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Is This Nike’s Most Controversial Advertisement Campaign Yet?

Is This Nike’s Most Controversial Advertisement Campaign Yet?

By Rana Banankhah, Reporter

September 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Review, Showcase, Sports

“Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” That is the caption of one of Nike’s most controversial ads by far. The advertisement is a head shot of Colin Kaepernick, a former NFL player, with the words “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything” inscr...

Computer Vision

By Derek Tang, Reporter

September 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Unsurprisingly, staring at a computer, television, or phone for extended periods of time has adverse effects on your eyes. Common diagnoses include Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) and Digital Eye Strain (DES) symptoms which are characterized by headaches, irritated eyes, vertigo/dizziness, etc. In the...

Skipping Meals: The Good and the Bad

By Derek Tang, Reporter

September 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

While most of us have been taught the benefits of having breakfast, lunch, and dinner, few of us are aware of the benefits that may come from skipping a meal. Before I tackle this subject, there are several things about eating lunch that must be noted. 3 meals a day is the general norm and leads to a...

Top 10 Most Annoying Catchy Songs of All Time

By Sabrina Mean, Reporter

September 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Review, Showcase

Music is a wonderful thing that all people should enjoy. Whether it's happy or sad music, it's still music, which has the ability to connect touch the lives of everyone. There are songs that we really love and songs that we really hate. But what do we do about those songs that gets stuck in our head...

Springing Into Break… But What Do We Do?

Springing Into Break… But What Do We Do?

By Breanna Donnelly, Reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

For the next week Modesto High School, and the rest of Modesto City Schools, will be on it's Spring Break. Now many of the students at Modesto High School may be wondering what to do during their time off. Personally, video games are a very good option, but what if you want to go outside of that spectrum....

Friends For All

Friends For All

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

This week an unidentified reader has asked, "how do I make more friends?" Depending on how you perceive the situation you're in making friends can seem extremely difficult. In truth this process is very easy. It is so easy in fact, it has a single step process. The one and only step you need to do is...

Trendsetters of Modesto High School

Trendsetters of Modesto High School

By Breanna Donnelly, Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Student Life, Uncategorized

The year 2018 has just recently begun, and many people have been reminiscing on some of their favorite trends in 2017, or even before then. As given with the term 'trend', trends fade in and out of style a lot. For example, scrunchies from the 80's. Many people are known to hate scrunchies, but I personally...

Santa?

Santa?

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

March 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

This week someone has asked one of the most popular questions among children, "Is Santa real?" The answer is yes, but only if you believe in the spirit of who he truly was. Long ago before he was know as Santa he was a man known as Nicholas. When he was young his parents died and left him a large amount...

Almond Blossom Festival

Almond Blossom Festival

By Breanna Donnelly, Reporter

March 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Review, Uncategorized

Every year, Ripon hosts their annual Almond Blossom Festival. During this time, the farmers of the town celebrate their immense crops, full of almonds. Meanwhile others of the town, are excited to celebrate other things, such as the parade and the festival. Perhaps one of the most exciting times of the...

The Derate Snapchat Update

The Derate Snapchat Update

March 2, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Review, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

This past February 22nd marked a day of change for all Snapchat users. A major update came out which drastically changed the layout of the app. Instead of the classic chronological order for your streaks, and stories on the right, both your messages and stories were combined; and on the right side the...

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