Katie Porter

Katie Porter

Mia Arce, El Mo News Editor

October 18, 2018

We have all seen the Youtube ad: Katie Porter wants to raise taxes on the middle class, open our borders, and so on and so forth. Frankly, this is outright propaganda, a scare tactic, used by Republicans who are terrified of the blue wave coming this midterm election, where Americans everywhere will...

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

Victoria Tran, Media Editor/Social Media Director

November 1, 2017

 Americans are still not settling with the conclusion of the election of 2016, despite the fact that it has been around ten months since the inauguration of Donald Trump. Currently, ordinary people have insisted on offering their two cents when it comes to politics, especially when a [personally] ...

Politics are in the Threads of Fashion

Katharine Hamnett wearing self designed  statement shirt meeting Thatcher.

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

March 29, 2017

Recently, people have been questioning why politics should be brought into events like award shows and fashion shows. They argue that these venues are no place for politics; But they’re wrong. Fashion is influenced by all sorts of people, from every background, and they are people with opinions who a...

Mr. Olquins’ Thoughts on This Years Elections

Mr. Olquins’ Thoughts on This Years Elections

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor

November 8, 2016

Years from now many will look back at the 2016 elections and wonder how it got so bizarre.   Economics and Government teacher Gregory Olquin shares his opinions with frontline on the outcome of the election, and what it means for this country.   Like many, Mr. Olquin believed that no ma...

S.O.S. (Save Our Schools)

Activists hold up signs supporting Measure K, the bond measure that failed to pass in 2014

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor

April 27, 2016

May 4th, 2015: A fire occurred at El Modena High School during first period.  Students in their classrooms were evacuated and waited for three hours to go back to class.  Another group of students, however, were forced to stay in what, as far as they knew, could have been a burning building.  These stud...

Sweet Seventeen

Senator Bernie Sanders is the most popular candidate among young voters

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor

March 10, 2016

In twenty-two states, seventeen-year-old citizens can vote in primaries, provided that they will be eighteen by the general election in November.  California is not one of those states. Of course, this election differs substantially from previous years.  Many would argue that there are no strong...

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...

Tensions Rising in North Korea

Tensions Rising in North Korea

Megan Cox, Front Editor

March 12, 2015

After the U.S. and South Korea held a joint military exercise on Friday, February 27th Kim Jong Un was deeply angered. Sunday, March 1st he made multiple threats to the welfare of America, including, "I want to tear to pieces the Stars and Stripes." The North Korean dictator is now calling for his...

Boko Haram Strike Nigeria in ‘Deadliest Massacre’ Yet

These outrageous acts of violence have called the attention of many but there has been no cease to the injustices

Jenevieve Haug, Media & Arts Editor

January 11, 2015

Countless bodies have begun to pile up in Nigeria due to mass killings by terrorist group Boko Haram. So many have been killed that the local defense group has given up on counting. This violence is so large and impactful yet it is often referred to as Nigeria's forgotten massacre. Why? For years...

The Michael Brown Misunderstanding

Protestors in Ferguson march for Michael Brown

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

December 15, 2014

...let’s take a look into the life of Michael Brown. The 6’4”-tall, 292-pound man was no stranger to the justice system, possessing a string of juvenile crimes ranging from domestic violence to gang affiliation. And, people seem to forget that on the day of his shooting, he and his friend, Dorian Johnson, were captured on camera strong-arm robbing a convenience store and physically assaulting the store’s owner.

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