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The Wrangler

The #1 student news site of Yorba Linda High School

The Wrangler

Characters who exemplify how western media perpetuates harmful stereotypes of Asian women.

Stereotypes Placed on Asian Females & the Harm They Do

Karyss Park, Photojournalist March 29, 2022

Nerdy, awkward, and wimpy—these are a few generic examples of the many distasteful stereotypes placed on Asians in general. These traits are especially emphasized in the media’s view of Asian males,...

East Asian pop culture has suddenly seen an immense wave of popularity in western media.

The Rise of East Asian Influence in the Media

Karyss Park, Photojournalist March 29, 2022

Within the last few years, you may have heard of a few of these things: K-pop, anime, and boba. Although these are only a mere few of the most prevalent ones, these are examples of trending things that...

With a 4-day work week, Tuesday might become the new Monday.

Ugh, Tuesdays…

Karyss Park, Photojournalist March 28, 2022

“TGIM (Thank Goodness It’s Monday),” said no one. For most of us, Monday marks the first day of the work or school week. Both students and teachers groan as they roll out of bed early in the morning,...

Colors come not just in many shades, but in many meanings as well.

Color: Expressions of Light

Karyss Park, Photojournalist January 18, 2022

Color—it is everywhere around us, and constantly influences us in many more ways than we realize. Vast oceans paint the earth with cerulean waves, while the galaxy drapes a curtain of dark sapphire over...

First dates can often be nerve-wracking, but with the right steps they can have a happy ending.

A First Date Crash Course

Karyss Park, Photojournalist January 18, 2022

The first date-- it’s something many anticipate, and the gateway to a potential romance with whoever one’s special someone might be. Although a first date seems to be an exciting occasion to look forward...

“Weather” or not you like cold or hot weather may be more complex than you think.

What Determines “Weather” or Not People Prefer the Cold or the Hot?

Karyss Park, Photojournalist January 18, 2022

Popsicles or hot cocoa? A day at the beach or a day in bed? These questions represent dilemmas that may come to mind when thinking of the change in weather, and the small perks that come with the extremes...

Vans Checkerboard Slip-Ons, a common trend item that is especially popular among Californian students

The Foolishness Behind Fads

Karyss Park, Photojournalist January 13, 2022

Fads--they are the ups and downs of society, coming and going every second. From Silly Bands to the latest TikTok sensation, fads are everywhere. Fads, simply put, are short-lived, unreasonable trends....

A few members of Jujutsu Kaisen’s cast (from left to right: Megumi, Toge, Maki, Kento, Yuji, and Nobara) radiating charisma in the anime’s stylish opening.

Chillingly Good Dark Fantasy Anime

Karyss Park, Photojournalist November 29, 2021

The Halloween season may have reached its end, but the season to watch multiple seasons of anime never ends. To ease out of the spooky season (or rather, sustain it), here are some chillingly good dark...

There are many webtoons that make a great treat during the Halloween season.

“Web”toons to “Spin” Off the Halloween Season

Karyss Park, Photojournalist November 29, 2021

Halloween is right around the corner, and there are many treats to look forward to--candy, costumes, festivities, and webtoons (yes, webtoons). A webtoon, by definition, is a type of digital comic that...

It is unclear whether or not Gen Z is going to be society’s future or fall.

Gen-Z: Society’s Future or Fall?

Karyss Park, Photojournalist October 31, 2021

Social media, slang, and new trends- these are all attributes most closely associated with Generation Z. Generation Z, or Gen Z (as its members more commonly address it as), consists of individuals born...

There is no path for the future in selfishness, only in empathy.

Our Path Lies in Empathy

Karyss Park, Photojournalist October 19, 2021

In this new era, a new generation has given rise to a new culture; or, rather, this culture has been rising with a new force in every recent day. This culture is the culture of selfishness, one that does...

Alphabetical seating, for many students, appears to dry educational potential.

A Comes First And Z Comes Last, Should Alphabetical Seating Be a Thing of the Past?

Karyss Park, Photojournalist October 19, 2021

For years, many students have been seated in alphabetical order for as long as anyone can remember. The reasoning for this varies; some teachers do so for the sake of taking attendance with ease and others...

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