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Final Fantasy VII demo hypes up fans for revamped version

By Luis Castilla “Final Fantasy VII” is one of the most influential video games of all time and with its remake just around the corner, the demo is raising hype to new levels. When “Final Fantasy VII” was originally released in 1997, it revolutionized the video game industry.  The Final Fantasy franchise  innovated the role-playing game (RPG) genre, but “Final Fantasy VII” was the largest, most complex game to date….

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Netflix’s ‘Castlevaina’ creates hopeless ambience

By Luis Castilla Season three of Netflix’s anime adaptation of the long-running video game franchise “Castlevania” sees its three main characters abandon all hope. Having vanquished Dracula at the end of season two, his son, the half-vampire-half-human Alucard is now living in his father’s abandoned castle, the titular Castlevania. Clearly depressed and lonely, Alucard fashions dolls of Trevor Belmont, the last of the legendary monster-hunting Belmont clan and Speaker-magician Sypha…

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Affleck’s new movie resonates with his off-screen life

By Mayra Pereyra   The “Way Back” is a movie  about a former high school basketball sensation, struggling with alcoholism, who’s offered a coaching job at his alma mater.    As the team starts to win, he becomes motivated to overcome his addiction. Affleck plays an alcoholic and can relate to his character since he has been dealing with addiction for quite some time.    Affleck has said he has…

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Softball wins fifth game in a row

By Gabriela Gutierrez  East Los Angeles College’s softball team won its fifth game in a row, after defeating Long Beach City College 3 – 1 at Mayfair Park on Thursday.  ELAC has won two out of the three games in conference against LBCC.  They will try for a season sweep of LBCC on April 2.  Irene Dorado, freshman infielder, started the game with a strike out and was followed by…

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Men’s basketball scrapes, claws their way into final eight

 BY ANDREW AYALA  Staff Writer  East Los Angeles College men’s basketball continues its win streak into the elite eight after a nail-biting 68-65 victory over Allan Hancock College on Saturday at the men’s gym.  The eight teams left in the California Community College Athletic Association championship are: ELAC, Santa Rosa Junior College, Riverside City College, City College of San Francisco, College of the Sequoias, Santiago Canyon College, Los Angeles Valley…

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Sports ranked by concussions and injuries

By Alejandro Ambriz There is always a chance athletes can be injured during competition, no matter how good the players are or if precautions are followed to the letter.  An analysis by Quotewizard that looked at National Safety Council data on sports related injuries from 2010 to 2017 provides insight as to which sports are more dangerous among 15-24 year olds.  This three-minute read ranked sports in three charts based…

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Athletics Department refutes Campus News opinion

By Cerwin D. Haynes of the Athletics Department A Response to the Campus New Editorial We here at East Los Angeles College Athletics would like to take a few moments to respond to an op-ed piece in the December 6th edition of the Campus News. Before we start, there’s a few things we’d like to point out: We appreciate our students using their voice to express their opinions and exercise…

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Softball loses three in a row, but still fourth in SCC

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College softball starts off the 2020 season ranked fourth in the South Coast Conference with seven wins and five losses.  Despite losing three consecutive games against El Camino, Mount San Antonio and Pasadena City College, Huskie softball still has a long season ahead.  ELAC was behind undefeated Mt. SAC in the SCC, but with yesterday’s 8-4 loss to PCC, the Huskies dropped down to…

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Nazi war criminals brought to justice in “Hunters” debut

By Juan Calvillo Amazon’s “Hunters“ takes creative license with a tragic moment in history, but allows its main character to figure whether the best revenge is revenge.  Taking place in a fictional world, the show asks the audience to imagine a world where Nazis managed to escape to the United States. Over the 10-episode first-season run of “Hunters,” the main characters go through hell and back as Nazi enemies come…

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