Vinyl still alive with Sounds of Music

November 10, 2018

Sounds of Music is located in the heart of East Los Angeles. The city’s culture and the store’s history are on full display within the store’s walls. Posters of low-riders and beauty icon Marilyn Monroe are sold in the store.

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Historic artwork honors Egyptian death, afterlife

November 5, 2018

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has loaned the Vincent Price Art Museum Egyptian artwork to display, including funerary tools and a real mummy.
“Passing through the Underworld” the exhibition, introduces “Egyptian art with a focus on myth and funerary practice.”

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Latinas in Action

October 25, 2018

The Latina Completion and Transfer Academy Club helps students with wide-range offers of services‭, ‬resources and help with difficult courses‭. ‬ By Julie Santiago and Melody Ortiz Students who have trouble transfering because of an English or math class may want to look into the Latina Completion and Transfer Academy Club. The club formed from the LCTA program, which offers help with hard-to-pass course. “A lot of our students are…

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ELAC professor directs ‘Appropriate’ play

October 22, 2018

By Steven Adamo Known for doing plays that excite the audience, director and ELAC professor Rodney Lloyd Scott is trying something more personal in his latest play, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ “Appropriate,” closing Sunday. “This story was close to me because it’s about racism,” Scott said. “Racism is real and certain people run into it daily. I’ve kind of shied away from it in theater because it’s a touchy subject, but I…

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Free VPAM membership for ELAC students

By Melody Ortiz The Vincent Price Art Museum is offering free memberships for active East Los Angeles College students. The benefits include a 10 percent discount at the museum’s store and a subscription to VPAM’s e-newsletter. There are different “giving levels” with increasing benefits. Non-ELAC students who wish to join can do so for $25 per year. General membership is $50 per year and includes invitations to members-only events along…

October 21, 2018
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Club readies to tour Italy

By Miguel Dominguez Students can explore the cities of Italy with the East Los Angeles College  Study Abroad Club during spring break in 2019. The club will be traveling through the cities of Florence, Sorrento, Pisa, Pompeii, Rome, and Venice. The club studies international politics, global sociologies, and world history. The club traveled to Amsterdam and Paris earlier this year during spring break. During the trip,  attendees learned the challenges…

October 20, 2018
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Mole makes its way to downtown L.A.

October 3, 2018

Downtown Los Angeles will spotlight traditional Mexican food Oct. 7, as La Feria de los Moles celebrates 11 years of bringing gastronomic excellence to local communities. The fair introduces locals to, and shows off, the achievements in mole from cooks across Mexico. The goal of the fair is to bring families from near and far closer together by combining the elements of music, food and culture into one day.

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GRID Alternatives provides solar services

September 23, 2018

By Alex Avila GRID Alternatives is a nonprofit organization dedicated to working with people and the environment thorugh solar panel work. Their goal is to supply lowprofit families with free solar panel installation, helping them save money from the cost of energy. GRID was founded in 2001 by Erica Mackie and Tim Sears. Their plan is simply to provide free energy from the sun to everyone. GRID has become the…

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