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Hillary Clinton Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

Hillary Clinton Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

Olivia Addington, Advertising Editor
April 13, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, Focus

On Sunday, Mrs. Clinton announced to the U.S that she would seek out being president for the  second time as the likely 2016 Democratic nominee. She released a 2 minute video quoting “Everyday Americans need a champion. And I want to be that champion,” Mrs. Clinton said. “So I'm hitting the...

Being an Observer

Being an Observer

Denisse Brito, Editor-In-Chief
April 9, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, Feature, Music

“I like shooting vignettes. I go to a public place like the beach or a forest with no particular story line in mind. I like to tell a story by being an observer,” says senior Henrik Albihn about his art. As the director of photography for EMTV, Albihn shoots and directs portions of the episo...

Film Spotlight: “Whiplash”

Film Spotlight: “Whiplash”

Lily Sanz, Editor-in-Chief
April 9, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, Media&Arts

So often is the term “had me at the edge of my seat” thrown around when referencing the way a film made you, or someone else, feel. But how rarely is that aphorism made real, where you are literally on the edge of your seat? It is without a doubt a scarce experience, one that only comes along ...

Is Global Warming Really Occuring?

Is Global Warming Really Occuring?

Alex Clinton, Feature Editor
April 8, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, Uncategorized

Global warming is becoming an issue all around the world. What's causing all of this? The amount of pollution that our entire world creates and world wide highs of temperature appearing in these past few years. Although it does not seem real considering the record lows and amounts of snow the east coast...

Eye for an Eye?

Eye for an Eye?

Jordan Cowdell, Staff Writer
April 8, 2015
Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Showcase

The sudden bombing of the Boston Marathon in April 15, 2013 was a tragic event that will never be forgotten. Bombers and brothers, Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, are to blame, however Tamerlan was run over with his brothers car and no longer lives to suffer the consequences. As a result, Dzhokhar...

Josh Garrels releases “Home” for free on Noisetrade

Josh Garrels releases “Home” for free on Noisetrade

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager
April 8, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, Music

Garrels, from Portland, OR, sprung onto the underground music scene in 2002 with his debut album “Stone Tree,” and broke into iTunes with “Over Oceans” in 2004. Generally folk-based while combining Biblical themes into his songwriting, Garrels is known for his wide vocal range.

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Menstruation Shaming Needs to Stop… Period.

Menstruation Shaming Needs to Stop… Period.

Samantha Stenson, Photographer
April 4, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, Focus

In some cultures, like the Cherokee and the Ancient Romans, menstruation is celebrated and depicted as female strength. However in others, women are still shunned for menstruating in certain parts of the world. In Uganda, women who are menstruating are shamed so much so that they have to miss school....

Dreading the Drought? Help Out!

Dreading the Drought? Help Out!

Lily Sanz, Editor-in-Chief
March 26, 2015
Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Focus, Showcase

If you live in California, or even if you don’t, you know there is no more pressing issue here than that of one of our most severe droughts ever. This winter in specific has been California’s driest winter in recorded history, and according to recent reports, California’s reservoirs are down to...

Sentenced From Birth

Sentenced From Birth

Jordan Cowdell, Staff Writer
March 25, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Uncategorized

Having a child is supposed to be a special and memorable moment that lasts a lifetime between a mother and her newly born child. However, reporters investigate and observe different inmate mothers and their battles with having their babies in the time of their prison sentence. The harsh realities of...

Steve Nash Announces Retirement

Steve Nash Announces Retirement

Amanda Cao, Head Photographer
March 25, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports

Two MVPs. Third in all time assists. Best free throw shooter of all time. Eight time All-Star. But zero championships. Steve Nash, one of the best point guards of all time, announced his retirement this Sunday. Injuries have held back the Canadian for the past three years since he broke his leg in...

Spring Stud: Monique Azpeitia

Spring Stud: Monique Azpeitia

Kiana Smith, Staff Writer
March 18, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, Feature, Showcase

One of El Mo's many spring sports, track and field has finally begun, so Frontline decided to interview one of track's very own, sophomore Monique Azpeitia. Frontline: How is the season going so far? Monique Azpeitia: It’s been fun and interesting so far. FL: What do you run? MA: I run th...

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival: Celebrating the park’s Beginnings

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival: Celebrating the park’s Beginnings

Christina Davenport, Staff Writer
March 18, 2015
Filed under Editor's Picks, Focus, Showcase

March 28th, Saturday, marks the beginning of Knott's Boysenberry Festival taking place in the theme park's Ghost Town. Celebrate the park's berry beginnings with delectable dishes and classic entertainment. There will be tons of delicious foods to sample, games to play, and much more. The boysenberry,...

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