• 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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The Shining

Mia Gutierrez, Music Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts, Uncategorized

Jack Torrance, his wife Wendy, and their 5 year old son Danny, move into the eerie OverLook Hotel during the winter. Jack is the hired caretaker, trying to write a play while battling with alcoholism. Wendy is the loving wife who just wants the best for her husband and son. Danny is left alone witnes...

HOSTILES:

HOSTILES:

Hassan Khan, Staff Writter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts

 -Sometimes the true enemies lives within us all.

Thanks for the Trouble

Casey Burgueno, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts

    Thanks for the Trouble by Tommy Wallach is written from the perspective of a teenage boy whose father died five years before. The boy has not spoken a word since. And one day, he’s sitting in a hotel and he sees a girl. She is just so captivating, with long silver hair going down to h...

Artist of the Month Interview

Bodie Bronson, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

Frontline: When did you start taking art seriously? Angelina Rios-Galindo: “I've just always grown up liking art and doing it for fun. Seriously, I’d say around eighth grade because I realized I started getting better at it, and by the time the end of 9th grade came around I got a position for...

Diversity in Movie Casts

Casey Burgueno, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts

  The movie “Crazy Rich Asians” is about a woman who is dating a man from a wealthy family in Singapore. Throughout the film she struggles to impress his family while staying true to herself. Within its first week, the romantic comedy made $26.5 million at the box office. The last time a movie w...

‘Insatiable’ Review

Olive Sanz, Staff Writer

September 7, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts

On July 19, 2018 the trailer for Netflix’s newest show Insatiable was launched. Not even a day after it’s release, 100,000 people had signed a petition to have the “fat-shaming” drama cancelled but it never was. Fast forward to August 10th, the biggest anticipation for a show that wasn’t wor...

The LifeGuard

The LifeGuard

Ai-Vi Allred, Online Manager/Photographer

September 6, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts

  The Lifeguard written by Richie Tankersley Cusick, isn’t a  well known book but packs a punch with its mystery and crimes. The book is a bit dark when the main character goes to an island that had many recent reported mysterious disappearances. There reader questions whether or not if it’s th...

To All the Books/Movie

To All the Books/Movie

Ai-Vi Allred, Online Manager/Photographer

September 6, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts

  This summer Netflix  released an original movie called “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before.” This movie was based off a book series with the same title by Jenny Han.   As a huge fan of the book series, the movie fulfilled the expectations. The actors really brought the movie together and acc...

Line Up For Emily’s Really Good Art

Line Up For Emily’s Really Good Art

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

May 28, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Photo Gallery, Uncategorized

   Alongside the bands Double Dragg, Chump Change, The Brix, Sidewalk Chumps, and a faculty band set to perform at El Mo Jam on May 18, artists including junior, Emily Garcia are vending their crafts.   Garcia, although not certain of pricing, will sell inexpensive printed copies of her linework ill...

A Dancer Against Cancer

A Dancer Against Cancer

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Feature, Media&Arts, Showcase

We all dream of having the best of both worlds. In Dr. Irene Hutchins case, this includes researching and working with both medicine and ballroom dancing. The two fields make an unlikely, but dynamic combination. At a young age, Dr. Hutchin’s mom took her to watch the Nutcracker, and she became e...

Teen Beach Movie

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts

A nostalgic summer movie    The Disney Channel Original Movie “Teen Beach Movie”, is the perfect lighthearted, silly, summer movie. The movie includes two modern characters who accidentally get transported into a 1950s vibes, featuring the feuding sides of bikers and surfers. Loosely influence...

“Dazed and Confused”

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts, Uncategorized

  Taking place on the last day of school in a small Texan town in the year 1976, “Dazed and Confused” is a 1993 coming-of-age film that follows the incoming freshmen of Lee High School and the degrading  orientation that the class of 1977 give as a celebratory welcome to the high sch...

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