• March 14Hundreds of El Mo students "lie in" for 17 minutes

  • March 14Renowned physicist, Stephen Hawking passes

  • March 11'Black Panther' surpasses $1 billion in global box office

  • February 4Eagles edge out Patriots to win Super Bowl LII

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Josh Garrels releases “Home” for free on Noisetrade

Josh Garrels releases “Home” for free on Noisetrade

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

April 8, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Music

Garrels, from Portland, OR, sprung onto the underground music scene in 2002 with his debut album “Stone Tree,” and broke into iTunes with “Over Oceans” in 2004. Generally folk-based while combining Biblical themes into his songwriting, Garrels is known for his wide vocal range.

Menstruation Shaming Needs to Stop… Period.

Menstruation Shaming Needs to Stop… Period.

Samantha Stenson, Photographer

April 4, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Focus

In some cultures, like the Cherokee and the Ancient Romans, menstruation is celebrated and depicted as female strength. However in others, women are still shunned for menstruating in certain parts of the world. In Uganda, women who are menstruating are shamed so much so that they have to miss school....

Dreading the Drought? Help Out!

Dreading the Drought? Help Out!

Lily Sanz, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2015


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

If you live in California, or even if you don’t, you know there is no more pressing issue here than that of one of our most severe droughts ever. This winter in specific has been California’s driest winter in recorded history, and according to recent reports, California’s reservoirs are down to...

Sentenced From Birth

Sentenced From Birth

Jordan Cowdell, Staff Writer

March 25, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Uncategorized

Having a child is supposed to be a special and memorable moment that lasts a lifetime between a mother and her newly born child. However, reporters investigate and observe different inmate mothers and their battles with having their babies in the time of their prison sentence. The harsh realities of...

Steve Nash Announces Retirement

Steve Nash Announces Retirement

Amanda Cao, Head Photographer

March 25, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports

Two MVPs. Third in all time assists. Best free throw shooter of all time. Eight time All-Star. But zero championships. Steve Nash, one of the best point guards of all time, announced his retirement this Sunday. Injuries have held back the Canadian for the past three years since he broke his leg in...

Spring Stud: Monique Azpeitia

Spring Stud: Monique Azpeitia

Kiana Smith, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Feature, Showcase

One of El Mo's many spring sports, track and field has finally begun, so Frontline decided to interview one of track's very own, sophomore Monique Azpeitia. Frontline: How is the season going so far? Monique Azpeitia: It’s been fun and interesting so far. FL: What do you run? MA: I run th...

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival: Celebrating the park’s Beginnings

Knott’s Boysenberry Festival: Celebrating the park’s Beginnings

Christina Davenport, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Focus, Showcase

March 28th, Saturday, marks the beginning of Knott's Boysenberry Festival taking place in the theme park's Ghost Town. Celebrate the park's berry beginnings with delectable dishes and classic entertainment. There will be tons of delicious foods to sample, games to play, and much more. The boysenberry,...

If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

Denisse Brito, Editor-In-Chief

February 18, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Music, Showcase

After months of hinting about an album in the works, Drake shockingly released a mix tape entitled, “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late.” The rap star’s mix tape debuted at Number 1 on the Billboard Charts 200, making it his fourth album to reach number 1 on the charts. The mix tape sold...

Tragic, Terrifying, and Unexpected

Tragic, Terrifying, and Unexpected

Jordan Cowdell, Staff Writer

February 4, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase

Today, a Taiwan TransAsia plane crashed into a river, breaking apart, not too long after take off. It was said that the plane clipped a bridge and came crashing down. This plane was carrying 58 people, in which 15 survivors made it out, leaving 12 missing and the others dead. The last thing that air...

Harper Lee’s first book in over 50 years

Harper Lee’s first book in over 50 years

Christina Davenport, Staff Writer

February 4, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Media&Arts, Showcase

After years of relative obscurity, it was recently announced that the author of "To Kill a Mockingbird", the now 88 year-old Harper Lee, will be publishing a new book. "Go Set a Watchman" will hit the shelves July 14th and is Lee's first published work in more than 50 years. The book takes place...

The Wild Truth about Christopher McCandless’s Past

The Wild Truth about Christopher McCandless’s Past

Samantha Stenson, Photographer

February 3, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Media&Arts

Many may be aware of the deceased hiker known as Christopher McCandless who traveled across country and ended up living off the Alaskan wilderness for 113 days. His story has been published as a book, Into the Wild, by Jon Kraukauer which has been adapted into a Sean Penn film. There are many who are...

To Remake or not to Remake?

To Remake or not to Remake?

Christina Davenport, Staff Writer

January 28, 2015


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Media&Arts, Showcase

Recently rumors have been spreading regarding upcoming star Chris Pratt as the new Indiana Jones. Now I have nothing against Chris Pratt, nothing at all, but another Indiana Jones? I can't imagine anyone playing Indiana Jones other than Harrison Ford, who Spielberg picked even after her had already been...

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