• 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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Media and its Glorification of Serial Killers

Media and its Glorification of Serial Killers

Vincent Garcia, Staff Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Media&Arts

For many years TV shows, movies, documentaries, and short films have all transformed the horrifically violent serial murders into entertaining motion pictures with the killers being portrayed by A-list actors. This obsession with serial killers, however, is not a new phenomenon and has been going on...

The Foodie Space

The Foodie Space

Sophia Pracilio, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2019


Filed under Feature, Media&Arts, Showcase

Attention all museum goers and food lovers: A new pop-up museum has arrived in Pasadena. The Foodie Space is an interactive modern art museum filled with innovative and daring creations at $20 during the week and $25 on the weekend. The Instagram worthy artworks are all based off of various local...

Beginning a Bullet Journal

Beginning a Bullet Journal

Sophia Pracilio, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2019


Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase, Style

After years of constant frustration with the cost of planners and lack of space to include what I needed to plan my week, I decided to start a bullet journal, or a bujo as more artistic people say. I’m an avid Pinterest user, so pictures frequently popped up displaying colorful monthly spreads, inspi...

Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month

Olive Sanz, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Media&Arts

Senior Emily Garcia entered a touching art piece to the Reflections competition, themed ‘Heros Around Me’. She sketched a simple image of a Rhino cuddling into the arms of a ranger. Emily loves to watch National Geographics so this year it was the endangered animals and rangers that risk their liv...

Bandersnatch: Interactive Film

Bandersnatch: Interactive Film

Olive Sanz, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019


Filed under Media&Arts

On December 28, 2018 Netflix released their Black Mirror Interactive Film ‘Bandersnatch’. It allows you to choose the main character Stefan’s decisions which then alters his path throughout the movie. The main plot is that Stefan is building his own game, Bandersnatch, and you must guide Stefan to fi...

Disney Takeover

Disney Takeover

Ai-Vi Allred, Online Manager/Photographer

January 20, 2019


Filed under Media&Arts

The  Lion King will be one of the nine live action movies Disney will release this year. The Lion King will be available in theaters July 19th.   The original animated Lion King was released June 15th, 1994 after starting productions in 1991. The original movie is still one of the top Disney Animatio...

Heroes Around Me

Scarlett Adams, Bulletin Editor

December 6, 2018


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

“Heroes Around Me” The Reflections Awards Recipients   Every year, the National PTA puts on the Reflections program, which is a lighthearted art competition for students to showcase their talents and abilities. With the six different categories, Dance Choreography, Film, Literature, Music, Photo...

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...

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