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New Use for VR Technology: Training for Mass Shootings

Pixvana Employees train for their Active Shooter Training with VR technology.

Fiona Salisbury, Photojournalist

October 22, 2019

Virtual reality is often associated with gaming, but there are many uses for virtual reality outside of gaming. Recently two companies, Pixvana and Alexo, have created a way for people to train on how to react in the circumstance of a mass shooting. This new training platform has already been used by...

Cal State Long Beach’s Shooter Threats Reveal Faulty Security System

Students stacked chairs to block a door to classroom at CSU Long Beach.

Kobi Khong, Photojournalist

October 22, 2019

An unidentified student of Cal State University Long Beach sent an email threatening “acts of violence” towards individuals on campus on Monday, October 7th.  The threat focused mainly on the college’s Student Success Center. By around 3:40 p.m. the validity of the email was certified and an ale...

Judge Rules in Favor of Harvard in Admissions Case

Harvard University, an elite higher educational institute, is at the center of the controversy.

Janet Han, Section Editor

October 14, 2019

A judge ruled in favor of Harvard University in a case about discrimination towards Asian Americans last Tuesday, October 1.    The lawsuit began in 2014 when Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. filed a case against Harvard. Harvard, they claimed, “discriminates against Asian American applica...

Break in at the Buzz- Local Business Robbed

Sugar Buzz, a local business in Yorba Linda, was recently robbed.

Kobi Khong, Photojournalist

October 14, 2019

Earlier this month a break in occurred within our community; local businesses iTea and SugarBuzz were robbed in the early hours of the morning with the burglars smashing into the stores in order to take money from the cash registers. In an interview with Yorba Linda High School’s the Wrangler, Rubab ...

The Unveiling of “Fake Students”: College Admissions Scandal Pt.3

Both are part of the college admission scandals, Felicity Huffman being on the left and Lori Loughlin on the right.

Eunice Ahn, Photojournalist

October 14, 2019

Many people were shocked in March earlier this year with the news that parents are bribing people for their child to be accepted into the college of their choice. This has brought many arrests, notably of of Lori Loughlin. Much more parents have been caught, but another huge arrest that was made was t...

Trump’s Impeachment Begins?

President Donald J. Trump's pictures from speaking conferences.

Claire Koltura, Photojournalist

October 14, 2019

Impeachment of a President has had mixed feelings stringed through the United States of America. A definition of impeachment happens when a president is removed from office based on criminal charges defined by laws. Talk about impeaching Trump has circled but hasn’t completely been established through...

Those Pesky Likes on Facebook May be No Longer

As seen in the photo, the like removal test on Facebook and Instagram keeps users other than the author of the post from viewing the number of likes on a post.

Tiana Salisbury, Photojournalist

October 11, 2019

For many people, social media is all about optimizing their likes and followers. As many people may know, likes and followers are the “currency” of social media which determine how “popular” someone is. This generates pressure or stress for users who are concerned about how many likes each of th...

Edison Could Shut Off Power Throughout Southern California

A downed and burnt-through power line lies on Highway 150 close to Thomas Aquinas College, only about a quarter of a mile away from where the Thomas Fire originated in December 2017.

Blake Kingsbury, Photojournalist

October 7, 2019

According to a statement from Southern California Edison earlier this month, as many as 89,500 customers throughout Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, Kern and Riverside counties could have their power shut off this Autumn should the seasonally Santa Ana winds become too extreme.  As of ...

The Fall of the Mall

Malls are experiencing a decline as thousands of retail stores close their doors.

Caitlyn Truong, Editor-in-Chief

October 7, 2019

Packed with numerous brands and bustling with hundreds of shoppers every day, the mall seems to be fading away as many retail stores close their doors. As many as 12,000 stores will be closing by the end of this year, according to a prediction by Coresight Research.   Retail closings include Macy’s, Nordstrom,...

Fighting For Change: People all Over The World Protesting over Climate Change

Greta Thunberg presenting her poster in front of a large crowd in New York City.

Kylie de Best, Photojournalist

September 29, 2019

Last Friday, September 20, one of the biggest climate strikes occured worldwide. Millions gathered together at various locations, each protesting for the same reason-to spread awareness and fight against climate change. Over the years, people have all heard about global warming and the devastating ...

Edible Eating Middle Schoolers

This is a picture of me, Gabby McCutchan, and Falak Khan who is an 8th grader at Travis Ranch Middle School. She was at the school when the incident happened and is one of the many young students who can be deeply influenced by the situation that is happening in our society today with drug culture.

Malieka Khan, Section Editor

September 20, 2019

Recently, on the first day of school, a sixth grader was caught with marijuana edible gummy bears. Not only that, but he had been handing them out to his fellow peers, many of them unaware of the drugs inside. Many people believe there is no way, in our neighborhoods and schools, that our fellow siblin...

Criminal Investigation Launched for Diving Boat Fire

The fire of a diving boat off the coast of Santa Cruz Island killed 34 out of 39 people aboard.

Janet Han, Section Editor

September 12, 2019

A criminal investigation has been launched investigating the boat fire that took thirty-four lives on Labor Day, according to the Los Angeles Times. Only five survivors were reported from the thirty-nine passengers aboard the Conception, the diving boat that caught fire off the coast of Santa Cruz Island. N...

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