• 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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Angelica and Aileen Alegria: Model Students

Angelica and Aileen Alegria: Model Students

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Feature, Humans of El Modena (HOEM), Showcase

Walking through the hallways of El Modena, down runways in couture clothing, and in the background of national commercials and television shows are typical activities for the Alegria sisters. Senior Angelica Alegria and junior Aileen Alegria recently signed with Rage Models and Talent, which helps t...

Time’s Up, But Sexual Assault was Never Acceptable

Time’s Up, But Sexual Assault was Never Acceptable

Jessica Corson, El Mo News Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Editor's Picks, Feature, Media&Arts, Showcase

     On January 1st, 2018, more than 300 women in film, television, and theater signed a letter of solidarity with Time Magazine to launch and fund a non-profit Legal Defense Fund to help victims of sexual harassment or similar retaliation in the workplace pay for legal support. Support came from holl...

Taking Down Predator Harvey Weinstein

Taking Down Predator Harvey Weinstein

Jessica Corson and Bobby Almand

November 1, 2017


Filed under Editor's Picks, Media&Arts

  After a “New York Times” article published decades of sexual misconduct allegations against mega Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein on October 5, 2017, the ensuing month and a half since has been an unceasing report of allegations, investigations, and lawsuits.   In the days following ...

Shape Shift with Against Me!

Shape Shift with Against Me!

Ashley Ramynke, Copy/Music Editor

September 23, 2017


Filed under Music, Showcase

   When talking about the punk band Against Me!, it is natural that the word “transgender” will arise. Leadsinger Tom Gabel announced in the May 2012 issue of “Rolling Stone” Magazine his transition to become a female, Laura Jane Grace.   Since mid 2012, Grace has released a YouTube series called...

L.A. Point of View

L.A. Point of View

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

May 12, 2017


Filed under Media&Arts

With a population of over 4 million hopeful starlets, this Mecca of fame and fortune known as Los Angeles is a la la la land for dreamers. Though, breaking the superficial layer are dingy dazzlers that juxtapose the glamour. Below are the places within the neighborhoods of Los Angeles that create...

A Tribute to Bill Paxton

A Tribute to Bill Paxton

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Feature, Media&Arts, Showcase

Actor Bill Paxton passed away at age 61 due to surgery complications. He was a beloved man of Hollywood, with a career that spanned over 30 years. Paxton did not build his career on leading roles like many actors, but instead acted as the supporting man in many classics from throughout the years. With...

Academy Awards, and Social Justice

Academy Awards, and Social Justice

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

February 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase

The 89th Academy Award ceremony will take place on Sunday, February 26. The Oscars have always been a place of controversy, but mostly because of such things  that only pertain to cinema. Lately, this unspoken agreement between studio, Academy, actor, and viewer has been severed. Last year we were...

The Epidemic of Hollywood Remakes

The Epidemic of Hollywood Remakes

Wyatt Terlaak, Staff Writer

February 13, 2017


Filed under Audio, Focus, Showcase

Hollywood remakes have become the staple of the entertainment world, and have seemed to replace original films as the mainstream for movie-goers. In the earlier decades of the 70's and 80's, and well into the 2000's, Hollywood allowed original, artful content to populate their main sources of entertainment....

Films Amongst the Formaldehyde

Films Amongst the Formaldehyde

Ashley Ramynke, Feature Editor

October 14, 2016


Filed under Media&Arts, Showcase

Roaming through the graves and following a path of palm trees, you have now reached your destination at Cinespia in the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The thought of attending a movie in a cemetery may seem frightening to the faint of heart, but the community of movie buffs, pumping music that correlates...

The Boy Who Lived… Forever

The Boy Who Lived… Forever

Lauren Kliewer, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2016


Filed under Editor's Picks, Media&Arts, Showcase

November 14, 2001 marked the day that changed everyone’s life. Fifteen years ago, that Wednesday, J.K. Rowling published the first Harry Potter installment. Rowling’s books set world records, going down in history as the fastest-selling series. Such a phenomenon deserves its own theme park, but...

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