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...

Hustle, Hit. Never Quit

Senior TE/DT Luke Dunham (#80) with Sophomore DB/WR Andrew Tierney (#29) and Sophomore OL/DL Zack Dunham (#60)

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 ...

4×4 Schedule: What is it?

The traditional schedule versus the new 4x4 schedule

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

March 10, 2017

   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

Xavier Williams smiles for the camera.

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...

Four Great Years Come to an End

Four Great Years Come to an End

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor

February 6, 2017

As I look back to the beginning of season I remember thinking to myself “this season is going to be a long one,” not realizing that it would all be just a memory. As I look back today i’ve realized that my last high school soccer season comes down to two games, a sudden surge of nostalgia takes...

Girl’s League Has Girl Power

Girl's League puts together the annual Walk for the Cure.

Kara Perkins, El Mo News Editor

January 24, 2017

Not only is Girl’s League apart of trying to make El Modena a better campus and school with their philanthropic ideas and community service, but they are also in charge of making Winter Formal a success each year. Many components are involved with planning a school dance, such as choosing the location,...

The Paradox of Hypocritical Thought

Photo via Flickr under creative commons license.

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

January 19, 2017

In Islam, there is an idea called nifāq. Nifāq is a type of hypocrisy shown in the munafiqun which are a group of Muslims who were said to be unsympathetic towards the cause of Muslims. Outlined in Sahih al-Bukhari, one of the most important books for Sunni Muslims, “The prophet Muhammad said: ‘The ...

Boys Soccer Hopeful for CIF Spot

players celebrating after scoring against Foothill

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor

January 17, 2017

This week the boys varsity soccer team begins their league season facing Brea Olinda and Yorba Linda, two very competitive teams. The vanguards look to start league strong and to their preseason record of 2-5-3. The team has looked to work on crucial mistakes that have resulted in two heartbr...

El Modena Boys Soccer Hungry For Success

El Modena Boys Soccer Hungry For Success

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor

December 6, 2016

The Vanguard boys soccer team goes into the season with a completely different team as only four starters return. With a relatively new team, the vanguards have been able to work together well picking up an impressive 3-1 win over rivals Orange high.   Senior Jordy Cruz is optimistic about the season saying ...

Boys Basketball Starts Season 2-0

Vanguards ride home happily after 2nd win

James Joslyn, Photographer

November 30, 2016

           The El Modena boys basketball team is off to an exciting 2-0 record to start their season. The only place to go is up after a disappointing 2015-2016 season for El Modena led to only three wins. When you think of El Modena sports a common word comes to mind, “underdogs.” That se...

Measure S Passed

One of the signs used to show support of Measure S

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

November 10, 2016

After a very well-fought campaign filled with lawn signs, precinct walks, and phone banking, on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, it was made official that Measure S was passed with a whopping 60.8% of voters in favor of it. Measure S is a bond measure allowing all of the Orange Unified School District...

Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

Photo via Flickr under creative commons license.

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...

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