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Stephen Hawking (1942-2018)

Stephen Hawking (1942-2018)

By Sarah Rinne, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Feature, News, Showcase

Stephen Hawking is well known as one of the most intelligent people on the planet. Sadly, on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 he passed away peacefully in his home at age 76. Hawking is admired by people and scientists everywhere for his theories about black holes and relativity. He has multiple published books...

Vegan Vanilla Cake

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

It is only human to have a sweet craving every now and then. Being vegan and trying to satisfy your craving can often be a challenge. Here is a quick and easy recipe that can be shared with the whole family! Vegan Vanilla Cake Materials: 1 bowl for mixing 1 oven pan   Ingredients: 1 pack of Tra...

Health is Wealth

Health is Wealth

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life

A balanced diet. It is crucial to consume all the necessary nutrients that your body needs to feel and perform at its best level. By making adjustments along the way, you will begin to notice a difference in your energy levels when you control your diet versus when you eat mindlessly. Ways to ...

You Come First

You Come First

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

March 13, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The Random Acts of Kindness club had a meeting after school on Friday, March 9th. After having successfully completed a number of acts of kindness for others, often times strangers, the focus of the club is now being directed towards the students of Modesto High. After observing breakdowns, rants, complaints,...

Words of Peace

Words of Peace

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

March 4, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life

The 31st annual Peace Essay Contest ceremony conducted by the Modesto Peace Life Center took place at MJC's West Campus on Friday, March 2 at 7:00 P.M. Every year, there is a new essay prompt for students ranging from 5th to 11th grade. Divided into four divisions, the essay prompt gets more and more d...

Word of the Week: Vermilion

By Matthew, Reporter

March 4, 2018


Filed under Feature

Although vermilion sounds like some kind of insect, the word is actually defined as a vibrant red color. This word originates from the 1300s in France. Vermilion can be used as a verb, adjective, and noun. The adjective is self explanatory, but the verb means to color something with the color vermilion....

How Many More Lives?

How Many More Lives?

By Jasmine López, Editor

February 24, 2018


Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

The Never Again MSD is an organization that formed in the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. The lives of 17 students, daughters, sons, nephews, nieces, grandchildren, friends, and humans were lost to a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle on February 14, 2018. This year alone th...

A Golden Valentine

A Golden Valentine

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

February 18, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

"The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved." - Victor Hugo Valentine's Day is a special time for us all, whether we spend it with our loved ones, our partner, or with ourselves. Not only is it a day to express romantic love, but to express love in general for the world and fo...

Word of the Week: Benthos

By Matthew, Reporter

February 14, 2018


Filed under Feature

Benthos is a word defined as the flora and fauna on the bottom of the sea. It originates from the greek benthos (of the sea). The time period it originated from 1890-1895. Benthos isn't just limited to flora, it can also be animals. The word is mainly used for Ecology so it's a fairly common used word....

Student Spotlight: Thavie Keary

By Lauren Byerly, Reporter

February 12, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Thavie Keary is a Junior at Modesto High. She is in the International Baccalaureate program, Academic Decathlon, and Mock Trial at Mohi. Outside of school she is the Vice President of Community Youth Connection, a youth-led group which she describes as "a cool, neat, nifty group of teens who do things...

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