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Rachel Seo, Photojournalist

October 21, 2014


Filed under A and E, Features

Ryan Higa. PewDiePie. Jenna Marbles. Tyler Oakley. Bethany Mota. Lohanthony. Rebecca Black. Smosh. Justin Bieber. Psy. Chances are, you recognize at least one of these names. What do all of these people have in common? Each person’s stardom has been birthed and bred by one simple website: YouTube.

Young Adult Books on the Rise

Young Adult Books on the Rise

Nikita Kheni, Photojournalist

October 7, 2014


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Who better to review young adult books than young adults themselves? Students in grades 9 through 12 were interviewed on what their favorite books are and their favorites that have been a requirement for school.   Jessica Lane(11), states she loves reading, especially when she finds a good...

Happy in Tehran

Happy in Tehran

Shera Brady, Friday Editor

October 5, 2014


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Pharrell Williams’ hit song “Happy” expanded across borders, and although it soon came to be nauseating, it was a catchy tune that made people across the globe break out into dance. Six young dancers in Iran proved this to be true when they made a music video of them dancing to that very song.   Dancing...

Dolphin Tale 2 Makes More Bellyflop than Splash

Dolphin Tale 2 Makes More Bellyflop than Splash

Rachel Seo, Photojournalist

October 1, 2014


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Dolphin Tale 2, the highly anticipated sequel to 2011’s Dolphin Tale, hit theaters on Friday, September twelfth. Although it wowed the targeted audience with its sweet family-friendliness, it did not fulfill some movie critics’ expectations for a strong story. The film is a continuation of the true s...

Robin Williams: The Man Behind the Voice

Robin Williams: The Man Behind the Voice

Brandon Burns, Photojournalist

September 30, 2014


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There have been many things written in the last few months about the life and death of Robin Williams. He had a life filled with his brilliant comedic timing, an unnatural gift at improv and voice acting, and captivating performances in such movies as Dead Poets Society and Good Will Hunting. His name has beco...

Rest in Peace, iPod Classic

Rest in Peace, iPod Classic

Angela Chuang, Photojournalist

September 25, 2014


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On October 23, 2001, Apple released the world’s first iPod, the iPod Classic.  At the time, the Classic had 5-10 GB of storage, but within 7 years, it increased to 160 GB.  On September 9, 2014,  Apple quietly discontinued the 12 year-old iPod Classic. Instead of announcing the discontinuation...

YLHS Grad: Jessica Richens – So You Think You Can Dance Finalist

YLHS Grad: Jessica Richens – So You Think You Can Dance Finalist

Nathan Shube, A & E Editor

September 24, 2014


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Imagine four year old Jessica Richens walking into a dance studio for the first time. Who would have guessed that she would be a finalist on So You Think You Can Dance Season 11, only 14 years later. Yorba Linda High School is only six years old, and it is already producing top level performers on a n...

There She Is… Miss America 2015!

There She Is… Miss America 2015!

Kiannah Dole, Photojournalist

September 24, 2014


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Start spreadin’ the news! Miss New York 2014 Kira Kazantsev’s life was changed forever when she was crowned as Miss America 2015 on September 14, 2014! Her coronation was the third consecutive win for the state of New York with Mallory Hagan as Miss New York 2012, then Miss America 2013; and N...

The Giver Movie Review

The Giver Movie Review

Ryan Birchfield, Photojournalist

September 23, 2014


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Although some may say that the book The Giver was better than its film adaptation, I believe that the film does a better job of portraying the dystopian society along with the theme of the novel that governments should not stifle people’s rights to choice and free will.   Although very d...

Hollywood Obsessions

Hollywood Obsessions

Evelyn Chan, Photojournalist

September 23, 2014


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Carrie Underwood, Kourtney Kardashian, and Mila Kunis. A singer, a reality star, and an actress. So, what do they all have in common? Their baby bumps! Didn’t answer that correctly? Try this one out:   Justin Bieber, Big Sean, and Ian Somerhalder. A singer, a rapper, and an actor. Now...

Tech Takes Over

Tech Takes Over

Tulsi Kardani, Photojournalist

September 13, 2014


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The number one advancement in today’s society is technology. Everyday there are new discoveries on how to advance technology and make it efficient. As society progresses, some might say that technology is getting better whereas some might say it’s getting worse. In a recent board of education meeting,...

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