• 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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Trick or Trouble?

October 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Focus

  What is Halloween to the average teenager? Do they think of candy or beer? Halloween is a time of year where everyone celebrates this spooky season.   Perhaps the most festive group, teenagers, is the least sure about how to spend their Halloween night. In preparation, some are planning ...

Marvelous Monster Mosh

Marvelous Monster Mosh

Adeline Sims, Music Editor

November 1, 2016


Filed under Music

   This past Saturday, the Honda Center hosted the 2016 Monster Mosh which featured Five Finger Death Punch and Shinedown with special guests, Sixx:AM. It was truly a spooktacular concert.   Sixx:A.M., featuring Nikki Sixx on bass guitar, DJ Ashba on lead guitar, and James Michael as lead voc...

The History of Trick-or-Treating

The History of Trick-or-Treating

Clarissa Covarrubias, Online Manager

October 31, 2016


Filed under Showcase

Trick-or-Treating has always been a big part of Halloween celebrations. Halloween all started back in the 20th century where is wasn't very popular and people didn't know what it was. But as time when on in WWII, Halloween celebrations were toned down due to sugar rationing and the sober mood that the nat...

A Movie For Halloween

A Movie For Halloween

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Wrifter

October 21, 2016


Filed under Media&Arts, Uncategorized

     As Halloween swiftly approaches, we begin to get in the mood of getting our scare on. “Train to Busan” is a Korean horror film, filled with zombies, blood, tears, and more zombies.      This flick introduces a father-daughter duo as well as classical archetypal characters. As we ha...

A Spooky Game to Play in the Dark

A Spooky Game to Play in the Dark

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

With Halloween swiftly approaching, many daring kids are beginning to look up games they can really test their limits with. This following game is to be played at your own risk. The Midnight Game is a well known game. With its main intention to give the players a thrill, it is designed to keep ...

October in Orange

October in Orange

Ethan Simons, Staff Writer

October 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase

  It’s October again and that means it’s time to get creepy and spooky again. What can a resident of Orange County do to get in the mood for Halloween? Some things one could consider are the “Treats in the Streets” event, heading over to the Irvine Park pumpkin patch, or trying out the 17th ...

Halloween Horror Nights: 2016 Edition

Halloween Horror Nights: 2016 Edition

Melissa Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

With the Halloween season officially commencing, so has Universals Studios Hollywood's famous annual event; "Halloween Horror Nights." Beginning in 1991, this annual event features a large variety of themed mazes, all designed to make you scream. El Mo's very own staff writer took the challenge this...

Conjecture Regarding Creepy Clowns

Conjecture Regarding Creepy Clowns

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Focus, Showcase, Uncategorized

  Recently, there’s been a large influx of clown sightings all across the United States. Even recently on Tuesday, there were two sightings in Huntington Beach.  It all began in August in Greenville, South Carolina where children in the Fleetwood Manor apartment complex building reported sigh...

Best Halloween Costumes

Best Halloween Costumes

Presley Lozano, Style Editor

November 1, 2015


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Mackenzie Watkins and Milan Eichler take on Ms. Mull and Mr. Pongco for their Halloween costumes. Why? Simply because their teachers Inspire them.

Mackenzie Watkins, Advertising Editor

November 1, 2015


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

"What are you dressed up as for Halloween and why?" "I'm a prisoner because I thought it was a super fun and creative idea."

November 1, 2015


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

Frontline : "Who are you dressed as and why?" Daimeon Anderson : "I am a punk rocker and I chose that because I have the most insanely parents and the music still appeals to me." Sam Rutledge : "I am Indiana Jones, because I couldn't be Han Solo."

Sarah Davenport, Staff Writer

November 1, 2015


Filed under Humans of El Modena (HOEM)

"Who are dressed up as this Halloween?" "I wasn't sure at first but I think I'm an African queen."

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