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The Wrangler

The #1 student news site of Yorba Linda High School

The Wrangler

The Blue Zones are the five places in the world that are home to the longest living populations.

Blue Zones: Home of the Longest Living People

Anita Tun, Photojournalist June 7, 2021

Dan Buettner is the founder of the phenomenon known as the “Blue Zones.” As a National Geographic Fellow and New York Times bestselling author, he has researched and explored the world to find these...

May commemorates Asian American Pacific Islander month.

Asian American Pacific Islander Month

Anita Tun, Photojournalist May 24, 2021

Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month is celebrated throughout the nation during May, or Asian Pacific Islander (API) Month is commemorated globally. The month of May was chosen for AAPI month because...

Many high school seniors are experiencing imposter syndrome amid college admissions season.

Imposter Syndrome

Anita Tun, Photojournalist April 16, 2021

With college results coming out this season, students are enthusiastic about embarking on another chapter of their lives. However, some high school seniors have been “diagnosed” with a phenomenon called...

Protestors march together to fight against hate towards the AAPI community.

How You Can Help With AAPI Hate Crimes

Anita Tun, Photojournalist April 12, 2021

A study from the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism (CSUSB) at California State University, San Bernardino, saw overall rates of hate crime decreased by 7% in 2020. However, anti-Asian hate crimes...

People gathering together to celebrate St. Patricks Day.

The History of St. Patrick’s Day

Anita Tun, Photojournalist March 22, 2021

St. Patrick's Day is known to be a holiday where people wear green to avoid being pinched, stories of leprechauns protecting their pots of gold, and the infamous lucky clovers. However, the traditionally...

March commemorates Women’s History Month to celebrate how female figures have changed the world.

Women’s History Month

Anita Tun, Photojournalist March 14, 2021

The month of March commemorates Women's History Month across the globe; the period is dedicated to celebrating female figures and their achievements that changed society. This year’s Women's History...

Protestors hold up signs in response to recent Asian hate crimes.

The Rise of Asian Hate Crimes

Anita Tun, Photojournalist March 7, 2021

COVID-19 has fueled Asian hate crimes across the United States. Due to COVID-19 originating from Wuhan, China, some have scapegoated Asians for causing this pandemic. Therefore, a rise in racial slurs...

Patrick Semansky

The Rise of Amanda Gorman

Anita Tun, Photojournalist February 28, 2021

Amanda Gorman, at only twenty-two years old, is amassing an astounding resume of achievements.. She performed her poem "The Hill We Climb," gaining the spotlight for being the youngest inaugural poet in...

For 2021, Lunar New Year celebrates the year of the ox.

How Students at YLHS Celebrated Lunar New Years

Anita Tun, Photojournalist February 20, 2021

Lunar New Year is typically celebrated in Asian countries to commemorate the beginning of the lunisolar calendar. Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year, falls between the end of January and February;...

February honors Black History Month, a time to commemorate the black figures and events in several countries.

Black History Month

Anita Tun, Photojournalist February 15, 2021

February commemorates Black History Month, a month dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments throughout history made by African American figures in the United States. Also called African American month,...

In America, it is more common to find a monolingual person, contrasting with the rest of the world.

Why Are So Many Americans Monolingual?

Anita Tun, Photojournalist January 23, 2021

Compared to the rest of the world, the United States seems to be lacking in an area: knowing multiple languages. Most Americans are known to be monolingual, while in other countries, it is common to come...

With the decrease of students writing in cursive, some wonder if it is still necessary to learn.

Should Cursive Die?

Anita Tun, Photojournalist January 16, 2021

In certain parts of the world, cursive continues to thrive; however, the situation is different in the United States. Many students recall learning cursive in elementary school, but many stopped using...

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