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Hip-Hop Bop Picasso Baby

Hip-Hop Bop Picasso Baby

Colby Hurdle, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017

“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

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...

EMTV Episode 1

November 28, 2017

1984: Finding Verse in Prose

1984: Finding Verse in Prose

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2017

  “1984” by George Orwell was originally published in 1949. David Bowie was inspired by this book, thus releasing his song, “1984,” in “Diamond Dogs,” his 1974 album.   Bowie intended for his song to be released as part of a musical based off of George Orwell’s novel, but it ulti...

Matthew Anderton

Matthew Anderton

Scarlet Edwards, Editor-in-Chief

November 8, 2017

  Freshman class president Matthew Anderton’s talents certainly do not end at leadership; he is also a very proficient artist. Inspired by his sister’s artistic capabilities, he began to draw in the third grade. Anderton believes that anyone can be an artist, stating that, “Some people think the...

From a Galaxy Far Far Away

From a Galaxy Far Far Away

Ely Bustos, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017

     After months of anticipation since April, Disney left the fandom of the Star Wars Saga in awe and desperation until October 9 adding yet more anticipation for the new release of The Last Jedi. Disney paid a total of $4 billion dollars to have their new highly anticipated episode VIII...

Take Part in the Art

Take Part in the Art

Alyssa Tierney, Online Manager

November 1, 2017

Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gogh, Leonardo da Vinci, Kody Vu…All these names have one thing in common: they are famous artists, or soon to be famous. Most people, when thinking about art, think of a worry-free environment. Not Vu. “I have to be stressed to draw. I need a deadline which forces me to ...

A Look Inside the City of Stars

Scarlett Adams, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

A beautiful soundtrack for a beautiful movie  The 2016 drama “La La Land” is the story of two lovers who are both pursuing careers in the arts. The joyful tone is set with the first two songs, “Another Day of Sun” and “Someone in the Crowd”. These songs are the perfect start to the m...

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

The Storm-y Truth About Trump

Victoria Tran, Media Editor/Social Media Director

November 1, 2017

 Americans are still not settling with the conclusion of the election of 2016, despite the fact that it has been around ten months since the inauguration of Donald Trump. Currently, ordinary people have insisted on offering their two cents when it comes to politics, especially when a [personally] ...

Dear Daddy: It Will Happen to #METOO

Dear Daddy: It Will Happen to #METOO

Victoria Tran, Media Editor/Social Media Director

November 1, 2017

In light of the recent sexual assault scandal regarding Harvey Weinstein, American actress/activist Alyssa Milano has started #MeToo, a hashtag movement to allow women on Twitter to share their experience on sexual violence and harassment.   The tweet has received attention from news stations like CN...

“Damaged” by the Conformity of Society

“Damaged” by the Conformity of Society

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

October 30, 2017

Damaged mirror, damaged knuckles, damaged reputation for resistance to conform to societal norms. The album cover for Black Flag’s “Damaged,” shot in 1981 by photographer and sculptor Ed Colver, depicts lead singer Henry Rollins with bloody knuckles in a fist, mid-impact to a mirror. Black Flag...

Marteen is heating up with his new single, “Sriracha”

Marteen is heating up with his new single, “Sriracha”

Jenny Hamburg, Ads and Distribution Editor/ Photographer

October 17, 2017

     Marteen Estevez is a 16 year-old from the Bay Area.  Music has been a major part of his life from a young age. Born to a Colombian dad and American mom, his parents always encouraged him to pursue his passion for music. Marteen began learning classical piano at just ten years-old. He also wo...

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