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One More Light Goes Out as the Soundgarden is Silenced

One More Light Goes Out as the Soundgarden is Silenced

Victoria Tran, Media Editor

September 18, 2017

  Two months short of his fifty-third birthday, Chris Cornell took his own life in Detroit, Michigan. Fellow musician and friend Chester Bennington sang at Cornell’s funeral, but there was little to celebrate come Cornell’s birthday; that day, Chester Bennington ended his life.   Behind the stag...

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

Clarissa Covarrubias, Online Manager

May 29, 2017

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of the month of May. We take this day to honor the men and women who died while serving in the United States military.   In early observance, the Civil War ended in the spring of 1865, and claimed more lives than any conflict in the...

Thanks Obama

Thanks Obama

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

November 9, 2016

Eight years ago, America made history by electing the first black President of the United States. President Barack Obama has had to endure much ridicule during his two-term presidency, despite all of his accomplishments. Faced with the poor shape of the economy from the greatest recession since the ...

Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

Markus Albihn, Front Page Editor

November 3, 2016

Change, by definition, is "the act or instance of making or becoming different." The biggest fear for a lot of people is change (the fear of change is called "Metathesiophobia"). These people are otherwise comfortable in their concurrent lives of incessant drollness. I was one of these people for quite...

The Nature Center Comes Alive with Death and Life

Meranthy Meza

October 14, 2016

Today El Modena held their very first Art Festival in the Nature Center. The event began at three-thirty and lasted until six-thirty. Several classes visited the event during their respective periods, and each saw something completely unique. Imagine walking into the beautiful, isolated nature center,...

The Holy Trinity

The Holy Trinity

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor

June 12, 2016

  It all started with a boy named Hercules.   Growing up, Hercules had been the first movie I ever remember watching and it just so happened to be the first spark of my creative drive. Even though I was only three-years-old, I remember a sense of happiness and pure joy seeing the beautiful c...

The Most Magical Promposal Ever?

The Most Magical Promposal Ever?

Chandler Herrera, Fringe Editor

May 20, 2016

Prom was in three days, and my boyfriend still hadn’t asked me to Prom. We were going to Disneyland that day (my favorite place), so naturally I had an idea he was going to ask me today. After his mom signed him in, we saw Mickey Mouse in his wizardry robe posing for photos. My boyfriend had us jump...

She’s Petra-fyingly excellent

She’s Petra-fyingly excellent

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager

April 30, 2016

It is said that humans are irreplaceable, valuable, and unique. They are not only people, but a universe – a galaxy of feelings, thoughts, and ideals. It is our duty, as society, to recognize those who surpass the limits of excellence and prove their worth. One such person, Petra Azar (10), is a student her...

Filming Forward

Filming Forward

Chandler Herrera, Fringe Editor

April 28, 2016

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...

Rookie of the Year

Chandler Herrera, Fringe Editor

April 21, 2016

   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...

Merciful Darkness

Merciful Darkness

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor

April 10, 2016

I became what I am today at the age of twelve, the past claws its way out. My past of unatoned sins, knees drawn to my chest, I was the snake in the grass, the monster in the lake. Blameless blue, blinding white, I felt his glare on me like the heat of a blistering sun. Let’s fly. The...

Alumni Spotlight: Malcolm Bowie

Alumni Spotlight: Malcolm Bowie

Fatima Shamsi and Francesca Sarmiento

March 28, 2016

Frontline got the chance to catch up with Malcolm Bowie, a former student of El Modena High School who is still involved in the OUSD Robotics Team, The Clockwork Oranges. Bowie was a part of the 2012 Robotics Club which became Team 4322. He continues to act as a mentor for the team and helps out when...

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