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A New Bowling Alley Rolls its Way Into Turlock

A New Bowling Alley Rolls its Way Into Turlock

Justin Yniquez (12th), Reporter

September 12, 2017

Will You Make it Your Next Habit?

Will You Make it Your Next Habit?

Kaci Davis (9th), Reporter

September 12, 2017

To Blaze or Not To Blaze, ‘Tis the Question

To Blaze or Not To Blaze, ‘Tis the Question

September 12, 2017

The legalization of marijuana does not have a black and white answer: it always depends on circumstances. Based on recent studies, tragedies such as higher percentage of car accidents and hospitalizati...

The Tragedy of Hurricane Harvey

The Tragedy of Hurricane Harvey

September 12, 2017

What a mass tragedy that Hurricane Harvey has done to our land. This tragic disaster has already taken the lives of 66 people and has damaged so much that it has cost 70 billion dollars just to fix it...

An Artificial Womb: Straight Out of Science Fiction

May 10, 2017

In a study published on Tuesday, scientists in Philadelphia have successfully used an artificial womb for the first time on baby lamb fetuses. This comes after a long period of many years in which scientis...

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Sci-Health/Tech

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

Technology aHEAD of its Time?

Tyler Davis (12th), Reporter

It might seem like something straight out of a horror story but this december the Italian Neurosurgeon, Dr. Sergio Canavero, will be performing the controversial operation of a human head transplant on a voluntary subject, a russian man named Valery Spiridonov. Here is why the operation will be next to impossible. Let me preface this by saying that most of the scientific commun...

April 25, 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

New Thor Trailer Hammers Its Way Home

Tyler Davis (12th), Reporter

The recently released Thor Ragnarok teaser trailer gave Marvel fans across every social media platform imaginable a nice surprise with it’s surprising and interesting blen...

May 5, 2017

A New Challenger Approaches

April 10, 2017

Pitman and Turlock High School are deciding to team up over mutual love of the Super Smash Bros. franchise. Me and other members of the Pit...

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

College Looms Nearer, Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Be Nervous

College Looms Nearer, Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Be Nervous

Anjali Badesha (12th), Reporter

Oh senior year, the momentous occasion, the game changer, the year that every student looks forward to. There are the big trips, the excitement, and the burden of college appli...

September 12, 2017

How To Not Procrastinate

How To Not Procrastinate

September 12, 2017

What is procrastination, you ask? It’s the little voice in your head that tells you that you can do whatever it is that you need to do later...

Beauty Pressure Male Students Face on Campus

Beauty Pressure Male Students Face on Campus

September 12, 2017

From social media to television to radio, the media pushes the “perfect body” image through pop culture icons such as Kim Kardashian and Kyli...

Some Fun Study Tips!

Some Fun Study Tips!

September 12, 2017

Nobody likes taking tests. No one really likes to study, especially when it’s a subject they don’t like. But studying is important, espe...

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