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The #1 student news site of Yorba Linda High School

The Wrangler

The #1 student news site of Yorba Linda High School

The Wrangler

 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...

To document the memorable moment, BTS fans, commonly known as ARMY, pictured the credits of the Eternals movie and started trending the picture on twitter, congratulating the boys on their achievement.

Marvels Eternals: When Fanbases Unit

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor January 13, 2022

On November 5, Marvel’s Eternals hit theaters, drawing a crowd from all groups of people, not just Marvel fans. Of course, this movie has been highly anticipated by Marvel lovers due to it being a crucial...

 One of my favorite parts of the holidays is when the person in front of me would pay for my Starbucks order, always brightening my day and encouraging me to continue the chain and pay for the person behind me as well!

Tis the Season of Giving

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor January 7, 2022

It is no denying that the holiday season brightens everyone's mood. Celebrating the holidays with your family and friends, doing festive activities, and enjoying the cold weather along with holiday treats...

 Although the Zodiac Killer has been committing crimes since the late 1960s and had several involvements with the police, his identity has never been discovered.

Has the Zodiac Killer Finally Been Discovered?

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor December 13, 2021

It is no secret who the zodiac killer is. Ranging from the crimes he commited decades ago, frightening the citizens of San Francisco, to movies and documentaries being made about him, the story of the...

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