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Crying Out for Attention

Crying Out for Attention

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief
April 25, 2016
Filed under Columns, Showcase

In high school, teenagers are classified to be 'the same' by parents, teachers, and the classic stereotype. So how do you make yourself stand out of the rest? It's not easy. But is there a point when trying to make yourself unique makes you seem like a wannabe? There is no easy way to define yourself. ...

Prince: A Monarch In Music

Prince: A Monarch In Music

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer
April 25, 2016
Filed under Columns, Music, Showcase

On April 21st, 2o16, the legendary musician Prince left this world at the age of 57. "A strong spirit transcends rules," he once said. Although many are mourning the loss of such an influential artist, it is evident Prince's strong spirit transcends mortality. Prince was an original artist who implemented...

Advice from a Senior

Advice from a Senior

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor
April 24, 2016
Filed under Columns, Showcase

Never wait until your senior year. You'll drown yourself with everything you've always wanted to do. Start now. Sometimes taking it day by day isn't enough. Take it hour by hour or minute by minute. You take your pick. Don't allow yourself to fall into the hole you dug yourself; if you do, ...

Rookie of the Year

Chandler Herrera, Fringe Editor
April 21, 2016
Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

   Sophomore Angel Zarate, Boy’s Varsity Golf all star shares all about what makes him who he is. Zarate plays numerous sport including golf, soccer, and volleyball. Although he excels at all three of these very different sports, golf seems to take the most notice by his fellow teammates and coac...

Cultural Appropriation v. Cultural Appreciation

Scarlet Edwards, Staff Writer
April 20, 2016
Filed under Columns, Showcase

Cultural appropriation is defined as the adoption or use of elements of one culture by members of a different culture. Cultural appropriation has become extremely prevalent in recent years, and has become more and more extreme as time goes on. It’s come to a point in which people are attacked for...

Happy Little Pill

Happy Little Pill

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Columns, Showcase

  Marge Piercy’s poem “Barbie Doll” is a modernist take on the values placed upon vanity and perfection by society. Piercy’s emphasis from the poem was the idea that children are impressionable and when you feed them with notions of what is ugly and what is beautiful and what they should and shoul...

The Abuse of Power

The Abuse of Power

Natalia Huanosto, Staff Writer
April 18, 2016
Filed under Columns

Power is something that not many people have. "Thanks Captain Obvious" Well, it's true. There is valid reason as to why we don't have 100 presidents of the U.S. As people in a democratic government, we all have responsibilities. We have responsibilities because each and every one of us...

DC Mania

DC Mania

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor
April 17, 2016
Filed under Columns, Media&Arts

Suicide Squad - August 5, 2016 Wonder Woman - June 2, 2017 Justice League Part One - November 17, 2017 The Flash - March 23, 2018 Aquaman - July 27, 2018 Shazam - April 5, 2019 Justice League Part Two - June 14, 2019 Untitled DC Film - November 1, 2019*** Cyborg - April 3...

Teen Driver Safety

Teen Driver Safety

Andrew Reina, El Mo News
April 15, 2016
Filed under Columns, El Mo News

El Modena put on a safe teen drivers assembly on Friday April 15th, sponsored by State Farm, to educate students on the dangers of driving while being distracted. Frontline caught up with Sophomore Sarah Ricker and Sophomore Joseph Russo to get their view on the assembly and what they learned from its ed...

Trapped

Trapped

Christian Duarte, Staff Writer
April 14, 2016
Filed under Columns, Showcase

Some of the biggest problems people face are the ones no one but themself can experience. Whether it be an ongoing depression or an anger without reason, it affects us all; some more than others. Our mental health is often overlooked and even the smallest of problems can be fixed with a little help. ...

I am, I am, I am

I am, I am, I am

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor
April 14, 2016
Filed under Columns, Showcase

I am stuck. I have been for quite some time. I am not only stuck inside the endless thoughts that incessantly bang inside their cage and ride along the edge of my lips, but in the never-ending motion of feeling everything yet nothing at all. I am human. I am confused as to how one successfully survives...

Say No to Animal Abuse

Say No to Animal Abuse

Jacqueline Palacios, Staff Writer
April 13, 2016
Filed under Columns, Showcase

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