Comfort zone for LGBTQ+ students provided on campus

By Anastasia Landeros  The Student Health Center will host the LGBTQ+ & Questioning Student Discussion Group once a month in F5-211 from noon to 1 p.m. The group, started by Student Health Center Coordinator Cecilia Cruz in spring 2017, aims to connect LGBTQ+ and questioning students with each other. “Although I am the facilitator, my goal is to encourage students to talk to each other rather than to me,” said…

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Partnership with Strong Villagers allows free vision screenings

By Andrew Ayala Staff Writer The East Los Angeles College Student Health Center held a free vision screening and gave out eye glasses to students Thursday in F5-209. The event was organized by the Student Health Center and a partner organization called Strong Villages. This organization holds vision screenings in multiple countries throughout the world. “We love ELAC. Everyone here is great and we even have volunteers from ELAC helping…

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True story Hollywood style

By Andrew Ayala “White Boy Rick” is the Hollywood version of the true tale of Richard Wershe Jr, a Detroit drug dealer and informant at the age of 14. The film was directed by Yenn Demange and written by Andy Weiss, Logan Miller and Noah Miller. The story of Richard Wershe Jr. is an interesting tale of a boy who became a Federal Bureau of Investigation informant at the age…

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VPAM cruises back to ’90s youth culture

By Luis Castilla Guadalupe Rosales opened her new exhibit, “Echoes of A Collective Memory,” at The Vincent Price Art Museum Saturday. The event extended beyond VPAM as NU MINIS, VW Clan and Lady Volks parked their cars in between S1 and S2. “Echoes of a Collective Memory” contains a collection of symbolic artifacts and photographs that represent what the ‘90s youth culture of Latino/a’s in the Los Angeles area was…

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Shaky defense costs women’s soccer win

By Jerry Flores Staff Writer   Women’s soccer lost its non-conference game against Los Angeles Valley College on Saturday with a  final score of  0-3. L.A. Valley scored the first goal of the game in minute 65 when freshmen defender Brenda Florian shot a free kick from outside the penalty box. East Los Angeles College sophomore goalkeeper Adriana Huerta could not grab the ball because it bounced and the direction…

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Offense secures men’s soccer win early in game

By Jerry Flores Staff Writer   Husky men’s soccer won its non-conference game on Saturday against Southwestern  College with a final score of 3-1. The Huskies’ offense started to work early in the game when sophomore forward Guillermo Guzman scored  in the first minute of play. “It just happened [scoring early in the game], but it gave us a lot of confidence to play the rest of the game,” said…

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‘Echoes of a Collective Memory’ retraces past

By Luis Castilla The Vincent Price Art Museum (VPAM) will hold an exhibit that explores the experiences of Latino/a youth culture in 1990s Los Angeles. VPAM will have an opening reception Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. which will feature a car show with NU MINIS, VW Clan and Lady Volks. There will also be guest DJs, refreshments, and a cash bar. The artist behind “Echoes of a Collective Memory”…

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Spectacular ‘Spider-Man’ swings high

By Andrew Ayala Marvel’s super-hero steam engine hasn’t stopped running thanks to the developers at Insomniac Games with their newest PlayStation exclusive “Spider-Man.” The game brings everyone’s favorite web slinger off the big screen and into players’ homes to get a more intimate look into the character. From the start, players are thrown into Peter Parker’s room, which is filled with foreshadowing and easter eggs, that any Spider-Man fan would…

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‘Cine Sin Fronteras’ coming to VPAM

By Juan Calvillo The Vincent Price Art Museum will present “Cine Sin Fronteras,” a short film program focusing on Latin filmmakers Saturday. An offshoot of the Morelia International Film Festival, the program will be screening three short films. Part of the afternoon’s events will be a live performance by El Rio, a Latin American folk group. The festival will be concluded with a question and answer portion. The Q&A will…

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