• Los Angeles music scene evolves under quarantine
  • LACCD braces for semester-long remote learning
  • Letter from the editor: Campus News halts print production
  • VPAM workshop attendees learn alebrije-type art
  • Transfer Center revives newsletter

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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Strokes contrasting songs hint at diverse album

By Gustavo Buenrostro Seven years after their last full-length album, The Strokes released two new singles from their upcoming album “The New Abnormal.”  The first of the singles titled “At the Door” was released to the public on February 11, debuting at Bernie Sanders’ New Hampshire political rally the day before. The song has a very somber tone with a heavy use of synths as the lead sound in the…

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‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ hindered by bad visuals

Juliett Maria Villegas Sonic the Hedgehog boomed into theaters on Valentine’s Day 2020 and it surely captured America’s heart fast.  This action packed, comedy-adventure film is about an extraterrestial hedgehog named Sonic seeking asylum from a rival tribe on his home world. After ignoring his caretaker’s request to hide his supersonic speed and thus being exposed to danger,  Sonic travels to earth with only a bag of teleportation rings, forcing…

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Undocu-Huskies have first meeting

By Steven Adamo   East Los Angeles College hosted Cash for College workshops that gave instructions on how to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms and AB540 students helped complete the California Dream Act Application (CADAA) forms Saturday.  Along with CADAA filing, the deadline is March 2 for any Cal Grant program consideration. Deadlines for the 2020-2021 school year FAFSA is March 2,  and additional community college…

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Cash for College aims to help students

By Vanessa Ramos   East Los Angeles College hosted Cash for College workshops that gave instructions on how to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms and AB540 students helped complete the California Dream Act Application (CADAA) forms Saturday.  Along with CADAA filing, the deadline is March 2 for any Cal Grant program consideration.    Deadlines for the 2020-2021 school year FAFSA is March 2,  and additional…

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Elac, UCLA host event to provide transfer opportunities

By Erica Cortes The UCLA’s Center for the Community College Partnership hosted a social painting and planting party on Wednesday in the multi-purpose room.  They shared food and painting pots while planting small succulents.  The CCCP partnered with UCLA ambassadors to help current students transfer.  The event’s objective was to give information about upcoming events and encourage others to join the community.  Chely Gonzalez, the program’s  coordinator was in charge…

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People need to stay at home while sick

By Andrew Ayala The sounds of phlegm-clogged lungs and mucus-filled noses welcome students as they return to class for the spring semester.  Many others have either recovered from being sick or haven’t gotten sick at all. Whatever the case is, students who are sick should re-evaluate going to school and if they must, they should take the proper precautions in order to prevent spreading an infection. Flu season in California…

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Petitioners are a nuisance on ELAC campus

By Alejandro Ambriz In areas surrounding the library and E3 building, petitioners have been persistently asking for signatures since the beginning of the spring semester.  These are typically brief interactions, such as when they ask for a signature regarding rent control or are advocating for a candidate. There is nothing wrong with the recruiters asking for signatures, especially since they include policies like waste management and housing initiatives that would…

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Astros got off way too easy for cheating

By Sonny Tapia The punishment for the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal in the 2017 World Series Championship was harsh but not harsh enough. The sign-stealing scandal was an investigation into the Astros’ organization for relaying stolen signs to hitters during the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The organization was fined $5 million, which is the maximum that can be given to a team, along with the loss of…

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