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Who Will Run This Town?

Who Will Run This Town?

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2016

--Ruben Romeo Frontline: Why are you running for ASB president? Ruben Romeo: I am running for ASB President because I really want to serve my school as a whole. All three years I've done any sort of student government have been solely for my class... in truth, I have always desired a central connecti...

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...

Capturing moments and making them memories

Capturing moments and making them memories

Jacqueline Palacios, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

  Sophomore William Wallace has taken his camera and has captured moments with just a click of a button. Wallace shares about his love for photography and the art of film making. Frontline: What inspired you to start taking pictures? William Wallace: Well no one inspired me to sta...

First Timer

First Timer

Jacqueline Palacios, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

El Modena's annual spirit week brought many of our students together last week to participate in the many activities they offer during this week. Sophomore Jocelyn Melero talks about her expirence in her first time being a part of spirit week. Frontline: Why did you decide to participate in spir...

The Art of Complaining

The Art of Complaining

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016

Humans tend to have a love-hate relationship with complaining. While it is always satisfying to vocalize a meaty complaint against a friend who wronged you or a school teacher who assigns too much homework, people also associate complaining with negativity and pettiness. How is it then that we are irritated...

Living Life to the Fullest

Living Life to the Fullest

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016

What defines an exciting life? According to Senior Sam Silva, it is doing what he loves. Although Silva stays true to his word, the gateway to living a life of intrigue lies not only in doing what one loves, but also learning about the interesting lives and perspectives of others. Silva lives a fascinat...

Valedictorian, Ms. Celia Janes

Valedictorian, Ms. Celia Janes

Christian Duarte, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Valedictorians across the nation are being recognized for the hard work they put in not only during high school but throughout their thirteen years of education. Succeeding in the classroom is only half the battle and El Modena senior Celia Janes can vouch for it.   Janes has been taking AP and Honors classe...

A Peek Into Real Life

A Peek Into Real Life

Francesca Sarmiento and Celia Janes

March 2, 2016

   El Modena’s very own celebrity praised author, and class favorite, Mrs. Kim who recently released  her second novel titled In Real Life. The novel is a story that we can all relate to...an (online) love story.    The book entails a teenage girl named Hannah Cho, who meets her best friend o...

Laughing Through Life

Laughing Through Life

Chandler Herrera, Fringe Editor

February 29, 2016

From 1983-1996 to Ken Widdall showed a promising career in stand-up comedy. During those years he spent 15 of them on the road performing in different comedy clubs in over 35 different states including cruise ships to Hawaii and Alaska. Towards the end of Mr. Widdall’s comedian career slowed down ...

Time After Time

Time After Time

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer

February 23, 2016

Music evolves with time, but the underlying purpose and mechanics of music will always remain universal. While today’s music possesses certain qualities that define the era, elements from the past have been implemented in our modern tunes.  Indie rock, for example, is a broad range of styles der...

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