COVID-19 disrupts women’s basketball team recruitment

It’s been a tough situation for  East Los Angeles College Head Coach Bruce Turner with the pandemic still ongoing.

“[COVID-19] has affected recruiting and our numbers,” Turner said. 

The team currently has 14 players on the roster. There are nine sophomores and five freshmen on the team. Three players are still pending to join the team.

November 11, 2021
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‘Night Teeth’ hits Netflix just in time for the Halloween season

October 29, 2021

By Leonardo Cervantes Netflix’s “Night Teeth” is a thrilling vampire film that focuses on betrayal. The director of the film, Adam Randall, also directed “I See You.” The film contains a cast with more familiar actors like Benny (Jorge Lendeborg Jr), Blaire (Debby Ryan), Zoe (Lucy Fry) and Jay (Raúl Castillo). “Don’t let humans know we exist. Don’t feed on the unwilling, and never ever enter Boyle Heights without permission,”…

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Sad truth behind Bob Ross’ happy persona

On a mission to set the record straight, Bob Ross’s son, Steve Ross plays a key role in Netflix’s documentary “Bob Ross: Happiness Betrayal and Greed.” The documentary dives into the hidden parts of Ross’ life successfully, but not without twists and turns.

September 23, 2021
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Poetry book advises on relationships

July 29, 2021

Reuben Holmes, better known under the pen name R.H. Sin is a New York Times bestselling author whose new book, “She Fits Inside These Words”, is the best poetry book of 2021, so far. Holmes goes by the pen name R.H. Sin.

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Behind the Print- Words from an Editor

Behind the Print Logo-By Daniella Molina
December 11, 2020

Juan Calvillo, the ELAC Campus News editor-in-chief, requested that I write the first (of which we hope) is an ongoing newspaper column–inviting Campus News alumni to share their experiences. The column’s aim is to bring a face to a very lively process that is making this newspaper.
Hearing the rhetoric during the 2016 election (and how it was reported) inspired me to take the J-101 class.
The falsehoods posted on the internet, in our own media—unchecked and spreading rapidly through social media, were much different than the usual political back-and-forth.
An aspect of J-101 that I surprisingly enjoyed was the assignment to go around campus and look for a feature story. There are over 1,500

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House of Reps bill decriminalizes cannabis

Decriminalized Cannabis
December 11, 2020

The House of Representatives passed a bill decriminalizing cannabis as a schedule 1 drug Friday, separating it from drugs like heroin. Although it’s an important step, it is only the first of many steps.
In a report released by the Tax Foundation in June, it found that within the previous 30 days, 10.5 percent of adult Americans used Cannabis products, with 70% using nearly daily. If you’re not smoking it, there’s a good chance you know somebody who is.

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Minors to be allowed rights of consent despite anti-vaxxer guardians

During times of a major pandemic where immunization is key, minors should have a role in declaring whether or not to take a vaccine.
Last year, councilwoman Mary Cheh introduced a bill to Washington D.C. called the Minor Consent for Vaccinations Amendment Act of 2019 in response to a measles outbreak.
The bill would allow children as young as 11 to be able to give legal consent to receive a vaccination that their parents opted out of because of religion or other reasons.

December 11, 2020
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