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Movie Review: Truth or Dare

Movie Review: Truth or Dare

Emily Ito, Photojournalist

April 24, 2018


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Blumhouse Productions has brought yet another addition to the horror film genre with their newest production, Truth or Dare. The film was released on April 26 and was decidedly unimpressive. Starring well known television stars such as Lucy Hale (Pretty Little Liars) and Tyler Posey (Teen Wolf), the movie ...

Behind the Scenes of Strange National Holidays

Behind the Scenes of Strange National Holidays

Caitlyn Truong, Photojournalist

April 15, 2018


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Unbeknownst to many, every day is a different “national” holiday. From National Tortellini Day to National Create a Vacuum Day, each day celebrates strangely specific people, actions, or objects. Although they are not officially a part of the calendar, most of these “holidays” have interesting...

Love, Simon Loves Love

Love, Simon Loves Love

Caitlyn Truong, Photojournalist

April 11, 2018


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While Love, Simon appears to have every element of a cliche teenage high school drama, it leaves an impact beyond the predictable storyline. With a racially diverse cast and truly relatable characters, Love, Simon is a successful trailblazer as one of the first mainstream movies to spotlight the LGBTQ+ co...

On My Block Review

On My Block Review

Alyssa Pepito, Photojournalist

March 29, 2018


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Netflix is considered the most popular streaming service used around the world and they always know how to capture the audience’s attention. On March 16, they released a new Netflix Original show to offer to viewers. This show titled On My Block is a new coming-of-age drama which focuses solely on th...

The Google Effect

The Google Effect

Caitlyn Truong, Photojournalist

March 26, 2018


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In the era of digitality and modernism, technology becomes a useful tool utilized by nearly all who may afford it. Technology, whether it be in the form of a phone or computer, has diffused exponentially across the world; as it does so, it is accompanied by unforeseen effects on both society and the...

First Dates…

First Dates…

Grace KIm, Photojournalist

March 26, 2018


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As a high school student, dates are usually to the movies, bonfires by the beach, or to the nearest fair. In fact, having to plan the perfect, yet student budget date can be quite tricky. Not to worry, here are three date night ideas that are affordable and perfect for making first impressions.   High...

Bruno Mars Accused of Culture Appropriation

Bruno Mars Accused of Culture Appropriation

Alyssa Pepito, Photojournalist

March 20, 2018


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According to the Cambridge Dictionary, cultural appropriation can be defined as "the act of taking or using things from a culture that is not your own, especially without showing that you understand or respect this culture." Recently, popular singer, Bruno Mars, has been accused of cultural appropriati...

What’s Trending at Yorba Linda High School

Grace Kim, Photojournalist

March 18, 2018


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Whether it is the latest fashion statement or viral videos, Yorba Linda High Schools students make sure to keep up with the trend. Memes: Obama Portrait memes: Obama revealed his presidential portrait by Kehinde Wiley in the month of February. Even with such a  historic portrait, internet use...

90th Annual Academy Awards: Recap

90th Annual Academy Awards: Recap

Emily Ito, Photojournalist

March 15, 2018


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The 90th Academy Awards was a ceremony filled with memorable moments, political discussion, and of course, recognition of the best cinematography this year. The event was held on March 4 and was filled with both serious and light-hearted topics. As of recent, award ceremonies in Hollywood have become major ...

Black Panther Rises

Black Panther Rises

Caitlyn Truong, Photojournalist

March 14, 2018


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On its opening weekend, millions of fans poured into their local movie theaters to watch one of the most diversified superhero cast on the big screen, generating a record-breaking $202 million. On its fourth weekend, Black Panther surpassed $1 billion as well as all expectations for the movie. Black Panther is one of M...

American Idol Comeback Recap

American Idol Comeback Recap

Stephen Serrano, Section Editor

March 12, 2018


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The most successful singing talent competition is back on TV after a two-year break. Now showing on ABC, previously aired on Fox, American Idol has revolutionized reality television forever. The original series was from 2002-2016 with the “Farewell Season” airing as the 15th season. For eight consecutive...

A Christmas Carol: Behind the Scenes

A Christmas Carol: Behind the Scenes

Delaney Pietsch, Photojournalist

February 8, 2018


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Putting on a well-performed play is a tough thing to do. It starts out as a small idea, and with hard work, transforms into a beautiful story which is then displayed in an auditorium full of interested viewers. Accomplishing this task is a tough thing to do, but Yorba Linda High School’s Theater m...

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