ELAC Campus News attains three awards at statewide championship

By  Jesus Figueroa East Los Angeles College Campus News won three awards in competion against community colleges and universities at the California College Media Association’s 30th National College Journalism Convention. The awards ceremony took place at the Kon Tiki Ballroom of the Catamaran Resort in San Diego last Saturday. Campus News art director Lindsey Maeda took first place for her “It’s more than a hat” Campus News ad. Editor-in-chief Danny…

March 12, 2014
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Potential threat cancels classes in F9 bungalows

by Megan G. Razzetti Due to a potential threat off of West Floral Dr., the classes in the F9 bungalows at East Los Angeles College are canceled. “One to two suspects involved in a shooting in Downtown Los Angeles are believed to be in an apartment complex behind campus,” Dean of Academic Affairs Kerrin McMahan said,“weapons may be still unaccounted for.” LAPD has shut down all of West Floral Dr….

February 26, 2014
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Malcom Lee creates interesting sequel with ‘Best Man Holiday’

By Brittney Garza Malcom, Lee creates an entertaining and creative sequel to 1999s “The Best Man,” with “The Best Man Holiday,” pulling various emotions throughout the film. Even though many would classify this as a “chick flick,” this film fits guys and girls alike.  There’s romance and relationship struggles for the romantics and sports for the guys. Even though this movie is a sequel, watching the original movie is not…

December 4, 2013
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Architecture students to develop Vernon housing complex

By Diego Linares Architecture 202 students are developing a housing complex for the city of Vernon as their final project of the semester. East Los Angeles College architecture Instructor Orhan Ayyuce was doing research to enter into the International Architecture Biannale of Rotterdam (IABR), but  through research found that the city of Vernon wanted to develop a housing complex on 52nd and District Street. Ayyuce then proposed the project to…

October 2, 2013
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Vincent Price Art Museum, theatre entertain in summer

By Jesus Figueroa Summer has fewer students around the East Los Angeles College campus, but the Art Department kept on going with artist Carmen Argote’s exhibit “720 Sq. Ft.: Shape Seeps Through,” a Shakespeare workshop and the world premiere of the music video for “Luna Lovers” by Las Cafeteras. The Large Gallery, located on the second floor of the Vincent Price Art Museum, housed the large carpet installation from the…

September 12, 2013
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Heat affects students negatively

By Liliana Marquez Last week, California has been experiencing a big increase in temperatures. Summer might almost be over, but it seems as if the closer fall gets, the heat increases, causing people to get violent and aggressive. I always tend to pay attention to my surroundings. Over the last days, I took some time to observe how people behaved under these extreme temperatures because I noticed that I felt…

September 12, 2013
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Stylistic contemporary art on display at VPAM

September 12, 2013

By Jesus Figueroa Two artists show their unique styles to the Vincent Price Art Museum in two exhibits that showcase artwork yesterday. The detail and fine art of Shizu Saldamando get displayed in the Small Gallery in her exhibit “When You Sleep: A Survey of Shizu Saldamando,” her first solo museum show. “Karen Rapp had been following my work for a while and attended my first solo exhibition at Tropico…

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‘Light in the Darkness’ showcases bright talent

September 12, 2013

  By Ricardo Pimenta Casa 0101, a creative safe haven for the youth of Boyle Heights, introduces a powerhouse of a play with “Light in the Darkness.” Written by Victor Tamayo, then adapted and directed by Ramon “Monxies” Flores, who with the help of Producer Emmanuel Deleage,  “Light in the Darkness” ventures deep into the life of a gangster in Boyle Heights “Light in the Darkness” offers audiences a window…

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LACCD faculty receives three percent raise in salary

By Erik Luna After a four-month-long negotiation between management in the Los Angeles Community College District, the American Federation of Teachers Local 1521 Los Angeles College Faculty Guild  was able to obtain a three-percent raise for full-time and adjunct faculty. This will be the first raise faculty members in the LACCD will receive since 2008, which was less than one percent. Faculty members will retroactively be paid starting from July…

September 11, 2013
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Breaking News: Monterey Park Police Departments surrounds suspected burglar

By Erik Luna   Monterey Park police officials have surrounded a house behind the Atlantic Square shopping complex in response to a suspected armed burglar. According to a Monterey Park Police Department detective, who decline to give a name, the suspect is armed with a rifle. MPPD has been on the scene since 11 a.m. and their special response team carried out the evacuation of the whole block. They made…

September 6, 2013
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