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Cheering through the School Year

Cheering through the School Year

Allison Harris, Photojournalist

January 22, 2018


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The cheer and song team join together once again fit another astounding start to their competition season. With new rules and regulations to the now very new CIF sport, the athletes and coaches must work around to make sure that routines abide by these rules. The squads work and perform throughout the...

Club Spotlight: Mormon Club

Club Spotlight: Mormon Club

January 22, 2018


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At Yorba Linda High School there are numerous clubs on campus. Each of these clubs allows students at YLHS to get more involved within the school and promotes a friendlier environment for everyone. One club that stands out is the Mormon Club due to its ability to teach students about the Mormon religion,...

What and Where is Kwanzaa?

What and Where is Kwanzaa?

Jaylin Mandley, Editor

January 22, 2018


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Christmas lights can be seen flashing in nearly every neighborhood in Yorba Linda, but if a flag of green, black, and red is spotted, people might scratch their heads as to what holiday it belongs to. Created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga, Kwanzaa is an African American and Pan-African holiday that ce...

Winners of the Exposed: “Fresh Perspectives” Contest

Winners of the Exposed: “Fresh Perspectives” Contest

Juliette Fournier, Photojournalist

January 22, 2018


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The artists of Yorba Linda High School, as well as students from other schools around the district, recently had the opportunity to enter the Exposed: “Fresh Perspectives” Art and Literature Contest. Every year, this contest is sponsored by the Yorba Linda Public Library. All the artwork is displayed at...

Recap : 2017 Cypress College High School Invitational

Recap : 2017 Cypress College High School Invitational

Janet Han, Photojournalist

January 22, 2018


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Over the weekend, the YLHS Speech and Debate team traveled to Cypress College in order to compete at the annual Cypress College High School Speech and Debate Invitational. Many came back with trophies and other awards, and all of them had valuable experiences as they showcased their speeches or made...

Breaking Down the Walls at YLHS

Mabel Ra, Editor

January 22, 2018


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Breaking Down the Walls is a program that focuses on bringing students and teachers together. It works to “break down” barriers that separate students based on false judgments of each other and hopes to create a sense of a community on campus. Many Mustangs were selected and nominated by teachers to ex...

A Born Leader

A Born Leader

Allie Steward, Photojournalist

January 22, 2018


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There are many great leaders in this school that prove themselves in many ways. Many students and teachers believe one of the best leaders at YLHS is Cristina Chiappini (12). Cristina is involved in swimming, water polo, church, Girl Scouts, was previously a nanny, and still manages to squeeze in time...

Just Keep Swimming

Just Keep Swimming

Grace Kim, Photojournalist

January 22, 2018


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Ready… Set… Go.... As the referee blew into his whistle, YLHS water polo girls took off after the ball. The crowd cheered on the girls, and the girls shouted words of encouragement to their teammates. Slowly, but surely, YLHS girls took the lead over Fullerton girls in a tense back and forth match....

Student Spotlight: Lauren Hutchison

Student Spotlight: Lauren Hutchison

Alexis Wilens, Photojournalist

January 22, 2018


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Out of all the many exceptional students at YLHS, Lauren Hutchison has definitely stood out. Lauren Hutchison (12) has greatly benefited the school in countless ways. Whether academically, athletically, or through the arts, she dedicates a great deal of her time to our school. She is full of school p...

How to Study for Finals

How to Study for Finals

Mabel Ra, Editor

January 22, 2018


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Attention all Mustangs: Finals Week is arriving quickly! Finals Week for Mustangs will consist of three days from Tuesday, January 23, until Thursday, January 25. It will be dedicated to finals exams for each class period. When studying for finals, there is a series of options that can help your...

The Last Star Wars: What went wrong?

The Last Star Wars: What went wrong?

Juliette Fournier, Photojournalist

January 22, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinions

After the release of The Last Jedi on December 14th, the movie received unforeseen animosity from the Star Wars fans. Unlike the positive critiques from movie critics, audiences seem to hold a deep hostility towards this movie. What could have caused such an uproar from the Star Wars fan base? One o...

Wrestling Match against Villa Park

Wrestling Match against Villa Park

Grace Kim, Photojournalist

January 22, 2018


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As the crowd became quiet and the audience anxiously waited for the wrestling game to start, two wrestlers, one in red and blue the other green and white, stepped onto the spotlight. After a brief handshake, the wrestlers got into position crouching down until their foreheads almost touched. With a sharp...

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