New Year, New Me

Celebrating the new year

Abby Sheppard, Advertising

January 12, 2017

Every year January first all across participating “New Year” states and countries, people decide to change. They decide to eat healthier, laugh more, spend more time with family and less time on social media. New Year’s resolutions are made. People think of the New Year as a fresh start; nothing in the p...

New Year, New Me

New Year, New Me

Ethan Simons, Staff Writer

January 9, 2017

Renew that gym membership, because it’s that time of year again. The new year marks millions of resolutions being created by people who are seeking a change in their lives. Unfortunately, these resolutions are notoriously likely to be forgotten or abandoned. The reasons for this are not set, as many ...

Just the Basics

Just the Basics

Bobby Almand, Staff writer

August 27, 2016

The arrival of school every August means one thing, the return of football. However when attending El Modena football games, it seems as though some people have no clue what's going on in the game itself, and feel lost. Let's start with the basic layout and principle. Football is a game played between...

“Sixteen Pieces of Real Advice” Response

Jessica Cedillo, Photographer

January 7, 2016

A young girl named Brooke Putney has created a blog filled with her goals, achievements, and favorites. This was intended to be a collection of her daily thoughts and views. She has posted several of her own pieces of writing online, as well as links to those that have inspired and touched her heart. On...

“Leave It In 2015”

Scarlet Edwards, Staff Writer

January 1, 2016

    Each new year, the phrase “leave it in [insert ending year]” is used over and over again. The idea of it is to leave all of the bad things in the past year. It’s not a terrible idea, but really, why clear out all the dust only once the year has ended?   A new year isn’t a fresh start, it...

Pursuing Resolutions

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Jacqueline Palacios, Staff Wrtier

January 1, 2016

It's finally a new year for everyone, and the goal everyone seems to set is to make it a great and better year than their last. The new year has everyone excited and anxious of what is to come. Most of the people who say "this will be my year" usually end up disappointed because it wasn't their year....

Looking Toward the New Year

Many anticipate the upcoming year

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor

December 31, 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, people are beginning to reminisce about all that has happened this year.  It certainly has been groundbreaking, with the “dress debate,” Caitlyn Jenner, Donald Trump, and recently, the Miss Universe fiasco.  While we look back at what has happened this year, both globally...

The Year of The Goat

The Year of The Goat

Kiana Smith, Staff Writer

January 28, 2015

Chinese New Year begins on Thursday, February 19th and ends on the 3rd of March. It is the first day of the lunar calendar, which is associated with the Chinese zodiac. The Chinese zodiac has twelve animal signs, including the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog,...

Re-motivating Your Resolutions

Re-motivating Your Resolutions

Loretta Cardenas, Staff Writer

January 11, 2015

As the third week of the new year comes around either our motivation is dying or we are scrambling to actually start the new years resolution that we planned on starting earlier. No matter what your situation regarding these resolutions may be the tips listed below are sure to help you achieve your goals.   The first thing to do is plan ahead. ...

Another Year, Another Rose Parade

Another Year, Another Rose Parade

Kiana Smith, Staff Writer

January 2, 2015

In celebration of the New Year, every year for over a century, participants have designed and constructed enormous floats for the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. This festival filled with flowers, horses, music, and marching, combines hard work and community spirit into a beautiful display of floats...

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