Gender neutral restrooms prompt positive change

By Melody Ortiz There is no doubt that the addition of gender neutral restrooms on the East Los Angeles College campus was a good move. ELAC has made it clear that it is a safe space for all students no matter what religion, gender, race, or sexual orientation they are. The demand for equality and acceptance for everyone has been on the rise for years, and each year the more…

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Potential lab movement brings tension to meeting

By Gustavo Buenrostro A lack of transparency and miscommunication about lab space was the focus of the meeting held on Wednesday in the G3 Administration building. Department chairs and faculty from the E3 building were upset because they wanted to understand why the modern language and communication lab space was going to be moved. The department chairs from the English, modern language and communications departments, as well as other faculty…

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Candlelight vigil unites community

By Giselle Palomera Victims and supporters marched in protest against the cycle of domestic abuse down Cesar Chavez Avenue with East Los Angeles Women’s Center at the Mujeres de Paz vigil and walk on Thursday, featuring guest speaker Rose McGowan. The march was led by Rebeca Melendez from the ELAWC and was sponsored by East Los Angeles College, Sexual Assault Awareness Violence Education team and the ELAC Feminist Club. Posters…

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Women’s soccer routed in conference game

By Stephanie Guevara A lack of offensive presence and a defensive lapse caused Women’s soccer to lose, 7-0, to Chaffey College on Friday at Weingart Stadium. “Chaffey freshman forward Nicole Downing opens the score after an encounter with ELAC freshman goalkeeper Adriana Huerta, where Huerta was unable to stop the ball from going inside. “We struggled in knowing when they were going to make through balls. “We were beat on…

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Men’s soccer fights back to tie the game

By Noe Ortega Men’s soccer tied 4-4 with a last-minute goal by freshman defender Salvador Alvarez on Friday in a South Coast Conference-North match at home against Chaffey College. In  minute 92, East Los Angeles College had a corner kick where freshman Chaffey goalkeeper Alex Fonseca misplayed the ball, and it slipped past the defense, leaving Alvarez to score. “We came out over-confident. We were on a winning streak and…

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Football team dominates after blackout

By Joe Dargan Despite a sloppy offensive start and a temporary stadium blackout, the football team beat Compton College 49-7. In response to the recent “kneeling” controversy surrounding the NFL, the Huskies locked arms in a show of solidarity while standing for the National Anthem before the start of the game. East Los Angeles College began the game with a five-yard rush and 30-yard pass completion for a first down,…

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Blade Runner: 2049 takes it slow and steady

By Russell Zazueta In Blade Runner 2049, it still rains all the time, and the Tyrell Corp. that created the first line of androids called replicants, has long been out of business. Director Denis Villeneuve, who also directed Sicario (2015), does a wonderful job in preserving the heavy-industrial, prison-like world that Blade Runner gave us when it premiered in 1982. The visuals are stunning and the story stays true to…

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Cinema Revisited: Blade Runner

Cinema: Revisited is a weekly film critique by film podcasters Anastasia Landeros and Gustavo Buenrostro. It’s not, however, just any weekly film critique. Landeros and Buenrostro are reviewing classic films that have been critically acclaimed in the past, but haven’t been examined in recent years. For the month of October, Landeros and Buenrostro will be revisiting Halloween films from different film genres. In collaboration with the release of “Blade Runner…

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Art circulates at VPAM

By Steven Adamo Art from all over the world, using a variety of media, are on display and for sale at the Vincent Price Art Museum store. The VPAM store is split into two sections with one curated by an art space in Inglewood called Mandujano/Cell and the other in Los Angeles called Seite Books. Mandujano/Cell is headed by artists Hazel Mandujano and Juan Capistran. “They make some of the…

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