The Wrangler

Lessons Learned From the Coronavirus Outbreak

After learning our mistakes, we can prepare for or prevent another outbreak like the coronavirus.

Tiana Salisbury, Photojournalist

May 11, 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus has had a lasting impact on everyone. Depending on the person, this can be a school closure or being laid off from a job. However regardless of who you are, everyone has one impact in common— the lessons learned from this devastating outbreak. One of the most valuable lessons learned is ...

The Inescapable Loop

The homeless and those living below the line of poverty struggle during this incredibly difficult time.

Emily Ito, Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2020

We are in the midst of a global pandemic. An infection that has swept our country while stealing the lives of our friends and family. Every person has been affected by COVID-19 in some form or another. But as the coronavirus continues to spread, the prevalence and destruction of our nation’s enormous econ...

Stop The Hate!: Xenophobia at its Max

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This here is people taking a stand against racism. Let’s not judge others based on their race.

Eunice Ahn, Photojournalist

April 29, 2020

With the fast spread of the coronavirus, many people cannot help but feel tired and upset over the situation. Moreover, with the virus coming from China, people cannot help but blame Chinese and Asian people in general. However, this does not justify the hate and the racism against Asians worldwide. This ...

The Immoral Price Gouging of the Markets

Numerous stores across the nation have been accused of price gouging their hand sanitizer, with one store being held accountable for charging $1 a squirt.

Gabby McCutchan, Section Editor

April 28, 2020

To say that supermarkets have been swarmed since the start of the coronavirus scare is an immense understatement. Practically all the essentials are wiped clean off the shelves before they’ve even been restocked by market employees. And to make it all worse, a new enemy has surfaced in the market amon...

Is Switching to a More “Green” Diet Actually Helping the Planet?

By not consuming meat, people could still have the same impact on the environment as people who do.

Tiana Salisbury, Photojournalist

April 25, 2020

In response to climate change, many people have started to think of ways to help the environment. Many solutions have been to start recycling or to use renewable energy. One solution that many people have started to do individually is switching to a more environmentally friendly diet. Analise Hopper (...

Should participation count towards students’ grades?

Should participation be the only way to grade students?

Priscilla Kim, Photojournalist

April 25, 2020

There has always been controversy about how teacher’s grade their students whether that be participation, effort, test scores, etc. However, the most talked about is participation because students either are for it or against it. Ultimately, in most student’s cases they prefer a balance between p...

Talent vs Hard Work

The fable about a hare and tortoise depicts the race between talent and work.

Suhani Bhanvadia, Photojournalist

April 25, 2020

Kevin Durant once said, “hard work beats talent when talent does not work hard.” I believe those who work towards their goals will eventually get further than those who get lucky with the gift of talent. However, how does this fit into a school scenario? From a young age, students begin to notice a...

The Many Benefits of a Plant Based Diet

Going on a plant based diet not only benefits you, but also the environment around you.

Kylie de Best, Photojournalist

April 9, 2020

In recent years, talk about going on a plant based diet has been a major part of the news and climate studies. Totaling around eight million US citizens, it is slowly gaining popularity within our population. Because of this, many people may wonder why they should go on a plant based diet, or how it m...

From Everyone You’ve Stolen From

Just as the sun shall rise again, normalcy shall return once more.  It’s only a matter of time.

Zachary Ninomiya, Section Editor

April 9, 2020

To COVID-19, It seems that you have been busy.  Infecting country after country, shutting down life as we know it, exposing the weaknesses and shortcomings of modern medicine. You’re changing the world.  Are you satisfied with your conquest? I hope you are.  Because I know you’ve done much ...

A World of Fear: How the Coronavirus has Caused A Lot of Anxiety

Schools closing around the world has brought inordinate amounts of  confusion and stress among people.

Kylie de Best, Photojournalist

April 9, 2020

For the past few weeks, most of the world has been forced to stay in their homes, isolated from society as a pandemic lurks in our streets. It was only supposed to last about two weeks, but now has been extended to at least over a month. Fear has been brought in the lives of many in this time of uncerta...

Deciding a College in the Midst of COVID-19

The graphic represents the challenging cross section in which we need to choose our path for the future.

Emily Ito, Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2020

For many seniors, this is a time of endless uncertainty, pressure, and anxiety. The months of January through March were spent in limbo as we awaited our acceptance and rejection letters. As we opened each letter and email from the universities we applied, we searched frantically for key words. We w...

More than Normal

A dramatized glimpse of a hypothetically normal world.  The greyscale colors represent the monotony of a “normal” world.  Everyone simply exists, trying to fit in with each other, bustling by as part of their daily routine.

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...

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