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SoCal Corgi Beach Day Spring 2018

SoCal Corgi Beach Day Spring 2018

Allison Alben, Copy Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under News

Imagine this: A single corgi. Then dozens. Then hundreds, and even thousands. Pembrokes. Cardigans. Tri-color and fawn and merle. Some with brown eyes, some with blue eyes, and even some with both. Some aren’t even corgis: There are labradors and chihuahuas and a whole manner of mutt-ly masterpieces....

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...

WRHS Speech and Debate Excels at State Quals

WRHS Speech and Debate Excels at State Quals

Iman Baber

March 19, 2018


Filed under Local, News, West Ranch

Most students relax or binge-watch Netflix on Saturdays. But not the West Ranch Speech and Debate team. These dedicated students spend their Saturdays competing with schools across Los Angeles. On March 9 and 10, the team took part in the State Qualifiers, a competition that the students had been prep...

Women with Rhythm

Women with Rhythm

Samantha Hartung, A&E Editor

March 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, West Ranch

For a city to have one person that will become a musical icon is extraordinary. To have three students that will become musical icons is almost unheard of.     Cate Hwang, Hailey Miller and Marley Berry are all online students through the district’s Hart at Home program, although Berry and Hwan...

Grease Rally

Grease Rally

Timothy Kang, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, West Ranch

   West Ranch students got the opportunity to dive back in time to the 50’s at the Grease rally. Instead of the traditional separation between the four classes, the gym was divided into two sides — the pink ladies, decorated in colorful pink posters, and the black-wearing greasers, covered in a dark sha...

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...

Holocaust Survivor- Dr. Henry Oster

Holocaust Survivor- Dr. Henry Oster

Ryan Factora and Allison Alben

March 6, 2018


Filed under News

“Everybody should have a faith. Even if I don’t believe in God [ anymore], we are all human beings.  And that is where my faith lies,” said the 90-year-old Holocaust survivor. On Feb. 27, sophomores got the opportunity to listen to Holocaust surviv or Dr. Henry Oster speak in the We...

The Gender Problem in Tech

The Gender Problem in Tech

Jay 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

Jay 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...

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