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New Year, New Building

Building topping ceremony.

Ashley Lewis, Photographer

February 3, 2020

   Back in April of 2019, construction workers broke ground to make way for a new science building on campus. The building is being funded by Measure S, a $288 million dollar bond that was passed in 2016 by the residents of Orange. The Measure S bond is being used to fund four new science buildings...

Artist of the Year Nominee: Xavier Williams

Xavier Williams smiles for the camera.

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

March 2, 2017

Xavier Williams is a senior who was nominated for the O.C Register's artist of the year by Mrs. Mull. Xavier submitted a segment of the EMTV's series "What in the world is going on with...".  Xavier is an extremely dedicated student to the art of film; he is a huge part of the EMTV program taking p...

Measure S Passed

One of the signs used to show support of Measure S

Markus Albihn, Front Editor

November 10, 2016

After a very well-fought campaign filled with lawn signs, precinct walks, and phone banking, on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016, it was made official that Measure S was passed with a whopping 60.8% of voters in favor of it. Measure S is a bond measure allowing all of the Orange Unified School District...

Why We Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Change?

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Markus Albihn, Front Page Editor

November 3, 2016

Change, by definition, is "the act or instance of making or becoming different." The biggest fear for a lot of people is change (the fear of change is called "Metathesiophobia"). These people are otherwise comfortable in their concurrent lives of incessant drollness. I was one of these people for quite...

Black Mirror: Season Three [Series Review]

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Markus Albihn, Front Page Editor

October 26, 2016

  Originally broadcast on the British network Channel 4, "Black Mirror" is a Sci-Fi anthology series. It criticizes culture through its use of dark and sometimes satirical themes regarding the dangers of technological advancements in modern society. The creator of the show Charlie Brooker stated th...

This Week at El Modena

This Week at El Modena

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager

October 26, 2016

Like most schools across the nation, this week is Red Ribbon week. To promote a drug free lifestyle, each day of the week has a clothing theme to promote school spirit and unity behind living a drug free lifestyle. Monday was mismatch, Tuesday was red white and blue, Wednesday was pajamas, Thursday is...

Oil’s well that ends well?

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor

October 6, 2016

Over the past month in North Dakota the battle between the potential building of an oil pipeline has split the state in two. With the help of environmentalists, the pipeline’s construction has been halted. According to daplpipeline.com, the Dakota Access Pipeline is a pipeline that would run 570,00...

Conjecture Regarding Creepy Clowns

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Markus Albihn, Front Editor

October 5, 2016

  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...

This Week at El Modena

Zach Saldivar, Online Manager

October 5, 2016

Just a few weeks ago, El Modena’s Model U.N. team went to their first caucus at Santa Margarita High. This team is brand new, and had never been to a Model U.N. Caucus. They were placed in the not freshman category, as they are new, but not freshman. There is a new student coming to El Modena, that...

Noteworthy News

Samantha Venegas, Media and Arts Editor

September 29, 2016

Keeping up with the news seems almost like a chore but not when living in the 21st century, where many entertaining news talk shows are extremely accessible and entertaining.   Last Week Tonight with John Oliver is a talk show hosted by former Daily Show writer John Oliver, on his show he speaks ab...

Apple’s September 2016 Special Event

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Victoria Tran, Staff Writer

September 8, 2016

On Wednesday, September 7, at 10 AM, Apple CEO Tim Cook began uncovering the latest and greatest secrets about the world's most valuable brand. Each September brings a new iPhone to the already impressive product line, but this year spawned one of the biggest updates since the jump from 5 to the 6. ...

EMTV: The Next Generation

Donavyn Suffel, Photographer

August 29, 2016

EMTV is undergoing a great reform. For better or for worse? Only time will tell.   Over the course of its lifespan, EMTV has always been an unknown class to both the students and staff of El Modena , up until last school year that is, when EMTV (with the help of the students and staff of ...

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