Basketball player to transfer to division-1 university

May 15, 2015

By George Maldonado East Los Angeles College sophomore guard Marcus Romain signed his letter of intent to continue his collegiate basketball career at Mississippi Valley State University. “I think it’s prestigious to go to an Historical Black University,” ELAC Head Coach John Mosley said. Romain said  a balance of recruiters watched his game tape and learned about him through other recruiters. Loyola Marymount University, California State Universities, Fullerton, Bakersfield, Tennessee Tech…

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Director re-envisions fury of ‘Mad Max’

May 15, 2015

By Julianne Obregon Filmmaker George Miller returns to the world of Mad Max and reinvents the post-apocalyptic world in “Mad Max: Fury Road.” In the film, Miller takes the audience to a world where civilization is gone, to a place known as the Wasteland where the necessities are controlled by the Citadel and its allies, Gas Town and the Bullet Farm. In this world there are no laws and no…

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‘An L.A. Journey’ shows inspirational story

May 15, 2015

By Bianca Garcia Casa 0101 premiered “An L.A. Journey,” the story of Lorenzo Alfredo, an 11-year old K’iche orphan from the mountains of Guatemala and his troublesome journey to the United States. The play delivered director Emmanuel Deleage’s stated vision and goal for the play was to tell a story of hope, human migration and positive attitude. It also gave a clear concept of destiny, which he found fascinating. The…

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ELAC alum inducted into National Film

By Jesus Figueroa East Los Angeles College alum Efrain Gutierrez used his real-life experiences to inspire his nationally recognized film “Please, Don’t Bury Me Alive” (1976). The film was inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry as the first Latino-directed feature film. The film will be shown at the Vincent Price Art Museum, S1-room 112  on Thursday at noon. Gutierrez will be helping out his son to produce…

April 30, 2015
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ASU elections not publicized enough

April 15, 2015

By Jesus Figueroa Student representation is an important way to have the voice of the students heard, but the candidates and election don’t seem to be a priority. The Associate Student Union elections are quickly approaching and the candidate flyers are going up for the first time. The South Gate Educational Center gets ignored completely with no candidate forum, but they do get the same two days to vote. The…

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‘Furious 7’ takes audiences for an emotional ride

By Jesus Figueroa “Furious 7” is not just another “Fast and Furious” movie, what makes this film great is the passion shown throughout. The emotion, the laughter, the action and the sentiment comes across strong with a complete storyline, a fantastic job by all the actors and great thrills. The film is thrilling and action packed with a great plot and story. It unfolds at a great pace and the…

April 5, 2015
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Campus cadets distracted on the job

March 26, 2015

By Jesus Figueroa East Los Angeles College’s campus cadets are supposed to help sheriffs, but fall short of doing their jobs because of their distractions. As student workers, should cadets be paid for doing their homework or having conversations with friends? As students pass info booths they can see cadets doing their homework, talking with fellow cadets, goofing off with students or having conversations with friends who sit down by…

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East Los Angeles College Campus News talks with the men’s basketball team [Video]

By Jesus Figueroa East Los Angeles College Campus News talks with the men’s basketball team after the CCCAA championship game loss against Saddleback College on March 15 at Cerritos College. Reporters Andrew Ruiz and Jesus Figueroa talk with head coach John Mosley and guard Marcus Romain about the season the men’s basketball team had and the trouble the team encountered in the championship game and the 50-47 loss.

March 18, 2015
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VPAM features Los Angeles-based artist’s first survey of work

March 12, 2015

By Jesus Figueroa  The Vincent Price Art Museum is presenting the first survey of Los Angeles-based artist Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia’s “Mis Papeles,”containing different mediums of art representing the variety of work produced by Segovia since 2007. The exhibit also includes the debut of a large-scale work of art consisting of woven shredded paper. Segovia’s artwork of sculptures, paintings and crafts are showcased through the Small Gallery of the VPAM. The…

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