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The Northwood Howler

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The Northwood Howler

The Student News Site of Northwood High School

The Northwood Howler

Unity through food: OC food influencers to check out

October 13, 2021

With businesses opening up again after a long year of desolate streets and cooking at home, influencers across Orange County are blogging about “diamond in the rough” restaurants and food stops...

He’s All That: An Hour and a Half Too Long

He’s All That: An Hour and a Half Too Long

Parashar Bharadwaj, Staff Writer October 4, 2021

Calling Mark Water’s film “He’s All That” mediocre would be far too generous. TikTok star Addison Rae's acting debut is lackluster at its best.  A remake of the 1999 hit film “She’s All...

Honoring traditions

Honoring traditions

Annie Lee, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

Featuring top notch live performances and entertainment, the Irvine Global Village Festival will premiere on Oct. 9 in celebration of its 20th year of the multicultural festival event. Although the 2020...

CREATING THE MAGIC OF THE NIGHT: Three musicians of the Southland Mega Groove perform at the dance party for Irvine’s 50th anniversary at the Great Park while others dance.

Happy 50th anniversary, Irvine!

Karen Wang, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

With a striking turn back to a degree of normalcy, 2021 marks the City of Irvine’s 50th anniversary. The 50/50 perspecitve takes a look back at the city’s memories from the past 50 years and propels...

ONE YEAR EQUALS 365 OPPORTUNITIES: Vlasova practices tennis and the piano to use each moment.

Media influencer Vera Vlasova redefines Carpe Diem

Helena Zhou, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

A typical weekday for senior Vera Vlasova includes the following activities: 6 A.M.: Wake up 6:30 A.M.: Gym 8:00 A.M.: Social media work, breakfast 10:45 A.M.: School (finish homework before...

ON AIR: Assistant show producer senior Matthew Son prepares the camera to record the desk hosts for the second episode of NTV.

And it’s back! NTV S20

Helia Degan and Noelle Escalante September 29, 2021

NTV is back and better than ever with their 20th season on dock. Members ranging from crew to leadership gave us a look into behind the scenes of their first episode. The crew first begins in video production...

ATTENTION ALL PASSENGERS: Travelers awaiting their flight stroll through a historical gallery at the John Wayne Airport.

Historic sites of OC

Rita Lai, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

While waiting in line for your next flight at John Wayne Airport, you may want to take a stroll through the art exhibit located between Terminal B and C. Displayed across the entire length of the wall,...

Memorial Book Day

Memorial Book Day

Noelle Escalante, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

Diversity in Shang-Chi: Is it enough?

Noelle Escalante, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

Asian representation within the Hollywood industry hasn’t always been positive; roles would usually pertain to background characters at the butt of the joke and were heavily stereotypical. However, the...

Na-bi and Jae-eon reunite in front of their sculpture in the final episode.

Watching Nevertheless was One of the Biggest Disappointments in my Life

Helena Zhou, Staff Writer September 29, 2021

[Warning: Spoilers Ahead] If I had to describe “Nevertheless” in one word, it would be bold. It covers hook-up culture. Amorous scenes. LGBTQ+ relationships. Raw emotions and realistic reactions....

Around the World: Movie Edition

Ashley Lee, A&E Editor August 19, 2021

Irene Lee performs with NYO

Irene Lee performs with NYO

Ashley Lee, A&E Editor August 19, 2021

When Yo-Yo Ma smoothly bowed his way through yet another solo on the radio, then 5-year-old pianist Irene Lee was instantly intrigued by the cello. She began by perfecting her musical skills in Northwood’s...

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