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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

(Pa)Til the end: Freshman Aaryan Patil continues his fencing journey

(Pa)Til the end: Freshman Aaryan Patil continues his fencing journey

Kevin Sohn, News Editor
January 6, 2022

For some, the word “fencing” conjures up nothing more than vague memories of Inigo Montoya and his excessively violent greetings. But for freshman Aaryan Patil, it means electric gear and late-night...

Eclectic electives to take in the Spring semester

Eclectic electives to take in the Spring semester

Rita Lai, Staff Writer
January 5, 2022

Anyone looking to fill a free period or searching for an elective replacement is in luck with all the one-semester courses open for spring. Be sure to talk to your counselor before course selection to...

Remembering Amir Alchabaoun

Remembering Amir Alchabaoun

Annabel Tiong, Staff Writer
December 17, 2021

A bright smile, a light in the life of so many and a brave individual who never stopped living life to the fullest, doing his best to make the world a better place. On Nov. 18, 16-year old Amir Alchabaoun...

DIY Healthy Holiday Treats

DIY Healthy Holiday Treats

Annie Lee, Staff Writer
December 14, 2021

While holidays are filled with exciting parties and festive potlucks, some people worry about food overload from indulging in those delicious yet high-calorie dishes. For those wishing to have equally...

Facebook switches it up: Seniors Mihir Joshi and Gabriel Macatula discuss the reasoning behind Facebook’s recent name change to Meta.

Hitting the jackpot: Business and Finance Club soars to new heights

Mihir Kulkarni, News Editor
December 13, 2021

From exploring Kanye West’s “Donda” marketing strategies to covering the booming California real estate market, Northwood’s Business and Finance Club gives students the opportunity to dive deep...

Irvine’s Native American heritage

Diego Moreno, Staff Writer
December 8, 2021

November is Native American Heritage Month, which is supposed to help highlight the history and culture of the native groups across the United States. However, most don’t know about the native Kizh tribe,...

Un-brrrrr-lievable sights

Karen Wang, Staff Writer
December 8, 2021

With festive lights, cozy socks and hot chocolate enticing us out of our finals holi-daze, here are a few locations to have an eventful winter-break experience, regardless of the lack of a white Christmas...

DAPPER DUO: With their layered fits, juniors Salma Iliasu (left) and Kiara Kuriakose (right) are safe from the ever-shifting weather conditions.

Cause a Frock-us: Layered outfits

Noelle Escalante, Staff Writer
December 8, 2021

Knowing California weather, Northwood students often experience four seasons in one day. Brisk and foggy mornings quickly shift to peak summer temperatures at noon, with the day ending in the mid-to-high...

This or That?

This or That?

Rhea Gupta, Staff Writer
December 8, 2021

MCU’s latest addition

Rita Lai and Karen Wang
December 8, 2021

Expecting a dramatic revolution from Oscar-winning director Chloé Zhao’s entrance into the Marvel world may leave fans who enjoy the typical fast-paced, solely action-packed quality of Marvel movies...

Northwood’s ho-listic ho-liday ho-pes

Annie Lee, Staff Writer
December 8, 2021

Fearing that a gift may be too practical or too useless, we often struggle to find the perfect present for their special people. While not representative of everyone’s tastes, here are some of the wish...

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....

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