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Reaction to “the schoolyard forever”

Reaction to “the schoolyard forever”

Natalia Huanosto, Op/Ed Editor
October 31, 2016
Filed under Columns

It’s been a long time since I’ve opened this chapter of my book. Most of me really doesn’t want to, but a teeny tiny part is telling me that I can either or face it run from it. I can’t bring myself to to the latter. Bullying makes one feel hopeless. You can try to stop it but no one cares. No...

Generation Degradation

Generation Degradation

Everett Earl, Photographer
May 14, 2016
Filed under FrontlineFeed, Uncategorized

There's stories, there's shows, there's movies, there’s books, yet we still are a generation that ceases to look, to look at our issue as it's presented at hand, to all of us we call this precious earth, our oceans and wetlands. We have a funny way of showing it, the love that is, for our earth's oc...

McCandless Was Something Else…

McCandless Was Something Else…

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor
May 9, 2016
Filed under Columns, Media&Arts

   When I first read Krakauer’s novel Into the Wild, I was inspired by the story of Chris McCandless. It was raw and pulled on all the heart strings it could. Krakauer’s words inspired me to take into consideration both the beauty in life and nature along with its dangers and mystery. Krakauer...

Hurry Mary, You’re Out of Time

Hurry Mary, You’re Out of Time

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief
May 9, 2016
Filed under Columns, Showcase

To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time BY ROBERT HERRICK Gather ye rose-buds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today Tomorrow will be dying.   The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun, The higher he’s a-getting, The sooner will his ...

Youth is the Spring

Youth is the Spring

Christina Davenport, Media & Arts Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Media&Arts

Brain full to bursting, Like an overripe fruit, Swelling in the summer, Fermenting in the heat.   Thoughts blossom Like little white flowers That grow heavy and fall At my feet, So sweet.   The hall is a portal To a much different place, Where I am both small and ...

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 Brother I Always Never Had

The Brother I Always Never Had

Everett Earl, Photographer
March 31, 2016
Filed under Columns, Media&Arts, Uncategorized

The winter of 1975 I remember the precise moment That was a long time ago Its wrong You can burry it The past claws its way out There is a way to be good again - Hassan Face like a Chinese doll Harelip smile Never denied me anything Always took the blame Hazaras Hassan’s people - Hassan and...

I Wasn’t There But. . .

I Wasn’t There But. . .

Natalia Huanosto, Staff Writer
March 22, 2016
Filed under Columns, Media&Arts, Showcase

Today is March 22nd, 2016. Today, there was a terrorist attack in Brussels, Belgium. Three men bombed the Brussels Airport and a metro station.The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for these attacks. As of 9:14 PM, over 30 people are dead, and approximately two hundred are wounded. Belgium has decla...

Words from the Heart of Experience

Words from the Heart of Experience

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor
March 10, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts

Frontline: How long have you been writing poetry? Elisa Hernandez: I began writing poetry in middle school. I first discovered my love for poetry while taking a creative writing class at OCHSA. I had an amazing and inspirational teacher named Mr. Peters who later moved to Spain with his wife. Aft...

The First Vanguard Bards

The First Vanguard Bards

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor
November 4, 2015
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

Tonight began what will soon become a tradition for poets at El Modena.  Tonight was the first poetry reading held by the Vanguard Bards. The Vanguard Bards, created by Ms. Mull in conjunction with the Literary Magazine, is not a club on campus.  Rather, it is an event that invites El Modena studen...

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