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Ayden McKenzie Sets the Bar for Future Costume Designers

Ayden McKenzie Sets the Bar for Future Costume Designers

Quynn Lubs, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018

  Ayden McKenzie, a senior at West Ranch High School, had been rapidly creating the costumes for “The Great Gatsby” play, put on by the West Ranch Theater on Nov. 14, 15, and 16. Each day after school, she went to thrift stores, fabric stores or her sewing room. She sat for hours, cutting up f...

West Ranch’s Astronomy Club Shoots for the Stars

West Ranch’s Astronomy Club Shoots for the Stars

Brooke Johnston and Katie Luo

November 29, 2018

Outer space has been a focal point of human intrigue for thousands of years, and interest has only spiked as time has passed. What is out there? How is it out there? Who might be out there? An insatiable desire to discover the vast unknowns of space has led curious and driven people to determine metho...

Where to Find the Latest Fashion Trends on a Budget

Where to Find the Latest Fashion Trends on a Budget

Emily Chang, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018

One of the worst things about living in Santa Clarita is the fact that it is only ever cold for about three weeks during winter. We are currently entering upon that brief window where wearing winter clothes is acceptable, and you better believe that I will be wearing as many trendy winter pieces as I ...

Brunch by the Beach at Caroline’s Seaside Cafe

Brunch by the Beach at Caroline’s Seaside Cafe

Alyssa Truong, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018

For the best dining experience, good food and good views are the most important. Caroline’s Seaside Cafe in La Jolla, San Diego offers both of these things. This cafe is a master at cooking up simple dishes and making them taste extremely delicious. On top of that, it is positioned right above the s...

Christmas Gift Guide Perfect for Teens

Christmas Gift Guide Perfect for Teens

Erin Eskoff, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018

Teenagers these days are almost impossible to get Christmas gifts for, even though they want so much. If you are that person who walks through the mall, wondering which store to go to for a great gift, it can be overwhelming. With this holiday gift guide, you can find great gifts that fellow teens w...

Dylan Gatua

Dylan Gatua

Jay Singh, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018

When Dylan Gatua steps onto any cross country course, his mind is focused on one thing: winning. Despite being only a sophomore, he is a top runner on West Ranch Varsity Cross Country. Thanks to his natural talent for running and his extreme work ethic, he is a nationally ranked runner. Gatua...

Nerds with Words

Nerds with Words

Chika Winston and Alexa Empleo

November 4, 2018

According to a study conducted by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy, 32 million American adults can't read or are illiterate. That's 14 percent of the total U.S. population. 21 percent of adults in the U.S. read below a 5th-grade level, and 19 percent of high school...

Tyler Ney: The Mind Behind Scatterbrain Co.

Tyler Ney: The Mind Behind Scatterbrain Co.

Sophia Kriegel, Opinions Editor

October 26, 2018

   Many students on campus continue to use clothes to express themselves. Walking from class to class, kids can be seen wearing bright colors, a plethora of patterns and different brands. One student is taking this expression to a whole new level by designing his own clothing brand and continuing t...

Sweet as Sugar Takes the Cake

Sweet as Sugar Takes the Cake

Katie Luo and Brooke Johnston

October 23, 2018

Keeping track of new clubs on campus is not an easy task, and it may be difficult to decide which organizations you want to jump into this semester. If joining a group that creatively incorporates baking and giving back to the community sounds appealing, then West Ranch’s new Sweet as Sugar Club is just...

Young and Tatted

Young and Tatted

Siena Zarrell and Skijler Hutson

October 22, 2018

   The monotone drill of a tattoo gun immediately greets me as I walk into Santa Clarita Tattoo. Looking around, a plethora of different designs cover the walls; there is, of course, the classical American, Polynesian and Japanese tattoo styles to choose from, but there are also dozens of unique, genr...

Malibu Farm: An Oceanside Gem

Malibu Farm: An Oceanside Gem

Alyssa Truong, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018

Nothing says California more than healthy food and the beach. When you put the two together, you get Malibu’s oceanside gem, the Malibu Farm Restaurant. Located on a pier right off the Pacific Coast Highway, you not only get good eats, but you also get an amazing view of the ocean and easy access to...

Food Review: Eat Real Cafe

Food Review: Eat Real Cafe

Ashley Park, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

It’s not easy to find a healthy and delicious place to eat, but Eat Real Cafe has combined both those qualities into their food. They have two locations: in Newhall on Lyons Ave. and in Valencia on Newhall Ranch Rd. Eat Real Cafe creates tasty food to eat without feeling guilty about eating it. With no...

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