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Runners Cross the Finish Line at the Santa Clarita Marathon

Runners Cross the Finish Line at the Santa Clarita Marathon

Gaby Lesmana, Staff Writer

November 19, 2019

   On the weekend of Nov. 2 and 3, Santa Clarita hosted its hero-themed annual marathon. With the finish line located at the Westfield Valencia Mall, some streets closed for the big event. People from all over LA county came to SCV to run.    Participants could choose to run a 5K, 10K, half (13.1 mil...

Shooting at Saugus High

Shooting at Saugus High

Jaeeun Park, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

This morning on Nov. 14, a 16-year-old male student opened fire around 7:30 a.m. on Saugus High School’s campus. Two victims were fatally shot and four were wounded. This includes the gunman, who attempted suicide by shooting himself in the head, which failed. He remains alive and is in a hospital for ...

Head in the Clouds II: A Review

Head in the Clouds II: A Review

Jaeeun Park and Minjun Kim

November 12, 2019

    On Oct. 11, 88rising, an Asian music collective, released its album “Head in the Clouds II”, mainly produced by Joji (George Miller) who rose to mainstream fame with his song “SLOW DANCING IN THE DARK.” “Head in the Clouds II” is a sequel to 88rising’s debut album “Head in the Clou...

Japan’s use of the Rising Sun Flag in 2020 Olympics brings back offensive memories to surrounding Asian countries

Alyssa Chang, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

   People all over the world are looking forward to watching the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. However, most people are unaware of the controversy and tension between Japan and South Korea.       While the International Olympic Committee (IOC) regularly receives flag submissi...

Beto O’Rourke Ends 2020 Presidential Bid

Zach Singer, Staff Writer

November 10, 2019

Beto O’Rourke, gassed out of money and face-planting in DNC polls, abandoned his presidential campaign on Friday, Nov. 1 just hours before the Iowa Democratic event.    After a neck-and-neck Senate battle in a fight to turn Texas blue in 2018, O’Rourke’s mission ultimately failed a...

West Ranch Percussion Blows Students Away During Pep Rally

West Ranch Percussion Blows Students Away During Pep Rally

Lauren Guss, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

   On Oct. 30, West Ranch High School’s drum line performed in front of the ASB office at brunch during their pep rally. Cheerleaders rooted them on as the percussion played entertaining tunes. Many students gathered as the percussion played a variety of measures that gave students a break from thei...

West Ranch French Club Holds Their Own Haitian-Themed Party

Mia Ouyang, Staff Writer

November 1, 2019

   On Oct. 16, West Ranch’s very own French club held a Haitian-themed party to raise awareness of both the crises in Haiti (such as the daily protests calling for the resignation of their President, leading to economic and political collapse) and French-speaking countries outside of France.   The room b...

We The People

We The People

October 28, 2019

Since its foundation, the United States has been a beacon of opportunity for immigrants. Thousands from all around the world come to this country, often gambling for a better life. According to the 2018 Current Population Survey, approximately 89.4 million people, or 28 percent of the overall U.S. pop...

West Ranch Wellness Center Hosts its Grand Opening

West Ranch Wellness Center Hosts its Grand Opening

Iman Baber and Vanessa McLaughlin

October 22, 2019

“3… 2… 1!” Cheers erupted from the group of students, teachers and District leaders that watched as the gold ribbon was cut in two. Despite the gray clouds and chilly weather, the mood was light-hearted and happy as the crowd of Hart District students and educators were welcomed into the Wellness...

Vaping Epidemic has Started to Take Lives

Vaping Epidemic has Started to Take Lives

Reya Mehta, Staff Member

October 18, 2019

   Recently, the vaping epidemic that has been spreading across the country like wildfire has taken a turn for the worse.     As of October, there have been more than 1,000 cases of vaping-related injuries and at least 24 deaths, according to CNN.    The life-threatening ailments come ...

ACT Changes Allow Students to Retake the Test for a Higher Score More Easily

ACT Changes Allow Students to Retake the Test for a Higher Score More Easily

Lauren Guss, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

  Beginning in September of 2020, the ACT will become much easier to retake for a higher score.    Officials at ACT (American College Testing) announced on Oct. 1 that they have changed a few aspects of this standardized test, which include being able to only retake one out of the five sections t...

Wildcats Get Ready to Rock and Roll!

Wildcats Get Ready to Rock and Roll!

Alexa Empleo and Cynthia Rahman

October 8, 2019

On Sept. 13, Wildcats filled the gym for the Rock-and-Roll-themed homecoming rally. Hosted by ASB students Eric Abrahamian, Brandon Arana, Hannah Sullivan and Kayla Halbertstam , the mood of the event demonstrated the excitement for not only the homecoming dance but for the football game later in the d...

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