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The Stanley Quencher Tumbler is one of many products social media influencers have peddled to consumers. Platforms, such as TikTok and Instagram, have become the primary outlets for product advertisements.

TO CONSUMER AND TO CREATE: Social media influencers usurp traditional product advertising

Kate Yang, Editor-in-Chief March 12, 2023

The Alix Earle Effect.   According to, the 22-year-old social media sensation Alix Earle, with up to 4.7 million TikTok followers, has been reportedly paid between $40,000 and $70,000...

CNN’s morning show co-host Don Lemon was under fire for his sexist/ageist remarks against Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley during a February broadcast.

Women, we work for us, not him

Kate Yang, Editor-in-Chief March 9, 2023

Women do not have a prime: Women have all but time.  Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley’s directed ageist remarks toward 80-year-old President Joe Biden Feb. 16 and demanded cognitive...

Gymnast senior Andrew Gonzalez performs an L-sit at a Stanford University competition Jan. 28. This was the second level-nine meet for him and freshman Cailean Travis, his teammate.

SH boys bring own brand of balance to gymnastics

Kate Yang, Editor-in-Chief March 7, 2023

According to USA Gymnastics, there are 69,797 female athletes who compete in the 11 USA Gymnastics’ women’s programs and just 12,072 male athletes who compete in the nine USA Gymnastics’ men’s...

GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD PREVIEW: Lady Lancers hope to run away with track and field league title, qualify for CIF

Irene Sheen, Special Sections Editor March 6, 2023

Coaches: Jacob Holloway (head coach), Ashley Bordy (assistant coach), Kyle Calderon (assistant coach), Rick Holloway (assistant coach), Andrew Guevara (assistant coach), Jordan Brinkley (assistant coach), ...

New social science teacher Matthew Acosta greets his fifth period United States History class Nov. 4.

New ‘high energy’ social science teacher also helps out as coach in Lancers’ football program

Kate Yang, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2022

As a Whittier High School student, Matthew Acosta often received recognition from teachers for his natural affinity for aiding his peers with their academic endeavors. Though without an official tutoring...

Senior Nathan Lee runs past players of the Fullerton Union High School football team during the Sept. 30 homecoming game held at Buena Park High School’s stadium. The Lancers won the game 14-13, setting their Freeway League record at 1-0.

Lancers hold off Fullerton Tribe 14-13 in Sept. 30 homecoming game, Freeway League opener

Kate Yang, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2022

Five years.  Those years amounted to the winning streak the Sunny Hills football team has over the Fullerton Union High School Tribe. And last week, the streak continued – but barely. After...

Freshmen and Link Crew leaders participate in a group stretch at the annual freshman orientation held Aug. 9 for the incoming Class of 2026. According to school officials, the 615 incoming ninth-graders come close to the 650 enrolled in the 2018-2019 school year.

Sunny Hills enrollment of 2,433 – with the help of 615 freshmen – continues to increase for a fifth straight year

Kate Yang, Editor-in-Chief August 30, 2022

Despite declines in state, county and district enrollment in public schools, Sunny Hills has continued to increase its student population for a fifth straight year – a majority of students coming from...

The Sunny Hills Lancers football team charges onto the field before the kickoff of its first game of the 2022-2023 season Thursday, Aug. 26, against Capistrano Valley High School at Buena Park High School stadium.

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: New head coach, new players hope for winning formula

Kate Yang, Editor-in-Chief August 26, 2022

Coaches: David Wilde (head coach/offensive coordinator/running backs/outside linebackers), Ron Newton (defensive coordinator/defensive line/special teams), Bruce Wallace (offensive line), Andrew Guerva...

New principal Craig Weinreich, who replaces Allen Whitten, has a conversation on his first day on the job with seniors Lindsay Bridges and Samantha Perez in the quad on April 13. Weinreich said he plans to continue Whitten’s policy of talking with students during break and lunch in order to be accessible with students.

Newly hired principal Craig Weinreich, who was an assistant principal here until 2019, aims to reconnect with students, staff

Jaimie Chun, Managing Editor April 28, 2022

For some veteran faculty members at Sunny Hills, Craig Weinreich is remembered as an up-and-coming English teacher in 1999 and a social science instructor a few years later. While for boosters of the...

The Associated Student Body [ASB] hosted prom at Hanger 21 South in Fullerton on April 9. It filled the site with carnival games and carnival food for juniors, seniors and invited underclassmen.

Prom for seniors, juniors, invited underclassmen returns Saturday, April 9, at Fullerton Airport after 3-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic

Kate Yang, Editor-in-Chief April 3, 2022

Because of the waning COVID-19 pandemic, upperclassmen and invited underclassmen will for the first time in three years be able to attend a spring tradition to end the school year – the prom. But...

Keedron Bryant’s self-titled EP features six catchy R&B songs, five of them addressing intense, growing feelings of young love.

14-year-old singer Keedron Bryant pioneers a refreshing, relatable approach to love songs with self-titled EP

Hannah Lee, Opinion Editor March 31, 2022

Captivating the hearts — and ears — of listeners from all ages, 14-year-old American singer Keedron Bryant impresses listeners with his new and self-titled EP, the third one of his career. The...

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