• 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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See You on the Flip Side

See You on the Flip Side

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

June 7, 2018


Filed under Feature, Music, Showcase

"You know, people get married, people get divorced, people die, people don't die, people get all kinds of problems, they lose jobs but still, we keep the records going at night. And, you know, 33 rpm: life's not so bad at that speed." - Brian Fallon

Alternative Rock In The Heart, Gloomy Pop In The Soul

Alternative Rock In The Heart, Gloomy Pop In The Soul

Mia Gutierrez, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018


Filed under Music, Showcase, Uncategorized

Central California-based alternative rock band, Night Riots are on the rise to stardom as they spread their dark and gloomy pop music on their tour around the globe. Originating in Templeton, California in 2010, the band consists of Travis Hawley (lead vocalist), Nick Fotinakes (Guitarist), Matt DePauw...

Stagecoach 2018

Abby Capra, Staff Writer

May 9, 2018


Filed under Music, Showcase, Uncategorized

   This year, I had the opportunity to go to the country music festival Stagecoach, and I took the once-in-a-lifetime experience and made the best of it.   We arrived on Thursday to get our spots in the RV Camp called “The Resort.” Thursday we just settled in, and prepared for the upcoming day, Fri...

El Mo Jams Again

Grace Oveson, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Music

With El Mo Jam being the big hit it was last year, performers decided to share their talent on stage yet again. While the bands and the members may not be the same, the talent will definitely match. The bands include Chump Change, Sidewalk Chumps, The Brix, Greasy Knifes, The Beans and the Kangaroo...

I Wanna Rock and Roll All Night and Study Everyday

I Wanna Rock and Roll All Night and Study Everyday

April 10, 2018


Filed under Music, Showcase

The Beatles, Jimmy Hendricks, Nirvana, the Sex Pistols…all big names in the genre Rock ’n’ Roll.     The class will have the history of rock and roll from the 1920s to current times, tying the music to social issues at the time. The class is taught by El Modena’s Mr. Benner.     El Mod...

An Interview with Cowgirl Clue

An Interview with Cowgirl Clue

Keegan Lamb and Revelstoke Sanz

February 20, 2018


Filed under Music, Showcase

Ashley Clue, also known as Cowgirl Clue, started her music career by djing under the name DJ Geniefactory. With her passion to constantly discover new music, but tiredness of playing other peoples’ music, Clue decided to start a name for her own music production. Her transition to producing was...

Bouncing Back to the Top

Natalia Huanosto, Front Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under El Mo News, Music

After their successful 2017 season, in which they won ADLA Novice finals, the Vanguard Percussion Ensemble is back for their 2018 season, and they have even moved up a division.   This year, their indoor percussion show is called “Bounce.” It will include two movements and will be about t...

The 2018 Grammy Awards: Bruno Mars Wins Six Grammys

The 2018 Grammy Awards: Bruno Mars Wins Six Grammys

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Music, Showcase

The 2018 Grammy Awards took place on January 28, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York City with host James Corden. Bruno Mars took home a staggering six Grammy Awards, including: Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Best R&B Song, Best R&B Album, and Best R&B...

Lit Hits?

Ilaise Tamotuu

January 23, 2018


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Music, Uncategorized

Ilaise Tamotuu Staff Writer   Saturday night was filled with memorable moments for all attending El Modena High School's A Night in Italy Homecoming. With the memorable moments comes the heart of the party that brings it all to life, the music.   In previous years, there has always bee...

The Greatest Album

The Greatest Album

Sophia Pracilio, Feature Editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Feature, Music, Showcase

The film “The Greatest Showman” takes the audience on P.T. Barnum’s and his “oddities” rise to fame. His struggle with balancing facades, family, and finance, Carlyle’s conflicting feelings to Anne, and the journey of the unique performers entice viewers. At the box office, “The Great...

Dance Rules

Dance Rules

Jenny Hamburg, Ads and Distribution Editor/ Photographer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Columns, Feature, Focus, FrontlineFeed, Music, Showcase

   Winter formal is coming up on February 3rd at Fête the Venue in Costa Mesa and there are a few important things students need to remember. When one arrives to the dance, one must show his/her student ID to be admitted. The doors will close 90 minutes after the dance has begun, and no students will...

Liam Payne in the Game

Liam Payne in the Game

Aivi Allred, Photographer

January 23, 2018


Filed under Music

   After years of being in One Direction, Liam Payne has embarked on a solo career. Payne announced that his solo debut album will release in late January 2018. Payne, “not want[ing] to nail himself to one sound,” tells his fans to expect trap, pop, and urban type of music....

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