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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

Even though some people may not like the change in the curriculum, everyone likes the smell of clean new books!

Science Class is a Bit Different this Year

Lancy Shi, Editor September 22, 2022

Taking a science course is a requirement for graduation, so every student has a pretty good idea of what to expect when walking into class on their first day. Normally, we follow the teacher as they guide...

Apparently, “girly girl” is an aesthetic on pinterest (self promo: check out my last article about Gen-Z aesthetics). Most of the images are filled with cute pink items as well as makeup.

Society’s Hatred for Girly Things

Lancy Shi, Photojournalist June 8, 2022

Everyone has things that they like. Whether it’s a sport, video game, movie, or a specific food item, we all have interests that make us who we are. Essentially, this is what makes social interactions...

Rom-Coms like 10 Things I Hate About You and When Harry Met Sally are no doubt classics, but would they be even better as a show?

Romance Shows Are Better than Romance Movies

Lancy Shi, Photojournalist June 8, 2022

Recently, Netflix released one of their most well received romantic comedies by the name of Heartstopper. After watching this show, many viewers have expressed the pure joy they have felt while watching...

Leah Sava Jeffries (Annabeth Chase), Walker Scobell (Percy Jackson), and Aryan Simhadri (Grover Underwood) pose for a picture for the official cast announcement.

New Percy Jackson Cast Receives Backlash- What is Good Representation?

Lancy Shi, Photojournalist June 7, 2022

Ever since Disney+ revealed that they would be making a show based off the beloved series Percy Jackson and the Olympians, book fans have been frantically waiting as more and more announcements concerning...

Documentaries like Making a Murderer and The Confession Tapes dive deep inside the minds of killers, which can be scarier than any horror story

Humanity’s Strange Fascination with Murder Cases

Lancy Shi, Photojournalist June 7, 2022

When we were kids, most of us probably heard scary stories before bedtime that terrified us deeply. This was our first introduction to the idea of fear, and this idea is essentially the thing that keeps...

Hand holding is a sign of intimacy, and for most people, it can be for both friendships and romance.

Platonic Love Versus Romantic Love

Lancy Shi, Photojournalist May 12, 2022

It is common for adolescents to start dating and exploring their sexuality in high school. Most YLHS students have either been in relationships, or seen people their age “fall in love” with people...

Blue Sky Studios created many childhood classics such as Ice Age, Robots, Rio, and The Peanuts Movie. Even though the studio is shut down, their movies will remain in our hearts forever.

The Power of Childhood Nostalgia- Blue Sky Studios

Lancy Shi, Photojournalist May 10, 2022

Around 2 years ago, Blue Sky Studios, the team that created Ice Age, announced their shut down “due to financial constraints” ( Just a week ago, the studio released a final animated short...

Social media has inspired a lot of Gen Z to find their aesthetic and play around with different styles.

Gen Z Fashion Aesthetics

Lancy Shi, Photojournalist March 24, 2022

Aesthetics are different styles of dress that have been recently popularized within Gen Z. With the boom of social media, more and more young teens are trying to find clothing that fits their aesthetic...

Some school districts have already banned books about race and ethnicity to be taught in classrooms. Even in libraries, the book selection is quite sparse.

Diversity in School Books and Critical Race Theory

Lancy Shi, Photojournalist March 14, 2022

A year ago, a debate about the book Stamped: Racism, Anti Racism, and You, occurred in Round Rock, Texas. This school-issued history book contained many important information about black history, and the...

A lot of young people find the process of raising a child to be a huge burden as they can barely make enough for themselves, so they choose not to bear a child.

The Low Birth Rate Crisis- Why Does the Young Generation not Want Kids?

Lancy Shi, Photojournalist March 14, 2022

In recent years, less and less people are willing to have children due to various reasons. This leads to a low birth and fertility rate in those countries. Many people are aware that overpopulation is...

Many students complain about class being boring, and it is extremely difficult to learn anything if what they are learning is not interesting enough.

Why is School So Boring?

Lancy Shi, Photojournalist March 8, 2022

When asked about school, many students will probably describe it as stressful, depressing, boring, or other negative adjectives. Karena Wong (10) mentions that “I just think it’s not interactive enough,...

It is especially difficult for people who watch a lot of foreign films and shows to find things, so these people, anime fans especially, resort to using illegal sites.

A Tentative Defense for Illegal Streaming

Lancy Shi, Photojournalist January 18, 2022

It is crazy to think that only a little more than a decade ago, cable TV was at its peak, earning millions and billions of dollars for companies all around the world. When I was in elementary school, I...

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