ELAC stepping stone to success

East Los Angeles College alumni have gone on to fill in the ranks of many jobs, careers and posts. While ELAC takes pride in serving as an institution that prepares leaders for local leadership, it would not be possible without the student’s willingness and dedication to their education.

November 8, 2021

True story Hollywood style

By Andrew Ayala “White Boy Rick” is the Hollywood version of the true tale of Richard Wershe Jr, a Detroit drug dealer and informant at the age of 14. The film was directed by Yenn Demange and written by Andy Weiss, Logan Miller and Noah Miller. The story of Richard Wershe Jr. is an interesting tale of a boy who became a Federal Bureau of Investigation informant at the age…

September 20, 2018

OPINION: Weinstein triggers Hollywood downfall

By Dorany Pineda The allegations of sexual harassment and rape against former movie-mogul Harvey Weinstein were no surprise to many women. It is an incident that is not singular. Since the New York Times published an article on Oct. 5 that revealed Weinstein as a scumbag whose enormous power and influence protected him for decades from accusations of sexual assault and rape, a ripple effect has occurred. Countless women, and…

November 8, 2017

All-star cast shines in remake

By Gustavo Buenrostro An action filled film with a lack of innovation is what audiences get when they watch the remake of “The Magnificent Seven”. “The Magnificent Seven” is a fun film to watch, whether people are a fan of westerns or not. “The Magnificent Seven” is a modern retailing of the original film with good acting, slow pacing and entertaining action scenes yet having almost no innovation. Compared to…

September 29, 2016

Hollywood brings revenue to ELAC

By Amanda Galindo Recently being hired to East Los Angeles College, Ernest Burnett works hard with administration to bring revenue to ELAC. Burnett serves as a college event and venue coordinator for the school and his position helps bring in revenue by bringing events to the campus such as film and television productions and holding corporate events. Not wanting to become a struggling writer, he decided to move to Los Angeles…

May 16, 2012