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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...

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...

Oddities, Obscurities, Oh My!

Oddities, Obscurities, Oh My!

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
December 3, 2016
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

Los Angeles is a cultural hub known for an array of contemporary art museums such as The Los Angeles Contemporary Art Museum (L.A.C.M.A.) and the Museum of Contemporary Art (M.O.C.A), but those with a fascination for the peculiar can visit museums regarding the foundation of punk music, iconic local...

Día De Los Muertos Visits El Mo

Día De Los Muertos Visits El Mo

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
November 12, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Showcase

Señorita Valdiviezo recreated the festivities of a traditional Día De Los Muertos celebration at El Modena during the week of October 31st through November 4th by utilizing the Foreign Language and Art Departments’ knowledge of Mexican culture and artistic abilities. The campus was lively with a...

Street Art or Destruction?

Street Art or Destruction?

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

British street artist Banksy once proclaimed that, “Art should comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.” Embodying the controversy behind the wreckage of Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this past Wednesday the 26th of October. Trump was originally awarded his star...

Milo Ventimiglia: Famous El Mo Alumni

Milo Ventimiglia: Famous El Mo Alumni

Donavyn Suffel, Photographer
October 18, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Media&Arts, Showcase

   Milo Ventimiglia, an El Modena alumni has become a very successful actor who can be seen on the current show “This is Us” on NBC.   Milo graduated from El Modena in the year 1995. During his time at El Mo, Ventimiglia was a CIF champion in wrestling, acted in drama productions, and held office...

EMTV: The Next Generation

Donavyn Suffel, Photographer
August 29, 2016
Filed under El Mo News, Media&Arts

EMTV is undergoing a great reform. For better or for worse? Only time will tell.   Over the course of its lifespan, EMTV has always been an unknown class to both the students and staff of El Modena , up until last school year that is, when EMTV (with the help of the students and staff of ...

The Aspirations of Inspiration

The Aspirations of Inspiration

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor
May 8, 2016
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

Junior Emily Rodriguez has been drawing for as long as she can remember. She uses drawing as an expression of her creative and unique mind, explaining that she uses whatever materials she can to transform the image in her mind onto the canvas in front of her. Through the eye-catching diversities set ...

The Rise of the Artistic Industry

The Rise of the Artistic Industry

Christina Davenport, Media & Arts Editor
April 21, 2016
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

We live in a world where media reigns supreme more than ever before. Technology allows widespread communication, and creativity has never been more crucial or lucrative. As technology continues to advance, the way movies, television series, video games, commercials, apps and more, transform. Traditional...

Youth is the Spring

Youth is the Spring

Christina Davenport, Media & Arts Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Media&Arts

Brain full to bursting, Like an overripe fruit, Swelling in the summer, Fermenting in the heat.   Thoughts blossom Like little white flowers That grow heavy and fall At my feet, So sweet.   The hall is a portal To a much different place, Where I am both small and ...

Always a Child at Heart

Always a Child at Heart

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor
April 7, 2016
Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

Beginning in April of 2015, many unique artists came out with adult coloring books containing pictures from their own design for those of any age to fill in the lines based on their own creativity. Ever since their start, these books have been bought and sold to millions just around the United States,...

Procrastination: The Fine Art of a Teenager

Procrastination: The Fine Art of a Teenager

Everett Earl, Photographer
March 27, 2016
Filed under Columns, Showcase

Little is procrastination given any credit for being anything but evil. Ultimately blamed for late assignments and poor grades, procrastination is scarcely recognized for the great work that periodically flowers from its process. Instinctual thought is seen to be a pure flow of ideas coming straight...

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