Christmas shopping takes joy out of holidays

December 6, 2017

By Michael Dominguez Holidays are supposed to be filled with joy, but instead people take the joy out by wasting their time and money in Christmas shopping. Waiting in lines and spending  money  takes the joy out of the holidays. When customers go to places like malls and Walmarts, the joy is gone because they can’t find the gifts they are looking for. Customers think they are saving money with…

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Comic expo focuses on Latino culture, heritage

November 15, 2017

By Michael Dominguez Many different styles and cultures from Latino artists were brought together to create the Latino Comics Expo. Javier Hernandez, the co-founder of the expo, was also a vendor at the expo. He wanted the show to be  focused on Latino comic creators. Hernandez has been creating comic books for years and  knows a lot of Latino artists, which led to his first show in San Francisco in…

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Don’t take our shuttle away!

November 1, 2017

By Michael Dominguez A learning institution should not take away disabled students’ education, and should be given the tools to succeed next to non-disabled students. Taking away a program or tool that helps him or her get to class is not the answer. This was the case with student Charles Guerra. Guerrera is suing West Los Angeles College and  the Los Angeles Community College District for removing a campus shuttle…

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Food on campus not worth the price

October 25, 2017

By Michael Dominguez Food should be fresh, taste delicious and have a nutritional value so that students can have energy throughout the day at school or work. Food that  is being reused and reheated from the day before should not be sold at full price. Chances are, that food is going to go bad in a day or two anyway. “Budget meeting focuses on campus food prices” by Steven Adamo…

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Gun control laws lack power to stop mass killings

October 12, 2017

By Michael Dominguez Guns should not be allowed to the public because they can fall in the wrong hands and can be used to cause harm and fatal events. Should guns be allowed? And who shouldcan have access to them them?   According to CNN.com, the United States has had a total of 90 mass shootings since 2012 while other countries combined have had only 54 mass shootings, with  numbers…

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Ban on books decreases learning experience

September 27, 2017

By Michael Dominguez Books should not be banned from public places because of its nature or be banned from being read. Students who understand the concept of these books learn from them and gain knowledge on the topic. Such topics include racism and gender roles. Books should not be banned from those wanting to gain knowledge on something. One of the most banned  books is “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”…

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Men’s soccer remain undefeated so far

September 14, 2017

By Michael Dominguez Men’s soccer ended in a 1-1 draw due to two penalty in the same fashion against Orange Coast College on Friday at the Weingart Stadium. Orange Coast came out fired to start the game as  took a shot but went over the crossbar. ELAC came back with a shot from freshman midfielder Edy Martinez in the 26th minute of the game, but Orange Coast goalkeeper blocked it….

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Walker’s hard work lands him an athletic scholarship

By: Michael Dominguez Sophomore guard Sequan Walker earned a scholarship to California State University of Los Angeles Division II men’s basketball team. Walker was one of four players to average double digit points this season at East Los Angeles College. Walker averaged 13.6 points overall and 16.3 points per game in the South Coast Conference – North. He was one of the key players for ELAC this season who led…

May 19, 2017
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