• 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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The Story of A Champion

Matthew Cortez, Head Photographer

June 16, 2018


Filed under Feature, FrontlineFeed, Showcase, Sports

The humble story of Mike Essa and how he came to be a champion in Formula Drift.

All Smiles with The Grinns

All Smiles with The Grinns

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

June 10, 2018


Filed under FrontlineFeed, Showcase

  Local Orange County band tells all on their future in music, desert island bands, and their recent album   The Grinns are a local five piece band made up of members Joey Kolk (vocals), Jackson Jarret (guitar), Ramtin Khoee (bass), Frank Jorquiera (guitar), and Fred Hadyka (drums).   Th...

See You on the Flip Side

See You on the Flip Side

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

June 7, 2018


Filed under Feature, Music, Showcase

"You know, people get married, people get divorced, people die, people don't die, people get all kinds of problems, they lose jobs but still, we keep the records going at night. And, you know, 33 rpm: life's not so bad at that speed." - Brian Fallon

Lauren Page

Lauren Page

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

June 3, 2018


Filed under Feature, FrontlineFeed, Showcase

   King High School alumni from Riverside, California, and current junior in college Lauren Page, started playing volleyball in eighth grade at age fourteen. Page explains she started playing the sport because, ¨It was the only sport I was really good at and I enjoyed it more than any other sport I ...

Will Ella Eastin head east in 2020 for the Tokyo Olympics?

Will Ella Eastin head east in 2020 for the Tokyo Olympics?

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports

   The women’s swimming and diving team representing Stanford University delivered a sensational season, one for the record books, highlighted last March in Columbus, Ohio, where they were crowned the 2018 NCAA Division 1 Champions.    Stanford women finished the national championship meet with...

Alternative Rock In The Heart, Gloomy Pop In The Soul

Alternative Rock In The Heart, Gloomy Pop In The Soul

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018


Filed under Music, Showcase, Uncategorized

Central California-based alternative rock band, Night Riots are on the rise to stardom as they spread their dark and gloomy pop music on their tour around the globe. Originating in Templeton, California in 2010, the band consists of Travis Hawley (lead vocalist), Nick Fotinakes (Guitarist), Matt DePauw...

Living Like Bobby

Living Like Bobby

Natalia Huanosto, Front Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

“Live life your way, everyday, 365 days.” This motto appears so simple and straightforward. All one must do is follow their heart and they will feel content with their existence. Yet, according to many statistics and specifically the Harris Poll, reports show that American happiness is at an all...

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

ilaise tamotuu, staff writer

May 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   Thousands and thousands of lives were lost in the fight for liberty starting from the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the current wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Younger generations are grateful for Memorial Day for the wrong reasons. What many youn...

It’s ShoTime

It’s ShoTime

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

May 28, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase, Sports

   Thirty years ago, girlfriend Ruth Viramontes and boyfriend Rene Gutierrez graduated as track and cross country athletes from El Modena’s class of 1988.       The high school sweethearts married and had their first son, Sam Gutierrez, a football and baseball graduate from El Mo’s class o...

Life is Short, Live it Well – Music and Switchfoot

Life is Short, Live it Well – Music and Switchfoot

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

May 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, FrontlineFeed, Showcase

“One life, one story to tell Life is short; I wanna live it well And you're the one I'm living for Awaken all my soul Every breath that you take is a miracle Life is short; I wanna live it well, yeah”  -“Live It Well” Switchfoot The first notes…a guitar strum…a piano key…light vocals. Music...

PTSA Powerhouse: Rebecca Hultquist

PTSA Powerhouse: Rebecca Hultquist

Ethan Simons, Arts Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

  Rebecca Hultquist, El Modena High School PTSA president, has many aspirations and philosophies as the leader of the board. From fundraising to helping around the school, the PTSA is a huge part of any high schooler’s life, even if they don’t know it. When asked to describe the job of PTSA pre...

The Queen of the Greens

The Queen of the Greens

Bobby Almand, Sports Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under FrontlineFeed, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

With over 1.4 million followers on Instagram 24 year old Female professional golfer Paige Spiranac is bringing the age old game into the 21st century in more ways than just a few. The real life super woman juggles everything in life from an extremely active social media campaign to running a platform...

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