News

Chance the Rapper bestows “Blessings” Upon Chicago’s School District

Chance the Rapper bestows “Blessings” Upon Chicago’s School District

Aurora Coria (12th), Reporter

April 7, 2017

Yet Another Email Controversy…

Yet Another Email Controversy…

Eric Carr (12th) and Karla Miranda (12th)

March 28, 2017

What Does Betsy DeVos Know About Public Education?

What Does Betsy DeVos Know About Public Education?

March 28, 2017

Over the past one hundred and fifty years, education has seen much reform and controversy. It started in 1925 with the Scopes Monkey Trial, arguing the teaching of evolution in state funded classrooms. ...

Russia To Hold a Real-Life ‘Hunger Games’

Russia To Hold a Real-Life ‘Hunger Games’

March 27, 2017

A controversial Russian reality TV show where “everything goes”, including rape and murder, will begin next year. 15 men and 15 women from around the globe will compete in a deadly contest in an attem...

South Korea’s First Presidential Impeachment

South Korea’s First Presidential Impeachment

March 27, 2017

After months of nationwide protests, South Korea’s president was officially impeached when the Constitutional Court unanimously voted to uphold the legislature’s decision. This is the first time a democr...

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Sci-Health & Tech

Radiation… The Silent Killer

Radiation… The Silent Killer

Sebastian Macias (12th), Reporter

All over the world people spend a large portion of their day glued to their phones, not knowing that they are taking in electromagnetic radiation which is not just cell phones, ...

March 28, 2017

Don Pedro Flows Again

Don Pedro Flows Again

Karly Halsey (12th), Reporter

After all of these years of praying for rain and water, our wishes have quickly turned into one of those “be careful what you wish for” moments. The past five year...

March 1, 2017

What the Frack?

What the Frack?

Amanjot Bains (12th), Reporter

Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking” for short, is not a new technique in the way oil or gas is extracted for energy purposes. It has been used since the 1800’s in the...

February 28, 2017

A Car, Driving a Car?

A Car, Driving a Car?

Madelyn Valenzuela (12th), Reporter

You know how centuries ago people thought there would be flying cars? Well we haven't gotten there yet, but Google has been working on producing a car that drives itself since...

February 28, 2017

Would You Realize a Stranger is Driving You Before it’s Too Late?

Would You Realize a Stranger is Driving You Before it’s Too Late?

Madelyn Valenzuela (12th), Reporter

Need a ride? Well you can just download an app and have your own personal driver. The question is, how do you know if it's your driver, or a scammer? Uber is a transp...

February 28, 2017

Trump Freezes the EPA

Trump Freezes the EPA

Sebastian Macias (12th), Reporter

The Trump administration has put a freeze on the billions of dollars of grants that are given to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This could possibly affect the...

February 7, 2017

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Student Opinions

Paving the Way

Paving the Way

Kat Martinez (10th), Reporter

Pitman High School fortunately has a total of four parking lots on campus - three of which are mainly for staff parking only. Like most other schools, students who choose...

March 27, 2017

Why the Future Looks Bright for the Libertarian Party

Why the Future Looks Bright for the Libertarian Party

March 14, 2017

Founded in his home in 1971, David F. Nolan’s Libertarian Party has grown to be a full functioning political party in the United States. How...

Surviving 1984

Surviving 1984

March 14, 2017

With George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel 1984 jumping to the top of the bestseller list after President Donald Trump’s election that ...

Still Shooting Up The Ranks

Still Shooting Up The Ranks

March 14, 2017

Despite being over three years old, the online expansion for Grand Theft Auto V (simply titled Grand Theft Auto Online) shows no signs of slowi...

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Pitman Life

Buff Ball 2017

Buff Ball 2017

Madelyn Valenzuela (12th), Reporter

There was a Pitman volleyball game held this past Friday. Wait, isn't volleyball over? Yes, but it's not girls volleyball, it's actually a game for boys called Buff Ball,...

April 23, 2017

Blankets of Love

Blankets of Love

April 4, 2017

Most kids spend their spring enjoying the sun outside, while some kids are forgotten, left in cold hospital beds to fight for their lives against...

Hidden Heroes of Pride

Hidden Heroes of Pride

March 28, 2017

Not a lot of people get credit for the things that they do. For example,  someone could just sit there and openly listen to you, give some advice...

Pitman’s Green Week Is Back In Action

Pitman’s Green Week Is Back In Action

March 28, 2017

Pitman high is back in the swing of things as they commence their annual school wide green week starting on Monday, March twentieth. Pitman’s...

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