Yorba Linda High School

Opinion: Cultural appropriation and ‘cancel’ culture

Opinion: Cultural appropriation and ‘cancel’ culture

“Cancel” culture, by very definition, is the mass backlash to individuals that take actions deemed unfit by the public, in usually forms of social media. “Canceling” someone is a way anyone online could publicly call for accountability if they did something wrong or...

Opinion: Social media and its effects on nature

Opinion: Social media and its effects on nature

Social media has been a prevalent source for accessing the internet as well as spreading a variety of information ranging from funny cat videos to serious emergency news. Many of us use this in our daily lives, and can be a natural instinct for some to post a selfie...

Is my Amazon Echo spying on me?

Is my Amazon Echo spying on me?

Amazon’s digital personal assistant, Alexa, is great at keeping users updated with a variety of news outlets, live weather reports, morning alarm utilities and digital schedule managers such as Google Calendar. Alexa is also able to stream music or podcasts from third...

Opinion: Debunking the Truth of a Healthy Living Trend

Opinion: Debunking the Truth of a Healthy Living Trend

In a constantly evolving society, new movements and trends are constantly on the rise. As of recent, an emphasis on healthy living and fitness has developed and has become the central focus of many companies, products, professions, and more. From açaí bowls to...

Finding a ‘Middle Ground’ During the Great Divide

Finding a ‘Middle Ground’ During the Great Divide

The world has been in a constant split, a division of people with differing views and ideals. In nearly every aspect of society, the world is in constant disagreement. Republican or Democrat, Religion or Atheism, Chocolate or Vanilla. Yet in hopes of addressing the...