Photography, broadcasting professor doubles as film, television cinematographer

May 23, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen Photography and broadcasting professor Dylan O’Brien is balancing being a professor while still working as a cinematographer in film and television. Since he shares a name with the “Teen Wolf” actor, O’Brien, he said that he receives text messages every so often from excited young girls who found his phone number online. While he’s no teen heart throb, he has worked on over 500 productions during his…

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Husky forward Williams signs with Boise for fall transfer

May 2, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen It was summer, and Roderick Williams was fifteen years old on the first day he picked up a basketball. He played basketball for a couple of hours that day with friends in his backyard. They ended up playing every day for the rest of the summer. Williams, now 20 years old, is a small forward for East Los Angeles College and has been awarded player of the…

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Environmental Design students construct portable shelters

May 2, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen Environmental Design 102 students presented functional portable shelters they designed in the E-3 quad on Thursday. Juan Pablo Onate, who works at the architecture office Adept and a former East Los Angeles College Architecture student, was part of a design jury that gave critique of the shelters’ designs. “I’d like to have one of these if I were homeless,” Onate said. Students were assigned a task to…

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Casa 0101 hosts powerful plays

March 27, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen Although heavy-handed, the all-Latina play festival, “Chicanas, Cholas y Chisme: Stand Up! Speak out!” urges vigilance in face of political and social strife. “Chicanas, Cholas, y Chisme,” created by Casa 0101 founder Josefina Lopez, is a play festival featuring Latina writers and directors. Its sixth iteration opened last weekend at Casa 0101, premiering a dozen 10-minute plays. “Stand up! Speak out!” implored playwrights to tell stories relating…

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Professor shares historical discoveries about women

March 14, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen Professor Barbara Dunsheath gave a presentation on Women in U.S. History at Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library on Sunday. The hour-long presentation was a modified version of Dunsheath’s lecture she gives during the first day of her History 52 course, The Role of Women in U.S. History. It covered different eras of U.S History and included discussions of women in art, politics and health. Dunsheath also covered parts…

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Budget meeting focuses on completion, enrollment

February 28, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen The East Los Angeles College budget committee voted Monday to prioritize a new state formula to help students earn degrees and certificates faster. Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed California 2018-19 budget  includes a new California Community College funding formula. If approved by state legislature, the new CCC funding formula would take into account student income and completion of programs in addition to enrollment. “Now, it’s more about graduating…

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Clubs rush to introduce themselves

February 14, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen The Spring 2018 Club Rush began Tuesday in the E3-Quad, where student organizations wishing to welcome new members promoted themselves to students. A scavenger hunt game encouraged students to meet with many clubs by allowing them to redeem signatures collected from different booths in exchange for small prizes, such as candy and keychains. Popcorn and music by a DJ were also provided at the event. “It’s a…

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