Young painter controls artistic brush strokes with her toes

By Maxine Casillas As she lays her paintbrush against a paper, her muscles relax. It’s typical to think that her fingers are doing the magic, but in reality it’s her toes. As a young girl, Lexis Barragan was always seen with a pencil and paper in hand, along with her box of 12 Crayola crayons and paint set. “You would rarely see me without them,” Barragan said. Out of all of her…

May 16, 2012

Students participate in campus Earth Day celebration

By Vivian Ramirez Green living was in full display at East Los Angeles College in celebration of Earth Day last Wednesday. The event, sponsored by the Mathematics, Engineering, Science, and Achievement Program (MESA), invited local middle and high schools for presentations and information about making the Earth a greener place. Established in 1970 by Senator Gaylord Nelson, Earth Day is celebrated by over one billion people around the globe and…

May 2, 2012