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Teachers on Break

Daphne Marsters, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

   This past summer, Mr. Finn spent most of his time in summer school. “That’s kind of boring, but I did that because I needed money for my son’s first college tuition payment,” said Finn. When he had some time off from summer school, he often went to the Del Mar Racetrack. On the topic of t...

Welcome To Africa

Welcome To Africa

Lily Mummert, Fringe Editor

September 24, 2019

  This summer I got to experience something I knew I would never have the opportunity to do ever again in my life. I earned a scholarship to spend 12 full days in South Africa researching rhinos, and 20 hour flight aside, it was one of the best things I have ever done and one of the best thi...

Trump vs the Crazies

Trump vs the Crazies

Wyatt Terlaak, Boys Sports Editor

February 20, 2019

As the 2020 election looms around the corner, top Democrats are already coming out of the woodworks as potential candidates for the Democratic Party.  Leading the charge is Kamala Harris, a former Attorney General and district attorney in California. As the election gets closer, Democrats are sur...

The Foodie Space

The Foodie Space

Sophia Pracilio, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2019

Attention all museum goers and food lovers: A new pop-up museum has arrived in Pasadena. The Foodie Space is an interactive modern art museum filled with innovative and daring creations at $20 during the week and $25 on the weekend. The Instagram worthy artworks are all based off of various local...

Athlete Feature – Mikayla Reyes

Athlete Feature – Mikayla Reyes

Alyssa Tierney, Copy Editor/ Girls Sports Editor

December 13, 2018

   Senior basketball player Mikayla Reyes has consistently been a stud for El Modena since her freshman year. She sports #21 on the court, saying, “ I was left with few options, however, 21 does hold some significance because I was born in 2001. I just took out the zeros of my birth year.”   Re...

The Hate U Give

Casey Burgueno, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

    The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is a book about a young girl who witnessed her childhood friend get shot by a caucasian cop for no reason. After this terrible incident, she is drawn to activism and takes a stand against this unjustly act. Throughout the book, the reader will see Starr...

The Leonard Legacy

Casey Burgueno, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

The man, the myth, the legend: Tom Leonard. The sophomore varsity tight end has been chosen to be this months ‘Stud of the Month’. Freshman year, Leonard played very well during freshman football and has grown to be a varsity player in just his second year here at El Mo.        Football takes...

Aquatics Prays for a Pool

Aquatics Prays for a Pool

Bodie Bronson, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018

   All El Modena swim sports are fighting for the chance to acquire a 51 meter pool, as opposed to the current 33 meter pool. A school board meeting took place in early September to decide whether the current pool should be repaired or replaced entirely. Some of El Mo’s aquatics students at...

Words with Mrs. Wang

Hassan Khan, Staff Writter

September 7, 2018

-Mrs Wang’s loves Elmo’s art program so much she’s refused other job offers.

Local Job Opportunity

Bodie Bronson, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018

    The McDonald’s at 4200 E Chapman Avenue is hiring! The store is in need of restaurant crew members, McDonalds describes the position as “working as part of a tight-knit team, working together to prepare meals, take food orders, keep the restaurant clean, and bring smiles to customers...

The Story of A Champion

Matthew Cortez, Head Photographer

June 16, 2018

The humble story of Mike Essa and how he came to be a champion in Formula Drift.

See You on the Flip Side

See You on the Flip Side

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

June 7, 2018

"You know, people get married, people get divorced, people die, people don't die, people get all kinds of problems, they lose jobs but still, we keep the records going at night. And, you know, 33 rpm: life's not so bad at that speed." - Brian Fallon

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