• March 14Hundreds of El Mo students "lie in" for 17 minutes

  • March 14Renowned physicist, Stephen Hawking passes

  • March 11'Black Panther' surpasses $1 billion in global box office

  • February 4Eagles edge out Patriots to win Super Bowl LII

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Thanks Obama

Thanks Obama

Luisa Lopez, Fringe Editor

January 20, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Uncategorized

After serving in office for the past 8 years, Obama says his final goodbyes. Although many people say he didn’t do anything and he was the worst. I disagree, I want to say Thank you to Obama. Thanks to Obama, I have a job. Because of my immigration status, I wasn’t able to work before but during...

The Most Outstanding of Them All

The Most Outstanding of Them All

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Uncategorized

Senior Linebacker Dillion Keefe was recognized earlier this year with All County First Team Linebacker Honors. In his words, “they took all the teams and players in the county, and judged on all around stars.” Keefe was almost blindsided by the win, “my coach came up to me and told me out ...

The Paradox of Hypocritical Thought

The Paradox of Hypocritical Thought

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

January 18, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Uncategorized

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 ...

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 ...

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...

One Can Only Hope

One Can Only Hope

Natalia Huanosto, Op/Ed Editor

January 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase

Life today has in fact gotten quite complicated. Everywhere you look, you see not only stressed out adults, but stressed out teens, tweens, and even children. Very often, people think of living a simple life. Henry David Thoreau was a man who yearned for simplicity; a life with no society to worry about...

Safe Space: Sheltered Place

Safe Space: Sheltered Place

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Uncategorized

A safe space is "a social space which is restricted with respect to social relations, language, political views and/or behavior." To put it cynically an area where people's feelings of marginalization are placed higher than the first amendment of the constitution. It is a place where dialogue, discussion...

Winter Skincare

Winter Skincare

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase

  Winter is great for most things, but skincare is sadly not one of them. The lower humidity levels causes most people’s skin to dry out, sometimes even becoming flaky. The following skincare regime is for optimal skin hydration, without causing breakouts or greasy skin.   First and foremo...

NOstalgia

NOstalgia

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

December 1, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Uncategorized

Nostalgia, by definition, is the "sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past , typically for a period or place with happy personal associations". It has become an overused sales tactic by businesses and industries with the knowledge of their own abilities to market and advertise using specifically...

First Thanksgiving

First Thanksgiving

Clarissa Covarrubias, Online Manager

November 21, 2016


Filed under Columns

It all started in 1621, when many Native American tribes traveled to the East Coast of the United States. They celebrated the first Thanksgiving, in a location which is now known as southeastern Massachusetts and eastern Rhode Island. It was the home of the Wampanoag tribe for over 12,000 years and was...

On The Election

On The Election

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Columns, El Mo News, Showcase, Uncategorized

As the election concluded, Trump snatched the winning vote, becoming America's new President Elect.  El Mo's well known, and opinionated teachers, had something to say about this ending result. Benner beginning his statment with "He fairly won." Acknowledging the Democratic Republic system of A...

2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor

November 18, 2016


Filed under Columns, Uncategorized

   In the remaining time of  Barack Obama’s presidential term, the President recently announced the 21 recipients who will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The award is the highest civilian award in the United States and among that the medal is “... a tribute to the idea that all of...

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