wannabe” in the fall of last year.
Freshman Zaira Ulmer finds her voice through music
Karen Wang, Staff Writer
May 23, 2022

Notebook in one hand and pen in the other, there isn’t a moment in freshman Zaira Ulmer’s day where she’s not turning her thoughts or epiphanies...

NOT YOUR NORMAL SUPERHERO: Evelyn Wang (Michelle Yeoh) fights with her multiversal martial arts skills.
Everything Everywhere All At Once: A Multiverse Masterpiece
Olivia Cai, Staff Writer
May 22, 2022

In a time where so many possibilities lay at our fingertips yet still seem out of reach, directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert’s “Everything Everywhere...

Senior Spencer Ho jumps to return the ball to the other side of the court during the CIF-SS match against Servite High School.
Boys Tennis CIF
Rachel Gima, Sports Editor
May 28, 2022

Northwood varsity boys tennis advanced through to the CIF-SS quarterfinals on May 9. The team scored 6-12 against Mira Costa High School, bringing a close...

MAY THE COURSE BE WITH YOU: Freshman Dylan Khang swings for gold in a match against Portola High School.
Victory en-golf-s boys golf team in historic undefeated season
Karen Bruce, Staff Writer
May 9, 2022

Chances are you’ve never seen the boys golf team in their element, squinting through the bright California sun at an open expanse of green, looking for...

STOKED FOR SEPTEMBER: Let’s just ignore the smoke and fire and drink pumpkin spice lattes.
Falling for September
Rachel Yokota, Staff Writer
September 23, 2022
Ah, September. Every year, I can’t help but be in awe of its beauty. The air is crisp, the sun shines down in golden
EARNING YOUR DOGS LOVE: Everybody knows that the fastest way to a dogs heart is through food. Not many know that they love to dress up as chefs as well.
How to Celebrate National Pet Month
Kathy Chun, THO Editor-in-Chief
May 28, 2022
If “The Secret Life of Pets” has taught humans anything, it’s that our pets know (and think) much more than we’ve
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