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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

By Priya Radhakrishnan, Staff Writer

November 30, 2014


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On December 5th, 6th, 12th and 13th Modesto High School's Theater Department is Presenting the play "A Christmas Carol" which is actually based on the classic story by Charles Dickens. This Play will be presented in the Modesto High School Auditorium from 7:00 PM - 8:30PM. The Box Office will open at...

Nightcrawler Review

By Macy Swenson, Staff Writer

November 23, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

Lou Bloom’s words chillingly echo over the course of the trailer for Nightcrawler, becoming more menacing with each loop; ”You have to make the money to buy the ticket”. Over the course of the film, a question becomes hauntingly clear as you watch the cold determination in his eyes: “What e...

Winter Jam 2014: A Concert Review

By Kristina Zuroff, Staff Writer

November 11, 2014


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Since its formation by NewSong in 1995, The Winter Jam Tour Spectacular has featured many of the top names in Christian music, including TobyMac, Third Day, Newsboys, Steven Curtis Chapman, Skillet, and more! The tour has outpaced any other tour's attendance for the past three years, according to Pollstar,...

Pride and Prejudice

By Shivani Thakur, Reporter

November 11, 2014


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"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife." (1) Recently, the sophomore class just finished reading Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. This satiric novel shows the life of England in the early 19th century through the Benn...

Star Spotlight: Jeremy Renner

Star Spotlight: Jeremy Renner

By Shivani Thakur, Reporter

November 6, 2014


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Jeremy Lee Renner was born on January 7th, 1971 in Modesto, CA. Although his parents were married as teenagers, they got divorced when he was only ten years old. His father owned the McHenry Bowl. He is of German, English, Scottish, and Swedsh descent and is the oldest of five other siblings. He went...

Graffiti Art: The Truth

Graffiti Art: The Truth

By Nicklas Natale, Reporter

November 3, 2014


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Graffit, or street art, is a unique form of expression that serves as an outlet to many kids living on the streets. Highly controversial regarding the canvases used, buildings, subways, and city walls, graffiti art is as artistic as it is revolutionary. Graffiti art is a universal language, it breaks...

Synopsis: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

By Shivani Thakur, Reporter

October 29, 2014


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The movie is based on the children's book of the same name.  Alexander is a normal eleven- year- old boy. He feels left out by his two popular older siblings, mama's- boy baby brother, and parents. The movie starts out the day before his twelfth birthday. He wakes up to find out that the most popular...

Anberlin: The Final Tour

By Blake Martin, Reporter

October 16, 2014


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After 12 years of touring and creating amazing music, alternative rock band Anberlin's run is coming to a close.  Their final concert tour began on October 17 at the Complex in Dayshell in Salt Lake City and ends on November 26th in their hometown Orlando, Florida at the House of Blues. Founding members...

SoundCloud Website Review

SoundCloud Website Review

By Lucy Wenstrup, Website Editor and Reporter

October 13, 2014


Filed under A&E, Review

SoundCloud is an established music-sharing website based in Berlin, Germany, that exposes people worldwide to new music and new sounds. It was created by Swedish sound designer Alex Ljung and artist Eric Wahlforss in August 2007. They wanted to create a platform for artists and musicians to share the...

Lilo and Stitch: Movie Revival

By Allie Enriquez, Reporter

October 8, 2014


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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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