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Meet Phoebe Woods

Meet Phoebe Woods

Brooke Johnston and Katie Luo

February 20, 2018


Filed under West Ranch

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...

The Gender Problem in Tech

The Gender Problem in Tech

Jaesung Park, Web Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under News

  There is a disproportionately small percentage of women in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. There have been international efforts by many organizations to encourage girls to take interest, but it seems like it will take a bit of time until the gender ratio eve...

Health Trends : Ketogenic Diet

Health Trends : Ketogenic Diet

Samantha Hartung, A&E Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under News

If you are a student who is a part of the fitness community or someone who looks at health tips and recipes online, chances are the words “keto” or “ketogenic” have popped up on your screen. For a lot of people, the keto diet introduces several new concepts and terms that can be confusing at ...

Your Computer may be Spooked

Your Computer may be Spooked

Jaesung Park, Web Editor

February 1, 2018


Filed under News

   There is a critical flaw in nearly every single computer in use. Several independent researchers have started the new year with a bang by coincidentally discovering similar exploits that potentially allows a user to access all the private info of other computers freely. While this has been unknown by ...

Game On

Game On

Timothy Kang and Ryan Factora

January 23, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories

    Wildcats kicked off the second semester at the Game On Rally on Jan.19. Senior Raylene Factora opened the rally by singing the national anthem. As per tradition, Cheer delivered another amazing performance. This was followed by the dance team, who showed off some more of their amazing cho...

Behind the Scenes of West Ranch Cross Country

Behind the Scenes of West Ranch Cross Country

Brooke Johnston and Katie Luo

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, West Ranch

For most of us, running is a harsh requirement that coaches and P.E. teachers impose on students and is about as enjoyable as walking over hot coals. Some, however, live for the adrenaline that pumps through their veins while sprinting to the finish line. West Ranch is home to a group of talented ind...

Grades: The Root of Students’ Stress

Grades: The Root of Students’ Stress

Timothy Kang, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017


Filed under News

   We all have had those moments of sudden panic when you remember an assignment the night before it’s due. Or the extreme anxiety you feel when the teacher starts passing back your test that you forgot to study for. The life of a teenager is not always easy, especially with our generation being so pr...

Trapped

Trapped

November 16, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, West Ranch

The first time I had an anxiety attack was in eighth grade. A rough night at home meant a rougher day at school. I could feel when someone looked at my face with their “sad” eyes. You know -- those eyes that feel bad for you, but weren’t willing to do anything about it. Those eyes that didn’t...

Small Acts of Kindness: Tree People

Small Acts of Kindness: Tree People

Iman Baber

November 9, 2017


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Most people probably want to sleep in on Saturday mornings. But on Oct. 21, volunteers gathered bright and early at Melrose Elementary School with Tree People to make a change in the community. Tree People is a non-profit organization that plants and cares for trees in the Los Angeles area. They have...

The Depression Standard

The Depression Standard

November 6, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories

Depression looks a certain way. A teary visage. A set, sullen expression. Throw in a questionable 2002 MySpace haircut, and you’ve got it: Depression. Except depression doesn’t always look the way it’s supposed to. Sometimes, depression is tears and an unkempt appearance. And, sometime...

Spooky Rally

Spooky Rally

Jaesung Park, Web Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under News, West Ranch

  On November 3, West Ranch students had an opportunity to experience a very spooky rally. To start the rally off, Sophia Kriegel sang a passionate version of the Star-Spangled Banner. Then, as tradition, our cheer team performed incredible choreographies, raising the excitement in the gym with well...

Las Vegas Fundraiser

Las Vegas Fundraiser

Timothy Kang, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under News, West Ranch

    When news of the tragedy in Las Vegas broke out, the atrocity shook the nation as it hit home in the hearts of many, with several Santa Clarita families suffering terrible losses. In the face of this disaster, a group of students decided to take action.     To raise money for victims, Daniel ...

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