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The Áo Dài

The Áo Dài

Lauren Kliewer, Op/Ed Editor

April 14, 2014

Áo dài, which means long garment, is a Vietnamese national costume worn by women. It’s a dress made of silk material with bottom trousers. In 1744, the lord of Huế wanted his court to wear buttoned gowns to distinguish them from other courts who wore long skirts. The áo dài covers the whole...

Comeback of Dr. Martens

Comeback of Dr. Martens

Maria Vital, Misc. Editor

March 16, 2014

What are Dr. Martens? These shoes revolutionized the shoe industry in the 1950s and have recently made a widespread comeback. With their durability, various colors, and styles, the boots are on the feet of men and women around the world. “Docs” were created by Munich-based Dr. Maertens, and...

Style: Do This, Not That

Style: Do This, Not That

Shayla Chavez, Staff Writer

March 12, 2014

Fashion Do Light blue jeans are popping up everywhere, despite many opting for dark blue. With spring nearly here, contribute to the good vibes and style by picking up a pair of light blue washed jeans. What’s more, light jeans look great with a black top and boots or even converse. They are mor...

To Beanie or Not To Beanie

To Beanie or Not To Beanie

Heidi Choi, Staff Writer

March 12, 2014

Beanies have recently become a trend for both genders. Because skepticism lies in following this trend, recognizing the benefits that a beanie provides can help with deciding whether or not to own one in your wardrobe. To start, beanies are great for accessorizing outfits for both genders because they...

Go P-I-N-K

Go P-I-N-K

Lauren Kliewer, Op/Ed Editor

February 3, 2014

All over America, teen girls are falling in love with Pink. And no, not the color. Victoria’s Secret Pink line becomes a booming success. When Victoria Secret launched the Pink line in October 2002, they targeted 15 to 22 year olds. The purpose of Pink was to help build teens confidence to be cool...

5 Easy Hairstyles Just For You

5 Easy Hairstyles Just For You

Alex Clinton, Staff Writer

January 16, 2014

Easy Up Do This simple bun is perfect all days, good or bad hair days. Start by putting your hair in a high ponytail, then loosely twist the ponytail and start wrapping it around to form a circular bun shape. Secure the bun with a hair tie or bobby pins. You can add your own style to your up do by ...

From Casual to Formal for Winter Formal

From Casual to Formal for Winter Formal

Emily Olmos, Feature Editor

January 15, 2014

Both Hannah Sutherland and Raymond Pelayo sported a casual and simple look before their transformations. A Radiohead band T-shirt and a Seattle hoodie would simply not make the cut for the rapidly approaching Winter Formal dance. Pelayo’s plain black tee was replaced with a sophisticated white button...

Winter Formal Shopping Guide

Winter Formal Shopping Guide

Celia Janes, Staff Writer

January 8, 2014

   Winter Formal is still a few weeks away, but it’s never too early to shop for a dress.  Many stores are already offering new styles for formals.  Here are some stores to consider shopping at for your gown this year.    Windsor:  Windsor sells many everyday clothes, but they also offer a l...

How to Rock an Ugly Holiday Sweater

How to Rock an Ugly Holiday Sweater

Celia Janes, Staff Writer

December 19, 2013

It's that time of year again, and Grandma has knitted yet another sweater with Rudolph's face on it. How can this monstrosity ever look chic? Fortunately, there are some simple tricks to rock that sweater this Christmas and show Grandma how cute you think her sweater is. Most holiday sweaters...

Extreme Makeover: Bruce Tran Edition

Extreme Makeover: Bruce Tran Edition

Caitlin Nguyen, Photographer

November 7, 2013

Frontline recently gave an El Modena student, Bruce Tran, a makeover. He began in his typical outfit that he wears to school every day with slight variation. While he has this outfit in multiple colors, it always consists of plaid shorts and a plain t-shirt that has no design. If the weather outside...

The Best Buys are at Best Buy

The Best Buys are at Best Buy

Hannah Sutherland, Staff Writer

November 4, 2013

This Black Friday, don’t let the chance to get the best buys at Best Buy pass you up. Best Buy will be having sales on all kinds of gadgets, from HDTV’s to video cameras to a plethora of Apple Products including the new iPad Air. Doors are planned to open at all locations at 8 a.m., so it is expected...

No Shave November

No Shave November

Maria Vital, Miscellaneous Editor

November 1, 2013

The time has come for men and women to stow away their razors for an entire month and go all natural.  Yes, it’s “No Shave” November!  Throughout the entire month, men and women alike take the challenge to not shave.  Ladies, resist the temptation to have silky smooth legs.  Men, get ready to...

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