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ELAC women’s soccer stumbles, 1-0

By Erik Luna   The women’s soccer team failed to avenge last month’s 0-0 tie against Long Beach City College when they lost 1-0 last Friday at Long Beach. With this loss, the Huskies were brought down to a 2-4-2 record in the South Coast Conference and brought their overall record to 5-6-4. LBCC held its defense throughout the game and forced the Huskies to remain in their midfield. With…

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Students target self defense

By Cristina Galvan   The self defense workshop held last Thursday in the women’s gym  taught students how to defend themselves against perpetrators who might want to harm them. Retired police officers Christine Dosland and Frank Navarro provided students with tips to ensure their safety. For example, students are taught to use common sense, to avoid dark places and to go straight to their destination. They are also taught that…

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‘Fun Size’ not too funny

By Jesus Figueroa “Fun Size” lacks humor and a strong compelling storyline, making it inconsistent and a poor attempt at a comedy. Victoria Justice as Wren and Jane Levy as April, star as two high school girls looking to be part of the popular kids. As the story gets going it becomes annoying. The tendency to classify and belittle the differences in people gets taken to an extreme. After getting…

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Football team starts late, loses game

By Tadzio Garcia   Questionable decisions resulted in the Huskies first road loss of the season, 54-42, at San Bernardino Valley College. East Los Angeles College was 3-0 on the road entering the game. The first was replacing the state’s No.2-ranked quarterback, Aaron Cantu, with an injured back-up quarterback Adrian Diaz at the start of the game. The second was choosing not to go for field goals when in position….

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Vincent Price Art Museum displays faculty art exhibit

By Jesus Figueroa Paints, pastels and found art are used to create the faculty art collection currently on display at the Vincent Price Art Museum’s Faculty Exhibit. Art instructor Benjamin Britton starts off the small gallery’s art with a wondrous colorful oil painting, a wild painting full of reds, blues, yellows and greens flowing in an array of curves and straight lines. With a consistent basic shape in every painting,…

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‘Sinister’ frightens audience

By Sergio Berrueta “Sinister” combines popular horror film genres to create a frightful, yet very predictable film. It seems the movie industry gets a new found footage every year around this time, replacing the classic spook house thrillers of yesteryear. “Sinister” tells the story of down-and-out writer Ellison Oswalt, played by Ethan Hawke, who moves his entire family to a house where a murder and missing children’s case took place,…

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Oasis’ pupusas satisfy taste buds

By Danny Vasquez Despite the tasty pupusas, Oasis Pupuseria disappoints customers with greasy and scary food. The small, hole-in-the-wall restaurant, Oasis Pupuseria, serves interesting types of pupusas that are fresh and homemade. The pupusas are filled with cheese and an assortment of meats and vegetables, such as the mouth-watering, tender, pastrami and cheese pupusa. The restaurant also serves vegetarian-friendly pupusas, such as the broccoli with cheese and spinach with cheese…

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East LA College men’s soccer wins 2-1

By Erik Luna   The East Los Angeles College men’s soccer avenged last month’s 2-1 loss to Long Beach City College beating them 2-1 at home, last night in front of a vocal crowd. With the South Coast Conference win, the Huskies now stand 5-6-4 overall,  3-5 in SCC play. The Vikings dropped to 4-8-3 (2-3-3). Neither team is ranked however both are mathematically still in the hunt for a playoff berth. The first goal of the night came…

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Technology takes over learning

  By Jair Fuentes   Students should leave technology outside of the classroom. Over the years, technology has advanced to the point that the internet can be easily accessed almost anywhere, especially in schools. With technology such as iPhones, iPods, iPads and tablets, it has  become faster and more convenient to surf the web. In fact, for some people, it has become addicting. They feel the need to be on…

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Politicians disguise motives

  By Brian Villalba   We all need to elect officials that believe in universal truths, not the convenience of the subjective reality. There are no heroes and there are no villains. The only truth we can count on when it comes to politicians is that there is no universal truth in politics. Modern politicians are frighteningly similar to the sophists of ancient Greece. Sophists were a group of philosophers…

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