OPINION: Dodge misuses Martin Luther King, Jr. speech in advertisement

By Frank Portillo Respected historical figures should be off the table when it comes to advertising. As one of the most watched live televised events, the Super Bowl even intrigues viewers between the action with clever ads and             long-awaited movie trailers. One of this year’s commercials, however, caused quite a bit of controversy. The ad in question featured a voice-over of Martin Luther King…

February 14, 2018

Black History Continuum presents rich culture and heritage

  By Cynthia Laguna The Black History Continuum at East Los Angeles College spread the message of unity and love through a mixture of various arts in the S2 Recital Hall last Thursday. The event, which was named “A Mirror at the Crossroads of the Americas,” involved spoken word, music, dance, visual arts and poetry to convey impactful messages that Africans have made across the Americas. Viver Brasil sang the…

March 13, 2014

ELANS speak black history month

By Russell Zazueta The significance of Black History Month at East Los Angeles College is answered by the knowledge of its students. It is the responsibility and interest of ELAC students to understand Black History Month is a time capsule of achievement for Black civil rights. February recognizes the contributions of African-American civil rights activists, artists, athletes, scientists, politicians and other African-American contributions to society that have influenced social culture,…

February 26, 2014