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Mario Kart Tour Review

Mario Kart Tour Review

Jasmine Wongphatarakul, Alyssa Chang, and Lauren Guss

October 18, 2019

Since Sept. 25, the app Mario Kart Tour has gone viral among teens at West Ranch. The beloved game was originally only on gaming consoles, but since it has been remodeled into an app, its popularity has significantly increased.  The aim of the game is to race as a Nintendo character in a go-kart agains...

Plan Your Perfect Fall Day

Plan Your Perfect Fall Day

Gaby Lesmana, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

   From pumpkin spice to cozy blankets and candles, it’s no surprise that so many people are excited for the leaves to fall. As we begin the month of October, autumn has come into full swing. So grab a friend and plan your fall day! Pumpkin Pancakes: Trader Joe’s carries a pumpkin pancake and waf...

Mrs. Peters Gets a Voice on the Kelly Clarkson Show

Mrs. Peters Gets a Voice on the Kelly Clarkson Show

Gaby Lesmana, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

   On Sep. 9, the Kelly Clarkson Show premiered on NBC. Featured in the second episode is West Ranch’s own choir and music teacher Mrs. Peters.    Singer Kelly Clarkson recently announced that her new talk show will air every weekday. The three-time Grammy award winner will chat with celeb...

The Hallyu Wave is Drowning Me

The Hallyu Wave is Drowning Me

Jaeeun Park, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

   I can clearly remember my childhood and the usual routine I would have after school. After finishing my homework, I would scramble up to my grandmother, lying next to her on our warm heated mat. I’d be intrigued by the cliche, dramatic plot of a rich, good-looking company heir’s tight-lipped m...

The Evils of the Child Acting Industry

The Evils of the Child Acting Industry

Anonymous, Staff Writer

September 14, 2019

  Trigger warning: mention of sexual abuse/rape  “He told me to leave as fast as possible,” Cole Carter recounted. “The police came in. I’m really grateful for the parent that saved my life.”      At the mere age of 16, Carter, a Hart High junior, has built quite a caree...

Why is Broadway Making Kids Depressed?

Vanessa McLaughlin, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

“The show must go on” is a common theater phrase used very often. Sadly, due to Broadway’s recent decisions, most shows cannot go on.   Broadway is an infamous street with many theaters and companies featuring successful plays, musicals and shows. To become part of a Broadway production or ...

Graphic Cards, Now with Another Upgrade.

Graphic Cards, Now with Another Upgrade.

Minjun Kim, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

Graphics -- what are they? Casual activities like gaming or watching animations  on your computer involve graphics that are created by the graphics  card inside your computer. Because the card displays every detail of the image that is displayed on your screen, a graphics card is a very important com...

Disney+ is the Beginning of the End for Streaming Services

Disney+ is the Beginning of the End for Streaming Services

Allison Alben, Editor in Chief

September 10, 2019

We’ve been hearing about it for months now, and the time is fast approaching for the premier of Disney+, Disney’s brand new streaming service. Streaming is set to begin on Nov. 12, and with its beginning comes the end of our most beloved streaming platforms.   Since its beginning, some of the most watche...

Taylor Swift “Lover” Album Review

Taylor Swift “Lover” Album Review

Gaby Lesmana, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

   On Aug. 23, Taylor Swift released her long-awaited album “Lover.” As a longtime “Swiftie” myself, I was beyond excited to hear the new tracks. I’ve always admired her dedication to her music -- not only does the album show off Swift’s brilliant songwriting abilities, but also her gift fo...

Beauty is Pain is Hunger: The Eating Disorder Community on Tumblr

Beauty is Pain is Hunger: The Eating Disorder Community on Tumblr

Mia Ouyang, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

   About a year ago, I had stumbled onto a website bluntly named “MyProAna,” where a forum was discussing what their favorite “thinspo” photos were. They were using that term, “thinspo,” to describe anything that spurred them to keep losing weight, and it lead to the gaping black hole t...

Disney should’ve “Stuck to the Status Quo”

Emily Yoon, Staff Writer

September 3, 2019

  This is not what I want. This is not what I planned.     I’m writing this on Aug. 23, 2019, the day “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” (what a pain in the butt to type) dropped their first trailer. And I just gotta say, I do not understand.    The “High School Mus...

Central Perk Pop-Up Brings Fans From All Over LA

Central Perk Pop-Up Brings Fans From All Over LA

Gaby Lesmana, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

   To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the show “Friends,” The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf transformed two locations in LA to resemble the iconic Central Perk café. From Aug. 16-23, fans had the chance to take pictures with the orange couch (the friends’ usual hangout spot in Central Perk) w...

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