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Basket Of Memories

Basket Of Memories

Jacqueline Palacios, Staff Writer

May 1, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase

The memories one has lived throughout life are many one can even count. Some of them are so remarkably great  you wish you can relive but then there are the vivid painful memories that are stuck with one forever.  Every human lives up to 28,000 days of life and for everyday we live we have a memory good ...

Humans of El Modena: Abel Garcia

Humans of El Modena: Abel Garcia

Christian Duarte, Staff Writer

April 29, 2016


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

  “Why do I come to work everyday? Well because I really enjoy my job” says El Modena janitor Abel Garcia. Garcia has been working at El Modena for twenty-six years and the love he has for his job only grows with time.     “I came to the United States in 1983.” Garcia is originally ...

Filming Forward

Filming Forward

Chandler Herrera, Fringe Editor

April 28, 2016


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

El Modena’s very own Joshua Seigel, Senior was featured the Newport Beach Film Festival “We’re being watched” April 21st-28th. Seigel’s very own short film was selected out of thousands contestants to be celebrated in 2016’s festival.   If you don’t already know the Newport Beach...

Double Takes and Double Standards

Double Takes and Double Standards

Christina Davenport, Media & Arts

April 28, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase

"It's unfair. I hate the dress code so much. If you look at all the rules that girls have compared to guys, it's way too much. The girl dress code is only so guys don't get distracted. And guys don't ever get dress coded, not even for the naked girls on their shirts. They don't get dress coded for musc...

Polynesian Club up first.

Polynesian Club up first.

Jacqueline Palacios, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Columns, El Mo News

This week is International Week at El Modena,  frontline went ahead and caught up with the Polynesian club for a little recap on the activities they had prepared for us at lunch and during the assembly. Member of the Polynesian club sophomore Ruth Carbajal shared with us what they did on the first...

Modern Violence: A Whole New Kind of Fear

Modern Violence: A Whole New Kind of Fear

Natalia Huanosto, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase

 It feels like a reoccurring nightmare. I’m walking out into the fresh morning air. The radio is playing through headphones, and I hear the radio show host announce it: “Brussels has been bombed.”   It doesn’t register in my head as fast as it should. These things happen so often, I can...

Crying Out for Attention

Crying Out for Attention

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase

In high school, teenagers are classified to be 'the same' by parents, teachers, and the classic stereotype. So how do you make yourself stand out of the rest? It's not easy. But is there a point when trying to make yourself unique makes you seem like a wannabe? There is no easy way to define yourself. ...

Prince: A Monarch In Music

Prince: A Monarch In Music

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer

April 25, 2016


Filed under Columns, Music, Showcase

On April 21st, 2o16, the legendary musician Prince left this world at the age of 57. "A strong spirit transcends rules," he once said. Although many are mourning the loss of such an influential artist, it is evident Prince's strong spirit transcends mortality. Prince was an original artist who implemented...

Advice from a Senior

Advice from a Senior

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor

April 24, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase

Never wait until your senior year. You'll drown yourself with everything you've always wanted to do. Start now. Sometimes taking it day by day isn't enough. Take it hour by hour or minute by minute. You take your pick. Don't allow yourself to fall into the hole you dug yourself; if you do, ...

Rookie of the Year

Chandler Herrera, Fringe Editor

April 21, 2016


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

   Sophomore Angel Zarate, Boy’s Varsity Golf all star shares all about what makes him who he is. Zarate plays numerous sport including golf, soccer, and volleyball. Although he excels at all three of these very different sports, golf seems to take the most notice by his fellow teammates and coac...

Cultural Appropriation v. Cultural Appreciation

Scarlet Edwards, Staff Writer

April 20, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase

Cultural appropriation is defined as the adoption or use of elements of one culture by members of a different culture. Cultural appropriation has become extremely prevalent in recent years, and has become more and more extreme as time goes on. It’s come to a point in which people are attacked for...

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...

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