• February 6EMTV Episode 3 rocks El Modena, watch below

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EMTV Episode 3

EMTV Episode 3

February 6, 2018


Filed under EMTV: Take On Media, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase, Uncategorized

Click the link below to view EMTV's 3rd Episode https://securedata2.finalsite.com/cf51/orangeusdorg/data/media/video/1080p/1859.mp4?rand=1517950136841 

Time’s Up, But Sexual Assault was Never Acceptable

Time’s Up, But Sexual Assault was Never Acceptable

Jessica Corson, El Mo News Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Feature, Media&Arts, Showcase

     On January 1st, 2018, more than 300 women in film, television, and theater signed a letter of solidarity with Time Magazine to launch and fund a non-profit Legal Defense Fund to help victims of sexual harassment or similar retaliation in the workplace pay for legal support. Support came from holl...

Black Mirror Season 4

Black Mirror Season 4

Keegan Lamb, Style Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts

Netflix’s original series, Black Mirror, continues to amaze fans with its newest fourth season. The show has a new plot every episode with different scenarios resembling a more futuristic, and technology based Twilight Zone. Black Mirror does a great job of making a futuristic world tangible and...

Lady Bird Review

Lady Bird Review

Keegan Lamb, Style Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts

Saoirse Ronan plays “Lady Bird,” a teenage girl attending her last year of high school with big hopes of getting far away from her hometown. This film explores her coming of age, as she discovers her passions and respect for her loving family, while living in a confined society. Greta Gerwig’s...

“The Last Jedi” is the Last Straw for Star Wars Fans

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts

  After the sequel to “The Force Awakens” hit theatres, it gained many mixed reviews    The highly anticipated newest installment of the “Star Wars” series, “The Last Jedi” was released on December 15, 2017, and controversy sparked shortly after it hit theaters. With the hype about ...

Gwen Wodark? More like Gwen’s Good Art

Gwen Wodark? More like Gwen’s Good Art

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts, Showcase

  AP Environmental Science teacher Ms. Kung encouraged senior Gwen Wodark and fellow students to submit to the Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Program, which accepts projects from students as far as China and New Zealand. Wodark is gratefully surprised with her successful, and deserved silver award. Howeve...

Final Portrait Review

Final Portrait Review

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts

This small budget film documents late artist Alberto Giacometti’s final work, a portrait of his art-loving friend, James Lord. Giacometti kindly asks Lord to pose for a seemingly simple portrait. Lord naively agrees and becomes entrapped by Giacometti’s perfectionist tendencies and interpersonal in...

Master of None Season 2 Review

Master of None Season 2 Review

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts

At last, the second season of Aziz Ansari’s semi-autobiography finally gave Netflix viewers an unpretentious romantic comedy. A humorously romantic cast assists Ansari’s character, Dev, elude previous heartbreak while temporarily residing in Italy. However, Dev’s return to his home in New York,...

Mine, Yours, Ours- Let’s Share this Town

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 23, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Media&Arts

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   The play “Our Town” by Thornton Wilder has become an American classic, appearing on Broadway in 1938 and winning the Pulitzer Prize that same year. This revered play took stage all throughout the world, including our little corner of the four hundred buildi...

El Modena Murals

El Modena Murals

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase, Uncategorized

In his fifth year serving as El Modena’s principal, Dr. Saxton has made our campus,“More welcoming and less like an industrial nightmare” by adding countless murals.   Almost any wall on campus now has a mural; one particular appealing and meaningful mural is of American novelist, and women...

It’s LIT Mag

Ely Busto, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts

  All students have a special talent that can easily be expressed either in writing or in a more creative, colorful, visual way. Many have that artistic side, such as drawing or painting beautiful images or portraits. With so much talent to go around the campus of El Modena, Imprint Literary Magazi...

Marvel Studios Presents: Black Panther

Marvel Studios Presents: Black Panther

Ely Bustos, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts

  On February 16, 2018, “Black Panther” will be the first motion picture Marvel will release this year. After the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, T'Challa, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to take his rightful place as king. However, T’Challa soo...

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