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L.A. Point of View

L.A. Point of View

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
May 12, 2017
Filed under Media&Arts

With a population of over 4 million hopeful starlets, this Mecca of fame and fortune known as Los Angeles is a la la la land for dreamers. Though, breaking the superficial layer are dingy dazzlers that juxtapose the glamour. Below are the places within the neighborhoods of Los Angeles that create...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Airplane Conduct

The Do’s and Don’ts of Airplane Conduct

Scarlet Edwards, Staff Writer
January 3, 2016
Filed under Columns

Who doesn’t just love the warm, serene feeling of a stranger resting their head on your shoulder for the entire duration of a four hour flight? Or, even better, how about the delightful stench of someone’s bare feet two rows ahead of you?   Unsurprisingly, the likelihood of finding either o...

Globe Trotter

Globe Trotter

Francesca Sarmiento, Staff Writer
January 2, 2016
Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Uncategorized

   El Modena High School is a good example of urban diversity in Southern California. A full spectrum of social economics, with a culturally rich community of students and teachers. A member of El Modena’s senior class, Evan Parker, proves to be an avid traveller, dedicated student, and uniquely...

A Closer Look on Backpacking

A Closer Look on Backpacking

Natalia Huanosto, Staff Writer
November 16, 2015
Filed under Focus

  Backpacking is a low cost form of traveling and hiking where an individual carries all of their gear in their backpack. However it differs from hiking because one has to carry all of his or her gear, including emergency equipment and trash.   People have different reasons for backpacking. Backpacking...

Traveling Back Again?

Traveling Back Again?

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor
November 12, 2015
Filed under Columns, Showcase

Every time you travel, an impression forms within you. Whatever that impression may be, it leads you to return to the same vacation spot, either annually or just periodically. Whether it’s family tradition or simply because you can, a sense of nostalgia presents itself wherever your journey takes...

The Benner Experience

The Benner Experience

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief
November 9, 2015
Filed under Showcase

Eight trips and eight years later, Mr. Benner’s school trips still remain a must-do on your bucket list. For the students, it’s a different world transitioning from traveling with parents to traveling with friends. Mr. Benner raves, “I love doing it… or else I would’ve stopped.” He gets the amazing...

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