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Sympathy vs. Empathy: What’s the Difference?

In this video by Brene Brown, we get to see the vast differences between sympathy and empathy portrayed through animals, creatures often viewed as loyal and compassionate in society by their devotion to each other and humans.

Kylie de Best, Photojournalist

February 9, 2020

Sympathy and empathy, two very powerful emotions possessed by humans, are often used together to show how we care for others. Both have the Greek word pathos, which means suffering and feelings. Although they share many similarities, when the words are further scrutinized, one can see the inherent di...

District Dance Recap

This is a picture of a group of seniors before they attended the dance some from different schools other than Yorba Linda. From here, they went to the venue and had an amazing night dancing at the Discovery Science Center.

Malieka Khan, Section Editor

January 29, 2020

For the final weekend to finish off the first semester of school for the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District (PYLUSD), all schools within the district had gotten together for the first ever “District Dance” that the schools had put on. Usually around this time of year each school would ...

Inside the Vape Cartridge

As the number of vape users skyrockets, conducted research on what exactly the health effects are from the compact device are only recently beginning to surface.

Gabby McCutchan, Section Editor

January 28, 2020

Vaping has been a surfaced trend that has made its face well known in the news for the past couple of years, but as more and more research is done on the infamous e-cigarettes, more and more eyebrows are being raised at what the habit actually does to the health of an individual.  The number of ...

Lighting Up The Holidays

Festive holiday boat show at East Lake Village.

Katherine Ortiz, Photojournalist

January 23, 2020

Across the country, people celebrate many different holidays. People from all different backgrounds and cultures come together for exciting holiday activities that enliven spirits throughout this season. They celebrate by baking, by singing holiday songs, or by decorating their houses, some more than ot...

Try Kindness.

Each day holds more and more opportunities to demonstrate acts of kindness towards those around you.

Sarah Meadows, Section Editor

January 21, 2020

New year, new you? What does that even mean? Well, it can have very different meanings for very different people. Overall, changing one’s personality is not necessarily healthy nor possible; however, striving to be a better person is. As a matter of fact, people who show one act of kindness a day ...

How Can I Stay Motivated To Focus On Finals After Winter Break?

Saying goodbye to the Christmas season is very tough for many.

Blake Kingsbury, Photojournalist

January 21, 2020

It’s December 26, and you are looking around your neighborhood with a feeling of sadness. All of that excitement you had about the countdown to Christmas is now over. The lights will soon come down from rooftops, the ornaments will be taken off of Christmas trees, and all the wrapping paper will fin...

A Bittersweet Season

A cartoon illustration that portrays two individuals as they walk through the snow.

Emily Ito and Caitlyn Truong

January 20, 2020

The holiday season of 2019 has commenced. Dazzling lights are streamed across our neighbors’ roofs and festive music is playing in every department store. It is the time for cookies and milk. Red and green. Heavy jackets and Santa hats. It is the season of joy, and the season of cheer. Regardless of ...

Overwatch: New Season, New Team

Room 337, where the eSports club and the Overwatch team periodically meet for gaming.

Emily Eslao, Photojournalist

January 19, 2020

The YLHS eSports club recently announced its 2019-2020 Overwatch team. Open to anyone interested in joining, tryouts were held after school on September 25th and 26th in room 337. The following students made the team: Aaron Siegler, Adriel Bull, Barry Qin, Logan Tiborczszeghy, Marcus Tran, Max Cohen, ...

Behind Some of Our Most Influential National Holidays

At the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. an American soldier observes the names on “The Wall” of the memorial.

Sharon Sun, Photojournalist

January 18, 2020

Veterans Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day and more — these popular American holidays all have a significant cultural and historical background profoundly affecting American history and the modern era. But their popularity is already amplified among students for the one-day ...

New Beginning, New Happenings

The New Year has started and many interesting events will happen this year. Let us all have a great year!

Eunice Ahn, Photojournalist

January 18, 2020

2019 has ended, marking the end of the decade. With the start of a new decade, new things are to come this year. Ranging from politics, technology, science, and more, 2020 is already expecting many things.   The last presidential election occurred in 2016, bringing the heated battle between Hilary C...

YLFBLA Stepping up for Southern Section

Yorba Linda Future Business Leaders at Section 2018-19

Kobi Khong, Photojournalist

January 15, 2020

In the weeks leading up to February 22nd, members of Yorba Linda’s Future Business Leaders of America Club have been studying and testing out in their respective competitive events in preparation for the Southern Section Conference at Valencia High School in Placentia. Schools across Southern Califor...

PYLUSD Winter Festival 2019

The PYLUSD Winter Fest occurred on December 3 and featured amazing programs from several schools.

Kobi Khong, Photojournalist

January 15, 2020

The saying goes that there is snow place like home, and there was no better proof of that than the Placentia Yorba Linda Unified School District annual Winter Festival! In combination with the schools across the district—Esperanza, Valencia, and El Dorado—Yorba Linda High School’s Concert Choir, ...

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