The Killers release holiday album for charity

November 23, 2016

By Lesley Pastor Alternative rock band, The Killers, released a new holiday album this past Friday where all proceeds will benefit Bono’s (RED) charity. The holiday album is titled Don’t Waste Your Wishes and features special guests such as Elton John, Jimmy Kimmel, and Ned Humphrey Hansen. The album opens up with their first track titled “A Great Big Sled” featuring Toni Halliday, lead singer of the rock band the…

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Passion for dance takes student to new heights

November 23, 2016

By Collin Ho Kumamoto Calvin Dang serves as a prime example of someone who successfully balanced his school life at ELAC with his passion for dancing.  Dang’s interest for dance began when he was in the eighth grade when he began breakdancing with his friends.  At the time, it was common for a lot of children to be into street styles such as popping, locking, and break dancing. Dang enjoyed…

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School cafeteria’s effect on the Freshmen 15

November 23, 2016

By Felipe Rodriguez East Los Angeles College’s new cafeteria structure brought more food on campus and although it is a great addition, they lack in providing enough healthy options for students. College students usually find it difficult to find time to eat right and keep a healthy lifestyle when they are surrounded by junk food. Many of these unhealthy food options are relatively cheaper than their healthy counterparts and are…

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Elixir Piano Trio performs on ELAC campus

November 23, 2016

by Felipe Rodriquez The Elixir Piano Trio held a phenomenal performance this past Monday at the main campus S2 Recital Hall. The Trio performed famous works from composers Joseph Haydn, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and Astor Piazzolla. “Hoboken XV:25(1732-1809)” by Joseph Haydn was soft in progression and ended with a rather smooth tone compared to the rest of the pieces. By the end of the first performance the crowd reacted easily but…

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Theater Department offers roles for first-time students

November 23, 2016

by Collin Ho Kumamoto The Theater Arts Department on ELAC Campus is responsible for hosting different showcases year round and is, for the most part,  run by theater students.  Students are responsible for building and designing props for each show.   The Theater Department opens their auditions to all students across campus, however having experience is always encouraged.  The Theater Department takes pride in the connections that are developed between…

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Let’s Dance Company performs annual choreography project

November 23, 2016

by Marlen Dominguez The Let’s Dance Company brought live action rhythm to the audience and presented the 4th member choreographic project on Friday and Saturday. It was presented by the company artistic director Kimberly Rabins, along with alumni choreographers Breanne Genite, Evelynn Rodriguez, and Michael Vallejos. Although the dance concert was scheduled to begin at 7pm, it started ten minutes later. There were eleven dances performances in total, and three…

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Football season wrap up

November 22, 2016

by Israel Moreno The football team had a very successful season this year with a 9­2 record and won the American Metro Conference champion title and won the Patriotic bowl. Coach Andrew Tree said winning the conference championship was the biggest accomplishment they reached this season. Recruiting and training really hard are some of the ways they will be preparing for next season. “I think it’s been great we went…

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New math final exams are bad for students

November 22, 2016

by Jerry Flores A change has happened in the Mathematics department, starting this semester the Community College District will be creating final exams. This new rule has made  students feel uncomfortable and mad because it will be harder and they do not feel sure of what is going to be on the exams.    Mathematics is an indispensable subject that is needed if  someone wants to transfer or graduate. At East…

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Remember the DAPL Protests this Thanksgiving

November 22, 2016

by Lauren Colberg While most families are preparing for their long awaited thanksgiving feast, other families that are native to this country fight to protect their land. The Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, located in the central part of North and South Dakota, fights to protect its land from the Dakota Access Pipeline that is designed to transfers close to six hundred thousand barrels of crude oil from North Dakota to…

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Bakery with 20 years of service

November 22, 2016

By Maria Isabel Cubillo  Shops and a pharmacy have come and gone from the Prado Center, but Kelly’s Bakery has prevailed for over two decades. Savon became CVS, Daiso opened, and other shops and restaurants have changed names, but not Kelly’s Bakery though it has changed management. The bakery is now managed by caked LA. Kelly’s Bakery has been in the Monterey Park location since 1992, and in 2002 Kelly’s Bakery…

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