Vibrant dolls bring muralist’s experiences to life

May 27, 2019

It’s hard not to notice the murals of curvy girls with long, exaggerated eyelashes when driving around East Los Angeles. The person behind these dolls, as she calls them, is Los Angeles-based Latina artist Sand One. “L.A. is my playground. The streets are my gallery,” One said.

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Vinyl still alive with Sounds of Music

November 10, 2018

Sounds of Music is located in the heart of East Los Angeles. The city’s culture and the store’s history are on full display within the store’s walls. Posters of low-riders and beauty icon Marilyn Monroe are sold in the store.

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1968 Walkouts talk at VPAM

April 13, 2018

By Steven Adamo Photos from the 1968 Chicana/o walkouts was the topic of discussion at the Vincent Price Art Museum yesterday for the 50th anniversary of the walkouts. The photographs shared are part of a larger exhibit currently on display at the Chicano Studies Research Center at UCLA, curated by the speaker of the event, Dr. Carlos Manuel Haro, PhD and UCLA Assistant Director Emeritus. The exhibit at UCLA is…

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Casa 0101 celebrates 15 year anniversary

February 25, 2015

By Jesus Figueroa Former East Los Angeles College student Josefina Lopez prides herself in bringing theater productions to the community she grew up in. Casa 0101 is a theater in East Los Angeles. It was founded by Lopez and is run by several volunteers. “My vision for the future is that we have nurtured enough Latina/o writers [and] that a new Theatrical literature exists because of us,” Lopez said. From…

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Coach sets example for men’s soccer team

December 10, 2014

By Liliana Marquez As the van started to move along the street, passengers’ silence reflected the outcome of the match. Ricardo Raygoza drove his players back to campus while he and one of them cried as the others sat quiet, reflecting on what happened that night. The East Los Angeles College men’s soccer team qualified for the 2014 CCCAA Men’s Soccer SoCal Regional playoffs where they played the first round…

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‘Yes Means Yes’ Bill changes sexual assault investigations

By Megan G. Razzetti Governor Jerry Brown recently signed SB 967, also known as the “Yes Means Yes” bill, changing the way sexual assault is investigated on college campuses in the state of California and how consent is defined. According to section one of the bill, the focus is mainly of “affirmative consent,” meaning all persons involved must have ‘affirmative, conscious, and voluntary agreement to engage in sexual activity. It…

October 8, 2014
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