Applied Music Program performs classics

By Sergio Berrueta   The first student recital to showcase the singing and piano talents of East Los Angeles College’s Applied Music Program took place at the S2 Recital Hall last Wednesday. Soprano Suhsien Chang came to the stage performing “No, No, No Si Speri” from Carissimi’s Canzone. Her delicate voice gleamed heart and soul with every crescendo. Hadassah Meneses followed suit in her performance of “Alma del Core.” Meneses…

March 19, 2013
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‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ struggles to be great

    By Sergio Berrueta    The wonderful world of Oz that captivated audiences back in 1939 has returned to the silver screen in the prequel ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’. Walt Disney Pictures and director Sam Raimi decide to take the roots of the MGM classic to create their own vision that is a visual treat that is not without its flaws. ‘Oz’ tells the tale of magician Oscar…

March 12, 2013
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Cloud environment comes to LACCD, ELAC

By Sergio Berrueta   The Los Angeles Community College District and College Information Systems released new email account for students and faculty with “cloud” based services for more effective communication last month on February 4th. With the new accounts, standard email services will still remain with 10 gigabytes of storage and 20 megabytes limit for attachment of files. Along with these features, students and faculty will gain access to Microsoft…

March 6, 2013
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Five East Los Angeles College wrestlers advance to state finals

    By Sergio Berrueta   Five Husky wrestlers advanced to the state finals out of the 2012 South Regional Championships, which were hosted by East Los Angeles College last Saturday. The Wrestling State Championships will take place at West Hills College Lemoore, Friday and Saturday. West Hills won the regionals and the Huskies placed seventh by upsetting Cuesta College by half a point. Husky Joshua Newman advanced to the finals…

December 5, 2012
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East LA College First Friday Jazz Series ends with sweet sounds of soul

By Sergio Berrueta       The East Los Angeles College First Friday Jazz Series ended with a concert bang with the ELAC Jazz Band finally taking the spotlight. Music Director and instructor Bob Dawson led the band kicking off with the Buddy Rich classic “Monitor Theme,” which set the tone for the night. The night was filled with rousing songs from classic jazz standards, blues, R&B and funk. Dawson…

December 5, 2012
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Smoking ban does more harm than good

  By Sergio Berrueta Smoking in colleges has not been a problem for years, but lately colleges and universities across the nation are constantly implementing a smoking ban. This trend may be taken as a good thing and (East Los Angeles College) has already taken a part in it. Students are clamoring to find out why implementing a smoking ban is being considered. The main reason is to keep a safe…

October 10, 2012
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Students concerned over fee hikes

By Sergio Berrueta Education is one of the many beneficial elements students strive for in life, but when the cost of education gets high, students may not know how to cope. Enrollment fees in California community colleges will go from the traditional $36 per unit to $46 per unit starting this summer session. For many others, this may not seem like a tremendous increase in price, but to the students of…

May 16, 2012
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