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All You Need is a Door

All You Need is a Door

Adeline Sims, Music Editor
May 31, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

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
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...

Lipstick and Rock & Roll

Lipstick and Rock & Roll

Adeline Sims, Music Editor
May 31, 2017
Filed under Music

How is it that iconic female musicians like Cher, Nina Simone, and Stevie Nicks, among many more, have not been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?   On the 2016 list of nominations for the 2017 Rock Hall, there were only two female nominees, Janet Jackson and Chaka Khan. All of the i...

90’s and Now

90’s and Now

Adeline Sims, Music Editor
May 31, 2017
Filed under Feature

 They say that everything old becomes new again, and the saying has not been more obvious than in the past few years as we have seen grunge, 90s TV shows, and scrunchies come back with a vengeance.    Could it be that our generation, with the majority of us born in the mid-to-late 90s, are in love wit...

The Heart of Education

The Heart of Education

Markus Albihn, Front Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Columns, Showcase, Uncategorized

Around the age of five or six, one enters the new world of learning associated with elementary school. They meet a man or woman who has made it their purpose to spread knowledge to every youthful, voracious mind they meet.   They’re taught the alphabet, the glories of sharing, the skill of reading, a...

Beauty, Brains, and Bravery

Beauty, Brains, and Bravery

Adeline Sims, Music Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

You know her as the belovedly bossy Hermoine and, recently, the caring heroine, Belle, in “Beauty and the Beast”. However, Emma Watson is more than just an actress. She is an activist, feminist, and a role model.   She has starred in many movies since the end of Harry Potter, graduated from...

Results of El Modena’s Wednesday Track Meet

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Uncategorized

Yesterday, El Modena’s Track team went against El Dorado for their last meet of the season. The meet ended up in favor of El Dorado with their team winning four of the six team rankings. Each level of the El Modena women’s team lost their events. The varsity team had combined total of 60 points ...

Ben Hepner Jumps into School Record

Ben Hepner Jumps into School Record

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

El modena’s track and field team for years has produced some top athletes. Last year the jumps team saw freshman Ben Hepner dominate in the boys varsity 110m hurdles, long jump, and triple jump.   As a freshman hepner competed at the varsity level making his way into the school record books. Hepner ...

EMTV Episode 5

April 13, 2017
Filed under EMTV: Take On Media

In honor of EMTV's 5th episode, we decide to do this one all about the number FIVE. We hope you guys enjoy!

NBA Playoffs First Round Predictions

NBA Playoffs First Round Predictions

James Joslyn, Photographer
April 13, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Western Conference Warriors vs. Trailblazers This series will likely have no surprises as the Warriors dominate the Trailblazers in every facet of the game. The Warriors are favored to win the 2017 NBA championship, they should have no problem taking down the 8th seeded Trailblazers. Clippers...

Of Easter and Marketing

Of Easter and Marketing

Adeline Sims, Music Editor
April 11, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

How are resurrection, a bunny, and chocolate related? Easter, of course. The holiday that was created to celebrate the “resurrection” of Jesus in the A.D, morphed into a simple day for families who were religious (or not) to gather and have fun together. Parents would hide colored hard boiled or pl...

Politics are in the Threads of Fashion

Politics are in the Threads of Fashion

Adeline Sims, Music Editor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Style

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...

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