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Boys Varsity Soccer Recap

Boys Varsity Soccer Recap

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018

  Head coach of the boys varsity soccer team, Brain Beaman, shares his thoughts regarding the 2017-18 season. Beaman reflects that the season could have gone better, however, “The future looks promising as far as having a lot of returners coming back.” This year there are only five graduating s...

Marteen is heating up with his new single, “Sriracha”

Marteen is heating up with his new single, “Sriracha”

Jenny Hamburg, Ads and Distribution Editor/ Photographer

October 17, 2017

     Marteen Estevez is a 16 year-old from the Bay Area.  Music has been a major part of his life from a young age. Born to a Colombian dad and American mom, his parents always encouraged him to pursue his passion for music. Marteen began learning classical piano at just ten years-old. He also wo...

Under the Lights with Josh Smith

Under the Lights with Josh Smith

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

September 18, 2017

“A nice tackle made by number 12 Josh Smith!” Bob Ruddy, Voice of the El Modena Vanguards, booms through the stadium. Football season is back baby! And Senior Tight End and Inside Linebacker, Josh Smith, is hitting it hard. But football isn’t Smith’s only specialty. The Renaissance man also busies ...

The New Face of the Vizion Crew

The New Face of the Vizion Crew

Toni Hernandez, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017

On August 18, at the Hello Assembly we were introduced to the new face of Vizion Crew. This is when the dancers performed for the first time as Vizion Crew.   Frontline: What made you three decide to join the dance crew? Stephen Le: It’s a cool hobby and I wanted to prove everyone wrong by a...

Antics With Anna

Antics With Anna

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

August 27, 2017

Sophomore Class President, Anna Smith, explains what she has in store for the upcoming year as well as how important a healthy balance between school, sports, and family is during a busy schedule.   Frontline: This is your first year on El Modena ASB, do you have any prior experience regarding le...

All You Need is a Door

All You Need is a Door

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

May 31, 2017

To be cliche, people like to say that when one door closes, another door opens. When you do not end up doing what you want to do, what you've been working for or hoping for, there is always another opportunity waiting for you. Five years ago, I fell in love with travel when I went to Europe. Since t...

The Heart of Education

The Heart of Education

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

May 10, 2017

Around the age of five or six, one enters the new world of learning associated with elementary school. They meet a man or woman who has made it their purpose to spread knowledge to every youthful, voracious mind they meet.   They’re taught the alphabet, the glories of sharing, the skill of reading, a...

4×4 Schedule: What is it?

4×4 Schedule: What is it?

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

March 10, 2017

   Recently, a majority of teachers approved the implementation of the new four-by-four (4x4) schedule. Many new and returning students as well as parents do not fully understand the ramifications of this change.      Each school day will now consist of four ninety-minute periods rather tha...

Women in Music

Women in Music

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

February 16, 2017

In the male-dominated music industry of the 20th century, it was a difficult task to publish music and get your voice heard as a woman. But even so, many women overcame the difficulties presented and became some of the most well-known names in music.  Nowadays, women are no stranger to the music industry; thank...

Four Great Years Come to an End

Four Great Years Come to an End

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor

February 6, 2017

As I look back to the beginning of season I remember thinking to myself “this season is going to be a long one,” not realizing that it would all be just a memory. As I look back today i’ve realized that my last high school soccer season comes down to two games, a sudden surge of nostalgia takes...

The Stranglehold of Social Media

The Stranglehold of Social Media

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

January 25, 2017

Within the age of likes, friends, followers, and favorites, social media has developed an uncompromising grasp upon news, opinion, and any semblance of individuality. One attends the assembly of opinion within the Twitterverse and logs off attaining an amalgamated view upon the world.   Not on...

Series of Unfortunate Events [Review]

Series of Unfortunate Events [Review]

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

January 17, 2017

  The new Netflix original series, “Series of Unfortunate Events”, based upon the Daniel Handler book series of the same name features headline actors such as Patrick Warburton who plays Lemony Snicket, the series’ narrator, and Neil Patrick Harris who plays the dastardly Count Olaf. It also ...

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