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Vanguard Dance Company and Vizion Crew Place Third

Vanguard Dance Company and Vizion Crew Place Third

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
February 12, 2017
Filed under El Mo News, Media&Arts, Showcase

   At West Coast Elite hosted by Beckman High School, Vanguard Dance Company and Vizion Crew came in tow with four dances ranging from lyrical to hip hop. The team's big wins of the night included the large hip hop co-ed dance placing third and Vizion Crew also placing third in the all-male division. ...

City of Michael: The Story of an LA Influencer

City of Michael: The Story of an LA Influencer

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
January 28, 2017
Filed under Media&Arts, Music, Showcase

Frontline: When did you start your YouTube channel 'City of Michael'? Michael Korte: I started my Youtube channel when I moved to Los Angeles two years ago. With the most pure of intentions, I wanted to be creating original, creative content...it started with just one subscriber...whom most likely was...

“A Very Potter Musical” Preview

“A Very Potter Musical” Preview

Abby Sheppard, Advertising
January 25, 2017
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

   The drama department presents to you, “A Very Potter Musical.” This play will take place in the drama room at 7pm with many opportunities to see. Shows will be held on February 1,2,3,8,9 and 11. Tickets are selling now for seven dollars presale, but ten dollars at the door.   “A Ver...

Wonder Woman 2017

Wonder Woman 2017

MelIssa Rodriguez
January 20, 2017
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

After a pilot crash-lands on an all-female island, he meets Diana Prince (Gal Gadot), princess of the Amazon. He tells her of the horrors of war in the outside world, convincing her to leave the island in hopes of ending the conflict.   There, she becomes Wonder Woman and discovers the full potenti...

Glover and Gambino; A Dynamic Duo

Glover and Gambino; A Dynamic Duo

Samantha Venegas, Media & Arts Editor
January 20, 2017
Filed under Media&Arts, Music

Donald Glover and Childish Gambino have both taken over so many aspects of the entertainment industry, and they’re the same person. Whether you’re a fan of Glover’s acting or his musical pseudonym, Gambino, there’s no sign of his success in either industry ceasing. Donald Glover among other things, is a writ...

Series of Unfortunate Events [Review]

Series of Unfortunate Events [Review]

Markus Albihn, Front Editor
January 17, 2017
Filed under Columns, Media&Arts

  The new Netflix original series, “Series of Unfortunate Events”, based upon the Daniel Handler book series of the same name features headline actors such as Patrick Warburton who plays Lemony Snicket, the series’ narrator, and Neil Patrick Harris who plays the dastardly Count Olaf. It also ...

Just Say No

January 17, 2017
Filed under EMTV: Take On Media

Episode #2

January 17, 2017
Filed under EMTV: Take On Media

Sherlock Returns For The Last Time

Sherlock Returns For The Last Time

Melissa Rodriguez
January 17, 2017
Filed under Columns, Media&Arts, Showcase

Sherlock welcomes the new year with a new season. Previously elongating the wait for season 4 past a year, the series is finally back on our screens, and possibly for the last time. Returning a year after their Christmas special, "The Abominable Bride," the new season includes new mysteries, new clu...

Punk and Politics

Punk and Politics

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
January 14, 2017
Filed under Media&Arts, Music, Showcase

   Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine performed at the OC Observatory on January seventh in support for Reverend Horton Heat. The mix of rockabillies and punks fed off the eccentric nature and anti-corruption beliefs of the former Dead Kennedys’ frontman, Jello Biafra.   Biafra...

My Winter Break Binge: Gilmore Girls

My Winter Break Binge: Gilmore Girls

Adeline Sims, Music Editor
January 11, 2017
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

On November 25th, 2016, the Netflix Original series “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” was aired. Before that, however, there was the subtle hints of pictures with poptart and apple appetizers (before the pizza arrived, obviously) and large, steaming mugs of coffee. As someone who had never wat...

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