• 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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Voting for the first time

Voting for the first time

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager

November 17, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase

As a first-time voter, there is some uncertainty as to what voting is like. Is it glamorous? Does it fill you with patriotism? I would say no to the former, and yes to the latter. I voted at a local elementary school, it was around 4:00 PM, a quiet afternoon, there was only one other man voting there...

A Movie to Watch Over Thanksgiving Break

A Movie to Watch Over Thanksgiving Break

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016


Filed under Columns, Media&Arts, Showcase

Premiering November 18th, J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter prequel, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, introduces us to Newt Scamander who travels to the USA in 1926 for the Magical Congress. While there he discovers a very Wizard-phobic America, reminiscent of the Era of the Salem Witch trials. ...

Leonardo DiCaprio and Climate Change

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor

November 3, 2016


Filed under Columns, Media&Arts, Uncategorized

On October 30th, Leonardo DiCaprio premiered his documentary, “Before the Flood”. The documentary follows DiCaprio’s three year trek around the world visiting places where climate change has affected. In the beginning and throughout the film DiCaprio refers to the painting The Garden of Ea...

Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

Markus Albihn, Front Page Editor

November 3, 2016


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Uncategorized

Change, by definition, is "the act or instance of making or becoming different." The biggest fear for a lot of people is change (the fear of change is called "Metathesiophobia"). These people are otherwise comfortable in their concurrent lives of incessant drollness. I was one of these people for quite...

Reaction to “the schoolyard forever”

Reaction to “the schoolyard forever”

Natalia Huanosto, Op/Ed Editor

October 31, 2016


Filed under Columns

It’s been a long time since I’ve opened this chapter of my book. Most of me really doesn’t want to, but a teeny tiny part is telling me that I can either or face it run from it. I can’t bring myself to to the latter. Bullying makes one feel hopeless. You can try to stop it but no one cares. No...

Noteworthy News

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor

September 29, 2016


Filed under Columns, Media&Arts

Keeping up with the news seems almost like a chore but not when living in the 21st century, where many entertaining news talk shows are extremely accessible and entertaining.   Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is a talk show hosted by former Daily Show writer John Oliver, on his show he speaks ab...

Attendance Awareness Month

Attendance Awareness Month

Clarissa Covarrubias, Online Manager

September 26, 2016


Filed under Columns

   September is the most important month of the year for schools nationwide. It is attendance awareness month.  Throughout this month, schools across the country promote the importance of attending school everyday. People help spread awareness by creating campaigns in which volunteers, funders, s...

Too Much Homework or Too Much Procrastination?

Too Much Homework or Too Much Procrastination?

Scarlet Edwards, Copy/Style Editor

September 20, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase

    It’s five weeks into the school year, classes are in full swing, and the homework load is piling up. Complaints about the masses of homework assigned are common amongst students, but is it really as much as it seems, or are there other outside complications affecting time spent on homewo...

What is Life After High School?

What is Life After High School?

Clarissa Covarrubias, Online Manager

September 19, 2016


Filed under Columns

 Every student in this world has asked the same question: what will life after high school be like? It differs from person to person because everyone has his or her own plans for the future.  Students have countless of options that they consider. For example, many students may choose the option o...

Don’t Have a Fit Over That Kid

Don’t Have a Fit Over That Kid

Natalia Huanosto, Op/Ed Editor

September 7, 2016


Filed under Columns, Showcase

  You and your family are enjoying a nice meal at a restaurant. You're all having a blast when you hear a little kid start to nag. At first, you don't realize it, because it’s not such a big deal. A minute or two passes by and then the kid just starts full out crying. The room quiets down as everyo...

In Case You Missed It

Natalia Huanosto, Op/Ed Editor

September 5, 2016


Filed under Columns

The week can get very busy, leaving little time to catch up on current events. Here's some of biggest headlines this week.   Mother Teresa was declared a saint by the Roman Catholic Church early Sunday morning in Vatican City. This is nineteen years after her passing.  The FBI has released...

Why Our School Lunches Suck

Why Our School Lunches Suck

Angel De Rosas, Sports Editor

September 4, 2016


Filed under Columns, El Mo News, Showcase

At El Mo there is an undeniable truth and that is that our school lunches suck. Whether its the stale frozen pizzas to the “vegetarian” breakfast burritos, there are very few who can stomach these free lunches. Not all schools have this problem but unfortunately our school does. You would think that...

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