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Skating Through Our Lives

Skating Through Our Lives

By Breanna Donnelly, Reporter

December 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Review, Showcase

Modesto On Ice is the seasonal Ice Rink, of Modesto. Many friends and families attend this rink during the winter, for various events, such as birthdays, club celebrations, as well as to just hang out with their friends. It is common for the average Modesto High School student to go to the rink, directly...

Save Net Neutrality!

By Michelle Tipton, Reporter

December 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

On December 14th, the FCC voted to repeal Net Neutrality, a law put in place during the Obama era. According to Google, net neutrality is the principle that internet service providers should enable access to all contents and applications regardless of the source, and without favoring or blocking particular...

Poetry Dawg

Poetry Dawg

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

November 26, 2017


Filed under Feature, Opinion

An anonymous reader has sent in, "Dawg... if you could only take 2 things with you to Poetry Night what would they be?" Now this may not be the most formal question, but it is still a question none of the less. Well you see if I could only take two things, I would take a recording device and a large...

America Gobbles up Turkey for Thanksgiving

America Gobbles up Turkey for Thanksgiving

November 26, 2017


Filed under Feature, News, Opinion, Uncategorized

Benjamin Franklin, perhaps one of the most interesting men in history, was once a firm believer that the turkey, should be our nation's bird. This of course did not pass through, such as we are known by the bald eagle that the founding fathers decided upon. Franklin believed that turkeys are the true...

Tick Tock

Tick Tock

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

November 26, 2017


Filed under Feature, Opinion

This week an anonymous user has ask, "what is time?" In the words of philosopher Adolf Grünbaum time is a "linear continuum of instants." Time is usually seen as a form of measurement of how long something takes. It is a quantity used in various amounts of formulas. Time is also something that doesn't...

Just Say No

Just Say No

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

November 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This week an anonymous reader has asked, "how do I to say no to a Formal proposal?"  The answer is quite simple actually, just say no. When asked out to events such as Formal or Prom many people are afraid to say no.  The person being asked is usually afraid of embarrassing the proposer, as many Formal...

Rude Much?

Rude Much?

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

November 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This week's question comes from another anonymous person asking, "How do I tell my friend she's being rude?"  The way I would handle it would depend on the level and type of rudeness this friend is giving.  If this friend of yours is unknowingly stating things that are rude, cut her off and stop her...

September/October Finds

September/October Finds

By Jasmine López, Editor

October 29, 2017


Filed under A&E, Opinion, Review, Showcase

The start of Fall is something we all look forward to. It means the smell of fresh pies baking, the sound of leaves crunching under your footsteps, and for us Californians it means a break from the hot weather. The change of season brings about new finds such as books, music, food, and movies. Keep reading...

Trick or Treat?

Trick or Treat?

By Chandara Tep, Reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This week's question comes from user Shelby Benz. She has asked, "at what age should you stop trick or treating?" Most people usually stop trick or treating after the sixth grade and a few after the seventh grade.  I myself stopped after the fifth grade. I recommend stopping after high school. By the...

Top 5 Halloween Movies

Top 5 Halloween Movies

By Sarah Rinne, Reporter

October 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

The month of October is a great time to take a break, relax, and watch a movie that will get you in the Halloween spirit. Here are a few movies that are perfect for getting you into the spooky mood of October. 5 - IT As you may have heard, a new movie remake based on Stephen King's popular novel ju...

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