• 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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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...

Meet the Artists: Heide Baltazar and Angie Sustaeta

Meet the Artists: Heide Baltazar and Angie Sustaeta

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

January 23, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Media&Arts, Showcase

  Seniors Heide Baltazar and Angie Sustaeta live, breath, and sleep art. Both started making art at an early age, and haven’t stopped since. Most recently, the duo decided to use their skills to become more involved on campus, sharing the position of publicist on ASB.  As publicists, Balta...

“EOTFW”

“EOTFW”

Aivi Allred, Photographer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts

   The British Netflix original, the “EOTFW,” portrays a thriller vibe of  two teens running away from home and getting in trouble. Main character, James seeks for a killing adventure causing suspense not knowing when he will kill his new “girlfriend,” Alyssa. The show contains eight fast mo...

The Tesser to Stardom

The Tesser to Stardom

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Feature, Media&Arts, Showcase

   In “A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeleine L’Engle, Meg, her brother Charles Wallace, and friend Calvin embark on a dangerous but exhilarating adventure in search of their missing physicist father. They encounter many obstacles along the way, with assistance from three strange ladies.    L’Eng...

Valentine’s Day Tragedy

Valentine’s Day Tragedy

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 20, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase, Uncategorized

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   Valentine’s Day is a contemporary, popular holiday dedicated to love, but from the little known of its origins, Valentine’s seems more tragic than loving.   The holiday started with the Ancient Roman pagan festival of Lupercalia. The event required sacrific...

“Call Me By Your Name”

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

January 20, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts, Uncategorized

Based on the critically acclaimed novel by André Aciman, "Call Me By Your Name" is a sensual and unparalleled tale about first love. Taking place in Northern Italy, it tells the story of  17-year-old Elio, who spends his days transcribing classical music and reading books. As the summer begins, Elio's father hi...

Tonya vs. Kerrigan: Playing the Victim

Tonya vs. Kerrigan: Playing the Victim

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

Golden Globes nominated film “I, Tonya” depicts former Olympic figure skater Tonya Harding’s (Margot Robbie) childhood and young adulthood through domestic abuse, aspirations towards Olympic success, and downfall after speculation that she organized the attack on competitor Nancy Kerrigan prior...

Newcomers in the Mecca of Fame and Fortune

Newcomers in the Mecca of Fame and Fortune

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

January 19, 2018


Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

The 2018 award show nominations praise the work of young actors for their roles in independent films, who, nominated alongside A-listers, showcases the next generation of Hollywood stars. By the age of seven, Brooklyn Prince has starred alongside Willem Dafoe in the A24 film, “The Florida Project,”...

Portugal. The Man

Portugal. The Man

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Audio, Media&Arts, Music, Showcase

Portland based band, "Portugal. The Man" released their latest album “Woodstock” on June 16, 2017. For their 2011 and 2013 albums, the band largely relied on an atmospheric, indie rock genre, to comfort their aimless lyrics such as “When I grow up, I wanna be a movie star or on TV.”   They ...

Hip-Hop Bop Picasso Baby

Hip-Hop Bop Picasso Baby

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under Audio, Media&Arts, Music, Showcase

“Uh, I just want a Picasso in my casa,” the beginning of the second song on “Magna Carta… Holy Grail,” begins the story for one of the most artistically influenced songs hip-hop/rap has come to know.   Back in 2013, JAY Z released the cover for the eminent album, “Magna Carta… Holy...

El Modena Goes on Juliet’s Journey

Ilaise Tamotuu, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Media&Arts

The infamous star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, took show in El Modena’s very own cafeteria. Martel Manning and Amy Lizardo, traveling with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, bring Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” to life, sharing the infamous love tragedy with all attending.   The show...

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