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Lemon Drops, Bubblegum, and Summer Salt

Abby Capra, Fringe Editor

April 10, 2019

The Austin-native duo, Summer Salt, composed of singer Matt Terry and drummer Eugene Chung, recently made their way around the United States touring their first album, titled “Happy Camper.”   The duo released their first album titled “Happy Camper” featuring 12 songs in 2018, as well as singl...

Line Up For Emily’s Really Good Art

Line Up For Emily’s Really Good Art

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

May 28, 2018

   Alongside the bands Double Dragg, Chump Change, The Brix, Sidewalk Chumps, and a faculty band set to perform at El Mo Jam on May 18, artists including junior, Emily Garcia are vending their crafts.   Garcia, although not certain of pricing, will sell inexpensive printed copies of her linework ill...

Unnecessary Hypermasculinity in Necessary Actions

Unnecessary Hypermasculinity in Necessary Actions

Victoria Tran, Media Editor

February 2, 2018

 Skin is the largest organ of the human body, averaging twenty-one square feet per adult person. Skin types vary from fine, dry, oily, combination, sensitive, and mature. While different and diverse, all skin has a simple commonality; it must be cleaned.   The majority of people today desire to ach...

January 19, 2018

Principals Newsletter

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017

Mrs. Lauren Davis  It is my pleasure to introduce Mrs. Lauren Davis as a member to El Modena’s teaching staff. Mrs. Davis will be using her Masters degree in Education from Harvard University to teach Spanish. Her stellar education has allowed her to previously teach English in Spain, and Spanish i...

“A Moment Captured” at the Championships

Ely Bustos, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

All high school bands from all around Southern California come to and fro to play and perform at the California Band State Championships. It varies from different pieces of music, along with performances from color guard, where they are highly judged starting from visual, how well their marching and ste...

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

Victoria Tran, Media Editor/Social Media Director

November 1, 2017

 Americans are still not settling with the conclusion of the election of 2016, despite the fact that it has been around ten months since the inauguration of Donald Trump. Currently, ordinary people have insisted on offering their two cents when it comes to politics, especially when a [personally] ...

Dear Daddy: It Will Happen to #METOO

Dear Daddy: It Will Happen to #METOO

Victoria Tran, Media Editor/Social Media Director

November 1, 2017

In light of the recent sexual assault scandal regarding Harvey Weinstein, American actress/activist Alyssa Milano has started #MeToo, a hashtag movement to allow women on Twitter to share their experience on sexual violence and harassment.   The tweet has received attention from news stations like CN...

Homecoming Who?

Homecoming Who?

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

October 13, 2017

The exact origin of homecoming is largely contested, but most can agree that Baylor University, University of Illinois, and University of Missouri are the first to have the official event we call homecoming. Even in 1910, the events had a homecoming football game, pep rallies, and alumni events. The...

Culture Is Not For Dress Up

Victoria Tran, Media Editor/Social Media Director

October 9, 2017

In the words of Samantha White (played by black actress Logan Browning) in “Dear White People,” on the top of the list of unacceptable costumes is me.    Halloween is one day of the year that people with racial privilege think that they can use a culture for “the homage,” but they don’t kn...

Into the Great Wide Opening

Into the Great Wide Opening

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

October 5, 2017

   On October 2, 2017, American musician Tom Petty, 66, suffered cardiac arrest at his Malibu home and was transferred to UCLA Santa Monica Hospital where he was put on life support. Petty was declared dead at 8:40 p.m. the same day.   The musician, born in Gainesville, Florida found a safe hav...

History? Booooo

History? Booooo

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

October 5, 2017

Everyone is familiar with the yearly tradition of dressing up and going door to door trick-or-treating on Halloween, but how did this come to be?

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