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The Wrangler

The #1 student news site of Yorba Linda High School

The Wrangler

Most people have many similarities to their preferred pet, like dog lovers being outgoing and adventurous.

Cat Lovers Vs. Dog Lovers: Is There Really a Difference?

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor-in-Chief January 24, 2023

One of the most debated and conflicted topics in human nature is rooted in a simple question: Do you prefer cats or dogs? Those who favor one over the other go to lengths to show their love and appreciation...

A Lunar New Year Celebration at Monterey Park results in 10 dead and 10 injured.

A Lunar New Year Celebration Ending in Tragedy

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor-in-Chief January 22, 2023

On January 21st, a Lunar New Year celebration in Monterey Park ended in a horrific shooting, leaving 10 dead and 10 wounded. Prior to the shooting, there was a city-wide celebration for Lunar New Year...

Many grocery stores, like Trader Joe’s, still sell the classic cardboard box with chocolate squares advent calendars.

Creative Christmas Countdown

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor-in-Chief December 20, 2022

For some, the first twenty five days of December is the most anticipated time of the year. They are the days leading up to a widely loved holiday. People make this period of time extra special and exciting...

With the Adult Collection, builders of all ages are welcome!

Adult Legos for the Kids at Heart

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor-in-Chief November 29, 2022

Playing with Legos while growing up is a universal experience. Having themes varied from Star Wars and Harry Potter, to my personal favorite, Lego Friends, there was a set design for just about everyone...

 Most people go hours scrolling on their phone before they even realize the time wasted that could have been used towards something more productive and healthy towards their life.

What it Means to be Chronically Online

Katelyn Ruggles, Editor-in-Chief October 10, 2022

There is no doubt that our generation has been influenced by technology. People spend half their day aimlessly scrolling through social media, making hours seem like minutes. Not everything about social...

 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,...

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