Starbucks should have different policies for different locations

April 25, 2018

By Christian Horta Starbucks has recently been under fire for treating customers differently. On April 12, two African-American males were asked to leave a Starbucks in Philadelphia after being asked to make a purchase. The former manager called 911 to report trespassing and told the dispatcher “I have two gentlemen at my cafe that are refusing to make a purchase or leave,” according to an audio recording that was released…

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‘Comedy of Errors’ modernizes a Shakespeare originalB

April 18, 2018

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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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….

April 11, 2018
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Town hall meeting informs students of financial aid options

By Christian Horta Financial aid information was provided at the town hall meeting at the E3 building on Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m.   Originally, the meeting was going to be held outside by the walkway, but the wet weather forced it to move outside the main elevators. The purpose of Wednesday’s town hall meeting was for students to be aware of any updates, along with clearing up any…

April 4, 2018
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Students to learn how to start a business

By Christian Horta Students who would like to know more about opening a business will have the chance to learn how, at the Gig Economy open house event which will take place on Wednesday and Thursday. It will be held at F7-113 at 5:45 p.m., and on Thursday, it will be held in F7-203 starting at noon. The event is free to attend. Allen Coson, Ph.D., an economics professor, encourages…

March 14, 2018
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Social science department hosts open house

April 19, 2017

By Christian Horta  Students with an interest in social science had the opportunity to explore their career options at an open house. Dr. Marcel Morales, chair of the Social Sciences Department, began the event with an introduction on Thursday from noon to 1:30 in the G3 Ingalls auditorium foyer. The Social Sciences Department at East Los Angeles College includes the fields of sociology, history, political science, economics, Asian American studies…

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‘Stop, drop, and roll’ takes hands-on approach with fire safety seminar

April 19, 2017

By Christian Horta  “The building is burning,” exclaimed Fire Technology program coordinator, Jason Hosea, during a fire simulation, as participants lined up to practice the use of a fire extinguisher. A fire safety workshop was held to demonstrate the proper use of a fire extinguisher, and what to do in the event of a fire, Monday in the F9 bungalow area from noon to 1:30 p.m. Participants were given the…

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New coffee shop offers distinct taste

By Christian Horta B Twentyfour is a new coffee shop that offers a wide selection of coffee, tea and food. The Affogato is a scoop of vanilla ice cream. It may seem plain and simple, but once it’s served with a warm espresso shot on the side, it changes the dish. It creates a distinct flare to the taste buds. If the Affogato is consumed with espresso over the ice…

March 8, 2017
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Restaurant serves up Asian-Italian infusion

February 15, 2017

By Christian Horta  Savoy is where customers receive an adequate amount of food at an affordable price.  It is a great introduction because it’s Asian food but does not feel Asian.  The spot feels like something that could be on the westside of Los Angeles.  The hole-in-the-wall restaurant features Asian food with an Italian twist. Savoy is best known for their Hainan chicken dish.  It is served over rice and…

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