Christmas music gets early start

Los Angeles radio stations are playing Christmas music earlier every subsequent year and it has become bothersome. Christmas music during the holidays can be comforting and, from personal experience, heartwarming. The idea is to hit the perfect spot for when to have it playing. Too early and people can get fed up. This year, however, anyone who turned on KOST 103.5 the day after the elections was greeted with the sounds of jingle bells and holiday-appropriate music.

November 22, 2020
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Brutal holidays ahead for some

While a portion of society is wrapping presents, preparing turkeys and singing christmas carols in November, there are people who know that the holidays suck. Overspending money, fighting with family and friends and, of course, feeling the holiday blues are just a few of the reasons it might be that holiday gatherings are being limited in scope due to COVID-19.

November 7, 2020
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Small gestures make a huge difference

In elementary school, children are taught not to judge a book by its cover. However, the first thing that happens when meeting someone is looking at an outfit or anatomical traits, so it’s hard for some people to not judge.
Taking things for face value is dangerous because it can disregard the truth and leads to faulty assumptions.

October 21, 2020
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Prop. 25 may release dangerous criminals

Voters should vote no on Proposition 25. Prop. 25 would uphold Senate Bill 10, which deals with replacing California’s cash bail system.
While the intentions behind SB10 are in good faith, it doesn’t answer core problems and would pose great risk to the public.

October 19, 2020
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Honored ELAC coach dies

October 15, 2020

Retired East Los Angeles College football coach Al Padilla was an exceptional man with a personality to match. The former ELAC coach died on Oct. 4 due to kidney problems.

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Freshman to launch his career at ELAC

Kaelen Allen was in middle school when he realized his dream of becoming a professional basketball player. Allen is a freshman and was on born August 17, 2000. He plays for the East Los Angeles College men’s basketball team. He was recruited by ELAC coach Hunter. He said that the coach watched him play during high school and recommended him to play at ELAC. He took the offer because it…

December 2, 2019
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Unsanitary women’s locker rooms

women’s locker room has needed a bit of deep cleaning for a while now. Located in the C1 building for mainly gym and health classes, the women’s locker room has been through a lot. One of the many things is the result of last year’s food drive. Many cans and packs of food were left in the showers of the locker room, and are now being used for this year’s…

December 2, 2019
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Students trot to Weingart Stadium

November 27, 2019

To support East Los Angeles College students Turkey Trot, an interactive event for those at ELAC, was held on Thursday at the ELAC stadium.To unify the faculty and students of ELAC, the Kinesiology Department created the event named Turkey Trot.

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