The United States blends various cultures from different countries, but one custom that it’s known for is tipping etiquette.
There is a Japanese subculture embracing the “Chicano” lifestyle which raises questions of cultural appropriation. The Chicano influence in Japan has been prevalent for a few years now.
Seven East Los Angeles College students flew to Japan for nine days through the Mayor’s Young Ambassador Program.
“Alita: Battle Angel” is an intense ride filled with amazing fight sequences and an interesting, albeit sometimes confusing, science fiction story. Hollywood has a sordid past when it comes to manga, or Japanese comic, adaptations.
East Los Angeles College students have an opportunity to visit Japan during an 11-day program in January led by English professor Nadia Swerdlow.
By Jade Inglada Students at East Los Angeles College now have the opportunity to apply for the new summer study abroad program in Kyoto, Japan during 2015. Japanese Professor Hiroko Furuyama Chao worked with the International Association for Cultural Exchange (IACE) Travel agency to create the program. This is the first time ELAC will have a study abroad program in Japan. The total cost of the program is $4,400. It…