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How Many More Lives?

How Many More Lives?

By Jasmine López, Editor

February 24, 2018


Filed under Feature, Opinion, Showcase

The Never Again MSD is an organization that formed in the aftermath of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting. The lives of 17 students, daughters, sons, nephews, nieces, grandchildren, friends, and humans were lost to a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle on February 14, 2018. This year alone th...

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...

Let’s Write More Letters

Let’s Write More Letters

By Jasmine López, Editor

February 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

People used to write letters, it was the habitual way of communicating with others. When we have to get in touch with someone now, we shoot them a text or call them. This mean of communicating has made our lives much easier, but it would be nice to occasionally send a letter to a loved one. We should...

Water

Water

By Jasmine López, Editor

February 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

According to the Institutes of Medicine Food and Nutrition Board, the average adolescent male aged 9 to 13 years should drink require 2.4 liters of total water daily. There are approximately 33 fluid oz. in 1 L of water. Therefore, a young male needs about 81 fluid oz. or just over 10 cups of total water...

2008/2018

2008/2018

By Jasmine López, Editor

February 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

The start of a new year brings resolutions and fresh starts. While many believe in the faith of fresh starts, others live simply as the previous year slipped into a new one. The movie Twilight and song by Alicia Keyes, No One, came out a decade ago in 2008. Comparing the pop culture from 2008 and 201...

A Golden Valentine

A Golden Valentine

By Mehar Nijjar, Reporter

February 18, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

"The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved." - Victor Hugo Valentine's Day is a special time for us all, whether we spend it with our loved ones, our partner, or with ourselves. Not only is it a day to express romantic love, but to express love in general for the world and fo...

Lonzo’s Mixtape

Lonzo’s Mixtape

By Rahul Walia, Reporter

February 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase, Uncategorized

Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball's latest music release is a tribute song to his father, LaVar Ball. The single, released Thursday on YouTube, begins with LaVar's comments after Lonzo was drafted to the Lakers before going into the first verse about how his father has always fought for his kids. ...

All Star Weekend

All Star Weekend

By Rahul, Reporter

February 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

For the first time ever, the NBA let its top vote-getters draft their own teams for the all-star game. That meant LeBron James and Steph Curry selected their own squads to shake-up the traditional festivities. On Saturday, DeMarcus Cousins tore his Achilles in heartbreaking fashion just as the Pelicans...

Student Spotlight: Thavie Keary

By Lauren Byerly, Reporter

February 12, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Student Life

Thavie Keary is a Junior at Modesto High. She is in the International Baccalaureate program, Academic Decathlon, and Mock Trial at Mohi. Outside of school she is the Vice President of Community Youth Connection, a youth-led group which she describes as "a cool, neat, nifty group of teens who do things...

The Starbucks Revolution

By Shelby Benz, Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Review, Showcase, Student Life

Each day, the hustle and bustle of everyday life seems to slow at these nodes of comfort and coffee. Starbucks has become an international phenomenon. Students at our own school come to class with cups of eloquently named coffee or caffeinated drinks. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has...

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