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The Wrangler

You are almost guaranteed to be served fortune cookies at the end of your meal at a Chinese restaurant in America.

Cracking Open the Story of Fortune Cookie

Jeanelle Wu, Editor-In-Chief January 23, 2024

Fortune cookies are a staple in Chinese restaurants. Well, at least they are a staple in Chinese restaurants in America. It has become an expected tradition to receive a fortune cookie at the end of your...

“Swan Lake” is a captivating story and one of the most well-known ballets of all time.

“Swan Lake”: 2024 Winter Formal Theme

Jeanelle Wu, Editor-In-Chief January 23, 2024

Get ready for a magical night in the world of “Swan Lake” for this year’s winter formal on February 24th, 2024 from 7-10PM. Being one of the most famous classical ballets in performance history,...

Check out Olivia Rodrigo’s second album Guts to find a song that fits any teenage rollercoaster emotion.

Guts Album Review: Olivia Rodrigo Returns

Jeanelle Wu, Editor-In-Chief October 11, 2023

Olivia Rodrigo fans were growing restless waiting for Rodrigo to drop another album that would change the music industry and blow other songs off the charts. Well 2 years, 3 months, and 18 days after the...

Chess is a fun game to play with friends and even strangers with the mutual benefit of gaining important skills.

Strive for Grandmaster: How and Why

Jeanelle Wu, Editor June 2, 2023

In a rush against the clock, chess is a mind-bending game that, although challenging, is beneficial. It requires players to think ahead and play out different situations in their heads. Although IQ is...

Consider joining a college program this summer to get a taste of college life. UCLA (shown in the picture) is a popular choice for its high school summer discovery programs.

Get a Head Start This Summer: College, Test Prep, & Resume Boosts

Jeanelle Wu, Editor May 30, 2023

Summer is known as a student’s favorite time of the year: finally free to relax, have fun, and forget about all things academic. While taking a well-deserved break this summer is important, summer is...

Don’t forget to keep the prom theme “Old Hollywood” in mind when getting ready for YLHS prom 2023!

Old Hollywood: 2023 Prom Theme Explained

Jeanelle Wu, Editor May 17, 2023

Lights, camera, action – prom 2023 take one! Put on your finest clothes and jewelry and get ready to walk the red carpet, time-traveling straight back to Old Hollywood in the 1920s-1960s. But Old Hollywood...

Put teamwork, creativity, persistence, and many more skills to the test by trying to escape a room under timed pressure.

The Code to Escaping Escape Rooms

Jeanelle Wu April 17, 2023

Tick-tock, tick-tock — 59, 58, 57, 56 … The seconds tick away as you and your team look high and low for clues. The adrenaline pumps through your blood as the timer reaches zero. Although it may be...

Four classmates are attempting to untangle themselves from the human knot.

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Strengthen Your Team

Jeanelle Wu, Editor April 4, 2023

“If you had a superpower, what would it be?” “What is your favorite ice cream flavor?” These are just a couple of the many icebreaker questions we have all likely been asked. Whether that be at...

Spend this spring making memories, laughing with your friends, and eating good food at your next picture-perfect picnic.

Picture-Perfect Picnic

Jeanelle Wu, Editor April 4, 2023

The season of blooming daisies, budding roses, fresh-cut grass, singing hummingbirds, and breezy winds is finally here. What better time to go outdoors? Escape the confinements of walls and your phone/computer...

The Yorba Linda Chamber of Commerce supports many local businesses by taking part in ribbon cuttings and grand openings.

Chambers of Commerce: A Pillar in the Community

Jeanelle Wu, Editor February 24, 2023

“We advocate, connect, inform, and fight for business growth and America’s success.” - U.S. Chamber of Commerce Mission Statement   Look around your community: the bustling businesses,...

People tend to hide behind a mask or many masks to hide who they really are.

Do You Know Who You Are?

Jeanelle Wu, Editor January 11, 2023

Some people believe first impressions tell a lot about someone’s character and personality, but many times people put up a front and act differently with people they do not know. In fact, people might...

Losing someone you love can make you feel alone and helpless. Remember that there are people to support you and the person you lost will forever be with you.

Until I See You Again

Jeanelle Wu, Editor January 11, 2023

Grief, anger, fear, denial, numbness — when losing someone you love, there is no normal way to react. The pain of losing someone is a feeling words cannot describe and cannot ever be fully understood...

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