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Women of Iran rise in protest after the murder of Masha Amini, fighting for their rights.
The Death of Mahsa Amini Sparks Turmoil and Outrage
Donya Yazdihan, Copy Editor • January 10, 2023

On Sept. 16, 2022, 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died after being detained by Iran’s morality police for reportedly improperly wearing her hijab, a headscarf worn in public by...

Ishana Das holds an “I Voted” sticker, signifying her first time participating in a political election.
First-Time Voters Make Their Mark On This Year’s Elections
Jackson Gillies, Features Editor • December 2, 2022

Voting season is always a time for significant change. New leaders and propositions can impact communities of all kinds. Taking center stage...

Melanie Clark smiles for the camera being a new math teacher at Woodbridge High.
Warriors Welcome New Staff On Campus
Lucy Liu, In-Depth Editor • December 2, 2022

Melanie Clark: With over 20 years of teaching experience, Math teacher Melanie Clarke has taught high school Math in both Utah and Nevada. In...

Room Service, an iconic play performed by both members of the drama department as well as students from Woodbridge High’s campus, occurred on Nov. 17, 18, and 19. The moosehead, a symbol used throughout the play, was something one of the lead characters Harry Binion treasured dearly and didn’t sell even when he desperately needed money.
Room Service: An Iconic Night to Remember
Kailey Moore, Content Editor • January 19, 2023

Room Service was an exciting play that made an audience of all ages laugh. Room Service was a play depicting the lives of actors who are participating...

The hip hop community mourns the loss of the rapper Takeoff.
Takeoff’s Legacy in Life Continues Even in Death
Jackson Gillies, Features Editor • January 11, 2023

On Nov. 1, 2022, Atlanta-based rapper Takeoff was fatally shot outside of a bowling alley in Houston, Texas, where a private party was taking...

Some women are forced to ignore harassment from so-called Alpha Males.
The Rise of “Alpha Male” Creators Contributes to Internet Toxicity
Manasaa Meenakshi, Opinion Editor • December 11, 2022

TW: This article mentions instances of sexual abuse, violent speech, and derogatory language.  In September  2022, Andrew Tate amassed over...

Some minorities struggle to find representation of their culture, appearance, or ethnicity in Disney shows and movies.
Disney Provides a Lackluster Representation of Islamic Culture
Yasmine Shaker, Social Media Manager • December 11, 2022

Many kids spend their weekend mornings eating cereal on the couch and watching their favorite Disney shows. Some love animated cartoons, while...

Festive songs like Santa Baby, Up on the Housetop, Christmas Time is Here and Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer are all holiday classics that can be enjoyed best after the Halloween season.
Does Nonstop Holiday Music Bring Out the Grinch in You?
Brandon Liu, Features Editor • December 9, 2022

*Note: This is a strictly satirical article; all quotes and commentary serve satirical purposes. To get the full experience of this article,...

Different families have different new year traditions, each are unique and interesting. One of the popular new year traditions is to eat 12 grapes at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve.
Woodbridge High Students Share their Diverse Traditions of New Year's Eve
Yasmine Shaker, Social Media Manager • January 19, 2023

Nearly everyone around the globe has some sort of tradition regarding the exciting holiday that marks the start of a new year. Each country,...

The famous helium air balloon ride at Great Park is one of Irvine’s most well-known and popular attractions. Though the park is known today as a place where families can visit and have fun, this wasn’t always the case: prior to its rebranding as a community park in 2001, Great Park was called the “Marine Corps Air Station El Toro” and served as a military training base for pilots and aircrew during World War II.
Celebrating 42 Years of Irvine: A Glimpse at Modern-Day Life in the City
Yejin Song, Photographer • December 11, 2022

Since its incorporation as a city in 1971, Irvine has undergone many changes. Known today for its safe environment, rich urban life, and diverse...

Upperclassmen Reflect on Their Past
Lena An, Arts & Entertainment Editor • December 2, 2022

For senior Ana Rodriguez, entering a new environment was intimidating when she moved to Irvine in her sophomore year. “I moved here...

Techy Teaching: Science teacher Jacklyn Severn talks to Freshman student Aanjae Yu. Gizmos and Canvas are resources that Severn worked with for teaching.
Teachers Integrate Tech Experiences with Classrooms to Adapt to COVID-19 Guidelines
Danbi Lee, Beginning Journalist • March 15, 2022

As Woodbridge High comes back to the traditional schedule, the way teachers use technology now looks a bit different from the experiences they...

Photograph by Lila Gray
Bella Burley, Freshman
Lila Gray, Beginning Journalist • October 19, 2021

“I feel like being an artist is a reflection of the world around you. I usually just draw people so I think my favorite part about art is...

The Culmination of a Rewarding Year
Sophia Anderson, Beginning Journalist • June 2, 2021

Despite the unpredictable challenges of the past year, this year’s Sentinel Awards ceremony was organized to recognize the school’s most...

Meet the Staff
Jackson Gillies
Jackson Gillies
Features B Editor

Hi! I'm Jackson Gillies, and I am the Features B editor this year. This is my first year as a member of the Golden Arrow and I'm excited to be able to use my platform to spotlight our amazing community!...

Hello Warriors! As the Golden Arrow Journalism Adviser, I support our staff of students journalists in publishing four print issues each year while maintaining a website and Instagram account. I am proud...

Maximo Fins
Maximo Fins
Business Manager

Hello Warriors! I'm a three year veteran of Entertainment Core, and dabble with visual effects as my side hobby. I'm super excited to be one of the business managers for the Golden Arrow in my Senior year....

Lisa Volovik
Lisa Volovik

Hey, my name is Lisa and I am very excited to be a part of our school's news community this year! It is my first year as an illustrator on Golden Arrow and I cannot wait to start creating visuals for different...

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