Elans demand justice for missing students

December 4, 2014

By Jose Rojas Approximately 100 peaceful participants manifested in front of the Helen-Miller Balley library at East Los Angeles College last Thursday, Nov. 20. Students and participants were heard chanting “Justice for Ayotzinapa!” to show their support for the male students who disappeared last Sept. 27 in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico. The students went missing after protesting against what they considered to be discriminatory hiring and funding practices by the Mexican…

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‘The Book of Life’ brings adventure, animation

October 22, 2014

By Sergio Berrueta Twentieth Century Fox opens up “The Book of Life” to give audiences a fascinating new adventure in animation. “The Book of Life” follows the story of Manolo, a guitar-playing matador voiced by Diego Luna, and Joaquin, a brave noble soldier voiced by Channing Tatum. Both are vying for the heart of the general of San Angel’s daughter Maria, voiced by Zoè Saldana. Unfortunately, Maria is taken away…

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Juried Prize Award winner finds connection with photography

By Anaya Arroyo Recent winner of the Vincent Price Museum’s Juried Prize Award, Eric E. Franco Aguilar, said all of his work continues to take inspiration from his own life. “A majority of my work is somehow connected to things that I’ve experienced. While exploring my own story, I tend to discover that of others’ and share their stories too,” said Aguilar. Aguilar, 23, became truly passionate about photography when…

October 16, 2014
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People insist chia seeds improve health

By Amanda Rodarte With the constant struggle of making wise food decisions, students should add chia seeds to their diets. The word chia may remind students of the famous, fuzzy plant the Chia Pet, but make no mistake, chia seeds are no funny matter. These tiny seeds are loaded with nutrients and antioxidants, which makes it a kind of superfood. For the past few months, I’ve added chia seeds to…

April 24, 2014
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