Finalists for ELAC’s President

By Juan Calvillo The President Search and Interview Committee narrowed down the list to five finalists, with a final decision expected Dec. 16. Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Francisco C. Rodriguez said that the finalists will be introduced during a webinar Dec. 4. Rodriguez said in a statement the candidates include Dr. Juan Avalos, Dr. Cynthia Azari, Dr. Robert Frost, Dr. Alberto Roman and Dr. Chris Villa. The finalists…

December 12, 2020
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Behind the Print- Words from an Editor

Behind the Print Logo-By Daniella Molina
December 11, 2020

Juan Calvillo, the ELAC Campus News editor-in-chief, requested that I write the first (of which we hope) is an ongoing newspaper column–inviting Campus News alumni to share their experiences. The column’s aim is to bring a face to a very lively process that is making this newspaper.
Hearing the rhetoric during the 2016 election (and how it was reported) inspired me to take the J-101 class.
The falsehoods posted on the internet, in our own media—unchecked and spreading rapidly through social media, were much different than the usual political back-and-forth.
An aspect of J-101 that I surprisingly enjoyed was the assignment to go around campus and look for a feature story. There are over 1,500

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Top five movies to watch this holiday season

December 10, 2020

There are so many Christmas and Christmas-adjacent movies to watch during the holiday season, but the following five films are great to watch during this winter break. The holidays may be tough on some, but good entertainment tends to elevate viewers’ moods. These movies all have a good holiday message and are threaded together with a Christmas theme.

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Brutal holidays ahead for some

While a portion of society is wrapping presents, preparing turkeys and singing christmas carols in November, there are people who know that the holidays suck. Overspending money, fighting with family and friends and, of course, feeling the holiday blues are just a few of the reasons it might be that holiday gatherings are being limited in scope due to COVID-19.

November 7, 2020
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Vampires, gentrification battle against ‘the Bronx’

October 12, 2020

“Vampires vs. the Bronx” is campy and a bit rough, but a fun movie about fighting for and loving your town and friends. The Netflix original film weaves the sneaking vampire invasion of the Bronx along the more obvious gentrification of the borough. This makes for a fun, restrained, horror movie with plenty of in-your-face criticism of gentrification.

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Proctoring software creates concern to student privacy

Proctoring software installed on a student’s computer is entirely invasive and doesn’t help build an important part of student-teacher relationships, trust.
The Los Angeles Community College District provides professors with a proctoring software called “Proctorio” that can be used for testing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

October 5, 2020
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‘Call of Duty’ provides sneak look at upcoming multiplayer for ‘Cold War’

September 27, 2020

“Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold Wars Alpha” is a fun, albeit-run-of-the-mill experience, but the series’ new mode shows hope for the franchise.
“Black Ops Cold Wars Alpha” shows off a taste of two of the yet to be released games multiplayer modes.
The modes included are six versus six and a new mode called combined arms, which mixes 12 versus 12 player battles, alongside large-scale vehicles.

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