Health instructor advocates sexual assault awareness

March 15, 2017

By Steven Adamo Domestic violence and sexual assault are among many topics in health class, taught by instructor Andrea Owens. “I personally teach about power and control, and the cycle of violence. I also teach about sexual assault and its repercussions,” said Owens. Owens is one of the co-chair of the Sexual Assault Awareness Violence Education Team. Every year, the SAAVE team plans the annual Sexual Assault Awareness Month during…

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Community festival empowers women

March 15, 2017

By Dorany Pineda  In celebration of International Women’s Day, Las Fotos Project held its 3rd annual Viva la Muxer event—an all-women art and music festival in East Los Angeles on Saturday. “[Viva la Muxer] showcases a lot of the community and the art. I feel like it’s a safe space for women, and to see what other women can do,” Diaz said. “Men always dominate all the spaces. That’s why…

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Sexual harassment unwelcomed on campus

March 15, 2017

By Stephanie Guevara  No one in the East Los Angeles College community should have to experience any form of harassment like I did. Students and faculty shouldn’t have to worry, when being on campus, of anyone trying to harass them. This didn’t worry me until I was harassed by an unknown individual, near the Vincent Price Art Museum last Wednesday. This individual was wandering around campus and seemed to want…

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Marling shines in ‘Semper Femina’

March 15, 2017

By Christopher Reynoso  British folk star Laura Marling’s sixth studio album Semper Femina is a welcomed addition to the singer’s discography, giving fans more of what they’ve come to love her for. In the album, she brings new sounds to keep it fresh. It offers newcomers a solid first taste of what Marling is all about, smooth vocals, rhythmic melodies and entrapping storytelling. Her discography has always been at the…

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Ed Sheeran misses with ‘Divide’

March 15, 2017

By Sergio Burrueta  Ed Sheeran’s “Divide” is a decent follow-up to his previous effort, but is riddled with moments that miss the mark. Sheeran’s talents and effort have come a long way from that of his first hit “The A Team” and the instant classic “Thinking Out Loud,” but “Divide” shows that even the best artist can make minor missteps every now and again. In this follow-up to Sheeran’s “X,”…

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Academic senate votes to promote community policing

By Steven Adamo  The academic senate voted unanimously Tuesday to recommend that the administration—in conjunction with the academic senate—work with the sheriff’s department to promote community policing. The resolution is an important first step toward a one-on-one approach to campus policing. Vice president of the academic senate Jeff Hernandez relayed concerns from students and visitors over being intimidated by the SUVs on campus. Some students complained that the SUVs are…

March 15, 2017
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L.A. based artist showcases art preview

By Steven Adamo Who Sings the Nation-State? Is the latest exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist Shagha Ariannia that focuses on her life as an immigrant. In the exhibition, Ariannia uses paintings and a video installation to share her observations and experiences an Iranian immigrant. Ariannia’s family waited a decade before immigrating to the United States in 2001, one week after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. After a temporary restriction of air…

March 15, 2017
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Lunafest to benefit support centers

By Ivan Cazares The East Los Angeles Women’s Center and the Sexual Assault Awareness Violence Education Team will fundraise March 22 and 23 by sharing women-centered stories in the form of Lunafest. Lunafest is a traveling film festival that spotlights an array of women filmmakers. The funds will go to the Breast Cancer Fund and the East Los Angeles Women’s Center, which provides support, resources and education for sexual assault…

March 15, 2017
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Softball team snaps three-game-losing streak

March 15, 2017

By Rogelio Alvarez The softball team ended a three game-losing streak after defeating Orange Coast College in nonconference play 5-2 on Monday at home. “We had some girls that hit well today. Pitching actually did a pretty great job today,” softball head coach Erika Blanco said. The win improved the Huskies overall record of 12-10, but are still 0-2 in Southern Coast Conference North play. The Huskies had a slow…

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LACMA introduces Chinese ceramics

March 15, 2017

By Gustavo Buenrostro The technique, the symbolism and the trade of Chinese ceramics was talked about at the Vincent Price Museum’s lecture hall, Thursday night. “The World of Chinese ceramics: An Introduction” lecture was hosted by Los Angeles County Museum of Art curator Stephen Little, who is the department head of Chinese and Korean art. He said that there are three aspects that he looks for when looking at ceramics….

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