• 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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Silly Rabbit, Trick-or-Treating is For Kids

Silly Rabbit, Trick-or-Treating is For Kids

Alyssa Tierney, Copy Editor/Girls Sports Editor

October 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase

Trick or Treating is the fun commercialization that America is known for, targeted at children. The act of walking door-to-door in a costume to get candy can be viewed with the rose-colored glasses only nostalgia can provide, but in reality, it isn’t all that great. So why would a teenager or adult...

Cheering for the Cure

Cheering for the Cure

Scarlett Adams, Bulletin Editor

October 2, 2018


Filed under FrontlineFeed, Showcase

  El Modena’s cheer and pom team were invited to the recent Race for the Cure event   On Sunday, September 23, 2018, the El Modena cheer and pom team attended their first ever “Race for the Cure” event in Newport Beach, California.   The team showed their spirit and support for ...

Cross Country Gets Their Feet Moving

Cross Country Gets Their Feet Moving

Vincent Garcia, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

For the hardworking runners of El Modena Cross Country, the race Laguna Hills was a very important one. It was a run that ultimately determined who would make to varsity this season and who would not. It’s fall semester and all the fall sports of El Modena are getting the school spirit moving....

Winning by 1 stroke

Winning by 1 stroke

Olive Sanz, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Two weeks before school started all 11 of the El Modena girls golf team got together and began to practice and prepare for a successful new season. They practiced every day for three hours and improved on the five hits in golf, full swing, pitch, chip, bunker shot, and putt . On August 21, 2018 t...

The Rise of K-Pop

Lily Mummert, Photographer

September 11, 2018


Filed under Music, Showcase

  Since Gangnam Style’s craze in 2012, the genre K-Pop has slowly but surely been making its way onto the Western charts. Even before that, Korean groups began to gain attention from around the world, such as Wonder Girls who made their way way into the Billboard 200 with their song “Nobody” in 20...

Artist of the Month Interview

Bodie Bronson, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

Frontline: When did you start taking art seriously? Angelina Rios-Galindo: “I've just always grown up liking art and doing it for fun. Seriously, I’d say around eighth grade because I realized I started getting better at it, and by the time the end of 9th grade came around I got a position for...

Local Job Opportunity

Bodie Bronson, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

    The McDonald’s at 4200 E Chapman Avenue is hiring! The store is in need of restaurant crew members, McDonalds describes the position as “working as part of a tight-knit team, working together to prepare meals, take food orders, keep the restaurant clean, and bring smiles to customers...

Florida Mourns Another Shooting

Bodie Bronson, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

  It’s a Sunday afternoon in Jacksonville Florida, cheers from gaming fans fill the air. The GLHF Game Bar in the Jacksonville Landing Marketplace is packed with Madden NFL ‘19  gamers competing in the annual tournament. The excited roar of the crowd is soon silenced by something far more sinister,...

Straws Suck, But That’s Their Job

Straws Suck, But That’s Their Job

Alyssa Tierney, Copy/Girls Sports Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase

   Seattle, Washington is known for its coffee, rainy climate, and (more recently) the origination of the straw ban. The ban went into effect on July 1, 2018, and it is slowly creeping its way across the United States. While straws may seem like an easy target due to their “unnecessity,” it ign...

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

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