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More than Normal

More than Normal

Zachary Ninomiya, Section Editor

April 3, 2020

From the time we are young until the time of our deaths, society drills one major goal into our minds: be normal.  As a result, nearly everyone wants to be normal. Nearly everyone wants a normal life with a normal family and a normal job, meeting normal people in a normal world, excluding everything out...

Gen Z Begins to Redefine the Workplace

Gen Z Begins to Redefine the Workplace

April 3, 2020

Generation Z. The upcoming generation, officially defined by Pew Research Center as those born between 1997 and 2012. Many have recently joined the workforce, and plenty more will do so within the next few years. By doing so, this new generation of young adults and teenagers is causing some significant cha...

Want to be Healthy? Drink Coffee

Want to be Healthy? Drink Coffee

Janet Han, Section Editor

April 3, 2020

Coffee has quite a reputation. Moms across the world discourage their children from drinking it, yet laugh off their own dependence on it to get them up in the morning. But overall, there seems to be a common underlying attitude: coffee is bad for you. But is it really? Recent evidence has reigni...

The Fear of Infection is More Dangerous than the Infection Itself

The Fear of Infection is More Dangerous than the Infection Itself

Emily Ito, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2020

Earlier this week, I was invited to interview for a scholarship at a university in northern California. As I was boarding my flight to Sacramento, I noticed a young man sitting two rows in front of my assigned seat. As I walked by him, I noticed him begin to cover his mouth, shoving his nose into th...

Is Modern Culture Ruining Childhood?

Is Modern Culture Ruining Childhood?

Suhani Bhanvadia, Photojournalist

March 2, 2020

Technology has developed and become so easy to use, meaning it has reached younger generations. It is almost common to be walking around public areas and see a six-year-old using an iPad that is bigger than himself/herself. But should we see modern technology as a negative aspect of culture that is influ...

Artificial Intelligence’s Effect on Careers

Artificial Intelligence’s Effect on Careers

Tiana Salisbury, Photojournalist

March 2, 2020

As time goes on, so does advancement in technology. Artificial Intelligence, or AI, is the computer system that is able to perform human tasks. Some examples of the use of AI include self-driving cars, roombas, and speech recognition devices. These examples may make AI seem like it is a huge benefit...

Brave Enough

Brave Enough

Zachary Ninomiya, Section Editor

February 26, 2020

I’ve always been good at running.  Turning away when the situation turns rough, being too afraid to experience what the world has to offer, giving up before daring to try, all of these are familiar sensations to me.  I never really had the courage to go beyond my comfort zone, to do something radically...

The Passion of Doing

The Passion of Doing

Zachary Ninomiya, Section Editor

February 25, 2020

Everyone has the potential to do nearly anything they set their mind to. It’s an undisputed truth. With enough hard work and practice, anyone can easily belt out their favorite song, paint a beautiful portrait, or write an enchanting tale. However, due to the sheer amount of practice and work that...

Modern Technology: Beneficial yet Detrimental to Wildlife

Modern Technology: Beneficial yet Detrimental to Wildlife

Kylie de Best, Photojournalist

February 17, 2020

Technology is all around us. Whether it be a car passing by or a computer used to type up an article, we find many uses for it. In fact, there are a few benefits associated with technology and wildlife.  GPS trackers placed on endangered species have been used to monitor their every move, from th...

Clean Juice Opening in YLTC

Clean Juice Opening in YLTC

Priscilla Kim, Photojournalist

February 14, 2020

Clean Juice in the Yorba Linda Town Center has officially opened as of February 1, 2020. After months and months of preparation as well as construction, Clean Juice has finally opened for the public to visit. With over 80 locations across the US, Clean Juice Yorba Linda is the first to hit Southern Ca...

Is Valentine’s Day Just for Couples?

Is Valentine’s Day Just for Couples?

Malieka Khan, Section Editor

February 13, 2020

February 14th has always been a long debated and discussed topic amongst couples and non-couples alike. The infamous holiday comes and goes every year, yet still no one truly knows it’s origins. And, frankly, not many care. Rather, people simply see it as an excuse to flaunt a dinner with their part...

What’s Wrong with Your Skin?

What’s Wrong with Your Skin?

Emily Ito, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2020

“What’s wrong with your arms?” she asks, her eyes meeting mine with a look of confusion and slight disgust. I feel my face begin to warm, my embarrassment causing me to tug at my sleeves vigorously, hoping to hide the red splotches that reign over the surface of my arms. While her inquiry may ...

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