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Graduation Cap

Erica Gillespie, Minju Kang, Raylene Factora, Bryce Fenenbock, Samantha Hartung, and Megan Chang
May 31, 2017
Filed under Features, Student Life

The West Ranch graduates got a chance to let their creative colors fly at graduation this year. This time around, the Class of 2017 was allowed to do something never awarded to any class before: decorate their caps. In the past, there was a concern that students would put inappropriate messages of...

Marley Takes the Stage

Marley Takes the Stage

Mary Waugh, Staff Writer
May 31, 2017
Filed under Features, Student Life

While most people were born crying, Marley Berry came out of the womb singing. The combination of Marley’s enthusiastic personality and determined attitude makes her not only a great friend, but also an inspiration. Sophomore Marley Berry blew away the audience with her singing of the National...

A Trip to the Getty Villa

A Trip to the Getty Villa

Hannah Kim, Staff Writer
May 30, 2017
Filed under Features

  Living in our own little bubble in Santa Clarita, it's easy to forget how much there is to explore just a short car ride away from us. I’m totally guilty of complaining about how boring SCV is, but I realized that I truly take our location for granted. We’re less than an hour away from the hea...

My Trip to the Valencia Library

My Trip to the Valencia Library

Mina Jang, Copy Editor
May 24, 2017
Filed under Around Town, Features

  When my brother and I were still in elementary school, we would always tug on our mother’s loose sleeve again and again until she noticed a pair of scrunched-up faces looking up at her.   Wailing and stomping our feet, the two of us would make her lead us to our magical place: the Valen...

Around Town: Azubo Sabo

Around Town: Azubo Sabo

Kiana Quick, A&E Editor
May 22, 2017
Filed under Around Town, Features

Living an hour away from Los Angeles has its perks: museums, shopping centers, cultural centers, and, best of all, restaurants and dessert places like the ones in Koreatown. Many students here agree that Santa Clarita needs a restaurant or dessert cafe like the ones in Los Angeles. Recently, a Japanese...

College of the Canyons: Perspectives from Future Students

Raylene Factora, News Editor
May 19, 2017
Filed under Features

Nawal Khan “I decided to go to COC because I wasn't completely sure what I wanted to major in. I had an idea of what I found interesting but I didn't want to commit to a major and then change it halfway through my college career so I figured by going to COC I would have time to explore other ma...

The AP Struggle of a Junior

The AP Struggle of a Junior

Kiana Quick, A&E Editor
May 11, 2017
Filed under Features, Student Life

I still cringe when I hear anyone say “AP Biology.” I studied for two months before the exam, so the morning of, I felt semi-ready. I knew I studied and finished that Barron’s book, but there was so many processes and vocabulary. What about the FRQs? And what was the chance that the test asked...

Devon Cottrell — pursuing her passion nontraditionally

Devon Cottrell — pursuing her passion nontraditionally

Skijler Hutson, Staff Writer
May 11, 2017
Filed under As Seen in Print, Fashion, Features

 You might hear Devon Cottrell before you see her; whether it be the hard thump of her oversized knock-off Doc Martens along the art room floor or the metronome-like clack of her 5-inch platform heels across the hallways. But when you do finally see her, you are no longer thinking about the sounds she ...

Heather Aims High: Heather Han Feature

Heather Aims High: Heather Han Feature

Sarah Castillo, Centerspread Editor
May 9, 2017
Filed under Features

As seniors march around campus in their newly purchased, overpriced college sweatshirts, excitedly chattering about the classes they’ll take in the fall, senior Heather Han has a different Statement of Intent to Register to submit. Instead of attending an institution of higher education, Heather is...

Jenny from the Block: Jennifer Wong Feature

Jenny from the Block: Jennifer Wong Feature

Sarah Castillo, Centerspread Editor
May 9, 2017
Filed under Features

As the sun starts to peak over the horizon on a chilled Saturday morning, the sounds of rushing pool water break the silence of dawn. When one captain is out of the pool, she keeps morale high with her dry jokes and positive support. But as she steps up to the swimming block, goggles and swim cap fastened...

UCLA v.s. USC

May 9, 2017
Filed under Features

The Life of a Black Belt: Sasha Carter

The Life of a Black Belt: Sasha Carter

Sydney Young, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Features, Student Life

During class, her adorable smile accompanies every conversation. At lunch, her giggle is undeniably infectious. As she chats with her friends, her confident personality radiates through her words and her emotions. This is the girl every one of her friends has come to know at school, however at 5:15 p.m.,...

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