News

The Dell’Osso Pumpkin Maze

The Dell’Osso Pumpkin Maze

Megan Armenta (12th), Reporter

October 11, 2017

The Juice is Loose… Sort of

The Juice is Loose… Sort of

Don Garcia (10th), Reporter

October 10, 2017

R.A.M. Farms is A-MAZE-ing

R.A.M. Farms is A-MAZE-ing

October 10, 2017

For the tenth year in a row, R.A.M. Farms is bringing the famous corn maze back to Turlock. It will be at 716 N. Daubenberger Road from September 29th all through Halloween. Many high school students k...

The Ranch of Horror Creeps into Turlock

The Ranch of Horror Creeps into Turlock

October 3, 2017

The Ranch of Horror is exactly what it sounds like; a ranch filled with thirteen haunting attractions. From the Haunted Hayride to the House of Dystopia to the Zombie Escape, these thirteen spooky adventu...

The End of Cassini’s Successful Research on Saturn

The End of Cassini’s Successful Research on Saturn

October 2, 2017

Since Cassini was first launched from Earth on October 15, 1997, it had arrived at Saturn’s orbit July 1, 2004, and Cassini has spent the last 13 years researching Saturn.   There are many discoveries that have been ma...

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Sci-Health/Tech

The Slippery Slope of Modern Technology

The Slippery Slope of Modern Technology

Kelly Zhang (12th), Reporter

Technology has come a long way from the first computers, whose designs required them to take up entire rooms of space just to break WWII codes. Seventy years later, nearly eve...

October 4, 2017

Hurricane Harvey: Why We May Be To Blame

Hurricane Harvey: Why We May Be To Blame

Sydney Vallier (9th), Reporter

The warnings were sent. The preparations were made. Texas residents waited anxiously for days, and then it finally came: Hurricane Harvey. On Friday, August 25, Hurricane Harvey struc...

September 12, 2017

Paralyzed Man Moves Again

Paralyzed Man Moves Again

Karly Halsey (12th), Reporter

Everyday, technology is constantly being improved in order to better human life. 2017 has already brought many advances in this area. One of which was a major improvement in tech...

April 10, 2017

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

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Student Opinions

Dress Code Controversy

Dress Code Controversy

Megan Armenta (12th), Reporter

Throughout most high schools across the United States, dress codes are a constant, recurring guideline set in place to create a foundation in which students base “appro...

September 26, 2017

Paving the Way

Paving the Way

March 27, 2017

Pitman High School fortunately has a total of four parking lots on campus - three of which are mainly for staff parking only. Like most oth...

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 ...

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Pitman Life

Learn About Your Future at College Night

Learn About Your Future at College Night

Nicole Azof (12th), Reporter

On October 5th, 2017, college night was held at Pitman High School. College night is when most colleges in California come to visit schools and provide information on thei...

October 12, 2017

Turlock’s Inaugural Preview of Champions

Turlock’s Inaugural Preview of Champions

October 12, 2017

On September 30th, 21 bands from all over the Central Valley rolled into Turlock to compete in the Pitman Preview of Champions, Pitman High Schoo...

Gun Violence and Enforcing School Safety

Gun Violence and Enforcing School Safety

October 12, 2017

After 58 lives were mercilessly and unfairly taken within just ten minutes, the Las Vegas attack that took place on October 1st is now considere...

Blankets Spread the Love

Blankets Spread the Love

October 12, 2017

In a time usually dedicated to utter turmoil and stress brought on by the looming threat of college applications, the return of sports, or the lack of holiday...

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