• September 19Major Earthquake in Mexico

  • August 28Japan Raises Alarm After North Korea Missile Launch

  • August 28Thousands Stranded in Houston With Waters Still Rising; Death Toll Rises to 10

  • May 26Man hijacks Dept. of Corrections van with inmates inside

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La Historia del Dia de los Muertos

Luisa Lopez, Fringe Editor

November 4, 2016


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Uncategorized

   Dia de los Muertos, otherwise known as Day of the dead is typically celebrated on November 1st and 2nd throughout Mexico. It is a day where family and friends come together to remember, celebrate and honor their deceased loved ones.   Scholars trace the origins of the modern Mexican holida...

Cubs Break 108 Year Old Curse

Cubs Break 108 Year Old Curse

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


Filed under Feature, Showcase, Sports

Last night the Chicago Cubs played the Cleveland Indians in a winner take all World Series game seven, that would almost surely change history.   The two teams had the longest championship droughts, not just in baseball, but in all of sports. One of the reigns of heartbreak would come to an end, a...

Thanksgiving in Southern California

Thanksgiving in Southern California

Abby Sheppard, Advertising Manager

November 3, 2016


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Turkey Trot On Thursday, November 24 the annual Turkey Trot will take place in Los Angeles. Runners have a choice between two scenic routes; a 5K or a 10K. Registration tables will open at 6:45 AM, and depending on race distance, starting at 8 or 8:30. This once a year tradition starts at t...

A Whole New World

Meranthy Meza

October 28, 2016


Filed under Feature

On the most important week of my school life, my family decided to take a trip to our home town in Mexico, completely blowing off the SAT I needed to take. Because who needs college anyways, right? Well, the trip started off fairly standard, waking up at four in the morning and getting into Tijuana around...

Don’t mess up when you dress up

Luisa Lopez, Fringe Editor

October 28, 2016


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Halloween is right around the corner, although it’s all fun and games it’s also usually a time where people choose to wear culturally insensitive and outright racist costumes and, though we are quick to call them out, people don’t always choose to listen. It’s sad to see people dressing up as, ...

Halloween History

Halloween History

Abby Sheppard, Advertising Manager

October 27, 2016


Filed under Feature, Showcase

October is the month that symbolizes nothing more than the simplicity of fall. Football is in full swing, the leaves are starting to change color and fall to the ground, everything tastes like pumpkin spice, and Halloween is celebrated among children all they way through adulthood. However, Halloween ...

From College to Chemistry Class

From College to Chemistry Class

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

October 20, 2016


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Jarit Unrau, or Mr. J to his students, recently graduated from Chapman University with a degree in biology and proceeded to join the El Mo staff as an AP/college prep chemistry teacher. Unrau attended Northwood High School in Irvine, CA and selected Chapman University as his college of choice, due to...

El Mo Honored at 25th Annual Choral Festival

El Mo Honored at 25th Annual Choral Festival

Markus Albihn, Front Page Editor

October 19, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Music, Showcase

  On Saturday, October 1st, 2016, four senior members of El Modena Vocal Music, Abigail Burnett, Sydney Metoyer, Cade Scanlon and Keomalu Wilson were selected by Mrs. Solis to be honored at Cal State Fullerton’s 25th Annual Fall Choral Festival.   The students were accompanied by many othe...

The Insight of Mrs. Hurtado

The Insight of Mrs. Hurtado

Clarissa Covarrubias, Online Manager

October 19, 2016


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Frontline: Where did you go to high school? Mrs. Hurtado: I don’t remember the name of the school, but it was in the Perris Unified School District.   FL: What did you pursue after high school? College or Career? MH: I pursed a career in early childhood development and became a presc...

Mark Lester: El Modena Alum

Mark Lester: El Modena Alum

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

October 18, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Media&Arts, Showcase

  Mark Lester graduated from El Modena in 2007. Since then, Lester has graduated from UCLA and been busy making it big in LA. He has made many short films, commercials, and even started his own production company with his friends.   Mark Lester has not forgotten much about his time at El Mo. Howe...

Milo Ventimiglia: Famous El Mo Alumni

Milo Ventimiglia: Famous El Mo Alumni

Donavyn Suffel, Photographer

October 18, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Media&Arts, Showcase

   Milo Ventimiglia, an El Modena alumni has become a very successful actor who can be seen on the current show “This is Us” on NBC.   Milo graduated from El Modena in the year 1995. During his time at El Mo, Ventimiglia was a CIF champion in wrestling, acted in drama productions, and held office...

Gorilla escapes from London Zoo

Gorilla escapes from London Zoo

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Earlier today in London, a silverback gorilla at the London zoo briefly escaped it’s enclose. At 3 pm local time, the metropolitan police received a call that the gorilla had escaped, and that their assistance was needed. The 18 year old named Kumbuka was contained to an out of site area used only...

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