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Stories from Yorba Linda High School
The Stigma Behind Psychiatric Care and How it’s Detrimental

Gabby McCutchan | January 28, 2020

Insane asylums, uncontrollable patients, evil doctors, and indigestible food. The addition of these words adds up to what the common person thinks of when they hear the words “psychiatric care.” 

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How the Modern E-Boy is Challenging Gender Stereotypes

Emily Ito | October 24, 2019

Since the beginning of civilization, gender norms have persisted as a leading component of modern culture. The male and female have often been forced to conform to the roles society has assigned them….

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We Deserve More

Emily Ito | October 23, 2019

I sat silently in the darkness, my second period class laughing and talking as we awaited instructions. Bags were already packed, our second period teacher having informed us that a lockdown drill was…

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Highly Unprepared

Emily Ito | March 19, 2019

This past year, I watched my sister drop out of college. She had the highest available scholarship, she was part of the honors program, she was filled with excitement upon her acceptance. I couldn’t…

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Six Houses Away

Caitlyn Truong | March 18, 2019

On the rainy afternoon of February 3, a small plane crashed in a neighborhood near Glenknoll Elementary in Yorba Linda. Five were killed, including the pilot of the plane and four residents of the home…

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A Copycat Culture: How Vintage is All the Rage

Emily Ito | October 26, 2018

It is confirmed, originality has gone out of style and nostalgic trends are all the rage. Nearly every show you watch, every song you listen to, every clothing item you purchase is reflective of a different…

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Democrats Seek to Flip CA-39
Midterm Elections

Amanda Chung | October 24, 2018

The midterm election is nearing, and since Representative Ed Royce is not seeking reelection, California District 39, the district Yorba Linda is in, is electing a new member into office on November 6,…

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