‘The Dark Knight’ continues impacting films to this day

By Gustavo Buenrostro Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” is one of the most influential films in the past decade and its impact can be felt in films today. “The Dark Knight” is a comic-book movie based on the Detective Comics character Batman. It tells the story of Bruce Wayne, played by Christian Bale, dealing with the strain of being Batman and a new villian that has made his presence known…

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‘Comedy of Errors’ modernizes a Shakespeare originalB

By Christian Horta “Comedy of Errors” opens up with the Merchant of Syracuse, Egeon, played by Ramon Ramos, begging for redemption to stay alive to find his family. The play takes place in the city of Ephesus, where Egeon is not supposed to be. Egeon is violating a travel ban between the cities of Ephesus and Syracuse, which are two rival cities.  As a result,  he is being sentenced to…

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Pathway to Law School program assists students with partnerships

By Julio Sanchez The Pathway to Law School program intends to guide and assist students in achieving experience and perspective on what it’s like to have a legal career. It is an official transfer program, which means that when students transfer out of East Los Angeles College, they receive a certificate and a purple sash during the commencement ceremony. They are meant to symbolize that the completion of certain requirements…

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Former university student now heads ASU

By Kevin Camargo After serving as a senator, secretary and vice president for the Associated Students Union, Monique Allyson Hernandez is now the President. She found East Los Angeles College as her home, after having trouble finding one. Hernandez attended Mount Saint Mary’s University in the 2014 Spring semester after graduating from Whittier High School. After having financial issues, Hernandez decided to leave MSMU to attend ELAC. “I was going…

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1968 Walkouts talk at VPAM

By Steven Adamo Photos from the 1968 Chicana/o walkouts was the topic of discussion at the Vincent Price Art Museum yesterday for the 50th anniversary of the walkouts. The photographs shared are part of a larger exhibit currently on display at the Chicano Studies Research Center at UCLA, curated by the speaker of the event, Dr. Carlos Manuel Haro, PhD and UCLA Assistant Director Emeritus. The exhibit at UCLA is…

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Film screening of walkouts with producer Susan Racho

By Melody Ortiz A film screening of “Chicano! Taking Back the Schools” was shown on Wednesday, followed by a Q&A (questions and answers) with the producer, Susan Racho. The film is part three of a four part series called “Chicano! History of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement.” “Taking Back the Schools” recounts the 1968 walkouts and protests in East Los Angeles to demand better education for Mexican-American students. Before…

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Upcoming Games

Softball Softball looks to improve its record tomorrow when it faces Mount San Antonio College at home in a South Coast Conference-North match at 3 pm. Track and Field  The Track and Field team competitors look to break personal records in the Twighlight Open tournament that will be held all day at California State University, Los Angeles. Women’s Swimming and Diving   Womenís Swimming and Diving will compete in the…

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Badminton player seeks new journey

By Christian Horta Only one badminton player at East Los Angeles College is hispanic and she wants to make the team more diverse. Bianca Ortega is  the only  badminton team player that isn’t asian, which makes her feel slightly isolated. “I’m not super best friends with everyone.  I’d say it’s in the middle since I really don’t share any classes with them, I only see them during practice,” said Ortega….

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ELAC softball collapses

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College softball was dominated by Pasadena City College in a 8-3 loss at home yesterday. After yesterday’s defeat, the Huskies are now 3-4 in the South Coast Conference-North and sit in the fourth spot of the table. PCC began and finished the game with the same intensity that made it difficult for ELAC to get base hits. In the bottom of the fourth inning,…

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Sweep puts baseball in playoff position

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College baseball swept Rio Hondo College in a three-game series after a 9-3 win away on Saturday. The Huskies won both away games, first with a 6-4 win last Tuesday and again on Saturday to complete the sweep against Rio. ELAC won its home game on Thursday to win the second game of the series against Rio after a close 4-3 win. ELAC and…

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