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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

After three years, I and my fellow newspaper seniors bid The Wrangler goodbye.

Farewell

Caitlyn Truong, Editor-in-Chief June 10, 2020

Four years ago, I entered high school with a very little grasp of where my interests lied. I was focused on finding friends and avoiding getting lost, not an extra class--and a zero period one, at that.   Three...

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Yorba Linda on June 2 to demand change and justice.

Yorba Linda for #BlackLivesMatter

Caitlyn Truong, Editor-in-Chief June 10, 2020

On Monday, May 25, George Floyd was killed with a police officer’s knee to his neck for eight minutes and forty-six seconds. For the following week, millions across the country and the world protested...

Protests against the coronavirus in Huntington Beach reveal the priorities of some individuals during this critical, unprecedented time.

More Than a Virus

Caitlyn Truong, Editor-in-Chief May 28, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic erupting in December of last year has resulted in more than global lockdowns, economic recessions, and healthcare crises--it has completely flipped the world upside down in ways which...

As the coronavirus forces individuals to stay at home, nature has taken over, including this sighting of goats in the streets of a town in Wales.

Nature’s Sigh of Relief

Caitlyn Truong, Editor-in-Chief May 1, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has stopped the world in its tracks. Restaurants, stores, schools, movie theaters, churches, and amusement parks have dimmed their lights, waiting for the economy to reopen. Individuals...

With the coronavirus preventing at-school testing, the College Board has significantly altered their tests for 2020.

Advanced Pandemonium, 2020 Edition

Caitlyn Truong, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has cancelled a number of traditional school events--awards night, prom, graduation--but not AP exams. However, given the circumstances, the College Board has altered their exams...

Drive-by birthday parties are one of the numerous ways people are connecting with one another while social distancing.

Coming Together While Six Feet Apart

Caitlyn Truong, Editor-in-Chief April 4, 2020

The infectious nature of COVID-19 has warranted “social distancing,” the term referring to the recommended six feet distance from others in order to prevent the spread of the virus. Schools, universities,...

An eerily deserted New York serves as a reminder of how the world has come to a halt in response to the coronavirus.

How the World Stopped For the Coronavirus

Caitlyn Truong, Editor-in-Chief March 29, 2020

On December 31 of last year, China reported its first cases of the novel coronavirus in its Wuhan province. In the following months, the coronavirus, later officially renamed to COVID-19, spread across...

Pictured here is the Canyon Lodge at Mammoth Mountain in California.

Fun For All Seasons

Madison Liao, Guest Writer March 19, 2020

Mammoth Lakes is a small, beautiful town in Central California where teenagers and their families can make unforgettable memories in both winter and summer time.                                                                      On...

AP exams can be stressful if students do not properly prepare for them.

Don’t Stress, They’re Just Some Tests

Caitlyn Truong, Editor-in-Chief March 10, 2020

May is the month of spring, flowers, and absolute panic from AP students and teachers alike as they prepare for the event they have been anticipating since August: AP tests. While many students may feel...

The Wrangler’s very own podcast, “Horsin’ Around with The Wrangler,” has joined the rising popularity of podcasts.

Extra, Extra! Podcast All About It

Caitlyn Truong, Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2020

From rushing to work to fulfilling responsibilities and completing homework, the modern, fast-paced world has forced individuals to dedicate less, if any, time to less-than-essential activities. While...

Kobe Bryant’s death was published by TMZ minutes after the helicopter crash, causing many to question the ethics of such rapid reporting.

Some Bad News

Caitlyn Truong, Editor-in-Chief February 15, 2020

When Kobe Bryant passed away on January 26, the shock and grief felt by the beloved basketball superstar’s death was exacerbated by sheer confusion regarding the details of his tragedy due to the fault...

Senior year, I have learned, is not the easygoing year it is often made out to be.

One Second-to-Last Semester Later…

Caitlyn Truong, Editor-in-Chief February 9, 2020

The first class I took in high school was College and Career Preparation the summer before my freshman year. In addition to the critical lessons of planning ahead and translating my interests into a major,...

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