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Women’s Center opens its doors again

By Edgar Lopez The Women’s Center opened its doors again last Monday at East Los Angeles College after a hiatus of more than 20 years. Marylin Ladd, a professor at ELAC and a member of the Violence-Intervention Team, said that the Women’s Center at ELAC closed in the 80s and has not reopened since. She said that with the current moves on campus, due to new buildings, she took advantage…

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Art focuses on Chicana struggle

By Lourdes Espinoza As a supplement to “After The Gold Rush: Reflections and Postscripts on the National Chicano Moratorium of August 29, 1970,” the Vincent Price Art Museum has hosted a number of postscript events for the duration of the exhibition through Dec. 16. “Cuentos De Amor y Resistencia: The Tenacity of Chicana Artistic Expression” was held Saturday from noon – 3 p.m. inside the small gallery, lecture hall and…

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‘Teresita’ serves big flavors

By: Erik Luna Just up the street from Obregon Park in East Los Angeles, a quiet little restaurant brings traditional Mexican spices to their menu with an authentic taste. Teresitas Restaurant has been opening its doors since 1983 and making people smile with their flavorful menu and welcoming environment. The first thing a customer will hear when entering the establishment is usually a friendly greeting. Once a waitress gets a…

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Adams finds own sound with ‘Fire’

By: Maria Gonzalez Ryan Adams, not to be confused with Canadian singer Bryan Adams, released a more mature sound with his album “Ashes and Fire.” After being compared to the likes of Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and Leonard Cohen, Adams seems to finally have found a sound of his own. It is full of bliss, with subtle sounds that make inviting songs. Adams is an alternative country-rock singer/songwriter from North Carolina. He…

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‘Dorados’ thrills tastebuds

By: Freddy Monares Dorados Ceviche Bar sits on a block of its own offering flavors that are guaranteed to excite the palette. The restaurant is located at 440 S. Atlantic Blvd. in Monterey Park, about two miles northeast of the College and literally has its own block. The cottage-style restaurant not only serves delicious food, but also puts customers in a very relaxed environment. Bushes placed on the outside of the…

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Tight plot ‘Ides’ shine

By: Justine Quintana “The Ides of March” is a story of a modern day political campaign entailing the ‘hush-hush’ situations that happen behind the scenes and the limits one dedicated second-in-command will go to. The film stars Ryan Gosling as Stephen Meyers and George Clooney as Mike Morris. Meyers has to not only save his career, but also the career of the governor he is campaigning for, Morris. Meyers brings…

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Runner presses for gold

  By: Tadzio Garcia Johana Ceja is a first-generation, American born of Mexican immigrant parents and has sacrificed a lot to pursue her dream. Ceja has a full schedule. She attends East Los Angeles College full-time, works to help support her family, works on keeping up last semester’s 3.0 GPA. and is one of the top cross country community college runners in California. Ceja has earned a spot on top-14…

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Textbook rental to expand book list

By Erik Luna Discussions of expanding the textbook rental program to include new departments has been the new push by the Associated Student Union for spring semester. ASU President James Garcia has been making calls and sending various emails to the department chairs in order to get their support on the new ASU book expansion. “I’ve been in contact with the department chairs and I expressed ASU’s interest in expanding…

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Law discriminates for equality

By Augustine Ugalde Last week a Campus News story heralded the creation of a new addition to the East Los Angeles College Athletic Department concerning the women’s swim team. Most students, faculty members, administrators, athletes and casual observers embraced this revelation without much thought. After all, the notion that a new team will carry the ELAC banner into competition against other collegiate athletes could only be positive news for the school….

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