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The Hornet

Serving the Fullerton Community Since 1922

The Hornet

Serving the Fullerton Community Since 1922

The Hornet

Summer 2024 Issue
Sisters, Natalie (left) and Paulina Alonso (right), share their birthday celebrations with a cake picked by their mother.
Uprooted: Mental Health Struggles in the Foster Care System
Paulina Alonso January 16, 2024

I was in the middle of an activity in my third grade class when the phone rang and my teacher Mrs. Ortega rushed to the opposite side of the...

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Dungeons & Dragons turns 50! A look into the new generation of players
Dungeons & Dragons turns 50! A look into the new generation of players
Melanie White and Eli Young May 26, 2024

The 50th anniversary of the popular role playing game Dungeons & Dragons is upon us. Staff writer Melanie White and photo editor Eli Young...

In Photos: What People Wore to PARTY2K at Ziings Nightclub
In Photos: What People Wore to PARTY2K at Ziing's Nightclub
Mikey Moran, Editor-in-Chief • May 21, 2024

If you’re a night owl, raver or club rat who likes to party and dance with your BFFs all night long, then you know all about Ziing’s...

The Best Spots in Orange County to Take Summer Photos
The Best Spots in Orange County to Take Summer Photos
Mila Villanueva, Staff Writer • May 21, 2024

If you're seeking summer photography spots, Orange County is a must-visit destination. Its breathtaking mountains and picturesque beaches offer...

Terri Kennedy is the friendly face of Ipso Facto. Shes been one of the forces creating a cultural hub in Fullerton since the doors to her business first opened in 1989.
Ipso Facto's Gothic Haven
Mikey Moran, Editor-in-Chief • May 21, 2024

For most of the week, Ipso Facto on Harbor Boulevard welcomes locals into their gothic occult fashion boutique to shop their selections of...

(Model: Megan Moton)
Hip-Hop's Big Miss Steak
Mikey Moran, Editor-in-Chief • May 21, 2024

Prepare for the heat, because Hot Girl Summer is officially back in style. No—put down that dented Hydro Flask, overpriced coffee drink and...

(Illustration by Rebecca Ramirez)
Year of the Dragon, All Year Long
Melanie White, Staff Writer • May 21, 2024

In Southeast and Eastern Asia, Lunar New Year is the most popular celebration, and it has been continuously practiced in the U.S. This year marks...

How to Relive 2014 L.A. Girl Summer, 10 Years Later
How to Relive 2014 L.A. Girl Summer, 10 Years Later
Aydan Azzara, Social Editor • May 21, 2024

It’s mid-July—you’re in a yellow halter top and light wash cut-off jean shorts with a flower crown headband in your braided hair. A...

The Cruz family celebrated Gaby Monroy and Jose Cruz Sr.s (middle) second wedding on July 8, 2023. Jose Cruz Jr., Maria Cruz, Madison Cruz, Loren Cruz, and John Cruz (left to right in black) were happy to see their parents renew their vows and celebrate 25 years of marriage.
Lifestyle: Healing generational trauma
Maria Cruz, Staff Reporter • March 29, 2024

Growing up, it was a daily ritual for most of us to sit around the living room watching TV shows, family sitcoms—or for us Hispanics—telenovelas...

The Cookie and Ice Cream Combo of Your Dreams
The Cookie and Ice Cream Combo of Your Dreams
Victoria Arrieta February 23, 2024

Life's too short to skip dessert. Staff writer Victoria Arrieta visits another recommended foodie spot in Downtown Fullerton to satisfy the sweet...

A Slice of Heaven from Fuoco Pizza
A Slice of Heaven from Fuoco Pizza
Victoria Arrieta February 13, 2024

Hope you're hungry! Staff writer Victoria Arrieta is taking us around Fullerton to satisfy the food cravings of Fullerton College students' top...

Stefanie Lin (@ali3ns0up) is a 30-year-old independent model and former Fullerton College student.
Stefanie Lin: Former America's Next Top Model Contestant Tells All
Mikey Moran February 5, 2024

In 2013, the semi-finalists of the first “Guys and Girls” cycle of “America’s Next Top Model” were anxiously sitting in the production...

Students Confess their Sins to Inside Fullerton
Students Confess their Sins to Inside Fullerton
Arianna Pastrana February 4, 2024

Got a secret, can you keep it? Staff writer Arianna Pastrana gathered the deepest, darkest secrets from Fullerton College students out on the...

A half-mozzarella and half-sausage corn dog, coated with mini potato bites. (Courtesy of Myungrang Hot Dog)
The Three Best Korean Foodie Spots in North Orange County
Dana Chung January 23, 2024

Orange County is home to some of the best Korean food in Southern California, with Fullerton holding one of the largest Korean American communities...

(Photos by Richard Flores/Illustration by Irene Kang)
Humor: A Pillowy Soft Facade
Victoria Arrieta January 18, 2024

Squishmallows are just so sweet, innocent and defenseless. They would never talk bad about you behind your back, and they would never judge your...

Sisters, Natalie (left) and Paulina Alonso (right), share their birthday celebrations with a cake picked by their mother.
Uprooted: Mental Health Struggles in the Foster Care System
Paulina Alonso January 16, 2024

I was in the middle of an activity in my third grade class when the phone rang and my teacher Mrs. Ortega rushed to the opposite side of the...