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Modern Day Treason

Modern Day Treason

Jordan Coley, Sports Editor

October 26, 2014

Benedict Arnold, perhaps the most notorious historical figure to commit treason against the United States, has some competition. As time has time went on, a war hungry America entered into countless wars. While the technologies and strategies have evolved, the way American society has coped with war...

Occupy Central

Occupy Central

Ashley Niu, Photojournalist

October 23, 2014

Imagine yourself in the middle of the streets and highways with an umbrella on a sunny day; people would think something is wrong with you. However, that’s exactly what teenagers and college students are doing in order to protest against the current system of Hong Kong. If you have not been informed,...

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi Win Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi Win Nobel Peace Prize

Aroosa Malik, Photojournalist

October 22, 2014

On October 10, 2014, Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani activist,  along with Kailash Satyarthi, became the winners of the 2014 Nobel Piece Prize. Wait, who is she again?   In 2012, the Taliban, an extremist Muslim group, shot Malala Yousafzai at point blank range. Yousafzai was immediately taken...

YLHS Ranked #191 In the Nation

YLHS Ranked #191 In the Nation

Lily Rajaee, Photojournalist

October 13, 2014

On September 8th, 2014, Newsweek released a list of the top ranking high schools in the nation. Yorba Linda High School was ranked as #191 nationally.   Newsweek calculated these ranks strictly based on each high school's performance in college preparedness testing. Additionally, they take into considera...

The Aftermath of the Scottish Independence Referendum

The Aftermath of the Scottish Independence Referendum

Heather Gammon, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2014

Scotland rejected independence on September 18th, 2014 in a referendum, with 55% of voters choosing to stay within the United Kingdom. The 307-year-old union between Scotland and the United Kingdom has now officially survived, thus preventing further fragmentation of Europe.

Tail Turret Tale

Tail Turret Tale

Kevin Chiang, News Layout Editor

October 2, 2014

During the age of subsonic aircraft and Indiana Jones (“They got us, son”), the tail turret was a wonderful idea; after all, who could fly fast enough to dodge a bullet? It was incredibly successful in aerial dogfights. Fast forward a few years, and people discovered that tail turrets aren’t that...

Wannabe Jihadists Flock to Syria

Wannabe Jihadists Flock to Syria

Paris Acosta, Monday Co-Editor

October 2, 2014

The Middle East is in turmoil due to the violent and aggressive jihads (holy wars in the name of Islam) fought by ISIS, the most vicious jihadists (“holy warriors”) the world has ever seen. ISIS, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, is known for their strict interpretation of the Islamic law and...

Voices of 9/11

Voices of 9/11

Nikita Kheni, Photojournalist

September 26, 2014

The voice on the other end of the phone. The cry in the darkness. The flag raised amid death and devastation. Some of these are the tales of ordinary people who were caught in extraordinary situations; the people who became a symbol of hope, comfort, and love for the nation that was grieving. There ...

Republican Takeover?

Republican Takeover?

Jace Jenican, Editor of Opinions

September 25, 2014

Labor day just passed so that means two things: you can’t wear white anymore and it’s time for election season. For politicians, every season is election season. But for the political laymen, these next few weeks will be full of political ads interrupting Honey Boo-Boo and campaign flyers litter...

There She Is… Miss America 2015!

There She Is… Miss America 2015!

Kiannah Dole, Photojournalist

September 24, 2014

Start spreadin’ the news! Miss New York 2014 Kira Kazantsev’s life was changed forever when she was crowned as Miss America 2015 on September 14, 2014! Her coronation was the third consecutive win for the state of New York with Mallory Hagan as Miss New York 2012, then Miss America 2013; and N...

Search Gone Cold

Search Gone Cold

Milan Acosta

September 23, 2014

The recent plane crash tragedies that have saturated the news during the recent months beg the question: is flying still the safest way to travel? Recently, on Sunday, September 7, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Jamaican Defense Force called off the search for a U.S. couple whose plane crashed north of...

2014’s Anticipated Harvest Moon Arrival

2014’s Anticipated Harvest Moon Arrival

Melody Ra, Editor-In-Chief

September 7, 2014

On Monday, September 8, 2014, the night sky will be illuminated with the arrival of a distinctive full Moon. Recognized as the “Harvest Moon,” it is the nearest full Moon to the September equinox. Its anticipated arrival is at 9:38 p.m., for it is expected that the moon will settle in the direction...

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