Musicians lack creativity, producing template based music

By Russell Zazueta With advancements in technologies such as synthesizers, electronics and recording equipment, music has taken a turn in style and culture. More people are considering themselves musicians by creating their own music to preset melodies from computer programs. What they’re really doing is confining their imagination to someone else’s reality of music. Rather than playing an instrument and mastering that craft, like guitarist Jimi Hendrix. They prefer today’s…

November 27, 2013
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Women’s restroom tagging offers insight to maturity level

By Brenda Diaz As students of East Los Angeles Colleges’ South Gate campus, we are responsible for keeping up our work areas and restroom facilities. So why is it that a female student has to walk in and see slander and vulgar language written on bathroom stalls? The defacing of women’s restrooms at ELAC’s South Gate campus needs to stop. The way I see it, college is a privilege and…

November 27, 2013
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Tokyo Garden serves an array of sushi

By Alexis Bueno Tokyo Garden is a Japanese restaurant that offers delicious sushi and an amazing atmosphere. Their affordable prices and authentic food,  is what keeps customers coming back for more. Their main dish is sushi, but they also serve other varieties as well such as chicken, raw fish and beef. Their menu is very broad with choices ranging from sides, appetizers, lunch, specials and dinner. The location of the…

November 27, 2013
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Pizzanista provides unique varieties for pizza lovers

By Lilah Fajardo From homemade meatballs and green salads to creating a custom pie, Pizzanista offers the basic variety with guaranteed satisfaction. Located on 7th street in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles, Pizzanista has developed a vibrant, modest scenery that welcomes any type of pizza lover. Though it has only been running since 2011, Pizzanista has gained major popularity with news press, magazines and primarily with skateboarders; considering…

November 27, 2013
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Mariscos el Viejon reels in patrons with tasty food, live music

By Bernardo Mondragon Mariscos el Viejon is the place to go when craving a delicious seafood meal. It is a great place to go for any type of occasion. Since its opening in February of 2010, it has been a great place for families to eat. Outside, they have a big sign with their logo and pictures of their most popular plates. They also have outside tables where customers can…

November 27, 2013
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Laura Aceves runs to center stage, state finals

Laura Aceves won the women’s Southern California Cross Country Championships individual title in Santa Clarita Nov. 8 and moves on to center stage, the state finals. She is the second Husky in 68 years to win both the South Coast Conference and SoCal finals in the same year. In 1986, Sylvia Mosqueda scored a three-peat, also winning the state title. The 2013 Cross Country State Championships are on Saturday at…

November 20, 2013
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Runners reach state final for second year in a row

by Tadzio Garcia The men’s cross country team qualified for the state finals for the second consecutive year out of the SoCal Championships held on Nov. 8 in Santa Clarita. “We were determined. Nothing was going to stop us. We knew we could beat some key teams at SoCal, and we did,” Gonzalo Ceja said. The Huskies upset 10 colleges  they lost to at the SoCal Preview in September in…

November 20, 2013
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Wrestling fights for second place in South East Conference

by Tadzio Garcia The No. 15-ranked Huskies stunned the No. 8-ranked team in the state, West Hills College, winning second place in the South East Conference for the second consecutive year at Bakersfield College Saturday. “The match was intense. We were losing 20-16 and had to win either a pin or a technical foul to win the match. Our best wrestler Hugo Perez was up, but he was wrestling a…

November 20, 2013
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Men’s soccer ends disappointing season with tie

by Carlos Alvarez The East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team season came to an end at Weingart Stadium last Friday with a 2-2 tie against 10th-ranked Los Angeles Harbor College. With the two teams heading in different directions, the Huskies played like they were the team heading into the playoffs. “They definitely played up to their competition. This was by far their best game of the season. We should…

November 20, 2013
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Corazon y Miel brings new flavors to Latin food

By Luis Vasquez Corazon y Miel is a fun, modern hole in the wall restaurant with a laid back setting; it’s a lip smacking tasters delight. Corazon y Miel is located in the city of Bell, an 8-mile drive south of East Los Angeles College. The moment guests walk in, the guests’ eyes are drawn to the art that decorates every wall in the restaurant. Guests are greeted by the…

November 20, 2013
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