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Daughter of the Year

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer

October 27, 2015

Most people know Johnny Depp for his charisma and versatility on the big screen. Being one of the most talented actors of his time, Depp has played countless unforgettable characters such as the clever Jack Sparrow from "Pirates of the Caribbean" and the gentle monster Edward in "Edward Scissorhands."...

DIY Costume: Pokemon Trainer

Scarlet Edwards, Staff Writer

October 20, 2015

  This year, sophomore Justin Ellis is making his own costume, transforming into a Pokemon trainer. Ellis chose to be this because he enjoys Pokemon and it could double as a Comic Con costume. He made the costume mostly with clothes he already had, but admits to buying a few items from Amazon. Ellis...

Red Ribbon Week Fashion

Red Ribbon Week Fashion

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor

October 19, 2015

  As always, El Modena High School is a very big advocate for a drug free environment. With this pledge to be drug free, the school participates in Red Ribbon Week which is held at countless schools during October. This week promotes staying clean and true to yourself to help students have a chance...

Do’s & Don’ts For Prom

Do’s & Don’ts For Prom

Kieusa Nguyen, Fringe Editor

April 29, 2015

Hello fellow Vanguards. Prom is approaching as the year is coming close to the end. This year's prom has been set to be a Casino Royale theme and will take place at the Cerritos Performing Arts Center on May 16th. Being the last dance for the Class of 2015, it may be one of your greatest high school...

Cruelty Free Brands

Cruelty Free Brands

Megan Cox, Front Editor

April 22, 2015

LUSH Cosmetics Burt’s Bees NARS Paul Mitchell The Body Shop Urban Decay Trader Joe’s Company Conair Too Faced Cosmetics E.LF. Cosmetics ...

Say Yes To The Dress… Or Not

Say Yes To The Dress… Or Not

Jenevieve Haug, Media & Arts Editor

April 16, 2015

As prom approaches, more and more time is spent looking for dresses. Lots of dress styles are very similar nowadays: long and sparkly, short and tight, or any variations of those types. While there is nothing wrong with staying traditional, there are other, more modern options to consider. A two piece,...

Model at Work

Model at Work

Maria Vital, Copy/Op-Ed Editor

April 14, 2015

In July of 2014 senior Ben McClellan started his job at Abercrombie Kids at the Westfield Mainplace mall in Santa Ana.  As a junior, McClellan was in need of money and was willing to work at such a popular store among today’s youth as a model who represents the company while maintaining the look and org...

Style Steal: Stagecoach vs. Coachella

Style Steal: Stagecoach vs. Coachella

Kiana Smith, Staff Writer

April 14, 2015

Now that April is in full swing, music festivals are all the rage. While California is home to many different music festivals that attract people from across the country, Coachella and Stagecoach are two of the most popular music events every year. The main reason for these festival’s raging popularity...

The Daisy Shoppe

The Daisy Shoppe

Jordan Cowdell, Staff Writer

March 18, 2015

The Daisy Shoppe originated in Pasadena in 1966, however was torn down to make room for a hotel. In 1990 after eighteen years, it has finally returned in malls located in Mission Viejo and recently in 2007 in the Nordstroms wing at the Brea Mall. The Daisy Shoppe holds a wide variety of the cutest...

Swimming in Evolution

Swimming in Evolution

Lauren Kliewer, Style Editor

March 17, 2015

1880s: Swim suits resemble dresses and allowed little to no sun exposure for women. 1920s: Women were allowed to wear sleeveless tank suits but could not be above six inches of knee. 1930s: Breakthrough of backless one pieces became the new trend. 1940s: Halter top bikinis promote a sexy corset-...

Taylor Taguchi: El Modena’s Most Stylish Alumni

Samantha Stenson, Photographer

February 18, 2015

Frontline: You worked at Nordstrom and now work at a boutique called Laurenly; what’s the difference between working for a big corporation and a small boutique? Taylor Taguchi: The biggest difference between a big corporation and a small business is the way it is ran.  Working at Nordstrom there...

Exclusive DIY Winter Formal Mask Tutorial

Exclusive DIY Winter Formal Mask Tutorial

Christina Davenport, Staff Writer

January 21, 2015

Following these easy steps, make a mask to match your dress or tie for this winter formal masquerade

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