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September/October Finds

September/October Finds

By Jasmine López, Editor

October 29, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Review, Showcase

The start of Fall is something we all look forward to. It means the smell of fresh pies baking, the sound of leaves crunching under your footsteps, and for us Californians it means a break from the hot weather. The change of season brings about new finds such as books, music, food, and movies. Keep reading...

Word of the Week: Barn Burners

Word of the Week: Barn Burners

By Matthew, Reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase, Uncategorized

A barn burner is an event that arouses excitement or interest. The word was first used in 1835 and is in the bottom 30% of used words. Its original definition was the burning of a barn to rid it of vermin. The definition of this word was altered in the 1930s. Barn burners may also refer to a faction...

Completely Random Facts

Completely Random Facts

By Anna Rinne, Reporter

September 15, 2017


Filed under A&E, Showcase, Uncategorized

When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red. Odontophobia is the fear of teeth. In an average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of five times around the equator. When you die your hair continues to grow for a few months. The sound of E.T. was made by someone squishing their...

Summer Fun

May 26, 2017


Filed under A&E, Uncategorized

          Summer is right around the corner which means you’ll probably have more free time. Since school is out, you’ll be looking for activities to make use of your time. Luckily, the Modesto Parks and Recreation offers many summer classes and activities. The Yahi Bowmen Modesto offers an archery ...

Websites to Waste Your Time

Websites to Waste Your Time

By Alex Hunn, Website Editor and Reporter

February 17, 2017


Filed under A&E

Need a study break? Use your time ineffectively and unproductively with these websites!

Rapid Review: Pokémon Rumble World

Rapid Review: Pokémon Rumble World

By Alex Hunn, Website Editor and Reporter

April 28, 2015


Filed under A&E, Review

Nintendo's latest free-to-play Pokémon game isn't something to write home about.

Jon Stewart to Leave “The Daily Show”

Jon Stewart to Leave “The Daily Show”

By Alex Hunn, Staff Writer and Website Editor

February 24, 2015


Filed under A&E

It's been a great run for Jon Stewart.  Since "The Daily Show" first aired in 1999, he's been satirizing the mass-media and urging viewers to take a closer look at the information they're given.  Now, however, it's time to move on. On his Tuesday, 10 February show, Stewart announced that by the...

Book Review: The Truth About Santa

Book Review: The Truth About Santa

By Alex Hunn, Website Editor and Reporter

December 1, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

Author Gregory Mone reveals the just how Santa delivers gifts to children on Christmas Eve ─ with the use of futuristic technology.

GameCube Adapter for Smash Demands High Prices

GameCube Adapter for Smash Demands High Prices

By Alex Hunn, Website Editor and Reporter

November 30, 2014


Filed under A&E

An adapter that allows gamers to use GameCube controllers with Super Smash Bros. for Wii U sold out rapidly, and now runs for exorbitant prices.

Lilo and Stitch: Movie Revival

By Allie Enriquez, Reporter

October 8, 2014


Filed under A&E

Aloha! In just reading an article it's kind of hard to hear that word the way I want you to, so just imagine a furry blue alien saying it. Lilo and Stitch was once one the best Disney movies, but now its number 50 on the charts as far as Disney goes. This movie is about a lonely girl in Hawaii and a...

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