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Art is Undefinable

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2018


Filed under Columns, Media&Arts

  Picture this: You’re walking through an art museum, passing by the famous works of artists like Leonardo Da Vinci or Michelangelo, when suddenly, you encounter what seems to be a yellow canvas with arbitrarily placed lines of color. “Untitled,” the name card reads, “Oil Paint on Canvas, ...

Unnecessary Hypermasculinity in Necessary Actions

Unnecessary Hypermasculinity in Necessary Actions

Victoria Tran, Media Editor

February 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Feature, Showcase

 Skin is the largest organ of the human body, averaging twenty-one square feet per adult person. Skin types vary from fine, dry, oily, combination, sensitive, and mature. While different and diverse, all skin has a simple commonality; it must be cleaned.   The majority of people today desire to ach...

Dance Rules

Dance Rules

Jenny Hamburg, Ads and Distribution Editor/ Photographer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Columns, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Music, Showcase

   Winter formal is coming up on February 3rd at Fête the Venue in Costa Mesa and there are a few important things students need to remember. When one arrives to the dance, one must show his/her student ID to be admitted. The doors will close 90 minutes after the dance has begun, and no students will...

Dominate the Day Doesn’t End After Season

Dominate the Day Doesn’t End After Season

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

January 23, 2018


Filed under Columns, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase, Sports

After the El Modena Vanguards went 12-3 in the 2017 season, it’s not surprising that the North Hills League recognized the team’s achievements. Three out of the five MVP’s for the North Hills League came from El Modena’s Football team. senior quarterback AJ Esperanza was named the North Hills ...

January 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Uncategorized

Finishing Strong

Finishing Strong

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

November 15, 2017


Filed under Columns, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase, Sports

Frontline: This is your 4th year playing for the Vanguard Football team. How are this year’s playoffs different from previous years? Andrew Carvajal: “This year we are seniors, and this year we will win CIF.” FL: I assume it can be stressful to play football, so how do you keep your cool w...

“A Moment Captured” at the Championships

Ely Bustos, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Feature, Focus, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

All high school bands from all around Southern California come to and fro to play and perform at the California Band State Championships. It varies from different pieces of music, along with performances from color guard, where they are highly judged starting from visual, how well their marching and ste...

The True Story of the First Thanksgiving

The True Story of the First Thanksgiving

Ely Bustos, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Columns, Focus

  Growing up in the United States we are taught a certain way of the Europeans coming over escaping the tied down religion based in England.   Yet did the Pilgrims share their Thanksgiving meal with the local Indians, the Wampanoag and Pequot? No. That never happened. That is, until its invo...

From a Galaxy Far Far Away

From a Galaxy Far Far Away

Ely Bustos, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under Columns, Media&Arts

     After months of anticipation since April, Disney left the fandom of the Star Wars Saga in awe and desperation until October 9 adding yet more anticipation for the new release of The Last Jedi. Disney paid a total of $4 billion dollars to have their new highly anticipated episode VIII...

Global Gal

Global Gal

November 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Olivia Torok attends Calvary Church of Santa Ana and has gone on multiple mission’s trips with them. She has gone on trips in 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade years. “I wanted to try it out because I didn’t know if I was interested in doing that in the future. My parents encouraged me and ga...

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

Victoria Tran, Media Editor/Social Media Director

November 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase, Sports

 Americans are still not settling with the conclusion of the election of 2016, despite the fact that it has been around ten months since the inauguration of Donald Trump. Currently, ordinary people have insisted on offering their two cents when it comes to politics, especially when a [personally] ...

Dear Daddy: It Will Happen to #METOO

Dear Daddy: It Will Happen to #METOO

Victoria Tran, Media Editor/Social Media Director

November 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Media&Arts, Showcase, Uncategorized

In light of the recent sexual assault scandal regarding Harvey Weinstein, American actress/activist Alyssa Milano has started #MeToo, a hashtag movement to allow women on Twitter to share their experience on sexual violence and harassment.   The tweet has received attention from news stations like CN...

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