• September 19Major Earthquake in Mexico

  • August 28Japan Raises Alarm After North Korea Missile Launch

  • August 28Thousands Stranded in Houston With Waters Still Rising; Death Toll Rises to 10

  • May 26Man hijacks Dept. of Corrections van with inmates inside

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Under the Lights with Josh Smith

Under the Lights with Josh Smith

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

September 18, 2017


Filed under Columns, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

“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 ...

Add a Little Spice to Your Life

Add a Little Spice to Your Life

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

A tell-all interview with the co-presidents and vice president of the Spicy French Club The Spicy French Club was founded late last school year by Jacob Rodriguez, Maverick Cruz, and Avery Miles. Only having around three meetings last year, they have already accomplished a large following and over...

A RUNderful Cross Country Season

A RUNderful Cross Country Season

Lauren De Moor, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017


Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

One of El Modena’s returning cross country girls, Hannah Habibi, shares her thoughts on the upcoming year and reflects on past seasons as a varsity team member.   Frontline: How will this year be different from last year? Hannah Habibi: “This year will be different from the previous ye...

William Wallace and the Future of YouTube

William Wallace and the Future of YouTube

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

August 26, 2017


Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase

   With an extensive portfolio as a vlogger, music video director, and camera guru, senior William Wallace continues to gain traction on YouTube with likes, comments, and subscribers. Frontline: When did you start your YouTube account and what sparked your interest in vlogging? William Wallace:...

Artist of the Year Nominee: Xavier Williams

Artist of the Year Nominee: Xavier Williams

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

March 2, 2017


Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase

Xavier Williams is a senior who was nominated for the O.C Register's artist of the year by Mrs. Mull. Xavier submitted a segment of the EMTV's series "What in the world is going on with...".  Xavier is an extremely dedicated student to the art of film; he is a huge part of the EMTV program taking p...

Parayao Deciphers Personalities

Parayao Deciphers Personalities

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

February 4, 2017


Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Roaming the halls of El Modena with a striped scarf and signature fedora, junior Kylan Parayao finds interest in discovering the personalities of his fellow students. Specifically the difference between introverts and extroverts, in which this hobby was sparked by his life as an introvert and his observant...

If You’re Not Overachieving You’re Underachieving

If You’re Not Overachieving You’re Underachieving

James Joslyn, Photographer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase

Many students fail to reach their full potential due to being afraid of failure. Students who have the capability and skills to enroll in an AP (advanced placement) class often stick to the easy route because… well it's easy.  Junior Nick Real is not one to take the easy way out considering he is in not one, but ...

Halloween Horror Nights: 2016 Edition

Halloween Horror Nights: 2016 Edition

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 7, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

With the Halloween season officially commencing, so has Universals Studios Hollywood's famous annual event; "Halloween Horror Nights." Beginning in 1991, this annual event features a large variety of themed mazes, all designed to make you scream. El Mo's very own staff writer took the challenge this...

Stop Clowning

Stop Clowning

James Joslyn, Photographer

October 5, 2016


Filed under Showcase

Right in time for Halloween things are beginning to get spooky.   All over social media people have been posting videos of creepy clowns walking through dark streets. Not scared yet? At La Veta Elementary, not too far from El Modena, there was a reported clown sighting behind the school. Wh...

A Stress-Free Kind of Place to Be

A Stress-Free Kind of Place to Be

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor

January 14, 2016


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Frontline: How often do you visit the beach? Katherine Kerr: I try to visit the beach at least once a week. Sometimes it's just a walk around the area or getting food, but just the setting is enough for me to be happy. FL: Which beaches are your favorite to visit? KK: I love visiting Laguna B...

The Art of Film-Making

The Art of Film-Making

Scarlet Edwards, Staff Writer

January 12, 2016


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts

  The name Michelangelo doesn’t only belong to a famous sculptor, but also an up and coming filmmaker. Sophomore Michelangelo Gutierrez has had an interest in film for the last three years, and recently completed his first short film.   Gutierrez’s interest in film all started when he was...

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor

November 1, 2015


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

What are you for Halloween and why? "I am an In-N-Out worker because I love their food, especially their burgers."  

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