Movie Review: Lowriders

By Dylan Dixon Somewhere between La La Land and Blood in, Blood Out falls Lowriders.  Like a teenager or early adult, Lowriders is unsure what it aspires to be.   In the film, actor Gabriel Chavarria, who plays Danny, is an aspiring street artist in modern-day Los Angeles.   His father, Miguel, played by Demian Bichir, has a passion for lowriders and can’t wait for the annual lowrider competition, where…

May 16, 2017
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East Los Angeles to have First Comic Con

By Tremaine Hampton East Los Angeles’ first annual Comic Con will be led by Peter J. Mellini, the owner of Nostalgic Books and Comics, located in San Gabriel. Founded by comic book fans in East Los Angeles the official East Los Angeles Comic Con website states “this first of its kind show is dedicated to bringing an epic pop culture experience for all that reflects the fans of the surrounding…

May 16, 2017
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Visiting professor talks of education as resistance

May 10, 2017

By Maria Isabel Cubillo  “If we get stuck in the fear and pain, we can not move forward,” visiting professor Dolores Delgado Bernal said, who spoke about resistance that leads to social justice. Delgado Bernal, a professor of education and ethnic studies from the University of Utah and a visiting professor at  California State University, Los Angeles, spoke to students about types of resistance and how more effectively seek social…

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Caffé offers healthy choices for customers

By Daniela Jalteco Eating healthy has never been so tasty. Urth Caffé is known for serving health-conscious organically sourced meals, desserts, coffees, teas and smoothies. Urth Caffe was founded in 1989 by Jilla and Shallom Barkman originally selling non-toxic health conscious natural products for the home. After meeting an organic coffee farmer they branched out selling Heirloom coffee. The Heirloom coffee plant is extremely rare, never being genetically modified. This is…

May 26, 2016
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Los Angeles Cookie Con offers tastey sweets.

by Megan G. Razzetti Local bakers and business owners shared their sweets and pastry products during the Los Angeles Cookie Con and Sweets Show on Feb 6. In its second year, L.A Cookie Con moved from the Pasadena Convention Center to the Los Angeles Convention Center to better accommodate the sold out event more effectively. Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” winner, Cream by Crystal, offered samples of its original recipes that…

March 14, 2016
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Los Angeles goes for Hosting Olympics

by Cuauhtémoc Hernandez The city of Los Angeles entered a bid to host the 2024 Olympics, replacing Boston as the proposed candidate for the United States. Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti and the Los Angeles City Council advanced the city’s bid for the 2024 Olympics earlier this month, entering the race to compete against Paris, Rome, Hamburg and Budapest in the two-year competition. Boston resident’s scrutiny over public financing of…

September 27, 2015
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Anime fans struggle to “Escape from the Walled City”

By Jade Inglada It was a fight for survival as hundreds of players attempted to solve their way out of Weingart Stadium on March 21 to “Escape from the Walled City.” The game revolved around a scenario based off the popular anime “Attack on Titan.” The stadium acted as a small barrier town between the next section of the Walled City and the incoming Titans, giant humanoid monsters who have…

March 26, 2015
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East Los Angeles College to host ‘Attack on Titan’ scavenger hunt

By Marcus Camacho “Attack on Titan” fans rejoice as East Los Angeles College will host the “Escape from the Walled City” at Weingart Stadium on Saturday. The event will have three start times, 10:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.  With introductions and solution walkthroughs, each event is about a hour and a half. “Everyone is welcome to come and play. People who enjoy puzzles and anime/manga fans will especially…

March 21, 2015
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LA zoo lights up the night

Russell J. Zazueta While most of the park’s animals are tucked into bed, residents of Los Angeles can enjoy the L.A. Zoo’s first-ever electric extravaganza “L.A. Zoo Lights,” from now until Jan. 4 from 6 to 10 p.m. at Griffith Park. From electrical likenesses of mischievous monkeys to 3-D abstract projections sprawled on elephant statues, the Los Angeles Zoo transforms into nighttime of dazzling delight. There are a slew of…

December 10, 2014
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Political club hosts mayoral gathering

By Sergio Berrueta East Los Angeles College Students for Political Awareness (ESPA) Club gave the opportunity for the public to hear and speak to local mayors in the area this past Thursday. The “Local Elected City Leaders” event was created by club leader Joseph Nunez who wanted to bring politics to new generations of those who are bored with politics. “The aim of this event is to hopefully inspire students…

November 5, 2014
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