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The Wrangler

The #1 student news site of Yorba Linda High School

The Wrangler

The #1 student news site of Yorba Linda High School

The Wrangler

Abolitionist Frederick Douglass created an antislavery newspaper
In the pre-civil war era.

The North Star: Revamped

Amanda Chung, Photojournalist June 5, 2019

In December of 1847, Frederick Douglas shook the nation with his radical, revolutionary newspaper he called The North Star. After escaping slavery in Maryland, Douglas became one of the most prominent...

Senior Ashley Bui-Tran rocks an iconic red dress for Yorba Linda High School’s 2019 Winter Formal.

Student Spotlight: Ashley Bui-Tran

Amanda Chung, Photojournalist June 5, 2019

As the school year is coming to an end, Yorba Linda Mustangs are sad to see many notable seniors leave and move on to college. Ashley Bui-Tran (12), in particular, is an extraordinary student, exceeding...

Senior Amina Abdelbary poses with one of her two dogs during one of their walks at the beach.

Student Spotlight: Amina Abdelbary

Amanda Chung, Photojournalist June 5, 2019

As the school year is coming to an end, Yorba Linda Mustangs are sad to see many notable seniors leave and move on to college. Amina Abdelbary (12), in particular, is an extraordinary student that will...

Senior Sara Bassiri announces that she will be attending University of California, San Diego
In the fall.

Student Spotlight: Sara Bassiri

Amanda Chung, Photojournalist June 5, 2019

As the school year is coming to an end, Yorba Linda Mustangs are sad to see many notable seniors leave and move on to college. Sara Bassiri (12), in particular, is an extraordinary student that will be...

Andrew Yang is on a mission to establish a 
universal basic income for all American citizens 
if he win the 2020 presidential election.

Free Money?

Amanda Chung, Photojournalist May 22, 2019

As more and more candidates secure a spot in the 2020 presidential election, the American public grows more indecisive and anxious every second that goes by. Among the confirmed candidates from the Democratic...

Vermont Senator, Bernie Sanders, throws his hat in the ring once more to win the presidential election he lost in 2016.

Bernie Sanders Returns

Amanda Chung, Photojournalist March 26, 2019

The year 2020 is just around the corner, signalling the beginning of a new presidential term. An alarmingly large group of ambitious Democrats have already thrown their hat in the ring, hoping to win the...

Actor Jussie Smollett allegedly fakes his own hate crime
to garner public attention and advance his own career.

Jussie Smollett’s Fake News

Amanda Chung, Photojournalist March 12, 2019

Jussie Smollett, a 36-year-old actor on the popular show, Empire, is involved in a massive controversy surrounding a hate crime against him a few weeks ago. During the middle of the night on January 29,...

Taiwan ultimately takes another loss, 
as they will not be changing their name
 in the next Olympics.

Taiwan 2020?

Amanda Chung, Photojournalist January 23, 2019

Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party suffered major losses in the midterm elections on November 24, 2018. As part of the elections, multiple referendums were held, ranging from topics of gay marriage...

President Trump is criticized for being partially responsible for the tragic event that have occured in the past few months.

Fueling the Flame

Amanda Chung, Photojournalist January 23, 2019

Eleven people were shot dead in a synagogue in Pittsburgh on October 27, 2018. The shooter, Robert D. Bowers, barged in with an AR-15 with malicious intent. He even said himself that he wanted to “kill...

Although going cashless is beneficial for businesses,
there is still a lot to discuss about the detrimental effects this system could have on Americans.

Cost of a Cashless Society

January 23, 2019

In recent years, more and more methods of payment has been offered from businesses all over America. From credit cards to Apple Pay to cryptocurrency, buying things has never been easier. Although the...

A statue commemorating Christopher Columbus was taken down in Grand Park.

Columbus Statue Removed in LA Park

Amanda Chung, Photojournalist January 22, 2019

On November 10th, a Columbus statue that has stood for 45 years in the Grand Park in Los Angeles was taken down. The statue has been a controversial history for a while. Supporters called the removal of...

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is making big waves in D.C.

Young, But Bold

Amanda Chung, Photojournalist January 7, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, at the mere age of 29, became the youngest women to be elected in Congress when she won in the 2018 midterms. She defeated the incumbent in New York’s 14th Congressional District,...

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