ASU Makes Plans for the New Semester

By Jose Rojas The Associated Student Union presented plans to make major changes during the spring 2015 semester at its first meeting Friday. ASU announced  that they want to create a shuttle from the Gold Line station to the main campus. Executive Vice President, Romel Lopez is the leader of the committee working on this project. The committee has to evaluate how many students use the Metro Gold Line and…

March 12, 2015
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‘Much Ado’ for spring theater season

March 4, 2015

By Jesus Figueroa The Theatre Arts Department brings the classic Shakespearean comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” to more recent times to open up the spring semester’s productions. Kelley Hogan, East Los Angeles College acting instructor and  play director, made small changes to “Much Ado about nothing.” Instead of the play taking place in Messina on the Island of Sicily in the 16th century, it takes place in Southern California during…

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Classic rocker puts new spin on old tracks

March 4, 2015

By Jesus Figueroa Legendary guitarist Uli Jon Roth shows the world that he continues be a great talent with the magnificent guitar tracks on his newest album “Scorpions Revisited.” The songs on the album come from classic rock group Scorpions’ albums 40 years ago, specifically the music he helped write, perform and occasionally sing. The songs are from albums such as “Fly To The Rainbow,” “In Trance,” “Virgin Killer” and…

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‘Last Man on Earth’ proves to be a hit

March 4, 2015

By Marcus Camacho Saturday Night Live fans may enjoy the new original sitcom “Last Man on Earth,” starring Will Forte, which premiered Sunday on Fox. The show uses the same style of comedy as seen on SNL. The show is set in 2020, one year after a virus killed almost everyone,.The storyline follows Phil Miller, played by Will Forte, the only male survivor. Forte plays an average man who has…

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Oaxacan street food offers unique hand-made varities

By Cortez Cruz Serrato Standing on the side of a liquor store parking lot in Echo Park is the Oaxacan Quesadilla Cart assembling quesadillas that are a little different from the one’s that our mothers used to cook up for us. Pulling up to the quesadilla cart anyone will be instantly amazed by the aroma of fresh handmade blue corn masa being warmed up on the stovetop and the small…

March 4, 2015
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‘Novela Land’ actors share wisdom with theater students

March 4, 2015

BY Ivan Cazares Theater students had the opportunity to speak to members of “Ana Maria in Telenovela Land” Feb. 26 at the P2-205 Upstairs Theater. After a preview of the film, director Georgina Garcia Riedel along with cast members Luis Guzman and Michael Steger spoke to a group of theater students about their experiences working on the film and working in the film industry. A group of around 40 students…

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Obama’s proposal would greatly impacts students

March 4, 2015

  By Rogelio Alvarez President Obama’s proposal on free tuition for community colleges would be a thrilling step in the right direction. According to president Obama, forthcoming college students need to have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or higher in order to be eligible for a free community college education. Future students would not only take advantage of a free education but are also being motivated to achieve good grades….

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News Briefs March 4, 2015

Spring Forward Daylight saving time begins on Sunday at 2 a.m. Clocks should be moved forward one hour. Daylight saving time is observed to save energy by moving an additional hour of daylight from the morning to the evening.   Scholarship Deadline The deadline for ELAC Foundation scholarship applications is 11:59 p.m. on Saturday. For the list of scholarships available, visit elac-foundation.org or contact the ELAC Foundation Office at (323)…

March 4, 2015
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Bike thefts plague ELAC

By Julianne Obregon and Cardling Del Real The Sheriff’s Department is working on a plan to help eliminate bike thefts occurring on campus. Team Leader Deputy William Dunkin said the campus has had two or three more bikes stolen over the last six months from different handrails. Deputy Jessie Martinez said that a bike was stolen Feb. 18 between the G and H buildings. The bicycle was not secured onto…

March 4, 2015
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‘Kingsman’ trills audience with action scenes

February 23, 2015

By Julianne Obregon Action film “Kingsman: The Secret Service” brings the audience to the edge of their seats as they wonder what will happen next. Matthew Vaughn, known for directing “Kick-Ass” and “X-Men: First Class,” brought action and humor to this film, based off the comic book “The Secret Service” by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons. The film is about a young man named Gary “Eggsy” Unwin, played by Taron…

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