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Let’s Be Still Album Review

By Lucy Wenstrup, Staff Writer

November 4, 2013


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Let’s Be Still, The Head And The Heart’s second album, captivates the simplicity of acoustics with a complex collaboration of many instruments.  It has a raw quality similar to their debut album, but a fuller sound.  Everything is so genuine about this album.  The lyrics tell a story and t...

Big Brother is Watching You. . .

Big Brother is Watching You. . .

By Mr. Murray, Teacher

February 26, 2013


Filed under A&E, News

The Modesto High School Theatre Department will open its spring production of George Orwell’s dystopian novel, 1984, on Friday, March 1 in the Black Box Theatre—Studio 21 (room 21).  The show continues Saturday night, March 2, Friday, March 8, and Saturday, March 9.  All shows are at 7:30 P.M. ...

District 9

By Hector "Angel" Garcia, Writer

February 4, 2013


Filed under A&E

One of the most interesting and unique movies I’ve ever seen would have to be District 9 (Released August 14, 2009). The film is based on the short “Alive in Joburg” which was aired in 2005. The Story is set in 1982. The premise of the movie is that a large Alien Craft stops above the city of Joh...

Ileen’s Art is More Than One Directional

Ileen’s Art is More Than One Directional

By William Shewfelt and Sierra Gonzalez

January 18, 2013


Filed under A&E

Freshman Ileen Gonzalez is a student in Mrs. Amarante’s art class. She has been recognized by her teacher and peers for her outstanding work in drawing not only One Direction members but also other memorable pieces. Gonzalez said, “Besides drawing One Direction members, I also enjoy drawing flowers and natural subjects. However, I...

Bond is Back, in Skyfall

Bond is Back, in Skyfall

By Kevin Nguyen

December 8, 2012


Filed under A&E

Bond is back! Skyfall was delayed for two years due to financial issues with MGM Studios, but finally made it to theaters. This is Daniel Craig’s third outing as the 007 agent.   When previous bond film Casino Royale came out it received positive reviews from both critics and casual movie-goers...

Paranormal Thrillers Overdone

By William Shewfelt

December 8, 2012


Filed under A&E

Among the most predictable and cliché of genres is the supernatural thriller. With The Possession as the latest iteration of this typical demonic possession film, the genre has lost creativity and original storytelling. This is partially because of the inherent limitations that exist within the genr...

Day of the Dead Exhibit

Day of the Dead Exhibit

By Sarah Lim, Staff Writer

December 8, 2012


Filed under A&E

Talented MHS art students were given an opportunity to display their masterpieces in the Day of the Dead Art Show Celebration throughout November 2nd – 30th, at the Peer Recovery Art Gallery (on the corner of 13th and J Streets). Art instructor Debra Amarante says the MHS School Drawing and Paint...

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