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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!

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Breakthrough Artist: EL VY

By Robert Jimenez, Writer

March 23, 2016

Filed under A&E, Review

Last year I discovered or rather heard a song titled ‘Return to the Moon’ which really caught my attention. The song had a mix of disco infused with alternative and indie-rock roots behind it. I did some research on the song and learned that the band was called El VY, it was formed back in 2014 ...

American Horror Story: Hotel

By Robert, Reporter

February 26, 2016

Filed under A&E, Feature, Review

The beginning of October marked the premiere of season five of the well known TV show, American Horror Story. Many fans awaited the premiere and wondered what the theme or location of the season would be and who would be returning to the show. Ryan Murphy, the creator of the show has a way of keeping ev...

Iconic films for October

By Robert, Reporter

October 20, 2015

Filed under A&E, Opinion

Through the course of time, there have been many films that revolve around the month of October. That being said, I'm talking about Halloween movies! Films that we enjoy watching in this spooky month usually revolving around ghosts, werewolves, zombies, thrills, etc. It has become a custom for many to...

Happiest Place on Earth

By Robert, Reporter

September 21, 2015

Filed under A&E, Feature, Student Life

After spending a week at Disneyland, I can say that it is indeed the “Happiest Place on Earth” but then again I could be bias because I am a lover of Disneyland and I have an annual pass and I’m practically there all the time. I was there for the 24 hour event which took place on May 22nd of this ye...

Avengers 2

By Shivani Thakur, Reporter

May 18, 2015

Filed under A&E

On May 1st, 2015, the second installment of the Avengers series, Age of Ultron, was released. In this movie, the Avengers must cooperate to destroy the artificially intelligent Ultron, whose main goal is to make the world peaceful by exterminating the human race. The movie was an instant hit, earning $1.1...

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