• 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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Western Conference vs. Eastern Conference

Amanda Cao, Head Photographer

January 28, 2015


Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

In the NBA, there are two conferences which split up into six divisions. Over the past few years, it is evident that players have gravitated towards the Western Conference. As a result, the Western Conference is much more competitive in earning a playoff spot due to the excessive amount of talent within...

Why “The Interview” is exactly what the world needs

Why “The Interview” is exactly what the world needs

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

January 22, 2015


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Showcase

Is this film relatively insensitive to the evil occurring in North Korea? Sure. On the other hand, can it be considered a crown-jewel in the name of free speech? Of course it can. Look past all the mixed views, and it can be clearly seen that this film serves a far greater purpose in the grand scheme of things.

“The Interview” Falls Through

“The Interview” Falls Through

Loretta Cardenas, Staff Writer

December 17, 2014


Filed under Editor's Picks, Media&Arts

Within the last month, Sony has received various threats from what was considered anonymous sources. The company was even hacked into and had information stolen and leaked to the public. Many speculations were made about who the hacking was done by; some made the assumption it was IT Technicians the company had recently fired, but Homeland Security was finally able to trace the source of the hacking to a group in North Korea that goes by “Guardians of Peace”.

The Michael Brown Misunderstanding

The Michael Brown Misunderstanding

Hannah Sutherland, Online Manager

December 15, 2014


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Showcase

...let’s take a look into the life of Michael Brown. The 6’4”-tall, 292-pound man was no stranger to the justice system, possessing a string of juvenile crimes ranging from domestic violence to gang affiliation. And, people seem to forget that on the day of his shooting, he and his friend, Dorian Johnson, were captured on camera strong-arm robbing a convenience store and physically assaulting the store’s owner.

“The Interview” Is Insensitive

“The Interview” Is Insensitive

Jenevieve Haug, Media & Arts Editor

December 11, 2014


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Showcase

Franco and Rogen have taken humor to a whole new level with their latest film “The Interview,” and that is not a positive comment. With this new film they are taking a sensitive subject, which is the fact that North Korea is being run by a malicious man and millions of people are suffering under his rule, and turned it into a joke for profit.

North Korea Scandal

Maria Vital, Copy/Op-Ed Editor

December 11, 2014


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks

North Korea and Sony have some beef

Brown Vs. Wilson: Why There Should Be No “Vs.”

Brown Vs. Wilson: Why There Should Be No “Vs.”

Lily Sanz, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2014


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Showcase

As most know, 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by police officer Darren Wilson on August 9th, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. The result of this unspeakably tragic event erupted into conflict nationwide, leaving people wondering what exactly happened and who was in the right. I firmly believe...

“Miners of Another Generation”

“Miners of Another Generation”

Megan Cox, Front Editor

December 5, 2014


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks

When I first listened to the Growlers’ latest album “Chinese Fountain” the literary nerd in me couldn’t help but connect my understanding of the album to a period in literature during the 1920s, referred to as the “Lost Generation.” A few of the Lost Generation writers were F. Scott Fitzgerald,...

Taking Flight: The Amazing Story of Michaela Deprince

Taking Flight: The Amazing Story of Michaela Deprince

Christina Davenport, Staff Writer

December 4, 2014


Filed under Editor's Picks, Focus

Meet star ballerina Michaela Deprince, a strong young woman who rose to fame against all odds. Deprince grew up an orphan in Sierra Leone during civil war where she faced horrible violence and almost constant danger. Because of her skin condition, pigmentation due to vitiligo, she was often mistreated....

Videos with a Cause

Videos with a Cause

Loretta Cardenas, Staff Writer

November 26, 2014


Filed under Columns, Editor's Picks, Showcase

As the holiday season comes around children and adults alike start to compile a list of things they wish to receive over the holiday season. But as we make those lists we must ask ourselves, do we actually need these items we are asking for? If not, what can we do instead of buy these unnecessary things?...

Michael Brown: Riots Reign

Michael Brown: Riots Reign

Denisse Brito, Editor-In-Chief

November 25, 2014


Filed under Editor's Picks, Focus, Showcase

Riots across the nation started about eight o'clock yesterday due to the fact officer Darren Wilson received no incidement for the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Americans, full of enragement, marched the streets in huge numbers protesting the final verdict. Ferguson, Missouri, the town in which...

Movie Review: Mockingjay, Part 1

Movie Review: Mockingjay, Part 1

Kiana Smith, Staff Writer

November 24, 2014


Filed under Editor's Picks, Media&Arts, Showcase

Part 1 of the third installment of The Hunger Games Series was released on November 21, 2014. The movie, titled Mockingjay, has already received high reviews, and actress Jennifer Lawrence, who plays the role of Katniss Everdeen, has been praised for her ability to bring the movie to life. After Katniss ...

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