Pop culture fans gather at local convention

By Ivan Cazares  Cosplayers, comic book fans, gamers, replica-prop cars and a legion of Star Wars stormtroopers took over the Long Beach Convention Center for the eighth annual Long Beach Comic Con, Saturday and Sunday.     Cosplayers are people who dress up as their favorite fictional characters. A big part of convention culture is Cosplay and there was no shortage of eye-catching characters. The convention’s guests included well known actors,…

September 21, 2016

Brand new club dedicated to pop culture

By Ceasar Carbajal For those who love pop culture at East Los Angeles College, the Cultural Assembly for Social Entertainment is dedicated to it. CASE was formed in mid-October of 2013 and is a club that discusses how contemporary pop culture influences Americans today. Whenever a celebrity does something during the weekend, it makes headlines and is the topic of discussion every Monday at school. “Everyone is welcome, and everyone’s…

November 27, 2013