News

Local Deputy Shot & Killed

Local Deputy Shot & Killed

Aurora Coria (12th), Reporter

Nov 28

Locked Up in America

Locked Up in America

Amanjot Baines (12th), Reporter

Nov 28

The Horror of Black Friday

The Horror of Black Friday

November 8, 2016

Black Friday is normally on the day after Thanksgiving and started around the 1950s. The term "Black Friday" is from when stores would go from the red to black, red meaning the store was losing money and...  Read More »

Don’t Forget: The Children Grieve Too

Don’t Forget: The Children Grieve Too

November 8, 2016

“Grief, no matter where it comes from, can only be resolved by connecting to other people,” (Horn, Thomas). Most of us cannot comprehend grief and struggle to provide comfort for those in the mids...  Read More »

Young Brain Tumor Survivor Commits Suicide

Young Brain Tumor Survivor Commits Suicide

November 8, 2016

The battle of a lifetime commenced for Bethany Thomson at the age of three, or simply stated-- the time the doctor diagnosed her with a brain tumor. Treatment after treatment, she conquered her enemy but there was...  Read More »

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Sci-Health & Tech

Was The Supermoon Really That Super?

Was The Supermoon Really That Super?

Sebastian Macias (12th), Reporter

The moon is one fascinating rock, brightening the dark nights on earth and creating endless amount of questions about life beyond earth. The supermoon that took place on Monday,...  Read More »

Nov 28

The Epi-Pen Scare

The Epi-Pen Scare

Rylee Moore (12th), Reporter

Imagine having to pay hundreds of dollars for a band aid every time you fall and scrape your knee. Imagine a small mistake: accidentally eating a peanut, getting stung by a bee,...  Read More »

Nov 1

Nintendo Switches it Up

Nintendo Switches it Up

Andrew Borba (12th), Reporter

On YouTube last week Nintendo showed a trailer for their new console named the “Nintendo Switch” and the Internet has been abuzz with hype and analysis of the new co...  Read More »

Nov 1

RIP to the Barrier Reef

RIP to the Barrier Reef

Aurora Coria (12th), Reporter

Today, people have the ability to write obituaries for anything, the most common being in the memory of a dead relative. However one could be written about a really nice ...  Read More »

Oct 31

The Super Pollutant Reduction Act

The Super Pollutant Reduction Act

Sebastian Macias (12th), Reporter

Dairy farmers all over California are now worried about the new climate change law passed by the government called the “Super Pollutant Reduction Act”. This act was signed by ...  Read More »

Oct 14

Colony Collapse Disorder

Colony Collapse Disorder

Sebastian Macias (11th), Reporter

The sudden loss in colony bee workers population, brought attention to many farmers. During the winter months of 2006-2007 some beekeepers began to report unusual high lo...  Read More »

May 20

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Student Opinions

AP(eek) into High School English

AP(eek) into High School English

Maya Radcliffe (12th), Reporter

For high school seniors, the months usually filled with the eagerness and joy that accompanies the holidays bring something more worrisome, the race to complete college ap...  Read More »

Nov 28

What Came First, the Turkey or the Reindeer?

What Came First, the Turkey or the Reindeer?

November 18, 2016

Halloween just, and it is now November. Already, everyone has changed from their spooky moods to their Christmas vibe, despite the fact that the...  Read More »

It’s a Cup

It’s a Cup

November 18, 2016

    Since the dawn of time, mankind has been on the lookout for something, anything, to complain about. Political leaders, fashion trends, eve...  Read More »

Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child

November 18, 2016

The year has flown by fast, we’re already only a few months away from Thanksgiving. This time of the year the holidays bring joy and comfort ...  Read More »

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Pitman Life

Local Deputy Shot & Killed

Local Deputy Shot & Killed

Aurora Coria (12th), Reporter

What was supposed to be an inspection a suspicious van took a turn for the worse when Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department Deputy Dennis Wallace was brutally shot and kille...  Read More »

Nov 28

AP(eek) into High School English

AP(eek) into High School English

November 28, 2016

For high school seniors, the months usually filled with the eagerness and joy that accompanies the holidays bring something more worrisome, the r...  Read More »

Locked Up in America

Locked Up in America

November 28, 2016

As Americans, we like to do the right thing and we strive to be the best nation. But how can we be the best team out there if one in every hundr...  Read More »

Pitman: Sexual Harassment on Campus

Pitman: Sexual Harassment on Campus

November 22, 2016

“1 in 6 boys and 1 in 4 girls are sexually abused before the age of 18.” “35.5% of sexual assaults occur when the victim is between the...  Read More »

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