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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

 Within stories, each character is meant to represent a different archetype that has varying traits and contributes to the storyline in unique ways.

The Science Behind the Side Character

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor June 7, 2022

When you ask someone their favorite character in a show/movie, nine out of ten times it is not the actual main character, but a side character. Arguably, almost every main character is not actually the...

BTS plans to drop their upcoming album “Proof” on June 10th, being the first K-pop group to produce an anthology album.

BTS: Proof

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor June 7, 2022

As the global sensation K-pop group BTS approach their ten year anniversary, they are releasing their first ever anthology album, “Proof” on June 10th. Starting out as seven boys with big dreams, BTS...

While I.Q. is the ability to obtain knowledge and apply it to solve problems, E.Q. represents how someone can apply emotions to the real world and those around them.

Emotional Quotient vs. Intelligence Quotient

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor June 7, 2022

Have you realized that whenever anyone talks about college applications, it is all extracurriculars, service hours, and involvement in outside programs or internships? What happened to honors or AP classes,...

 There are several reasons why students prefer community colleges over universities that not everyone chooses to take into account before judging someone based on the school they attend.

College Is Not a Competition; Stop Treating It As One

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor May 17, 2022

College is an admirable goal to accomplish. Many students strive throughout their high school career to set themselves up to go to their dream college. For some, that may be a considerably difficult college...

Pictured above is #17, reigning 2021 AL MVP Shohei Ohtani who has brought both hitting and pitching success to the Halos this season.

History In the Making For the Los Angeles Angels

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor May 10, 2022

Calling all baseball fans… well Angels fans that is. April 7, 2022 marked opening day for the Los Angeles Angels. Unfortunately, the Angels trailed by 2 as they finished the 9th inning, losing their...

The Hype House, a group of influencers who moved to Los Angeles to further their social media careers, is an example of the surplus of influencers who came to Los Angeles and brought their influencer image with them.

L.A. vs Influencer Culture

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor March 29, 2022

The culture of Los Angeles has been heavily Mexican and Hispanic based for centuries now. The food, music, and other parts of Latino culture is what makes LA what it is today. However, with social media...

With kids using social media at a younger age, they are being exposed to mature content, causing them to grow up faster than children in the past and miss out on important stages in life.

The Extinction of the Tween Phase

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor March 29, 2022

The tween phase. That awkward period during middle school where you are not a kid anymore but have not quite reached the stage of a teenager. Some people consider it the worst part of growing up. But hey,...

Currently, YLHS students start school at 7:55 and end school at 2:45. With the additional thirty minutes that will be added next school year, school will start around 8:30 and end at around 3:15, pushing back all after school activities and giving students less time in the evening to do homework or other tasks.

Is A Later School Start Time Really Beneficial?

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor March 21, 2022

Starting next year, a law is being placed throughout California, requiring schools to start later. This means that for the 2022-2023 school year and beyond, Yorba Linda High School will not start at 8:30,...

Sports fans even go as far as painting their faces or wearing extravagant outfits to games to show their support for teams, yet nothing is ever said about this kind of behavior being crazy as it would be towards fangirls.

The Sexism Rooted in Fan Girls

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor March 14, 2022

Sexism is rooted deep in society within many different aspects, ranging from stereotyping women to act a certain way, making deprecating jokes about women, and even sexism in the workplace as seen with...

You can book an appointment with the counselors at YLHS by going on the school website, under the counseling tab. Make sure to consider which counselor is under your last name before booking an appointment.

Attention Juniors, It’s time for college applications!

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor February 16, 2022

Calling all  juniors! This message is for you. As we enter the second semester of our third year of high school, it is time we face a scary truth. College is coming. I know, I can not believe it either....

Here is a list of do’s and don’ts when tackling finals week that will help you find success on your tests while also not overworking your body and brain while preparing.

Finals Week; The Most Stressful Time of the Year

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor January 24, 2022

It is the most stressful time of the school year… finals week! Sadly, we have to survive this week twice every school year. With finals always ending up being a significant percent of your grade, they...

This chart shows that out of 1042 surveyed, 62% say that their symptoms of anxiety have gotten worse since the start of the pandemic.

COVID-19’s Affect on the Mentally Ill

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor January 24, 2022

COVID-19 has taken the globe by storm, changing the way people live their daily lives. From stores and restaurants closing down, schools moving between in person and online learning, and taking extra precautions...

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