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On cultural dysphoria, its roots, and the effect it has on our world

On cultural dysphoria, its roots, and the effect it has on our world

Noor Baber, Copy Editor November 5, 2021

Cultural dysphoria: the term describes an uncertainty that a person feels about where they fit in terms of cultural categories. I had originally heard of the word while doing research about immigrants...

West Ranch holds first PSAT in two years

West Ranch holds first PSAT in two years

Clarissa Zuo, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

   On Wednesday Oct. 13, 2021, juniors took the first PSAT at West Ranch since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. The tests cost each student $25 and testing was held in the large gym from 7:30...

From left: Summer Collins, members from the band King, Janelle Safford

Canyon Country’s Impulse Music Co. sets the stage for rising local artists

Gaby Lesmana, Design Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2021

   With so many independent artists striving to get their name on a big stage, it can be hard to book regular gigs. Luckily, SCV’s Impulse Music Co. hosts an open mic night on the first and third...

West Ranch Class of 2022 Seniors welcome the start of their last high school year at the Senior Sunrise

West Ranch Class of 2022 Seniors welcome the start of their last high school year at the Senior Sunrise

Alyssa Chang, Lauren Guss, and Andrew Kang September 17, 2021

   After over a year of distance learning, the 2022 senior class received their much-deserved Senior Sunrise, one of the most anticipated events for West Ranch seniors. The gathering is paired with...

Hybrid students showcase their favorite fashion trends while transitioning back to school

Hybrid students showcase their favorite fashion trends while transitioning back to school

Isabella Truong, Anika Sachdeva, and Minjun Kim May 14, 2021

A variety of fashion trends are taking West Ranch by storm as hybrid-learning students return to campus. Specific colors and patterns have left footprints of influence all across campus. Here are a few...

How it Started vs. How its Going

How it Started vs. How it’s Going

Alice Xie, Staff Writer May 14, 2021

I’ve had friends tell me how great high school is. How I will learn more than I’ve ever known. How the friends I make will be lifelong. How I’ll grow to be the best I can be. And most importantly,...

Spring Cleaning 2021: Attitudes & Mindsets

Spring Cleaning 2021: Attitudes & Mindsets

Alice Xie, Staff Writer April 21, 2021

Spring cleaning is a popular household activity during the months of March, April, and May. Families get rid of items they no longer need to make space for new things, but this year, due to the pandemic,...

West Ranch enters hybrid learning bringing students back to campus.

West Ranch enters hybrid learning bringing students back to campus.

Ricky Rojas, Ashley Park, Justin Litvak, and Stephen Kim April 12, 2021

It’s been more than a year since West Ranch’s last day of fully in-person instruction: Mar. 13, 2020. A few days later, LA County declared a stay at home order kicking off months of closures and social...

Plans for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Plans for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Alice Xie, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games was one of the most anticipated events of the year. In the midst of the pandemic, this event would have shown unity among all countries and represented a force fighting the...

On the front lines

On the front lines

Introduction    March marks the one year anniversary of quarantine. What we once believed would be an “extended spring break” has now encapsulated months of a raging pandemic that has killed millions...

Coronavirus Timeline

Coronavirus Timeline

   At the transition from 2020 to 2021, many hoped that the coronavirus would miraculously disappear. However, COVID-19 cases are still raging as we continue our second online semester. Looking back,...

Survey: What TV shows and movies have students been watching over quarantine?

Survey: What TV shows and movies have students been watching over quarantine?

One of the ways students have busied themselves during this pandemic is by watching a variety of both TV shows and movies. Quarantine has allowed an array of new entertainment to hit streaming platforms,...

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