ELAC Football edged in scrimmage game

By Dan Gudino The East Los Angeles College football team began its 2016 season with a 10-7 loss against Victor Valley College, with a new coaching staff, in a scrimmage game on Thursday at Weingart Stadium. A scrimmage game runs according to rules the coaches agreed on prior to the game. ELAC and VVC played only two quarters, highlighted by the defensive effort of first year head coach Bobby Godinez…

August 26, 2016
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Students decides their own fate

By Diego Olivares School has finally come to an end, but what will the summer have in store for us? Actually, this goes into a more interesting question, what is in store for those leaving college? For some of the students of East Los Angeles College, this semester might be their last. Of course this is the same event that occurs every year. Many students graduate and move on the other…

May 31, 2016
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“Six Characters” bring interesting performances among confusing plotline

By Daniela Jalteco “Six Characters in Search of an Author” is a self-reflexive play with a confusing plot along with standout performers. The plot deals with six mysterious individuals who are in search of an author to bring their tragic story to life through a play. Edward Navarette  plays The Director perfectly. He was very clear and made you understand what his motivation was throughout the entire play. Another strong performance was Angelique Enos who…

May 31, 2016
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“X-Men Apocalypse” starts strong but ends typical

By Daniela Jalteco Set in the 1980s, the X-Men go up against the villain Apocalypse who plans on destroying and purifying the world in “X-Men Apocalypse.” Every shot of destruction you see in the trailers is exactly what you see in the movie. You would think that with a movie is called “X-Men Apocalypse,” the filmmakers would have done something big and unexpected. Instead it’s pretty much the same thing audiences…

May 31, 2016
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Men’s soccer 2016 season preview

By Stephanie Guevara With new changes and new rivals in their conference, the East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team prepares to for the upcoming season. ELAC is currently in the South Coast Conference, which has recently undergone changes this season.  Instead of having eight teams, the conference will have 10 teams as Rio Hondo College and Chaffey College were added to the conference. Head coach Eddie Flores said the conference…

May 25, 2016
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Jazz-versions of classic songs comes to Friday Jazz Series

The Friday Jazz Series will return to East Los Angeles College this Friday with a performance by lounge band Nutty. The band is set to play songs by The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Jethro Tull, The Police and Aerosmith  in ways that interpret them into a completely different genre. According to the band director and singer Joel Hile who goes by Sonny Moon, it is a creative way to share the history…

March 14, 2016
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“Fuller House” airs with lame forced humor

By Megan G. Razzetti A family- friendly revival of an 80’s sitcom dedicated to bad jokes and nostalgia premiered Feb. 26. Netflix’s “Fuller House,” the highly anticipated spin-off of the ABC sitcom ‘Full House’ brings back the Tanner family, only this time, the story revolves around DJ Tanner-Fuller, played by Candace Cameron Bure. Set 29 years after the original show, the show includes the return of original characters Stephanie Tanner,…

March 14, 2016
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Zine presents haunting works of art

by Dorany Pineda The eerie black-and-white cover of Rebecca Peloquin’s curated magazine, published by Repel Industries, summons a rather unsettling feeling in the gut: a stack of wood lays surrounded by trees, and the word “WITCH” hovers in bold, black letters above it. What is most capturing about “Witch” is the monochromatic, black-and-white visuals within it. It contains mostly drawings and photographs of women representing the various understandings of “witch”…

March 14, 2016
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AB540 brings hope to undocumented students in California

By Maria C. Isidoro Immigration reform will not just benefit undocumented students at East Los Angeles College but international students as well. This reform will boost the economy, open new jobs and opportunities for hard working class immigrants. Confrontation among Republicans and Democrats stands in the way of an immigration law. International students spend more than two years getting a higher education, if these students can stay more than 1…

May 13, 2014
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