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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

Ankle Biter” Mosquito Species bites Orange County
"Ankle Biter” Mosquito Species bites Orange County
Noelle Escalante, Staff Writer • November 16, 2021

In the midst of changing seasons, the aedes mosquito species, commonly known as ankle biters, are quickly...

The (baza)arty at 626 Night Market
The (baza)arty at 626 Night Market
Karen Wang, Staff Writer • October 27, 2021

Mouths water as a line of over 50 guests wait eagerly to indulge in Bang Bang Noodles, a local favorite...

OUTSIDE OR INSIDE, NO MATTER: Color Guard captain junior Sydney Huang performs in the rally confidently on her home turf.
Homecoming rally kicks off a week of nostalgia
Parashar Bharadwaj, Staff Writer • October 27, 2021

Northwood’s Homecoming Rally, the first since the COVID-19 pandemic started in March 2020, was held...

FILTERING THROUGH FEEDS: Students are exposed to social media everyday, making regulation critical.
The necessity of holding social media companies accountable
Rhea Gupta, Staff Writer • October 28, 2021
Gen Z has essentially grown up around social media, influencing our interactions with peers, personal
California education funding is insufficient
California education funding is insufficient
Parashar Bharadwaj and Arya Bhatacharjee October 27, 2021
For an institution so instrumental in shaping new generations, public education has almost always lacked
Early Athletic Commitments
Early Athletic Commitments
Rachel Gima, Sports Editor • November 17, 2021

Years of effort and dedication...

Junior Adam Harper dodges a defense player from Big Bear to score a touchdown as junior Ryan Kesler blocks another player.
Northwood wins its first CIF game
Ashley Lee, A&E Editor • November 9, 2021

Northwood’s football...

Redesigning IUSD school logos
Redesigning IUSD school logos
Erin Tsai, Staff Writer • December 7, 2021
I’ve recently been getting into graphic design as a hobby. In fact, I downloaded
STRESSING OUT: A student tries to not cry while reviewing cross sections in math.
How to Avoid Putting the “Pro” in Procrastination for Finals Week
Rachel Yokota, Staff Writer • December 6, 2021
All-nighters, empty coffee cups and the unexplainable illnesses that conveniently
Diverse December Holidays
Diverse December Holidays
Helia Degan, Staff Writer • December 8, 2021

Many holidays are celebrated by diverse cultures around the world in December. Let’s take a look at five holidays celebrated at Christmastime around the world based on different religions or cultures.  1....

A real gourd time: How to utilize every part of a pumpkin
A real gourd time: How to utilize every part of a pumpkin
Lana Hwang, Accent Editor • November 29, 2021

The pumpkin, a fall menu staple, is present everywhere from beverages to side dishes. Its popularity cannot be denied, but something you might not know about this fruit is that every single part of it...

TAKING THE STAGE BY STORM: Even while fully masked, Northwood’s dancers captured the hearts of many through their expressive movements during Fallout.
A Journey through Dance
Eugenie Chang, Viewpoint Editor • December 2, 2021

Dancers twirled and leaped with grace across the stage, capturing a wide range of emotions from jubilation to sorrow with their movements as they showcased their hard work in a series of  student-choreographed...

Diving Into New Worlds: The Best Upcoming Video Games
Diving Into New Worlds: The Best Upcoming Video Games
Arya Bhattacharjee, Staff Writer • November 17, 2021

Sometimes, the immense load of work handed to you can seem a little daunting, and the best option is to escape reality altogether. With a new generation of graphics, stories and gameplay, some of the biggest...