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Things to do in Yorba Linda After Quarantine Ends

Box Canyon Park Street at the end of a hiking trail during the sunrise.

Karina Shah, Photojournalist

May 28, 2020

During these times, it is easy to be full of boredom and await for the self-quarantine to end. In Yorba Linda, there are many things to stay hopeful and look forward to when the social distancing is no longer necessary.  The best parts of Yorba Linda that give a beautiful scene and put you within na...

Conspiracies! How Did the Coronavirus start?

Before believing a conspiracy theory, make sure to do research and find enough sources to make sure the theory has either been proven true or false or if it’s unclear.

Eunice Ahn, Photojournalist

May 27, 2020

Theories and controversies are the poison to almost any news or media outlets. There have been many theories as to how the Coronavirus started. Although all of these theories are either hoaxes or not completely true, there are theories that have been circulating the internet ever since this virus has hit. ...

What Type of Pets Do Households Contain the Most Of?

Dogs and cats are the two most popular pet choices in the United States.

Blake Kingsbury, Photojournalist

May 27, 2020

Pets are such a huge part of so many different families' lives. They cheer us up after bad days at school or work, and (usually) give us something to be happy about. It’s why your family pet feels just as important as a family member; they’re always there for you, and you spend so much time arou...

The Best Local Hiking Spots

Trail surrounded by yellow sunflowers and daisies while walking around the Newport Marsh.

Emma Khamo, Section Editor

May 15, 2020

For many of us high school students, we have all resulted in hiking as a way to escape our homes, take a break from studying, get some good exercise, or hang out with a friend while keeping 6 feet apart. It seems like everyone is trying to find the perfect spot, and today I am here to try and help. &...

How to Help Frontline Health Workers during COVID-19

Here are letters of encouragement and supplies for frontline health workers.

Priscilla Kim, Photojournalist

May 15, 2020

With the spread of COVID-19 only increasing around the world and especially in the United States, it is important and crucial that we give back to the community who are risking their lives for the sake of helping others during this tough time. Numerous frontline medical workers such as doctors, nurses...

Canines and Covid

For a majority, have a canine companion is going to be the only way to get through quarantine alive!

Sarah Meadows, Section Editor

May 15, 2020

In the midst of one of the most horrific time periods since World War II, people are urging to find sources of happiness and contentment in their chaotic lives. For many people, the first thing that comes to mind when fantasizing about their ideal definition of joy is spending time with those they l...

Teacher Spotlight – Mrs. Ward

Mrs. Ward’s posted profile picture on the Yorba Linda High School website.

Karina Shah, Photojournalist

May 15, 2020

At Yorba Linda High School, there are many teachers who deserve recognition. One of the main teachers that falls under that category is Mrs. Ward (Staff), who is well liked and involved in the school. She teaches chemistry at all three levels: college prep, honors, and advanced placement (AP). She h...

How Churches are taking on Social Distancing

Juliana Person (9) plays a piano piece for her church’s live stream April 19, 2020

Priscilla Kim, Photojournalist

May 13, 2020

As everyone knows due to the Coronavirus outbreak, stay-at-home orders have been implemented for California. This means the whole state has been required to quarantine themselves as much as they possibly can, limiting their contact with people and the outside in order to flatten the curve. The stay-...

Senioritis: The Pattern Before the Pandemic

This is my personal interpretation of how senioritis feels.  Weighed down by a lack of excitement and motivation, the world appears drab and grey.

Zachary Ninomiya, Section Editor

May 13, 2020

As students progress through twelfth grade, they often become afflicted by an ailment.  This ailment is characterized by a general lack of motivation, displeasure with one’s current place in life, and apathy regarding schoolwork.  These are all common traits of one condition: senioritis. Despi...

College Students Demand Lower Tuition Prices due to COVID-19

With the new switch to online learning, many students (both high school and college), believe they aren’t receiving the same educational benefits.

Gabby McCutchan, Section Editor

May 13, 2020

For us high school students, the transition to online learning has definitely started to take a toll on us. Sleeping in sounds way more appealing than trying to teach yourself that online math lesson that you haven’t caught up on. College students are undoubtedly beginning to feel this pressure...

COVID-19 calls for Social Distancing

Remaining at least 6 feet apart from someone is key to social distancing

Priscilla Kim, Photojournalist

May 13, 2020

Although it may be disappointing to hear that numerous school events, gatherings, and festivals are being canceled, there is an extreme public health reason for these measures. This precaution will help stop or slow down the spread of the disease. Cancellations of events are most likely examples of the...

Tips On How To Limit Screen Time During Quarantine

My daily screen time is definitely way too high for each day. I will be implementing these tips below to help change that.

Stephen Serrano, Section Editor

May 11, 2020

Yup. We’re all stuck in quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic which means several days spent at home with school work to keep up with. And when you are not working on schoolwork, your phone is only inches away from you.  After a little over a month and a half since the stay at home order issued b...

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