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Be more aware of changes in the workplace

  By Dulce Carrillo   Many teachers at Latino schools like to tell their students that “If you work hard, you’ll reach the American dream.” But, I’ve seen people work hard their entire life who make just enough to get by everyday. People from the Latino community depend on that paycheck. As a college student, having a job helps to pay for school necessities and to not always depend on…

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Award granted to former Elan

By Erik Luna   Brookings, Oregon city manager, Gary Milliman, sits in his car on his way to his grandsons 10th birthday.  He chuckles as he remembers his time at East Los Angeles College. Milliman once served as the editor in chief of Campus News. He is now receiving an award for Career Excellence in Honor of Mark E. Keane from the International City/County Management Association. “I was surprised. I…

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Radnor passes expectations in ‘Liberal Arts’

By Erik Luna With a colorful cast and dynamic writing, the new film “Liberal Arts” delivers a heartwarming message of realizing one’s position in life regardless of age. The film focuses on 35-year-old Jesse Fischer, played by Josh Radnor, who befriends a 19 year old college student named Zibby, played by Elizabeth Olsen, when he goes to visit his alma mater. As the two become acquainted, they quickly realize that…

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Macchiato serves up refreshing drinks with exceptional meals

  By Edward Singelton   Macchiato is a new Chinese café located 1.5 miles north of campus that serves up exceptional meals and drinks. Easily overshadowed by the surrounding cafes, restaurants and offices, Macchiato offers free Wi-Fi for those students interested in finding a new place to study. Macchiato offers reasonably priced lunch specials while specializing in artistically decorated drinks. The lunch specials are affordable, fresh-tasting and elegantly presented.  Macchiato…

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Modern cafe offers varieties

By Sergio Berrueta Ganache Patisserie and Café, located in Monterey Park, is a new café specializing in decadent desserts, rich pastries and unique coffee blends. Ganache prides itself on recipes relying on ganache, a sauce or filling for a variety of pastries. The café has a modern spin to its décor with sketches of their in-house recipes and items lining the walls. The red and black on the tables and…

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‘It’s Time’ brings folk music back

By Erik Luna With a perfect blend of traditional Son Jarocho music from Veracruz, spoken word, poetry and Afro-beat, Las Cafeteras’ new and first studio album, “It’s Time” brings together an old but refreshing sound that brings people together to dance. The energy given out from this seven-piece band is apparent from their first song, “El Chuchumbe” to their last, “Trabajador Trabajadora”. This English and Spanish speaking band, which features…

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Football streak ends at 10

By Megan Perry A last-second field goal lead to a Husky loss during a nail-biting conference opener against Mt. San Jacinto College last Saturday on Husky territory. It was the first loss since Sept. 24, 2011 against College of the Canyons. MSJC kicker Jaime Lucio connected on a winning 32-yard field goal with 7.5 seconds left on the clock for a 35-32 Eagles win. Both teams stepped on the field…

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Former Elan becomes owner of comic book store

  By Amanda Mayberry   With a love for comic books, former Elan Peter Mellini went from comic store employee to owner almost overnight. Mellini has been owner of Nostalgic Books and Comics for about two weeks. “I always say if it wasn’t for comic books, I wouldn’t know how to read,” Mellini said. In spite of a few difficulties Mellini remains enthusiastic and has a lot of plans to improve…

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No. 13 ELAC runners glide to fifth

  By Tadzio Garcia   The No.13-ranked East Los Angeles cross country men’s team took fifth place out of 15 teams, their best in years, at the Golden West Invitational last Friday, Sept. 21 in Huntington Beach. Andres De La Cruz placed 11th  in 21:09 minutes to earn a spot on his second All Top-14 team this season. “I am happy with the race results both for myself and for…

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