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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 ...

A RUNderful Cross Country Season

A RUNderful Cross Country Season

Lauren De Moor, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017

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...

Hustle, Hit. Never Quit

Hustle, Hit. Never Quit

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

August 27, 2017

Luke Dunham is here to answer why 1,085,272 high school students played tackle football in the 2015-2016 school year. Frontline: You’ve played Vanguard Football for three years. What makes this upcoming season different? Luke Dunham: I’m a senior this year, and it will be my last season ...

William Wallace and the Future of YouTube

William Wallace and the Future of YouTube

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

August 26, 2017

   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 ...

Don’t let life get away from you

Zach Saldivar, Writer

June 5, 2017

To all the graduating seniors: don’t let the end of the school year bring a feeling of uncertainty and dread. While life beyond high school indeed is uncertain, don’t become complacent in that uncertainty. Make a plan for yourself, but not just a plan of “Well I got this part time job, sweet.”...

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...

I Got By With a Little Help From My Friends

I Got By With a Little Help From My Friends

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

May 31, 2017

 I was never big on school dances, Spirit Week celebrations, or assemblies. I loathed waking up early, pulling all nighters for school work, or just the simple task of having to spend 7 to 8 hours of my life every day in a classroom. High school is a strange thing. You love it without knowing you lo...

Artist of the Year Nominee: Xavier Williams

Artist of the Year Nominee: Xavier Williams

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

March 2, 2017

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...

20 Years of Pokémon

20 Years of Pokémon

Markus Albihn, Front Page Editor

November 16, 2016

Many know of the popular franchise Pokémon. It features fictional creatures that are caught, trained and made to battle by Pokémon trainers. The craze began with the international release of the video games Pokémon Red and Pokémon Blue on Nintendo Game Boy on September 30, 1998, but the series itself...

College sounds like fun until you begin applying

College sounds like fun until you begin applying

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor

November 15, 2016

As december comes around many seniors, like me, are scrambling to get their college applications in. The time that goes into applying to colleges will amount to hours of your time filling in basic information to writing essays. For the english fanatics, writing essays may not be an arduous task. If ...

Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

Markus Albihn, Front Page Editor

November 3, 2016

Change, by definition, is "the act or instance of making or becoming different." The biggest fear for a lot of people is change (the fear of change is called "Metathesiophobia"). These people are otherwise comfortable in their concurrent lives of incessant drollness. I was one of these people for quite...

A Seniors’ Last Season

A Seniors’ Last Season

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor

September 21, 2016

A high school athlete will eventually realize that as ones senior year approaches, so does their last season in a high school sport. Freshman year everyone is excited and eager to show what they are capable of and what one can bring to the team. The dream of being the freshman on the varsity team...

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