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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....

Winter Skincare

Winter Skincare

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor
December 6, 2016
Filed under Columns, Showcase

  Winter is great for most things, but skincare is sadly not one of them. The lower humidity levels causes most people’s skin to dry out, sometimes even becoming flaky. The following skincare regime is for optimal skin hydration, without causing breakouts or greasy skin.   First and foremo...

Be Cool, Not Cold

Be Cool, Not Cold

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor
November 6, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Style

  When it gets too cold, there comes a point where everyone is dressed the same: massive puffy jackets, jeans, beanies, boots, and scarves. It becomes difficult to differentiate one person from the next because they’re all dressed in such a similar way.   However, fall and winter in Southern C...

Winter Formal Court

Winter Formal Court

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief
January 18, 2016
Filed under El Mo News

---Justin Van Ligten Frontline: If you could be any fairytale character who would it be? Justin Van Ligten: I would want to be Merlin and protect a future king for decades and then serve as his advisor in an era of unprecedented prosperity.   FL: Who would you want to meet at the ball before midnight? JVL: Barack Ob...

Best Vacation during Winter Break

Best Vacation during Winter Break

Justin Spitzer, Staff Writer
January 11, 2016
Filed under Columns

As winter break comes to a close many people return from vacation after spending the holidays with distant family and friends or for their own personal interests. People travel all over to see loved ones or to just get away during the holidays. The question is which is the best holiday vacation? Two...

Singing Through the Days

Singing Through the Days

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor
December 14, 2015
Filed under Music

This Thursday, December 17th, El Modena High School's Choir will be performing a showcase for their Winter Concert. Ms. Solis, Choir Director, and Junior Keomalu Wilson, Chamber Singer, spoke of their absolute excitement for the upcoming show. Frontline: When and where is this year’s choir performa...

Outfits for a Rainy Day

Outfits for a Rainy Day

Sabrina McDaniel, Photographer
December 9, 2015
Filed under Style

  In Southern California, rain is a rare occurrence. Rainy days are perfect opportunities to wear what Californians usually cannot. The best way to dress for a rainy day is to layer up.          Girls’ essentials for a rainy day are any kind of boots, a sweater, and a good jacket. ...

Books For Break

Books For Break

Scarlet Edwards, Staff Writer
December 2, 2015
Filed under Media&Arts

Winter break means a multitude of things for students. Whether you plan on relaxing at home or travelling somewhere distant, they both entail an abundance of free time. What better way could there be to spend that time than reading a book series? The 'Mara Dyer' trilogy, by Michelle Hodkin, is a fantastic...

Top 15 Holiday Songs this Season

Top 15 Holiday Songs this Season

Presley Lozano, Style Editor
November 30, 2015
Filed under Music

Get into the holiday and season's groove by listening to some of these songs... In your house, in the car, at school, or in the shower! These songs contain pop, jazz, classics, and lyrics compatible to various religions and holiday celebrations: 1. Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow Dean Martin 2....

Six Geese a-Laying

Six Geese a-Laying

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief
November 24, 2015
Filed under Focus

Ice Skating— During such a lovely season, it is a must to go ice skating at the Rinks Anaheim Ice and skate on the freshly smooth ice the zamboni creates. Disneyland— As the nights get colder, the parks get brighter with Christmas lights. Disneyland decks the halls in extreme measures. Winter Fest...

Wonderful New Winter Trends

Wonderful New Winter Trends

Presley Lozano, Style Editor
November 13, 2015
Filed under Style, Uncategorized

Turtle-Necks Remember being forced to wear those itchy turtlenecks as a kid? Well those childhood sweaters are back, but with more style and comfort. This winter turtlenecks will provide warmth, and will be looser around the neck, giving additional sense of coziness. Trench Coats Trenchcoats are...

Exclusive DIY Winter Formal Mask Tutorial

Exclusive DIY Winter Formal Mask Tutorial

Christina Davenport, Staff Writer
January 21, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Style

Following these easy steps, make a mask to match your dress or tie for this winter formal masquerade

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