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Jess Do It

Jess Do It

Brooke Johnston and Katie Luo

March 13, 2018

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

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

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

  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...

85 Degrees in SCV

85 Degrees in SCV

Alina Truong, Columns Editor

March 6, 2018

  For months, the Santa Clarita Valley had been anticipating the long-awaited arrival of its very own 85 Degrees Bakery. Located in the same shopping plaza as Target and Pizza Rev, 85 Degrees certainly adds to the high reputation of the area. However, at the soft opening, many customers complained of th...

Benefit’s Goofproof Brow

Benefit’s Goofproof Brow

Alina Truong, Columns Editor

March 6, 2018

 With my brow product of the summer quickly running out, I was in dire need of a new pencil to fill in these sparse eyebrows of mine. Still a rookie in the makeup world, I decided to stick to what I was comfortable with: Benefit. Since the start of the school year, I have been testing out their Goo...

Benefit’s Precisely My Brow

Benefit’s Precisely My Brow

Alina Truong, Columns Editor

March 6, 2018

 Amidst all of the classic, flashier makeup brands that you might find at stores like Sephora and Ulta, I feel that the brand Benefit has been overlooked. This summer, as I was browsing through rows of vivid eyeshadows and bouncy blushes, Benefit’s geometric, vintage packaging caught my eye, even w...

Mad Love, Not Bad Blood

Mad Love, Not Bad Blood

Erica Gillespie, News Editor

March 2, 2018

Tina Hwang created Team Mad Love, Not Bad Blood to raise money and awareness for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The eight students in this team worked to get donations from friends, family and local companies, such as Corner Bakery and Ameci’s. LLS is the largest organization aimed toward...

Is Expensive Skin Care Worth Buying?

Is Expensive Skin Care Worth Buying?

Erin Eskoff, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018

During their teen years, many people are faced with the most annoying impurity —acne. Girls in high school, and some in their adult years, tend to feel like they have to wear makeup to hide their skin. Shopping at Sephora for makeup can hurt your wallet, but there is a significant difference in the...

Meet Phoebe Woods

Meet Phoebe Woods

Brooke Johnston and Katie Luo

February 20, 2018

From the moment we wake up to when our heads hit our pillows at night, most of us take the capabilities we utilize throughout the day for granted. Without giving it a second thought, we skip up flights of stairs and jog to meet friends outside of class, failing to realize that these tasks aren’t secon...

I Try an All-Natural Skincare Routine for a Week

I Try an All-Natural Skincare Routine for a Week

Emily Chang, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018

Lately, it seems like everywhere you turn there is a new vegan diet, plant-based juice cleanse, or wheatgrass shot. This new, all-natural and healthy way of life is even extending to beauty products. Given the long struggle I have had with my skin, I was curious to see how effective an all-natural sk...

Chop Stop

Chop Stop

Nicole Augusta, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018

Chop, stop, and roll on over to the Valencia Promenade to check out a new restaurant in town. It is called the Chop Stop and is famous for serving up “more than a salad.” Fine chopped salads are their specialty, but you can get the delicious ingredients and lettuce in the form of a wrap, bowl, or...

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