Men’s Soccer ends in tie despite changes

November 9, 2016

By Gustavo Buenrostro A change to the men’s soccer team dynamic came too late in the season as East Los Angeles College ended in a tie against Pasadena City College yesterday. While ELAC played well and was able to set up plays for shots on goal, the team could not execute to score. This is the problem that has been affecting the team all season. “We dominated the second half,…

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Wrestling loses at home to Rio Hondo

October 12, 2016

  By Gustavo Buenrostro The wrestling team suffered a 6-4 loss against Rio Hondo College last Wednesday in the South Gym. East Los Angeles College head coach Ralph Valle was disappointed with how the dual meet went. “I didn’t think we wrestled very well at all. It was a close match, but something went wrong. The guys that wrestled well, wrestled well, but I don’t think it was a good…

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Program offers students preview to law school

By Gustavo Buenrostro The East Los Angeles Pathway to Law Transfer Program offers opportunities to students interested in law that want to find out more information. Pathway to Law gives students the information to make a decision on whether or not they want to pursue law when they transfer. The program provides students with experience and networking they normally wouldn’t get anywhere else. Students visit law schools and attend lectures…

October 6, 2016
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All-star cast shines in remake

By Gustavo Buenrostro An action filled film with a lack of innovation is what audiences get when they watch the remake of “The Magnificent Seven”. “The Magnificent Seven” is a fun film to watch, whether people are a fan of westerns or not. “The Magnificent Seven” is a modern retailing of the original film with good acting, slow pacing and entertaining action scenes yet having almost no innovation. Compared to…

September 29, 2016
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Volleyball executes well in five sets at home

By Gustavo Buenrostro Volleyball won in a five-set match against California Lutheran University’s junior varsity squad 3-2 last Wednesday. “I feel the team executed a B- performance. There were things we worked on in practice that was not done well, but the team was very effective. We have a skilled team, very sharp. Overall I was satisfied with how the team performed,” ELAC head coach Elliot Walker said. Cal Lutheran…

September 29, 2016
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VPAM opens annual exhibit

September 21, 2016

By Gustavo Buenrostro  The annual exhibit, “New Voices” is showcasing students’ artwork to the public on the ground floor of the Vincent Price Art Museum. Admission is free for students and the general public. The student exhibition is an annual fall exhibit with the  art submitted during the previous academic year. Some works of art tell the viewer about  human nature, greed and violence. One of the pieces of art…

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New building brings changes, math and science building joins the ELAC campus

September 14, 2016

By Gustavo Buenrostro East Los Angeles College has completed the latest addition to the campus with the new math and science building. “The building is nice. The open space makes it feel less like a community college and more like a university. It’s fancy,” said student Vivian Reyes. Reyes also says that the lighting makes students more motivated to study and come to school. Students in science classes especially appreciate…

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Dark comedy shines through in ‘The Nice Guys’

By Gustavo Buenrostro The dark comedy “The Nice Guys,” pays homage to old ‘70s buddy cop movies and brings a fresh twist to that style of filmmaking. The film stars Russell Crowe as Jackson Healy, who is a hired enforcer who beats up people for money and is trying to figure out if he is a good man. His story intertwines with Ryan Gosling’s character, Holland March, a private eye…

May 25, 2016
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ELAC celebrates animation, honors legendary animator

Guests were treated to Oscar-award winning Canadian animated short films. By Gustavo Buenrostro East Los Angeles College, Cinema Without Borders and the National Film Board presented the National Film Board of Canada Animation Day at ELAC Saturday with a tribute to Phil Roman. Banjin Tehari, the editor-in-chief of Cinema Without Borders was the organizer of the event, along with Mike Libonati, who is the head of animation at ELAC. “Every…

May 25, 2016
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‘Captain America’ saga continues with action and adventure

By Gustavo Buenrostro “Captain America: Civil War,” or simply“Civil War,” continues the story of Steve Rogers looking for his friend Bucky Barnes, as well as addressing the actions of the Avengers in  “Avengers: Age of Ultron.” “Civil War” deals with the impact the Avengers are having in the world since they formed the team. The Russo Brothers, directors of the film, wanted to show that even the Avengers cannot save everyone,…

May 11, 2016
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