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The Regime of YouTube

The Regime of YouTube

Sarah Meadows, Photojournalist

October 14, 2018


Filed under Features

With millions of subscribers, the top influencers on a popular 21st century site, YouTube, have the power to shape the minds of the masses, primarily the minds of youths. Simply typing the letter “y” into one’s keyboard allows for this app to display its eminence. How does it do so, one may ask?...

Club Spotlight : The Political and Social Activism Club

Club Spotlight : The Political and Social Activism Club

Janet Han, Photojournalist

October 9, 2018


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With the dawn of every brand new school year comes the revival and beginning of many clubs here at YLHS. Clubs are a valuable part of the high school experience; they serve as diverse paths and activities that students can pursue outside of their classes. Recently, YLHS finished a successful two days ...

The Season of College Applications

The Season of College Applications

Mabel Ra, Editor

October 9, 2018


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It’s official! The time has come for seniors to begin worrying about choosing colleges, going through applications, and writing personal statements. College application season has finally arrived for YLHS seniors!     As there are thousands of different colleges for students worldwide to ap...

The Art of Fashion

The Art of Fashion

Sarah Meadows, Photojournalist

October 8, 2018


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Art is painting. Art is composing. Art is singing. Art is dancing. Indeed, art comes in various forms; however, forms of expression in the field of fashion are often omitted from the cosmic art world. Yet, just like paintings, just like compositions, just like songs, and just like dances, this form of ...

Club Spotlight: German Club

Club Spotlight: German Club

Emily Ito, Section Editor

October 8, 2018


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Yorba Linda High School is filled with rich and diverse culture. Different ethnicities, religions, languages, and sexual orientations are well represented and celebrated. As a way of furthering appreciation of varying groups, clubs such as the Mormon Club, LGBTQ Club, Spanish Club, and more have for...

A Series of Unnecessary Events

A Series of Unnecessary Events

Caitlyn Truong, Editor

October 8, 2018


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The last week of September marks the end of summer, the beginning of cold weather, and, since 1982, the annual Banned Book Week. Banned Book Week honors the freedom of expression and is celebrated by booksellers, publishers, and librarians everywhere, including YLHS library’s Ms. Phillips (Staff) and Ms. Yo...

Oktoberfest Recap

Oktoberfest Recap

Malieka Khan, Editor

October 7, 2018


Filed under Features, News

The final weekend of September, the much anticipated Oktoberfest comes to Yorba Linda for three days. Many people, families, teenagers, and adults alike all look forward to this weekend due to its various attractions and games that spread fun through what is essentially a fundraiser for a local church...

SparkNotes: A Novel of an Idea

SparkNotes: A Novel of an Idea

Courtney Huitt, Photojournalist

October 7, 2018


Filed under Features

With more than 500 study guides, the website SparkNotes prides itself with being “your source for help with Shakespeare and English Literature, plus history, math, biology, and more” according to Sparknotes. But there is a very prevalent question among teachers: are students abusing SparkNotes and...

America: Lacking Language Skills?

America: Lacking Language Skills?

Gabby McCutchan, Editor

October 2, 2018


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Foreign language. What are the benefits of learning one? Why spend years attempting to perfect a tongue that you might not even apply to your own life? Why learn a language if you’re going to forget it the second you stop practicing? We live in America, and the majority speaks English. So why bother? ...

Just do it.

Just do it.

Sarah Meadows, Photojournalist

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features

As the world is becoming further fixated upon knowledge, one may only wonder how many more facts, equations, timelines, DBQs, and political and moral issues can be crammed into the adolescent mind before the mind is no longer adolescent. The word “youth” may paint a picture of two young girls pi...

Rags to Riches

Rags to Riches

Grace Kim, Editor

October 2, 2018


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Here’s the tea: it is harder for someone who grew up in poverty to succeed compared to someone who is well off from the beginning. Surprised? Probably not. According to a report by Urban Institute on Child Poverty and Adult Success, low income children are influenced by their economic state through...

A New Rivalry on Campus?

A New Rivalry on Campus?

Courtney Huitt, Photojournalist

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features

Word has swept through the campus this year that Esperanza will no longer be our rivals in football. This confusion has ignited many questions among students. Why aren’t we playing Esperanza in football this year? Will we have a new rival? What will happen to the Battle of the Boulevard? Will ASB stil...

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