• 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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Measure S Passed

Measure S Passed

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

November 10, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Focus, Showcase

After a very well-fought campaign filled with lawn signs, precinct walks, and phone banking, on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, it was made official that Measure S was passed with a whopping 60.8% of voters in favor of it. Measure S is a bond measure allowing all of the Orange Unified School District...

Do you believe in Memes?

Do you believe in Memes?

Victoria Tran, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016


Filed under Focus, Showcase

In January 2009, the first meme was founded, a video called "David After Dentist." David's father, anonymous, recorded his son after he had a dental procedure for an additional teeth in his mouth (hyperdontia). Though the short video came out in 2008, it was posted in 2009, and has now racked up 133M...

Black Mirror: Season Three [Series Review]

Black Mirror: Season Three [Series Review]

Markus Albihn, Front Page Editor

October 26, 2016


Filed under Focus, Media&Arts, Showcase, Uncategorized

  Originally broadcast on the British network Channel 4, "Black Mirror" is a Sci-Fi anthology series. It criticizes culture through its use of dark and sometimes satirical themes regarding the dangers of technological advancements in modern society. The creator of the show Charlie Brooker stated th...

El Mo vs. Canyon Preview

El Mo vs. Canyon Preview

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Showcase, Sports

Tomorrow night marks maybe the biggest rivalry of the year for El Modena, the game versus Canyon. And while perhaps the hatred isn’t quite to the level of the Villa Park game, the Canyon game always seems to be a little bit closer in score. Last year was truly a game to behold. The Vanguards overcame...

Conjecture Regarding Creepy Clowns

Conjecture Regarding Creepy Clowns

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Focus, Showcase, Uncategorized

  Recently, there’s been a large influx of clown sightings all across the United States. Even recently on Tuesday, there were two sightings in Huntington Beach.  It all began in August in Greenville, South Carolina where children in the Fleetwood Manor apartment complex building reported sigh...

A Day That Changed The World

A Day That Changed The World

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

September 29, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, Showcase, Sports

    In case you haven't watched TV since Saturday or you've been living under a rock for the last week or so, you probably don’t know everything that went down on Sunday. If you haven’t, you saw history unfold multiple times in a very short period. But in case you are one of those...

Change around the Campus

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor

September 15, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Focus

Coming back to school this year a few notable changes were scattered throughout the campus, one of the changes being the redesign of the library.   Before the library had undergone the renovation the rear of the library served as a place for students to study or sit and eat lunch with friends. ...

The Musicians

Meranthy Meza

September 9, 2016


Filed under Focus

Today, whilst I was eating lunch by the quad as per usual, I noticed an unfamiliar sound drifting across the area. Ignoring it at first, I soon found that this notably pleasant sound could not be ignored and turned to the bell where the sound came from in the quad only to see that there was a group of...

college footballs key players

college footballs key players

Bobby Almand, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Sports

   With the start of the college football season, it's time to begin to recognize teams for the final four playoff in January. As with last year and the year before the four top teams in the nation will play a bracket system playoff to determine the best team in the U.S.   All eyes will be on th...

A Thrilling Start

A Thrilling Start

Bobby Almand, Staff writer

September 4, 2016


Filed under Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Showcase, Sports

The first game of the year is always stressful. The anticipation of the players and the excitement of the fans for the year to come can create a rather hectic environment. Combine that with the expectations of a great season, and things can get rather dicey. El Modena played it's first game of the year...

Who Will Run This Town?

Who Will Run This Town?

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief

May 16, 2016


Filed under El Mo News, Focus, Showcase

--Ruben Romeo Frontline: Why are you running for ASB president? Ruben Romeo: I am running for ASB President because I really want to serve my school as a whole. All three years I've done any sort of student government have been solely for my class... in truth, I have always desired a central connecti...

She’s Petra-fyingly excellent

She’s Petra-fyingly excellent

Fatima Shamsi, Online Manager

April 30, 2016


Filed under Editor's Picks, El Mo News, Focus, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase

It is said that humans are irreplaceable, valuable, and unique. They are not only people, but a universe – a galaxy of feelings, thoughts, and ideals. It is our duty, as society, to recognize those who surpass the limits of excellence and prove their worth. One such person, Petra Azar (10), is a student her...

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