Disney’s Mandalorian second season mixes action, classic characters

February 9, 2021

Action-packed fight scenes, beloved characters, laughter, and tears is what the second half of season two of “The Mandalorian” delivers to fans.
Pedro Pascal continues his dominant performance as the Mandalorian in the Disney+ original. As the Mandalorian continues his journey to return “the kid,” better known as Grogu, to his own kind.

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ELAC theater department hosts Chicano Moratorium art show

East Los Angeles College’s Theater department hosted “Meet the Cast” before premiering “EAST LOS….R I S I N G 1970-2020, THEN & NOW”, in honor of the Chicano Moratorium.
The show’s director Cristina Frías, ELAC’s first-ever Hispanic to join the Theater Arts department’s full-time tenure track, said that the 50th Anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium inspired her to create the project.

February 9, 2021
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“Long time coming” brings racism, American culture awkwardness into focus

Michael Eric Dyson’s “Long Time Coming” is a heartfelt book that uses the history of racism in America to show how it has shaped our culture and society in various heinous ways.
He goes far back in history from the “Final Passage”, where African people were stolen from their land and forcibly placed inside slave ships, to when two white men murdered a young boy named Emmitt Till after being supposedly accused of cat-calling a white woman.

February 9, 2021
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Five more movies to watch during winter break

January 8, 2021

Relax before the spring semester by watching any of these five hilarious and fun winter season movies. Right now might be the perfect opportunity to invite someone, via FaceTime or other communication form, to watch a heartwarming and fun movie. This list will only stick to the theme of the winter season.

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Pandemic inspires netflix series

Despite these challenging times, the new series on Netflix, “Social Distance,” shows a new way of making television entertaining and relevant to current times. The series is a demonstration of the problems of reacting to a crisis too hastily.

December 11, 2020
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‘Cyberpunk 2077’ entices players with new features

“Cyberpunk 2077” is a futuristic action-packed role-playing game published and developed by CD Projekt Red, that follows the story of the main protagonist V. It is a phenomenal game with similarities to other popular games like “Watch Dogs 2” and “Grand Theft Auto 5.”

December 11, 2020
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Netflix series explains US democracy

Netflix’s “Whose Vote Counts, Explained” is a three-part mini-series that explains the history and injustices of elections in the United States. The mini-series focuses on how the voting system works and what can be done to fix the flaws that haunt it.

December 11, 2020
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Holidate not a Christmas classic film

December 11, 2020

Netflix’s “Holidate” is a good movie to watch if there’s no new interesting options. It is however a little predictable and has some obvious punch lines. This film is about two individuals who are tired of being single on holidays.

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