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Tartuffe

By Priya Radhakrishnan, Reporter

February 11, 2015


Filed under A&E

Recently the IB sophomores read a comic play entitled "Tartuffe" written by Moliere. This play focuses on religious hypocrisy which was why it was banned from public viewing until 1669. This play mainly features a hypocrite named Tartuffe who is taken into the Paris home of Orgon, a wealthy man who lives...

John McCutcheon Benefit Concert

By Kristina Zuroff, Reporter

February 11, 2015


Filed under A&E

Six-time Grammy nominated artist, John McCutcheon, put on a benefit concert for the Modesto Peace/Life Center on January 15th, 2014. Students from Modesto High were offered extra credit for some classes to go. A lot of students took this opportunity and went. John McCutcheon played 12 instruments throughout...

“Into the Woods”

By Shivani Thakur, Reporter

February 5, 2015


Filed under A&E

Originally, Stephen Sondheim's "Into the Woods" debuted in San Diego in the Old Globe Theater in 1986 and was performed on Broadway in 1987. It immediately was successful and has been performed many times and has won numerous awards. On December 25, 2014, it debuted as a film production. It has grossed...

I’ll Be John and You Be Yoko

I’ll Be John and You Be Yoko

By Enya Rodriguez, Reporter

February 5, 2015


Filed under A&E, Feature

Have I heard this song before? I'm actually 100% sure that I've heard this song before.

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Selma Movie Review

By Robert Jimenez, Reporter

January 24, 2015


Filed under A&E, Review

The film is based on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting  rights marches led by James Bevel, Hosea Williams and Martin Luther King, Jr.  Selma was directed by Ava DuVernay and has an all star cast to say the least with actors such as Oprah Winfrey, Common and foreign actors consisting of: David Oyolowo...

A Christmas Carol

By Waleed Khan, Reporter

January 15, 2015


Filed under A&E, Student Life

The Modesto High School theater department is known for its excellent performances, and A Christmas Carol certainly lived up to that high standard. The play had four showings; December 6, 7, 12, and 13. I got to see the show on December 12th and I have to say I regret waiting that long. The show was...

Charli XCX at Slim’s SF Concert Review

By Macy Swenson, Reporter

December 18, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

Outside the venue, the streets are lined with girls waiting to see their idol in all her girl power attitude glory. They’re wearing plaid separates, grunge school girl uniforms, or a pair of feather costume wings fluttering on their backs. “Charli’s Angels” come out loud and proud, despite 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.

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GameCube Adapter for Smash Demands High Prices

GameCube Adapter for Smash Demands High Prices

By Alex Hunn, Website Editor and Reporter

November 30, 2014


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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.

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Thanksgiving Break: DIY

By Priya Radhakrishnan, Staff Writer

November 30, 2014


Filed under A&E

Once the bell rings for school, you may all be excited for the 4 day weekend hoping to spend it by either spending time with family or watching TV. But after the first 2 days you might be asking yourselves "What do I actually have to do over the break except homework?" Well then you have come to the...

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