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El Modena’s Model UN Club

El Modena’s Model UN Club

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017
Filed under El Mo News, Focus, Showcase

Model UN, or Model United Nations, is an El Modena club in which students participate in learning about the ways in which governments and the United Nations interact. Many schools across the country offer this educational opportunity, either as a club or an elective. Students who participate are assigned...

NHS New Inductees

NHS New Inductees

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Showcase

  The El Modena National Honors Society recently inducted many new members into the prestigious club. Students accepted into the club excel in every aspect of being a high school student. Each inductee held a high GPA, along with a challenging course load. All the students were required to...

Torok and Buster Travel to Assist the Needy

Natalia Huanosto, Op/Ed Editor
March 30, 2017
Filed under Focus

  Junior Olivia Torok and senior Isabel Buster are just two prime examples of El Modena’s youth that have gone out of the country to help those less fortunate than themselves.     In the summer of 2016, Torok left California to help kids in Albania for two weeks. Frontline: Where did you go and wha...

El Modena Baseball Is In Full Swing

El Modena Baseball Is In Full Swing

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
March 13, 2017
Filed under Focus, Showcase, Sports

The Vanguards baseball team began their season playing in the Loara tournament. Despite solid wins against Valencia and Dana Hills, as well as Loara, the Vanguards finished last Saturday with a record of 3-5. Despite this, the season is just beginning. League games against familiar opponents are yet...

4×4 Schedule: What is it?

4×4 Schedule: What is it?

Markus Albihn, Front Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under El Mo News, Focus, Showcase

   Recently, a majority of teachers approved the implementation of the new four-by-four (4x4) schedule. Many new and returning students as well as parents do not fully understand the ramifications of this change.      Each school day will now consist of four ninety-minute periods rather tha...

We Still Don’t Understand the First Amendment

We Still Don’t Understand the First Amendment

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
March 6, 2017
Filed under Columns, Focus, Showcase

  As most of us know, the first amendment gives us the freedom to say what we want, with freedom from government intervention. This principle is well-liked by mostly everyone, as we all like to   say whatever we wish. The trouble comes when we enter a shady, gray type of speech. Many uphold...

The Epidemic of Hollywood Remakes

The Epidemic of Hollywood Remakes

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
February 13, 2017
Filed under Audio, Focus, Showcase

Hollywood remakes have become the staple of the entertainment world, and have seemed to replace original films as the mainstream for movie-goers. In the earlier decades of the 70's and 80's, and well into the 2000's, Hollywood allowed original, artful content to populate their main sources of entertainment....

FREEDOOOM

Meranthy Meza
December 16, 2016
Filed under Feature, Focus

Today was the last day before the long-awaited Christmas vacation and, despite the rain, an atmosphere of joy filled the school. It rained all morning, meaning that whole rivers blocked parts of the hallway and caused most of the students to find creative ways of getting to their classes, such as finding...

Giving Is Better Than Receiving

Giving Is Better Than Receiving

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager
December 14, 2016
Filed under Focus, Showcase

We have all heard the saying, “giving is better than receiving.” But what does that really mean?   This idea constantly comes up, especially during this time of the year. Everyone has expectations of things they want to receive, and so often forget to think about what other people want....

Why Protest the Trump Victory?

Why Protest the Trump Victory?

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer
November 13, 2016
Filed under Focus, Showcase, Uncategorized

Donald Trump’s presidential victory was one of the most historic and divisive election results in American political history. So, it is understandable for people to not be happy with the Trump victory, especially since the country was so evenly split. But that does not justify rioting and protesting...

Measure S Passed

Measure S Passed

Markus Albihn, Front Editor
November 10, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Focus, Showcase

After a very well-fought campaign filled with lawn signs, precinct walks, and phone banking, on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, it was made official that Measure S was passed with a whopping 60.8% of voters in favor of it. Measure S is a bond measure allowing all of the Orange Unified School District...

Do you believe in Memes?

Do you believe in Memes?

Victoria Tran, Staff Writer
October 27, 2016
Filed under Focus, Showcase

In January 2009, the first meme was founded, a video called "David After Dentist." David's father, anonymous, recorded his son after he had a dental procedure for an additional teeth in his mouth (hyperdontia). Though the short video came out in 2008, it was posted in 2009, and has now racked up 133M...

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