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A Pot of Luck

A Pot of Luck

Presley Lozano, Style Editor

February 26, 2016

Luck can be characterized as statistical chance, premonition, karma... The list drags on to define this mystical, made-up term we have derived to explain occurrences, adjectivally known as "lucky." Scientifically speaking, these instances can are explained appropriately by Newton's Third Law of, "every...

If You Can Dodge a Wrench You Can Dodge a Ball

If You Can Dodge a Wrench You Can Dodge a Ball

Justin Spitzer, Sports Editor

February 1, 2016

The time has come yet again for another El Modena dodge ball tournament. The tournament was set up this year by El Modena’s very own Girl’s Softball program. The tournament has been a tradition at El Mo for many years as a fun school activity for some to participate in and many others to watch. Today...

Is Affluenza Justifiable?

Is Affluenza Justifiable?

Justin Spitzer, Sports Editor

January 25, 2016

In a recent lawsuit Ethan Anthony Couch a young boy from Texas who comes from an extremely rich family, committed unintentional manslaughter while intoxicated. Couch hit and killed four innocent civilians while driving under the influence of alcohol with a group of friends. One would believe that...

Adult at Eighteen?

Adult at Eighteen?

Presley Lozano, Style Editor

January 22, 2016

Students of Elmodena took a poll on their opinions of the National legal drinking age. One might wonder why we are able to be considered an "adult" at 18 years of age, some might wonder if this is the case than why are we to wait to drink at 21? What defines a person as they go into what one would ...

In the News

In the News

Presley Lozano, Style Editor

January 11, 2016

You turn on the news early in the morning, in hopes of seeking new insight of community, national, and worldly news updates. But really what do you get? Varying on the actually dependency and reliance on these bios or pure factual announcements, you receive some form of education sought after. Do...

Home Alone, Literally

Home Alone, Literally

Presley Lozano, Style Editor

January 11, 2016

Some might think that being an only child must be riddled with perks, glamour, and luxuries left and right from loving parents. Those who are fortunate enough to be an only child, with parents who make a decent or even average living, experience a childhood incompatible to those who grow up with siblings. But...

Vader? Luke? Han? Leia? Obi-Wan? Chewbacca?

Vader? Luke? Han? Leia? Obi-Wan? Chewbacca?

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager

December 8, 2015

More than three decades ago, director George Lucas created a masterpiece. “Star Wars”: a simple plot containing average characters set in a galaxy far, far away illuminating harsh themes. The ultimate sci-fi series managed to teach generations the core principles of humanity and connect each individual...

The Kobe Bryant Legacy

The Kobe Bryant Legacy

Justin Spitzer, Staff Writer

December 7, 2015

One of the greatest players to ever step foot on the hard wood floor has recently announced his retirement from the game of basketball. Kobe Bryant a legend to say the least has struggled in his last few years of basketball and has come to the decision that he will retire at the end of the season this...

Underrated Inventors

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager

November 18, 2015

The twenty-first generation lacks appreciate of the most simplistic forms of technology because the new-age mechanisms triumph the simplistic machinery. It is necessary that each person today remembers certain creations and their creators to acknowledge their hard efforts in eras where the resources...

Service on Thanksgiving

Service on Thanksgiving

Chandler Herrera, Fringe Editor

November 13, 2015

It’s that time of the year again everyone; is in the spirit of giving. The thing that brings the most holiday cheer to people is must certainly giving back to their community. Speaking of which, here are a few ways people our reaching out to others this holiday season. Food drives are very popular...

Chronic Cost of College

Chronic Cost of College

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager

November 11, 2015

Most seniors and juniors in high school are planning on attending college because they believe that education leads to a better future. This notion is well proven and true, but does the price tag of college matter in regards to each individual’s future? Each decision in life comes with a price, and...

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