The Howler

Dieting isnt about counting numbers but developing a healthy lifestyle.

The obstructive cycle of diet culture

Jordan McIntyre, Staff Writer May 25, 2022

Have you ever felt guilty or anxious about a diet or when around certain foods? If the answer is yes, then there is a good chance you’ve experienced disordered eating. Americans suffer from eating disorders...

Graduations are a monumental time where students honor their academic, personal and overall success in and out of school

Students and schools fight for cultural rights during graduation

Kaylee Jacobs, News Editor May 24, 2022

High school graduation is a monumental step for students and their families. However, this day can bring mixed feelings when students cannot participate in traditions that they have been looking forward...

A wheelchair sits adorned with American flags in a beige room.

America failed disabled people

Erin Sockolof, Editor-in-Chief May 23, 2022

America is known for being among the freest countries in the world. One of the liberties that comes with being an American citizen is moving openly within the country. However, people who have disabilities...

The debate over whether homework should still exist or not continues.

Should the concept of homework still exist?

Yusha Ahsan, Staff Writer May 20, 2022

The debate over whether homework should be distributed in the classroom or not is still present among numerous students, parents and teachers. Some feel as though homework helps with bettering one’s...

The overwhelming pressure that musicians feel to succeed has shifted the overall purpose of the music industry.

The music industry is failing musicians

Maddie Policastro, Photography Editor May 18, 2022

As my phone flashes with the black and green loading screen for what feels like the 20th time that day, I wait with anticipation as my 67 individual playlists flood my phone with music curated for each...

As AP exam week commences, students in the block schedule struggle to feel prepared.

The College Board Exam schedule is not fair to students

Kendall Wilson, Staff Writer May 10, 2022

During the month of May, students enrolled in Advanced Placement classes anticipate upcoming College Board Exams. Over the past two decades, the number of high school students enrolled in Advanced Placement...

Its easy to become entranced by the vast expanse of the online world.

Good or gluttonous? Teens and the Internet

Kaylee Jacobs , News Editor April 20, 2022

Time for some self-reflection on your use of the Internet and social media: Is scrolling through various social media feeds a part of your daily routine or more of an occasional activity? Do you mainly...

NFT related transactions are generating enough pollution to damage the environment.

NFTs are ruining the environment

Maya Johnson, Copy Editor March 30, 2022

In a world that is constantly evolving, it is understandable that people struggle to find modern solutions to their modern problems. One of society’s newest developments, cryptocurrency, is an attempt...

Award shows are a dying form of entertainment, growing more obscure and irrelevant over the years.

Award shows are on their last leg

Nico Lopez, Student Life Editor March 25, 2022

Every year, families all around the world huddle together around their television sets waiting with nervous excitement to see who and what will be recognized as the very best…or at least they used to....

Class rank takes a toll on students mental health

Class rank takes a toll on students’ mental health

Lauren Rochelle, Opinions Editor March 9, 2022

It may seem logical that higher academically rigorous schools will get students into more prestigious colleges, but studies have shown over the years this may not be the case. As a high-achieving student,...

Earth’s Natural Resources are Declining: We Need to Recycle and Shop Sustainably

Gaby Sciaudone, Guest Writer February 28, 2022

By the year 2030, the number of cars on the road is believed to double, and by 2050, the population of people is said to reach nine billion. Now I’ll ask you, do you think we’ll be able to have...

The entertainment industry has a tendency of misrepresenting high schoolers in movies and television shows.

How is Hollywood’s misrepresentation of high school impacting us?

Emily Dudash, Staff Writer February 25, 2022

Growing up, I couldn’t wait to get to high school. Movies and television shows made high school look so appealing, with the lavish lifestyles, excessive socializing, lack of schoolwork and the fact that...

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