• VPAM exhibits art on colonialism’s impact
  • Workshops on sexual assault inform students
  • Losing streak ends baseball’s playoff hopes
  • Softball ends eight-game losing streak
  • ‘Unforgettable’ cast fails to portray emotion, sense of realism

‘Stop, drop, and roll’ takes hands-on approach with fire safety seminar

By Christian Horta  “The building is burning,” exclaimed Fire Technology program coordinator, Jason Hosea, during a fire simulation, as participants lined up to practice the use of a fire extinguisher. A fire safety workshop was held to demonstrate the proper use of a fire extinguisher, and what to do in the event of a fire, Monday in the F9 bungalow area from noon to 1:30 p.m. Participants were given the…

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Architecture students exhibit biomimicry projects

By Jorge Aldaco  The students of Environmental used their imagination and skills to compose structures. Outside of the E7 Technology Center Tuesday, large wooden structures made by Environmental Design 102 students were displayed and critiqued by a professional architect. Professor Orhan Ayyuce had his students do an assignment that incorporated the use of natural materials. He also had them make elaborate designs inspired by flora and fauna. These designs became…

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‘Fate of the Furious’ delivers more over the top action

By Ivan Cazares and Johanna Calderon  “The Fate of the Furious” is a sensational thriller that will keep audiences in suspense and guessing what will happen next. The film will not disappoint fans invested in the franchise and characters. However, the film will not make someone a fan if they haven’t liked previous entries in the franchise. It delivers more over-the-top action and cheesy lines that have become synonymous with…

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Kendrick Lamar drops a ‘DAMN.’ good album

By Hector Gomez  “DAMN.” is the fourth studio album by seven-time Grammy winner Kendrick Lamar. This album proves to all fans who thought of him as an unstoppable creative lyricist were certainly not wrong. After more than a year since releasing his compilation album “Untitled Unmastered” and two years since releasing “To Pimp a Butterfly,” Kendrick finally released the album on April 14. O n “ D A M N…

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World War I drama puts spotlight on women

By Christina Rodriguez “The Accrington Pals” by Peter Whelan brilliantly focuses on the women during World War I and their adversities. Whelan’s title refers to the 700 soldiers that marched voluntarily to the WWI in the summer of 1914 in Accrington, Lancashire, England. The play was directed by Kelley Hogan. The women of Accrington showcase their perspectives while their husbands, boyfriends or sweethearts embark to war. The play considers the…

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Badminton loses third match of season to rival

By William McMahan East Los Angeles College badminton team lost 20-1 and falls to 5-3 overall with a tough road loss to Pasadena City College at PCC. ELAC is in second place behind PCC, but it seems like they can’t defeat them. All three of ELAC’s losses have come from PCC this year, with scores of 20-1, 19-2, and 20-1,“ PCC has one of the best teams I’ve ever seen…

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Baseball strays from playoff hopes

By Tiana Hunter Baseball faced a tough loss to Santa Ana College on Friday, 11-5. East Los Angeles College’s pitching was a major problem after the third inning and one of the reasons they lost. Pitching started out with freshman Adrian Cardenas, but they would go through six pitchers in this game. “The arm felt good coming off extra days rest, but I started missing my locations a little bit,…

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Workshop serves as awakening for athletes

By Stephanie Guevara  The athletic department educated student athletes on the repercussions of sexual assault and its impact on others in the only workshop of its kind within the Los Angeles Community College District. Every semester, the East Los Angeles College Athletic Department holds a mandatory workshop to expose its athletes on the effects of sexual assault and what it does to a person. Athletic director Al Cone said on…

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The Feature Is Ours podcast series

Campus News presents “The Feature Is Ours,” an entertainment podcast hosted by staff members, and self-proclaimed movie buffs, Anastasia Landeros and Gustavo Buenrostro. On this episode, guest host Ivan Cazares, who you might remember from the Logan episode, fills in for Gustavo. Our temporary duo talks about the new Thor: Ragnarok teaser trailer and Tom Hanks’ new movie, The Circle. 

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