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Call me Caitlyn

Call me Caitlyn

Olivia Addington, Advertising Editor

June 1, 2015

The world was awestruck earlier today when the cover of Vanity Fair released their front cover with the new and improved Bruce Jenner. Bruce would now like to be called "Caitlyn." Releasing in July, the magazine issue will be revealing the first look at Jenner after her transition from male to female....

OUSD’s Clockwork Oranges Robotics team takes St. Louis

OUSD’s Clockwork Oranges Robotics team takes St. Louis

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

April 28, 2015

At the start of the competition, the Clockwork Oranges ranked first, but by the end of the twelve qualification rounds were ranked fifty-sixth, failing to qualify. Themed “Recycle Rush,” the task was to stack six totes and recycling containers. The team was made up of junior Steven Bell, seniors David Mendoza, Alice Bowie, and David Tu, and other OUSD students.

Baltimore Riots stun America

Baltimore Riots stun America

Olivia, Addington

April 27, 2015

Today, April 27th, the people of Baltimore Maryland took the streets looting, breaking and setting fire to stores and cars. One police officer was reported saying "I think they thought it was cute to throw cinder blocks at police," which later led  to over 6 police officers being seriously injured during ...

BREAKING NEWS: Plane Crash with no survivors

BREAKING NEWS: Plane Crash with no survivors

Olivia Addington, Advertising Editor

March 24, 2015

Earlier this morning, the United States heard news of a Germanwings Airbus crashing into the French Alps. Rescue was sent immediately, but to reach the area of the crash, helicopters were needed. It was recently announced that out of the  150 passengers on the plane, 144 passengers and 6 crew members,...

Plane Crash in French Alps – Death of 150?

Plane Crash in French Alps – Death of 150?

Tori Nguyen, Photographer

March 24, 2015

Germanwings Flight 4U 9525, flying from Barcelona to Düsseldorf, took a turn for the worst as it flew over the French Alps. It was said that the plane lost radio contact and took a terrifying 8-minute descent, the suspected number killed is approximately 150 people. French President François Hollande...

Pros of Being a Legal Adult

Pros of Being a Legal Adult

Denisse Brito, Editor-In-Chief

January 29, 2015

  You can get a tattoo. No curfew. You can buy a lottery ticket. You can go clubbing. You can officially get a credit/debit card. You can apply at all jobs – age is not a problem anymore. You can get your Driver’s License without Drivers Ed or Parent Signature. You can be ...

Trivia Crack: The Game That is Sweeping El Mo

Trivia Crack: The Game That is Sweeping El Mo

Caitlin Nguyen, Head Photographer

January 15, 2015

Recently, El Modena High School has been affected with an extremely addictive game. Move aside Quiz-Up, there's a new alpha in town. Students and teenagers all over the world have consistently become addicted to multiple apps.  For example, the mindless app Flappy Bird trapped players into a competetive...

Terrorist-In-Training

Terrorist-In-Training

Tori Nguyen, Photographer

January 15, 2015

20 year old, Christopher Cornell, had been wanted by the FBI for various posts, on social media, about planning an attack on the U.S. Capitol. He was hiding under the name of "Raheel Mahrus Ubaydah", and hatched an elaborate scheme similar to the recent attacks that were in France. Cornell was then arreste...

Odd Orange County Weather Conditions, Including Snowfall

Odd Orange County Weather Conditions, Including Snowfall

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

December 31, 2014

Rancho Santa Margarita, Silverado Canyon, and certain points of Ortega Highway even saw snowfall up to two inches, an extremely rare occurrence for the lower-elevated parts of Orange County.

Our Biggest Concern

Our Biggest Concern

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

December 31, 2014

Considering the heightened tension in America’s current social climate, I’m surprised people have even concerned themselves with Justin Bieber. With violent protests occurring in all corners of the country fighting for racial justice, Justin Bieber’s hair is, frankly, small potatoes and should stay that way…for good.

“The Interview” Falls Through

“The Interview” Falls Through

Loretta Cardenas, Staff Writer

December 17, 2014

Within the last month, Sony has received various threats from what was considered anonymous sources. The company was even hacked into and had information stolen and leaked to the public. Many speculations were made about who the hacking was done by; some made the assumption it was IT Technicians the company had recently fired, but Homeland Security was finally able to trace the source of the hacking to a group in North Korea that goes by “Guardians of Peace”.

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