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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...

Parayao Deciphers Personalities

Parayao Deciphers Personalities

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor
February 4, 2017
Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Roaming the halls of El Modena with a striped scarf and signature fedora, junior Kylan Parayao finds interest in discovering the personalities of his fellow students. Specifically the difference between introverts and extroverts, in which this hobby was sparked by his life as an introvert and his observant...

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 ...

Halloween Horror Nights: 2016 Edition

Halloween Horror Nights: 2016 Edition

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

With the Halloween season officially commencing, so has Universals Studios Hollywood's famous annual event; "Halloween Horror Nights." Beginning in 1991, this annual event features a large variety of themed mazes, all designed to make you scream. El Mo's very own staff writer took the challenge this...

Stop Clowning

Stop Clowning

James Joslyn, Photographer
October 5, 2016
Filed under Showcase

Right in time for Halloween things are beginning to get spooky.   All over social media people have been posting videos of creepy clowns walking through dark streets. Not scared yet? At La Veta Elementary, not too far from El Modena, there was a reported clown sighting behind the school. Wh...

A Stress-Free Kind of Place to Be

A Stress-Free Kind of Place to Be

Jordan Cowdell, Front Editor
January 14, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Frontline: How often do you visit the beach? Katherine Kerr: I try to visit the beach at least once a week. Sometimes it's just a walk around the area or getting food, but just the setting is enough for me to be happy. FL: Which beaches are your favorite to visit? KK: I love visiting Laguna B...

The Art of Film-Making

The Art of Film-Making

Scarlet Edwards, Staff Writer
January 12, 2016
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts

  The name Michelangelo doesn’t only belong to a famous sculptor, but also an up and coming filmmaker. Sophomore Michelangelo Gutierrez has had an interest in film for the last three years, and recently completed his first short film.   Gutierrez’s interest in film all started when he was...

Celia Janes, Op/Ed Editor
November 1, 2015
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

What are you for Halloween and why? "I am an In-N-Out worker because I love their food, especially their burgers."  

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor
September 30, 2015
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

"What is something you truly love about your life?" "Something I love about my life is that i'm always surrounded by my friends and that whenever I am questioning something in my life or I just don't know what to do or what path to follow I always have a friend that I can text or call and be like,...

Doug Sagalongos, Staff Writer
September 15, 2015
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

"What are you planing on doing after you're done with school?" "Have fun and go to Cal State Fullerton with a major in entrepreneurship and minor in business management." "So you want to make your own business?" "Yes, I want to own my own sate shop."  

Christina Davenport, Staff Writer
May 27, 2015
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

"I got a yellow rose today because I became the secretary of NHS."

Christina Davenport, Staff Writer
May 27, 2015
Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

"My mom gave me my choker when I was in second grade after I was nominated class queen. She bought me this choker and a Cinderella dress and it was so blue and beautiful.  I love the choker so much and I'm going to keep wearing it until I get too fat to wear it anymore. My longer necklace is symbolic...

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