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Ace, Ace, Baby

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Sports

  Sophomore, Hanna Zorrilla, has been playing tennis since she was 12 years old.   Before she began high school tennis, she had previously entered in tournaments outside of school, this is a trait that separates her from many other players. Many of her teammates don’t start out with prior ex...

You Just Got Served

You Just Got Served

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

  Vannessa Wansikehian, grade 11, has been playing tennis for three years now. In tennis there are multiple ways one can play.   Some games are played with one person, while others known as doubles require two players for each team. As a varsity player, this 2017-2018 school year will be her ...

Drawn to Art

Drawn to Art

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

September 13, 2017


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

Kathryn Philhower is an exceptional artist who is being recognized for her talent all around school. As a freshman last year, Philhower was in charge of designing the large mural painted on the 200 building, which represented the class of 2020. Philhower didn’t disappoint, even though this projec...

Hustle, Hit. Never Quit

Hustle, Hit. Never Quit

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

August 27, 2017


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

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


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 ...

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


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

 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...

4×4 Schedule: What is it?

4×4 Schedule: What is it?

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

March 10, 2017


Filed under El Mo News, Focus, Showcase

   Recently, a majority of teachers approved the implementation of the new four-by-four (4x4) schedule. Many new and returning students as well as parents do not fully understand the ramifications of this change.      Each school day will now consist of four ninety-minute periods rather tha...

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...

Safe Space: Sheltered Place

Safe Space: Sheltered Place

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Uncategorized

A safe space is "a social space which is restricted with respect to social relations, language, political views and/or behavior." To put it cynically an area where people's feelings of marginalization are placed higher than the first amendment of the constitution. It is a place where dialogue, discussion...

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 ...

College sounds like fun until you begin applying

College sounds like fun until you begin applying

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor

November 15, 2016


Filed under Showcase

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


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Uncategorized

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...

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