New Year, New Building

Building topping ceremony.

Ashley Lewis, Photographer

February 3, 2020

   Back in April of 2019, construction workers broke ground to make way for a new science building on campus. The building is being funded by Measure S, a $288 million dollar bond that was passed in 2016 by the residents of Orange. The Measure S bond is being used to fund four new science buildings...

Berkeley Free Speech Week

Berkeley Free Speech Week

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017

A conservative student publication called the Berkeley Patriot organized Free Speech Week on the Berkeley campus, set for September 24-September 27, 2017. Upon announcement of the event, the predominant liberal student population of Berkeley sparked an outrage. Berkeley arranged for heavy-hitting conservative...

Series of Unfortunate Events [Review]

Neil Patrick Harris as Count Olaf

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 ...

An End to the Six Seconds

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor

October 27, 2016

Today, Twitter announced they would be shutting down Vine, an application millions of users created 6 second videos with. However those who’ve heard the news, don’t seem too concerned. While Vine’s easy to navigate app and countless amount of 6 second clips are enjoyable enough to stay on the app for ...

Stop Clowning

Scary clown roams street

James Joslyn, Photographer

October 5, 2016

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...

In Case You Missed It

Natalia Huanosto, Op/Ed Editor

September 5, 2016

The week can get very busy, leaving little time to catch up on current events. Here's some of biggest headlines this week.   Mother Teresa was declared a saint by the Roman Catholic Church early Sunday morning in Vatican City. This is nineteen years after her passing.  The FBI has released...

Opening the Doors to Change

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Jacqueline Palacios, Staff Writer

March 31, 2016

Sea World one of the most well known amusement parks in San Diego California has decided to make a big change for the upcoming year of 2017. The park decided on this change recently due to the pressure they get from animal right groups wanting the park to free the main attractions that they are known...

The Advancement in Science Today is Our Future Tomorrow

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Jacqueline Palacios, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Science has come a long way to this day to the point were scientist can now genetically modify the lives of new coming babies. In a recent study scientist have recently proven that they can now modify new coming babies to be what you can call " Designer Babies" this process is called CRISPR. Scientist...

Maddie and Tae

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Maddie and Tae's album

Jacqueline Palacios, Staff Writer

October 17, 2015

Maddie and Tae's recent album "Start Here" was recently released on August 28th, 2015  and became a huge sensation along with the two best friends. The two country artists from Sugar Land Texas and Ada Oklahoma became best friends in 2014 because they had the same vocal coach. The two shared the s...

New logo for El Mo

The new Vanguard logo

Justin Spitzer, Staff Writer

August 30, 2015

El Modena high school was looking to change up their old look from years before with a new logo for the school. This logo caught many students who attend El Mo off guard as there was no indication that the school would change their logo. As many students saw this new logo mixed feelings about how the...

Song of The Week: Peaches – In The Valley Below

Song of The Week: Peaches - In The Valley Below

Denisse Brito, Editor-In-Chief

May 7, 2015

On the rise musicians In The Valley Below released a song titled "Peaches" a year ago and it has recently risen on the charts. In The Valley Below is an alternative band (some may consider it indie) and their sound is very unique. The song gives off a rustic feel yet the chorus is heavily composed of...

42 Days Until Graduation

Graduation is upon us

Denisse Brito, Editor-In-Chief

April 29, 2015

42 days until June 11, 2015. For the majority of the El Modena student bodies that means one thing: summer vacation. For seniors, June 11 means four years of hard work and long hours of college applications has finally paid off: graduation. It is hard to believe that graduation is right around the...

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