The Wrangler

In a World of Addicts…

In a World of Addicts…

Sarah Meadows, Photojournalist

November 6, 2018


Filed under Features

Take a stroll through Yorba Linda High School and view the hundreds of students hiding their personalities behind the screens of their smartphones as opposed to creating personal connections with each other. The problem only seems to be on the rise as parents are becoming brainwashed into believing that...

Student Spotlight: Cole Robinson

Student Spotlight: Cole Robinson

Courtney Huitt, Photojournalist

November 6, 2018


Filed under Features

The typical stereotypes featured in classic high school centered movies and television shows favor portraying students as being either strictly academic or solely athletics oriented. While these stereotypes can be seen throughout high schools, occasionally there is the student who reveals to be both ...

Student Spotlight: Aino Hakkinen

Student Spotlight: Aino Hakkinen

Mabel Ra, Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

When it comes to star students at Yorba Linda High School, Aino Hakkinen (12) is one exemplary Mustang equipped for everything life has to offer.   Aino was born in Finland, but her family took the venture to California when she was in middle school. From there on, she took the initiative ...

Student Spotlight: Allie Mortensen

Student Spotlight: Allie Mortensen

Stephen Serrano, Section Editor

October 30, 2018


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At YLHS, there are numerous students that make a difference in our community. One of these students that goes above and beyond the expectation is Allie Mortensen (11). Hearing her name is synonymous with the warm-hearted leader that uses her talents to inspire students of all ages. On and off campus, All...

Homecoming Rally Recap

Homecoming Rally Recap

Salma Almoradi, Photojournalist

October 28, 2018


Filed under Features

On Friday, October 19, there was an amazing homecoming rally that truly showed the talent Yorba Linda High School has. As students entered, they were given red and green finger lights to put on as the gym lights were dimmed. The theme was Nightmare before Christmas so the decorations looked spooky a...

The Heart of Christmas

The Heart of Christmas

Sarah Meadows, Photojournalist

October 27, 2018


Filed under Features

Coming home to welcoming aromas of festive decorations, warm meals, and cold fireplaces truly encapsulates the saying “there is no place like home” each year the holidays roll around. No wonder people yearn to commence the festivities earlier and earlier each year. Feelings of home and warmth are...

The AP Life

The AP Life

Grace Kim, Section Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Features

Study sessions before and after school. PTSD from DBQs and LEQs. Playlists dedicated to Crash Course videos. Every student who takes Advanced Placement courses understands the dedication and hard work that must be carried out everyday in order to be successful. Yorba Linda High School offers 21 different...

What do YLHS Students do for Halloween?

What do YLHS Students do for Halloween?

Stephen Serrano, Section Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinions

Halloween is the spooky time of year where everyone loves to get scared and stuff their faces with sugary goodness. On Halloween night, what do teens in high school actually do? High school is the weird time period where you’re too old to trick or treat but too young to be going to parties. What do...

Student Spotlight: Vaani Gandhi

Student Spotlight: Vaani Gandhi

Bita Zadeh, Photojournalist

October 23, 2018


Filed under Features

Sophomore year is one of the toughest throughout one’s high school career. This is where everything from grades to athletics really starts to matter. It is quite stressful, but for Vaani Gandhi, her impressive time management skills and ability to think positively have helped her remain (almost) stre...

Boys in Beauty

Boys in Beauty

Safia Khan, photojournalist

October 21, 2018


Filed under Features

If you were to walk into a makeup store, such as Sephora, a decade ago you would have most likely have been assisted by a woman. Now in 2018, that is far from the case. If you were to walk into any makeup store today, your chances of being assisted by a man applying sparkly pink product onto your eyelids ...

All About Caleb

All About Caleb

Salma Almoradi, Photojournalist

October 21, 2018


Filed under Features

With 24 hours in a day, sometimes this time allotted does not seem like enough for Caleb “Kale” Marcos Gonzalez (12) because of his terribly hectic schedule. This year, more than any other, has been wildly busy for him. In school activities alone, he has a zero period, an ROP, and Video Productio...

The DNA Craze

The DNA Craze

Gabby McCutchan, Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinions

Out of all the trends to occur throughout 2018, one of the most prominent and long-lasting has to be DNA testing. A sudden rise of learning about one’s own ethnicity and origin of race has taken the world by storm over the past few months, with people constantly running around to uncover where their o...

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