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Quarantine marks a significant change in students’ academic ethics

Mia Ouyang, Staff Writer

May 27, 2020

   It’s safe to say that the coronavirus lockdown has affected everybody. Work has been replaced by Zoom calls (if one’s job was kept at all), and school has been replaced by online assignments and testing.    As students settle into the transition from classrooms to websites, there has been...

West Ranch STEM clubs pave the way for future innovation

West Ranch STEM clubs pave the way for future innovation

Emily Chang, Arts and Entertainment Editor

May 27, 2020

Deep in the core of the 500 building on a normal Monday afternoon, budding computer scientists would furiously type away at their computers while the rest of the school chatted outside and ate their lunch. Meanwhile, gleaming robots sat in the dark in the portable classrooms downstairs, waiting to be unfur...

Six feet Supplies, a local non-profit, gives back to the community during global pandemic

Christina Riel and Krysta Mendoza, both juniors at West Ranch.

Chika Winston and Ashley Park

May 16, 2020

COVID-19 has affected many worldwide, with countries being forced into lockdown, schools shutting down and people living in constant fear. People with compromised immune systems are forced to stay at home in fear that they will get the virus if they make contact with the outside world.  Despite the...

Coronavirus can’t stop the coronation of the 2020 Prom King and Queen

Coronavirus can't stop the coronation of the 2020 Prom King and Queen

Alyssa Chang and Brooke Johnston

May 13, 2020

   Prom: an important milestone during seniors’ long journey of high school. For the class of 2020, the journey has been one full of unexpected twists and turns, yet, despite the strange circumstances in quarantine, West Ranch still found a way to honor its persevering seniors.    Alexa Spitzer ...

Distance learning: how local students and teachers are affected by the new system

Jaeeun Park, Staff Writer

April 24, 2020

   As the world’s medical workers and researchers struggle to control the COVID-19 pandemic, ordinary civilians feel the strain of this disaster in their everyday lives. A new system for education during social distancing called “distance learning” has brought with it both benefits and drawb...

BTS makes headlines with the online concert series “Bang Bang Con”

BTS makes headlines with the online concert series “Bang Bang Con”

Brooke Johnston and Alyssa Chang

April 23, 2020

   The popular K-pop group BTS made headlines as they announced a special treat for their fans stuck at home.     As the spread of COVID-19 has kept many artists and musicians from performing live for their fans, BTS is always looking out for their ARMY — their massive fanbase that spans the gl...

The TV of SCV quickly becomes a city gem

Okay, Frank.

Emily Yoon, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

   Rarely do we get to witness an urban legend in the making. However, the TV of SCV is a welcome exception. An Instagram account founded in January 2020 that quickly garnered a sizable following of over 1,000, @tv.of.scv on Instagram gives residents something to do in humdrum Santa Clarita.  ...

The Sandwich Spot offers unique sandwiches for Stevenson Ranch

The Sandwich Spot offers unique sandwiches for Stevenson Ranch

Gaby Lesmana, Staff Writer

April 2, 2020

   Many of us have those days of craving a big, satisfying sandwich — especially during this quarantine! With its hearty bread, pungent sauces and loaded toppings, there’s something about a good sandwich that hits the spot. Usually, the go-to place for this craving might be Jersey Mike’s or Sub...

Freshman Camaron Steen takes his passion for dance to the next level

Alyssa Chang and Jasmine Wongphatarakul

March 31, 2020

   To perfect their performance, dancers and artists have to practice for countless hours. Freshman Camaron Steen is part of the West Ranch Hip Hop team and knows all about the time, commitment and effort that is put into dancing.    Steen’s passion for dance has led him to dance profession...


Alyssa Chang, Staff Writer

March 22, 2020

BTS, the well-known South Korean boy band of seven, made headlines again on Feb. 21 with the release of their latest album “Map of the Soul:7,” better known as “MOTS:7.” The members, RM, Jin, J Hope, Suga, Jimin, V and Jungkook, claim that this album held a special meaning for them. Although...

Marugame Udon Refreshes Customers With Their Savory Udon

Marugame Udon Refreshes Customers With Their Savory Udon

Jasmine Wongphatarakul, Staff Writer

March 9, 2020

   There are a variety of restaurants near Santa Monica, and it may be difficult to decide on a place to dine there. If one is looking for a simple savory meal, Marugame Udon is the best choice because of its refreshing taste and warm atmosphere.    Marugame Udon, located about a few miles from Santa Monica ...

Cory Brick Has the Resolve to Solve

Cory Brick Has the Resolve to Solve

Brooke Johnston, Feature's Editor

March 5, 2020

The Rubik’s Cube: The classic puzzle that captures our attention but intimidates us from actually attempting to solve it. According to The Telegraph, even its inventor Erno Rubik couldn’t solve his “magic cube” after he completed building the puzzle in 1974.  But if you’ve been in a class with senior ...

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