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Spread the Love

By Mackenzie Anderson, Website Editor

February 13, 2014


Filed under Opinion

This time of year seems to sparks always seem to fly. New couples with budding romances fall even harder for each other on the fourteenth of February every year, while tried-and-true couples with several months under their belts catch another glimpse of why they were brought together in the first place....

“Her” Movie Review

By Megan Anderson, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2014


Filed under A&E, Opinion

When you hear the premise for the recently released movie Her, you may think the film is bound to be two uncomfortable hours of unnatural awkwardness. However, this story of a man falling in love with his Operating System (OS) is, for the most part, touching and leaves you questioning the lengths ...

Hunger Games Catching Fire Movie Review

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By Lucy Wenstrup, Staff Writer

December 7, 2013


Filed under A&E, Opinion

The hype for the second Hunger Games movie Catching Fire was all too real as my friends and I waited in line to scan our tickets. The people behind us were restless, even though the movie started in forty minutes.  From the looks of it Catching Fire was one of the most anticipated movies of the yea...

Let’s Be Still Album Review

By Lucy Wenstrup, Staff Writer

November 4, 2013


Filed under A&E, Opinion

Let’s Be Still, The Head And The Heart’s second album, captivates the simplicity of acoustics with a complex collaboration of many instruments.  It has a raw quality similar to their debut album, but a fuller sound.  Everything is so genuine about this album.  The lyrics tell a story and t...

iPhone 5

iPhone 5

By Mackenzie Anderson

January 27, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Geeky excitement over new gadgets is a common occurrence for plugged-in kids. Arguably the most well-known and celebrated corporation of modern day technology is Apple Inc. Their popularity is apparent through their most successful product: the iPhone. Last year their latest installment was released....

Hard Work Always Pays Off

Hard Work Always Pays Off

By Samuel Lee, Opinion Editor

January 22, 2013


Filed under Opinion

It is easy to assume that experts are born with their skills, talents, or intelligence. It is easy to assume that Tiger Woods was born with a club in his hand or that certain students were just destined for Ivy League colleges from birth. However, research in the field of expertise has discovered a...

The Real MLK Jr. Day

By Jason Li, Staff Writer

January 22, 2013


Filed under Opinion

MLK Day was January 21, but what does that mean for students around the nation? Most received a day off, away from their boring campus life; and for many students, that’s the only importance MLK Day provides for them. The significance behind MLK Day is often forgotten and only known as an extension...

That Thing Called the Crosswalk

That Thing Called the Crosswalk

By Shelby Willis

December 8, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Modesto High is different from the other Modesto City Schools. There are many things that make this campus unique, but one aspect that the other high schools’ students remember after visiting Modesto High is the crosswalk. Students from other area schools don’t have to worry about timing the crosswalk...

Tattoos:For Better or For Worse?

Tattoos:For Better or For Worse?

By MacKenzie Anderson

December 8, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Tattoos are becoming extremely common in today’s society. However, many people still see their ink-skinned peers differently from those without tattoos. The idea that only certain types of people have tattoos, usually types with a negative connotation, is a common misconception amongst many. What makes...

Longer Passing Periods

Longer Passing Periods

By Jason Li

December 8, 2012


Filed under Opinion

Passing period is a time when students get a snack, use the restroom, or stop by their locker, but mostly get from one class to another. Six minutes to do one of these things, isn’t a lot of time. If students had just one extra minute they wouldn’t have to rush to class after using the restroom...

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