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UC Applications

By Matthew, Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Feature

Are you ready? Probably not, but it's time for UC applications! Just like with FAFSA and CSU applications, it's that time of year again. Time for rejection and intense burning of what little time you have to prepare for a new environment and a new community. Before we start talking about the applications,...

Word of the Week: Enigmatic

By Sabrina Mean, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Uncategorized

When asked what the word "enigmatic" means, a senior, Brandon Lay answered, "Something dealing with science or engineering." Tranesia Jones, a junior states, "a disorder or a type of disease." Enigmatic is an adjective and it means difficult to interpret or understand; mysterious.

2018 World Series

By Sabrina Mean, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under Feature, News, Showcase

For the 2018 World Series, the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers went head to head. Not knowing who was going to win was nerve wrecking for a lot of people. But towards the end of Game 5, you can say the Red Sox took home the trophy with a 4-1 win against the Dodgers. With this win, the ...

Multiplayer Videogames to Try

Multiplayer Videogames to Try

By Derek Tang, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Feature, Opinion, Review

Videogames are a common past time enjoyed primarily by age groups up to people in their 20s. Just the case that videogames are a new concept to you, they are basically visual displays that the consumer can interact with for their own personal enjoyment. Some examples are puzzle games like Tetris or role-playing...

CSU and FAFSA applications

By Matthew, Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Feature

That time of year is here again, and no, I'm not talking about the holidays. It's time for this year's seniors to start applying for CSU and FAFSA applications. Now, you might be wondering "why should I put myself through these tedious applications?". Well, the answer is simple: For the pursuit of a...

The History of Halloween

The History of Halloween

By Rana Banankhah, Reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under Feature, Review, Showcase

Halloween is a night of tricks, treats and tradition. The history of Halloween dates back to ancient times with the Celtic festival of Samhain. For the Celts, November first marked the beginning of a new year and new years eve was believed to be the night where the boundary between the worlds of the livin...

Mindset Science Solutions Surveying Modesto High Students

Mindset Science Solutions Surveying Modesto High Students

By Derek Tang, Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

On October 26, Dr. Jason Okonofua conducted a research study on Modesto High School students to learn their opinions and to determine how our school environment can be more welcoming to students. Some questions inquired about how others (i.e. teachers, staff, peers) perceive the survey-taker based on...

My First Experience with Intramural Surgery

My First Experience with Intramural Surgery

By Ashish Thakur, Guest reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Of all the things I did in Cleveland this weekend (including eating the world’s messiest meal at Seti’s Polish Boy), attending a course on insights and tricks of the trades at the Cleveland Clinic’s Endoscopic Intramural Surgery was really up there.   I had the chance to learn hands-on lab skills...

Junk Food and Obvious Reasons Why You Should Avoid It

Junk Food and Obvious Reasons Why You Should Avoid It

By Derek Tang, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

Most people love snacks. They’re usually cheap and are provide that brief moment of happiness in that hole we call life. However, as most of you may know, junk food can lead to horrible illnesses and suffering. While I step over the line of becoming an edgy teenager, I strongly advise the general population...

Word of the Week: Atelophobia

By Sabrina Mean, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Uncategorized

When asked, "What are you most afraid of? People will answer snakes, spiders, heights, closed or opened spaces,  or even blood. But have you ever felt the fear of not doing something right or the fear of not being good enough? Well, Atelophobia can mean both of that including the fear of imperfect...

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