The Wrangler

Icebreakers are meant to help us adjust to new environments such as our high school classrooms, but are they truly more effective than forming connections naturally?

Are Ice Breakers Really Necessary?

Emily Eslao, Section Editor, Cartoonist
September 26, 2021
Yorba Linda’s public library and cultural arts center opened fairly recently, and it is sure to be a valuable resource when looking for summer reads.

Summer Scrolling

Emily Eslao, Section Editor, Cartoonist
June 6, 2021
Students might remember when napping was mandatory in their earlier school years, but research has shown that there is still benefit in napping for high schoolers.

Should High School Students Take Naps?

Emily Eslao, Section Editor, Cartoonist
June 6, 2021
Healthy friendships are crucial to combating the hopelessness and disconnection of quarantine, but with most interactions occurring through screens it takes special effort to uphold such relationships.

Friendship and Quarantine

Emily Eslao, Section Editor, Cartoonist
April 14, 2021
It is not unlikely for students to be pulled from online classes to help around the house, such as doing dishes. Although well-meaning, a parent’s mindset that one can simply opt out of instruction is harmful to a student’s learning experience.

Do Parents Take Online School Seriously?

Emily Eslao, Section Editor, Cartoonist
April 6, 2021
To many, quarantine has served to worsen previously existing habits when it comes to posture.

Posture PSA

Emily Eslao, Section Editor, Cartoonist
February 19, 2021
This Virtual Pride event is one of the many ways the LGBT+ community has reached out and shifted to online platforms.

2020 Pride

Emily Eslao, Photojournalist
June 9, 2020
The pandemic’s impact on sleep is not limited to California; the image shows that sleeping schedules are changing drastically across the nation.

Quarantined Night Owls

Emily Eslao, Photojournalist
June 8, 2020
“Bill Nye the Science Guy” was one of the most popular and iconic television series on PBS, and the success of the show gave Nye a current net worth of 6.5 million.


Emily Eslao, Photojournalist
May 23, 2020
The spread of these ads are the result of a $500 million outreach campaign for public education on the efficiency and safety of taking the 2020 Census.

Census and Coronavirus

Emily Eslao, Photojournalist
May 15, 2020
Oyster reefs are one of the newest methods of preventing coastal erosion. Communities even in Orange County are working to establish oyster beds to buffer abrasive currents.

California Coastlines

Emily Eslao, Photojournalist
April 25, 2020
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