News

12 Counts Later: Robert Mueller Makes Progress in Russian Probe of Trump Campaign

12 Counts Later: Robert Mueller Makes Progress in Russian Probe of Trump Campaign

Steven Bishop (11th), Reporter

November 8, 2017

A Day in the Life of a Restaurant Owner

A Day in the Life of a Restaurant Owner

Julia Berry (12th), Reporter

November 8, 2017

Jeff Denham Offering Students Volunteer Internships

Jeff Denham Offering Students Volunteer Internships

October 30, 2017

At Pitman High School, all students from sophomore to senior year require community service hours as part of their second semester history grade. This year, some students here are filling out their work...

HQ2: The Pros and Cons of Amazon’s New Headquarters

HQ2: The Pros and Cons of Amazon’s New Headquarters

October 29, 2017

Amazon, the online retail giant, started in a garage in 1994. Now, it serves over 300 million users. Its mobile app is used by 50% of online shoppers. Its storage warehouses have the same square footage as...

Drastic Fire Impact On California’s Wine Industry

Drastic Fire Impact On California’s Wine Industry

October 26, 2017

    Many recent and massive California wildfires spread rapidly and relentlessly across Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, amongst many other counties damaging precious vineyards that made California so famous ...

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Sci-Health/Tech

The Study Of Reading Books

The Study Of Reading Books

Tim Sanchez (10th), Reporter

October 14, 2017

Whatever happened to reading books? It seems as though the desire to increase knowledge has weakened over the last few years.   The main philosophy behind books is that it ...

The Slippery Slope of Modern Technology

The Slippery Slope of Modern Technology

Kelly Zhang (12th), Reporter

October 4, 2017

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...

Hurricane Harvey: Why We May Be To Blame

Hurricane Harvey: Why We May Be To Blame

Sydney Vallier (9th), Reporter

September 12, 2017

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...

Paralyzed Man Moves Again

Paralyzed Man Moves Again

Karly Halsey (12th), Reporter

April 10, 2017

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...

Radiation… The Silent Killer

Radiation… The Silent Killer

Sebastian Macias (12th), Reporter

March 28, 2017

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, ...

Don Pedro Flows Again

Don Pedro Flows Again

Karly Halsey (12th), Reporter

March 1, 2017

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...

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Student Opinions

Free Education: Breaking the Chains of Student Debt

Free Education: Breaking the Chains of Student Debt

Melisa Lanzar (12th), Reporter

November 9, 2017

As the college requirements that students must meet are inflating, so is the tuition. College tuition has reached a point which is beyond the reach of American students, plu...

Dress Code Controversy

Dress Code Controversy

September 26, 2017

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

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...

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Pitman Life

Harvest Bowl XIV

Harvest Bowl XIV

Alyson Berry (9th), Reporter

November 9, 2017

Harvest Bowl is not just another football game, it’s a football game against rivals. Pitman High versus Turlock High, two schools with a long-lasting contention that mo...

Scholarship Information for Seniors

Scholarship Information for Seniors

November 8, 2017

With the pressure of college sign ups, FAFSA completions, and decisions on majors, seniors have been pushed to begin the process of the next s...

Kick (Cigarette) Butts with PHAST Club!

Kick (Cigarette) Butts with PHAST Club!

November 3, 2017

Pitman High School is one of the select schools in the Stanislaus County that is a part of the P.H.A.S.T Club Association. PHAST standing for...

PHS’s Very Own Art Show

PHS’s Very Own Art Show

November 2, 2017

One of the great ways to spread artists’ masterpieces is to present them in an art show. From October 23rd to October 27th during lunch, P...

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