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The Wrangler

The #1 student news site of Yorba Linda High School

The Wrangler

This article talks about what it means to be a self advocate and about how you can teach others self advocacy too.

How to Be a Self Advocate

Arya Banerjee, Photojournalist January 30, 2023

Self-advocacy is the ability to speak up for oneself and make one's own needs and wants known. It is an important skill for individuals of all ages and abilities to possess, as it allows them to take control...

Should Finals be Before or After break?

Should Finals Be Before or After break?

Arya Banerjee , Photo Journalist January 4, 2023

Although having finals after break seems like a nuisance, there can be some positives. For example, having it after gives students time to ruminate over the content they’ll be tested on to determine...

The menorah is said to be described in the Hebrew Bible as something that was used in the Tabernacle and in the Temple in Jerusalem. Since BCE, it has served as a symbol of the Jewish people and Judaism in the Land of Israel.

The History Behind Traditional Hanukkah Food

Arya Banerjee, Photojournalist January 4, 2023

Hanukkah is just around the corner, which means families are digging up generations-old family recipes and getting excited about the start of the holiday season. People often hear about the amazing food...

Sophia Berant is a 15-year-old exchange student from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She hopes to immerse herself in American culture and foster her passion for volleyball.

Students of YL Series: Sophia Bernat

Arya Banerjee, Photo Journalist December 16, 2022

The Chris de Reemer overlooks the bustling favelas and Ipanema beaches in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Sophia Bernat and her twin sister Susana Bernat together made the over 2,000-mile journey from Brazil to...

Vivian Jaminez is a midfielder on YLHS’s women’s varsity soccer team. She is seen posing with her teammates, Faith and Hope Bucklin.

Students of Yl: Vivian Jiminez in Overcoming the Impossible

Arya Banerjee, Photojournalist December 16, 2022

Vivian Jimenez is a member of Yorba Linda High School’s varsity soccer, volleyball team, and track and field team. She’s been playing sports her whole life, constantly bouncing from one sports team...

Cici Wang is attending YLHS as an exchange student from Hong Kong. She has dreams of pursuing psychiatry and changing the way people in China think about mental health.

Students of YL Series: Cici Wang

Arya Banerjee, Photo Journalist December 16, 2022

Over 9,000 lights illuminate the bustling Chinese province of Hong Kong as its  7 million inhabitants bustle and make haste into the city late at night. The vibrant nightlife and the overall hardworking...

Families trek for hours through knee-deep disease-riddled water to find clean food and water.

Pakistan Faces the Harsh Consequences of Climate Change

Arya Banerjee, Photo Journalist September 27, 2022

What were once lush fields and crops people of Sindh Province would tend for their daily meals and main form of income has been overtaken by an incomprehensible amount of putrid, disease-riddled water....

Here are some of the most popular symbols used in Hand Talk.

The Hidden History Behind ASL

Arya Banerjee, Photojournalist May 30, 2022

In the past few centuries, American Sign Language has touched many parts of the world. But little do people know that the concept of ASL has been stolen from a community that has unrightfully faced persecution...

Protesters advocate to preserve abortion rights outside the Supreme Court.

How Abolishing Roe v. Wade Can Be Catastrophic for Women

Arya Banerjee, Photojournalist May 26, 2022

Thousands of people across the country are holding protests in the face of the supreme court’s ruling on Roe V. Wade. Protesters stood outside the Supreme Court in the rain chanting “We will not go...

Michelle Obama, for example, is one of the most respectable people of the 21st century, and she utilizes all the tips I mentioned above.

How to Get People to Respect You More

Arya Banerjee, Photojournalist May 16, 2022

Many of us, including myself, have insecurities that sometimes make us anxious and scared when really there’s no need to be. Ever since we were little, many parents engraved a people pleaser mentality...

NYC’s All-Female Cold-Case Squad investigating a case of a young man whose body was found holding a graphic novel and art supplies in Brooklyn, NY.

Exclusive Look at NYC’s All-Female Cold-Case Squad

Arya Banerjee, Photo Journalist May 12, 2022

There are over 1,000 cold cases in NYC every year, and according to statistics, only about 30% of these cold cases are solved.  Three women are trying to change this narrative, and their stats have surpassed...

Meditation has many benefits, such as helping with blood circulation and decreasing stress levels.

The Power of Meditation

Arya Banerjee, Photojournalist April 27, 2022

Meditation is something that is often underrated. It’s looked down upon sometimes as something that is a hoax and would never work. But those people have never actually tried to meditate or do some form...

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