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The Emmys

By Matthew Smith, Reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion

The 70th annual Emmy came in hot with their political theme and unique set of winners and losers. For the winners, we had popular programs like Game of Thrones winning a total of 9 awards, while shows like The Handmaid's Tale, which was popular last year, didn't have a single win. The political theme...

Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

By Matthew Smith, Reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under News

Hurricane Florence is moving away from North Carolina, but that doesn't mean they're done with the consequences of a hurricane. Over 35 people have died from North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina. There are well over 340,000 people currently in North Carolina without any power in their homes....

First Speech and Debate Tournament of the 18-19 School Year

First Speech and Debate Tournament of the 18-19 School Year

By Rana Banankhah, Reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

At 3:00 in the afternoon of Saturday 15, September 2018, hundreds of students huddled around one teacher in Lodi High School's cafeteria. Students bit their nails as they anxiously awaited the results for their events. The young woman was announcing the winners of the Yosemite Forensics League's first...

There Are More Trees on Earth Than Stars in the Milky Way

There Are More Trees on Earth Than Stars in the Milky Way

By Rana Banankhah, Reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Did you know that there are more trees on Earth than stars in our galaxy? According to NASA, there are approximately 100 billion to 400 billion stars in the Milky Way. On the contrary, there are approximately 300 billion trillion trees on Earth. Initially, the fact is astonishing, considering the si...

MoHi Volleyball Players Start the Season with a Big Win

By Shelby Benz

September 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

Lady Panthers are kicking off the year strong with the sizeable win of an annual tournament. On 18 Saturday 2018, the MoHi volleyball team was one of many schools in the district that participated in the tournament of 32 teams, hosted by Orestimba and Hilmar high schools. In prior years, Modesto ...

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...

Hostage Situation in Northern California

Hostage Situation in Northern California

By Sarah Rinne and Sarah Rinne

March 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

  This Friday, March 9th, a man killed three hostages at a veterans' home in Napa County. The gunman's name was Albert Wong and he was 36-years-old. Wong was a veteran himself, and he found himself at the home that day seeking revenge. He recently had been kicked out of the veterans' hom...

The Band is Bach

The Band is Bach

By Breanna Donnelly, Reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Modesto High School Spring Concert is currently underway. The concert will be within the next two weeks, and the Modesto High School Band and Choir are working diligently to prepare for it. As sophomore Mikaela Dayanghirang stated, "I'm really prepared... I practice every day and night." Dayanghirang...

Gun Law Walkouts

Gun Law Walkouts

By Sarah Rinne, Reporter

February 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

  Students across the United States have recently been organizing and participating in school walkouts. After the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, students feel the need to take a stand and make sure lawmakers are aware of their opinions of gun laws. The school shoo...

LA School Shooting

By Michelle Tipton, Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under News

When gunshots were first heard at an LA middle school, it seemed to be what is now an all too familiar narrative of a student opening fire on a campus with deadly consequences. But this time, it was a twelve-year-old girl from Sal Castro Middle School who brought a gun in her backpack and while in her...

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