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Wildcats and Dogs: Snowball

Wildcats and Dogs: Snowball

Mary Waugh, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Features

This is Snowball. He’s a maltese and poodle mix whose hobbies involve duck-watching and sleeping. Four years ago, Snowball found his way into the heart of sophomore Ashley Pagsibigan — and he’s been thriving ever since. Snowball is now five years old, and his family has given him the nickname “circle dog” because his head takes th...

A Little History of Native Peoples in Santa Clarita

A Little History of Native Peoples in Santa Clarita

Skijler Hutson, Design Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Around Town, Featured Multimedia, Features, Local, News

Although it may be hard to imagine driving through the suburban sprawl that is Santa Clarita, there were once many prosperous settlements of Native Americans across the valley. Growing up, I always knew that there were once Native Americans here from my visits to Vasquez Rocks and Placerita Canyon, but...

Tina Hwang: Student of the Year

Tina Hwang: Student of the Year

Hannah Kim, Features Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

You may have seen her around campus sporting the latest fashion trend or heard her passionately speaking about her love for coffee. Junior Tina Hwang’s vibrant personality is infectious; she continuously exudes happiness both on and off campus. In an effort to bring joy to others outside of West Ranch, H...

Urth Caffé: Pasadena

Urth Caffé: Pasadena

Min Ju Kang, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2018


Filed under Around Town, Features

The latte art. The flowery yet rustic interior. The bold green font that arches around a cup of coffee. If you’re a foodie like me, you’ve probably heard of Urth Caffé. A true Californian café, Urth Caffé has multiple locations, including Beverly Hills, West Hollywood and Orange County. I drove...

Best and Worst Dressed at the Oscars

Emily Chang, Staff Writer

March 19, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Features

It seems like every time the Oscars roll around, the only things people seem to be talking about afterwards are the gowns and suits that were worn on the Red Carpet. Everyone has a different opinion, from “too bland” to “too risky,” but I have rounded up some of my personal favorites and hate-...

John Kim’s Forte

John Kim’s Forte

Nicole Augusta and Katie Luo

March 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

For most people, music is just something you turn on in the background to zone out your teachers or while driving down the street, but for one freshman student, music takes on a much larger role. “Fake it ‘til you make it” is the motto of John Kim: volleyball player, ASB president of his clas...

Designing with Dana Saulo

Designing with Dana Saulo

Siena Zarrell, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Fashion, Features, Student Life, Top Stories

   To senior Dana Saulo, fashion is more than binge-watching “Project Runway” or reading about the latest trends on “Cosmopolitan.” It’s her future. Although Saulo is self-taught, the creativity she possesses when her hands meet the sewing machine has inspired her to pursue fashion design in...

My visit to a polygamous cult

My visit to a polygamous cult

Min Ju Kang, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2018


Filed under Diversity, Features, Student Life

Colorado City, Arizona. Immediately, you wonder: where in the world is that? It’s hidden within a natural wonder, the Zion Canyon, and is about the same distance away that San Francisco is from the Santa Clarita Valley. Upon first glance, civilization ceases to exist. Or so it seems. Although...

Jess Do It

Jess Do It

Brooke Johnston and Katie Luo

March 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life

While you were sleeping in this weekend, runner Jessamine Jin and her teammates were training in the biting cold to keep in shape for their upcoming season. As the only freshman who earned a place on the West Ranch varsity cross-country team, not a day goes by where Jin isn’t giving her all and trai...

Speak Loud and Proud

Speak Loud and Proud

Iman Baber

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Local, Student Life, Top Stories, West Ranch

Students talking. General chatter and conversation. Smiles and laughter. These are the sights and sounds you are greeted with upon entering room 212, home of the West Ranch Speech and Debate team. The West Ranch Speech and Debate Team is a student club that meets every Tuesday and Thursday after sch...

Disney Gangs

Disney Gangs

Nicole Augusta and Brooke Johnston

March 8, 2018


Filed under Features

Disneyland is the happiest place on Earth and is home to groups of heroes, villains and sidekicks. But among the whimsical rides, restaurants and balloon stands, another group lurks. A social group. Though Disney is centered around fantasies, this in-depth exploration of these clubs is definitely not...

Bae

Bae

Alina Truong, Columns Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under Features

  Just a few minutes’ walk away from Little Tokyo’s Japanese Village lays one of the best gems of the area: Bae. The little dessert shop will certainly come Before Anything Else. I spent most of my winter break in Little Tokyo for the amazing treats it had to offer: everything from sushi to ramen t...

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