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Marteen is heating up with his new single, “Sriracha”

Marteen is heating up with his new single, “Sriracha”

Jenny Hamburg, Ads and Distribution Editor/ Photographer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Audio, Columns, Feature, Focus, Media&Arts, Music, Showcase

     Marteen Estevez is a 16 year-old from the Bay Area.  Music has been a major part of his life from a young age. Born to a Colombian dad and American mom, his parents always encouraged him to pursue his passion for music. Marteen began learning classical piano at just ten years-old. He also wo...

The Lovers of “Our Town”

Toni Hernandez, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017


Filed under Media&Arts

Seniors, Revel Sanz and Ludwika Munoz The talented Revel Sanz and Ludwika Munoz, leads in the school’s fall production, gives Frontline an inside look at the play “Our Town.” Frontline: How do you feel about the production so far? Revel Sanz: I’m excited for the play I think it’s gonna be a g...

Naughty or Nice

Naughty or Nice

Ely Bustos, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Media&Arts, Style

 Halloween can be seen as a child-friendly worldly holiday, or a horror horrific satanic ritual.  Movies, cartoons, commercialism and the media have taken the idea of Halloween and given it both sides, in which one can draw their own conclusions and celebrate in their own manner.   For kids, ...

Stephen King’s Symbolism

Revelstoke Sanz, Style Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under Media&Arts

Throughout Stephen King’s long, prosperous career in terrifying children through both literature and film, he has managed to change the way people perceive and experience fear. From blood-covered prom queens to shape shifting clowns, King uses many forms of symbolism to enhance character and story...

Fall Festival Fun to Come

Toni Hernandez, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Media&Arts

Come to the Nature Center on October 27th to support El Modena’s art program.     During the 2016-2017 school year, El Modena had their first Fall Festival of the Arts in the nature center. This festival features work from art, dance, drama, band, ceramics, and choir classes.   The d...

A Wicked White House

Matthew Cortez, Photographer

October 5, 2017


Filed under FrontlineFeed, Media&Arts

   President Donald Trump and Stephen Curry may not agree on certain things going on in sports right now, but what they can agree on is that the 2017 NBA champion will not be attending the White House. Curry, who had spoken of not going to the White house, has been uninvited by U.S. President Donal...

Art for the Dead

Art for the Dead

Ely Bustos, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under Media&Arts

   Dia de los Muertos is a day where many remember the dead in Central and South America, Italy and Spain, on the first two days of  November. The artistic side of the candy skulls, and face painting,alters, and sweet bread come from traditional beliefs where the indigenous thought the dead will come for...

Art for the Dead

October 5, 2017


Filed under Media&Arts

Dia de los Muertos, the artistic side to its cultural roots and traditions

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Are You Ready for the Mane Event

Are You Ready for the Mane Event

Bobby Almand, Sports Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

   On June 5, 2017, Atlanta based rapper Gucci Mane’s fiancée Keyshia Ka’Oir announced via Instagram that the couple would be coming to BET for their own reality TV show. The show is said to be based on the couple’s lives leading up to their wedding on October 17, and guest stars are to inclu...

Coming Soon to an El Modena Theater Near You

Toni Hernandez, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017


Filed under Media&Arts

The drama program at El Modena high school has produced a large number of wonderful productions. The past school year there was The Importance of Being Earnest and Once Upon a Mattress. Each play featured a wonderful cast chosen by Deborah Gillen, the drama teacher at El Modena. Similar to last year,...

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


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

  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...

At the Beat of the Drum

At the Beat of the Drum

Ely Bustos, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts

  While everyone was anticipating the end of the 2016-2017 school year. Jared Sims and  Captain of the El Modena Color Guard, Melanie Stinson, were starting to prepare their summer vacation by applying to Drum Corps International, a marching band circuit, highly exclusive for those who share the ...

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