Library etiquette 101

September 20, 2017

By Melody Ortiz The rules of behavior in a library should not be ignored just because there is no sign implementing them. The East Los Angeles College campus library does not have a code of conduct sign posted anywhere in sight, or any sign indicating how visitors should act within the building . However, the knowledge of behavior in a library is something that is assumed of any college student….

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Television programs become better than films

By Francisco Portillo The vast landscape of television programming today has far surpassed the quality of storytelling in films. As televisions upgrade, so does the programming that is made available for consumers. Some of TV’s greatest characters aren’t so black and white. Instead, they live in the grey area between hero and villain. HBO’s drama “The Sopranos” was the first to contain such a character as its lead protagonist in…

September 20, 2017
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Life as a street vendor shouldn’t be so rough

September 20, 2017

  By Julio Sanchez Street vendors should be allowed to exercise their economic rights and be able to provide for their families without being labeled as a criminal for working. Providing for a family while working 40 hours a week is challenging, but to work beyond that while being neglected the right to do so, is admirable. Many immigrants come to the U.S. with high hopes for a better life….

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Husky Cafe serves variety of delights

Grilled Special Patty Melt By Kevin Camargo Hungry, and want something very simple to eat fast? This might be a good choice. The Patty Melt consists of two slices of sourdough bread, a hamburger patty, lots of cheese and grilled onions. Every ingredient can be tasted as each bite is taken. Dislike any of the ingredients? This might not be a good choice. The combo comes with a full sandwich…

September 20, 2017
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‘IT’ delivers scares without resorting to typical tricks

September 14, 2017

By Gustavo Buenrostro Terrifying as well as heartfelt, “IT” delivers a faithful adaptation of the Stephen King novel of the same name that will send goosebumps throughout the body. “IT” is about a kid named Bill, played by Jaeden Linberher, and his friends being terrorized by a creature that takes the appearance of a clown. As with any good horror movie, “IT” delivers on scares. There are jump scares that…

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Volunteers step up to help victims of Harvey

September 14, 2017

By Julio Sanchez On August 25 the world stood in  disbelief as they saw a major US city be the ultimate victim of Hurricane Harvey. The tragedy that happened in Houston has caused a great deal of pain and suffering to its residents. Streets, homes, buildings, cars, and freeways have been engulfed in water which has resulted in many leaving their homes with whatever they could carry. Then that is…

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The rise of ignorance plagues America

September 14, 2017

By Joseph Dargan White supremacy has become louder, more disruptive, and scariest of all, more mainstream force over the last eight years or so. The great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.” The recent rise of the White Power movement has once again proven these great words to be true said Dr. Robert Sussman, a physical…

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Columbus loses recognition day

By Francisco Portillo The city of Los Angeles took a step in the right direction last Wednesday when City Council voted 14-1 to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day. This action reflects the removal of Confederate memorabilia in southern states. For  years now, I have contemplated the validity of Columbus Day as a holiday. Throughout grade school, I was taught about what an amazing historical figure Christopher Columbus was….

September 14, 2017
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Less parking for more pay

By: Dominique Vargas At East Los Angeles College, the $2 parking pass should be valid on all parking structures on campus.  The end of spring 2017 marks the end of my fourth year attending ELAC, for the first three years I put forth the money for a parking permit. I would pay $27 every semester to be allowed to park wherever there was student parking available. These past two semesters…

May 31, 2017
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Campus lacks good food

By Ja’Rodd Jones- Good food at cheap prices is all anyone could ever ask for in these hectic times, especially when one’s a struggling college student. Here at East Los Angeles College, where the food pickings are slim and the college kids are broke it’s hard to find good substance and his slippery friend named value walking hand in hand on the campus. Of course there are the mega corporations…

May 30, 2017
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