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Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Clarissa Covarrubias, Online Manager
May 29, 2017
Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of the month of May. We take this day to honor the men and women who died while serving in the United States military.   In early observance, the Civil War ended in the spring of 1865, and claimed more lives than any conflict in the...

The Origins of American High School

The Origins of American High School

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager
September 19, 2016
Filed under Showcase

The first public school in the United States was the Boston Latin School, founded in 1635. That school is still in existence today, and is ranked at 51 of the top 100 High Schools in the country. In the 20th century many High Schools had an entrance examination, which only allowed roughly five percent...

The History of Ms. Conners

The History of Ms. Conners

Alexandra Christensen, Staff Writer
November 18, 2015
Filed under Feature

Ms. Conners has been working at El Modena for eight years as a United States history teacher. Her teachings help guide juniors to understanding their own country and she motivates her students to have a brighter future no matter what career they want to pursue in life.   Frontline : “W...

A Revolutionary Test: APUSH Controversy

A Revolutionary Test: APUSH Controversy

Christina Davenport, Staff Writer
March 11, 2015
Filed under Focus, Showcase

Ever since the initial course revision in 2014, controversy has swept the nation regarding the new APUSH course. Some believe the new curriculum belittles American achievement and highlights the flaws, others, believe it exposes the truth. Conservatives critique the new course, believing that...

A Month with More Meaning

Maria Minnella, Staff Writer
February 19, 2015
Filed under Columns, Showcase

To some, March may seem like a bland month that is special for nothing except Saint Patrick’s Day, and occasionally Easter. Little do they know, almost every day in the month of March has a special significance. From National Pig Day and Dentist’s Day to Make Up Your Own Holiday Day and Bunsen Burner...

The Queen of All Media

The Queen of All Media

Maria Minnella, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015
Filed under Columns, Showcase

   Best known for her talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, Oprah Winfrey, after years of hard working, worked her way out of poverty in rural Mississippi, to being a self-made billionaire. She is the only black billionaire in North America. After experiencing a rough childhood, Winfrey fought to get to where s...

The History of a SoCal Revolution

The History of a SoCal Revolution

Kelsey Luce, Staff Writer
January 12, 2015
Filed under Uncategorized

The famous In-N-Out is more than just a giant landmark, it point to “pride” and it stands for “working under the same arrow.”

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