Voting empowers citizens

October 26, 2016

By Daniela Jalteco In a democracy, a government is chosen by voting in an election and allows the people to choose their leaders and decide on issues.    The definition of voting, in the dictionary is a formal expression of opinion or choice, either positive or negative made by an individual. Those who are registered to vote have a choice on what candidates they want in office. If you are…

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District indecisive on food vendors for cafeteria

by Daniela Jalteco East Los Angeles College will not be provided with a food vendor for the Student Center cafeteria. Over several years plans have been discussed to have food vendors for all of the nine schools in the Los Angeles Community College District, but it  has been challenging to do so. LACCD is made up of nine schools: Mission College, East Los Angeles College, Pierce College, Southwest College,Trade-Tech College,…

October 6, 2016
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Saving innocent lives

By Daniela Jalteco Supporting Proposition 66 will endanger many innocent lives, and voting yes on Proposition 62 will save those lives. Prop. 66 aims to speed up the appeals process from conviction to execution, as a result it would give those who are wrongfully convicted less time to prove their innocence. The Death Penalty Information Center informed that, between the 1990’s and 2015,149 death row inmates in the United States…

October 6, 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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Students find way of overcoming finals

By Daniela Jalteco Finals are the most difficult part of the semester in a college student’s life. As the semester starts coming to an end, all the professors start to bring up the finals that students have to take. Final cause stress, it causes students to stay up all night to study. Many times, causes students to sacrifice being social with friends by staying in to study. In other cases it…

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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Caffé offers healthy choices for customers

By Daniela Jalteco Eating healthy has never been so tasty. Urth Caffé is known for serving health-conscious organically sourced meals, desserts, coffees, teas and smoothies. Urth Caffe was founded in 1989 by Jilla and Shallom Barkman originally selling non-toxic health conscious natural products for the home. After meeting an organic coffee farmer they branched out selling Heirloom coffee. The Heirloom coffee plant is extremely rare, never being genetically modified. This is…

May 26, 2016
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Player of Australian football strives for national team

By Daniela Jalteco East Los Angeles College student Gabriel Martin Del Campo is pursuing his interest to join the United States national team as he plays for the Australian football team the Los Angeles Dragons. The L.A. Dragons is one of the top teams in the United States and will be playing nationally against 40 different teams. Prior to joining the Australian football team, Del Campo played Rugby for 10…

May 4, 2016
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Film group nurtures creative minds

By Daniela Jalteco The East Los Angeles College Amateur Film Group nurtures interest in film and facilitates the exploration of the various avenues in the film industry. The film group is funded by the Associated Student Union and started a year ago when Vice President David Mancila and other members came up with the idea of starting a film club. They wanted to create a club for people interested in…

April 20, 2016
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Spreading awareness through art: Psychology Club hosts poster competition

By Daniela Jalteco The Psychology Club is having its second annual poster contest at East Los Angeles College to promote psychology by displaying the posters. The posters will be displayed in the psychology department and in the classrooms. The winners will be announced during the Psychology Club meeting on April 26 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in F7-224. “The purpose of the contest is to make it easier for…

April 13, 2016
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