VPAM exhibits art on colonialism’s impact

April 26, 2017

By Ivan Cazares “A Decolonial Atlas” is a striking and insightful exhibit at the Vincent Price Art Museum that brings up questions about colonialism by drawing context from Latin American history. The collaboration between Yreina D. Cervantez and the VPAM will highlight 40 years of the artist’s work and showcase the work of several other Latino and Latina artists until July 22. Many might recognize Cervantez’s mural, “La Ofrenda,” located…

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Women in STEM tell stories of obstacles

By Steven Adamo  A panel of women in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields shared their experiences with sexism at the Celebrating Equity: Women in STEM panel on Thursday. Panelist Tama Hasson, Ph.D., who works with undergraduates in research, recalled a moment in college when a young man asked if she needed to see his notes. “Just because I am a girl doesn’t mean I’m not smarter than you…

April 26, 2017
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Conference provides pathways for students

By Sergio Berrueta The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has teamed up with East Los Los Angeles College to assemble their first joint outreach conference on Friday. The conference, in conjunction with ELAC Economics Department, will be held at the Federal Reserve Bank in Downtown Los Angeles. The event will include a speech by a keynote speaker yet to be announced. “We hope that students will gain perspective on…

April 26, 2017
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Workshops on sexual assault inform students

April 26, 2017

By Megan G. Razzetti and Gustavo Buenrostro  Sex trafficking, undocumented survivors of sexual assault and sexual consent were all the topics of workshops the past week for Sexual Assault Awareness month. The Sex Trafficking workshop was held last Tuesday. The workshop was presented by the East Los Angeles College Sexaul Assault Awareness Violence Education and East Los Angeles Women’s Center. “Sex traffickers can look so innocent,” said ELAWC Outreach Specialist…

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Losing streak ends baseball’s playoff hopes

April 26, 2017

By Dan Gudino Baseball was eliminated from playoff contention after it was swept in a three-game series by Pasadena City College, finishing at Brookside Park’s Jackie Robinson Memorial Field on Saturday in a 5-0 loss. East Los Angeles College is now on a six-game losing streak and it marks the fourth time this season the Huskies have been swept in a series. “I come out here feeling good everyday. I…

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Softball ends eight-game losing streak

April 26, 2017

By Noe Ortega The Huskies ended its season 18-22 overall and 3-9 in the South Coast Conference-North. Yesterday East Los Angeles College defeated Chaffey College 6-5 in a back-and-forth game to break an eight-game losing streak last Thursday. In the bottom of the seventh inning, ELAC was tied 5-5 and had a player on first and second base when freshman right-fielder, Destiny Avena, slammed the ball towards center-field to bring…

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‘Unforgettable’ cast fails to portray emotion, sense of realism

April 26, 2017

By Gil Milanes  “Unforgettable” is a female centered film focused on a love triangle that lacks true-to-life drama and fails to show genuine emotions. Rosario Dawson as Julia, Katherine Heigl as Tessa, and Geoff Stults as David star alongside Cheryl Ladd and Isabella Rice in this R rated Warner Brothers film. “Unforgettable” focuses on a year in the life of Julia, Tess and David. In that short period, the cast…

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Applied music students show off talent, hard work at recital

April 26, 2017

By Maria Isabel Cubillo Attendees were transported to a 1930s opera, a party out of the “Great Gatsby” and a walk through the woods by the musical performances of students of the Applied Music Program. The recital featured Yunting Xie, an East Los Angeles College graduate who now attends the University of Southern California’s School of Music. She performed three pieces: Bach’s “Prelude, English Suite No. 2,” Haydn’s “Sonata in F,…

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SAAVE Team and the East LA Women’s Center host sexual assault documentary screening

By Yecenia Alcaraz East Los Angeles College’s Sexual Assault Awareness and Violence Education Team (S.A.A.V.E.) and the East L.A. Women’s Center sponsored a movie screening, “The Hunting Ground” on Tuesday for students and with community members to raise awareness on sexual assault. “The Hunting Ground” is a documentary that discloses rape crimes on school grounds across the United States while exposing cover ups made by the school campuses. April is…

April 21, 2017
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New courses, equipment to advance Engineering Department

April 19, 2017

By Steven Adamo The Engineering Department is currently developing an advanced manufacturing course that will provide students with the skills required to become highly competitive in the workforce. “Advanced manufacturing is using current technology to its fullest,” Kamyar Khashayar, assistant professor and director of the Engineering Department, said. “What has changed is we have new technology to manufacture things.” The East Los Angeles College lab is equipped with laser scanners…

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