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Has Netflix Taken It Too Far With It’s New Series “Big Mouth”?

Has Netflix Taken It Too Far With It’s New Series “Big Mouth”?

Malieka Khan, Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under A and E, Opinions

Season two of the Netflix original, Big Mouth, has officially been released on the 5th of October 2018, and with it, the spur of controversy surrounding the show itself. The series follows pre-teens in the seventh grade and their everyday lives; however, the way in which the material is presented is wh...

Has The Internet Taken Over The Classroom?

Has The Internet Taken Over The Classroom?

Malieka Khan, Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, Opinions

Within recent years especially, much of school revolves around technology. Such websites as Webassign and StudySync are being integrated into the classroom as an aid for teachers to assign students homework and classwork. However, how efficient are these sites truly and are they worth the hassle or ar...

How Important Is Homecoming?

How Important Is Homecoming?

Malieka Khan, Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, Opinions

The annual Homecoming dance at Yorba Linda High School (YLHS) came around again, sparking the conversation of whether or not it is an important dance to go to. Some may argue that other dances, like prom, are more important for the student body to attend. However, a majority of the dances are similar in st...

Fragile Masculinity

Fragile Masculinity

Tiffany Vo, Photojournalist

October 30, 2018


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Nothing less than a parent taking care of their child, a father simply carrying his daughter was perceived as “emasculating” by TV presenter Piers Morgan, who mockingly insulted James Bond actor Daniel Craig for publically wearing a baby carrier, also known as a papoose, on October 15. Twitter users we...

The Endless Cycle of Consumption

The Endless Cycle of Consumption

Janet Han, Editor

October 28, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Ever since kindergarten, the necessity for new school supplies has been ingrained into the minds of most children and teenagers. Unsharpened pencils, perfectly shaped felt tip pens, smooth and precise crayons--all lined up in rows in a brand new pencil case. Of course, one cannot forgo a clean new ba...

To Go or Not to Go

To Go or Not to Go

Amber Reddish, Photojournalist

October 24, 2018


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Every year as Homecoming approaches guys and girls alike often ask their friends if they are going to attend the dance. Many people have no response to give to this question due to the fact that they don’t have a date, but do you need one? During an era of rising individuality, feminism, and self love, why is...

What do YLHS Students do for Halloween?

What do YLHS Students do for Halloween?

Stephen Serrano, Section Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinions

Halloween is the spooky time of year where everyone loves to get scared and stuff their faces with sugary goodness. On Halloween night, what do teens in high school actually do? High school is the weird time period where you’re too old to trick or treat but too young to be going to parties. What do...

The DNA Craze

The DNA Craze

Gabby McCutchan, Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinions

Out of all the trends to occur throughout 2018, one of the most prominent and long-lasting has to be DNA testing. A sudden rise of learning about one’s own ethnicity and origin of race has taken the world by storm over the past few months, with people constantly running around to uncover where their o...

Struggles with Caffeine Addictions

Struggles with Caffeine Addictions

Sarah Lemos, Photojournalist

October 21, 2018


Filed under Opinions

Caffeine, a crystalline compound that is found especially in tea and coffee plants and a stimulant of the central nervous system. Addiction, the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity. Together, it becomes a caffeine addiction that can end up being harmful t...

Tips for an Advanced Year

Tips for an Advanced Year

Tiffany Vo, Photojournalist

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Opinions

Yorba Linda High School yet again achieves the highest AP passing scores in the entire Placentia Yorba Linda Unified School District. Over the month of May 2017, 4088 AP tests were administered throughout the district. At YLHS, with 993 test distributions over 24 subjects, 88.22 percent of the overall gr...

A Copycat Culture: How Vintage is All the Rage

A Copycat Culture: How Vintage is All the Rage

Emily Ito, Section Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Opinions

It is confirmed, originality has gone out of style and nostalgic trends are all the rage. Nearly every show you watch, every song you listen to, every clothing item you purchase is reflective of a different time. From the 80s style television show, “Stranger Things,” to the increasingly popular clo...

Beyond the Bubble

Beyond the Bubble

Courtney Huitt, Photojournalist

October 16, 2018


Filed under Opinions

  Those of us who live in Yorba Linda,  the “land of gracious living”, are often referred to as living in a bubble, implying that we are not exposed to the “real world”. It is easy to get caught up in this bubble and believe that everywhere reflects the aesthetics and living quality o...

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