• Faculty, staff train for emergency situations
  • Students learn about domestic violence through workshop
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Women’s basketball closes 2016 with tournament championship

By Dan Gudino Women’s basketball hosted and won the 4th annual Husky Classic Tournament on Thursday, beating Saddleback College 67-58. It was a rematch of the 5th Saddleback College Lady Gaucho Classic Tournament back in November, where East Los Angeles College beat Saddleback in the tournament final, 62-57. The win against Saddleback gave the Huskies it’s fourth tournament win of the season. ELAC won the Cypress College, Mission College, Saddleback…

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Student overcomes financial obstacles

By Doris Arango Four years ago,  Nikki Alexis Smith found herself in an incredibly hard time in her life. Her father was diagnosed with cancer and her whole world flipped upside down. Smith’s father had gone to a routine dental check up. The dentist found an abnormal cavity and had him take some tests. “My father didn’t like to have regular check-ups. He hated going to the doctor and the…

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Report raises awareness on food and housing insecurities

By Daniela Jalteco College students food and housing insecurities report brings awareness. According to cceal.org the Community College Equity Assessment Laboratory (CCEAL) is a national research practice lab that partners with community colleges to support their capacity in advancing outcomes for students who have been historically underdserved in education. CCEAL was developed to advance three objectives, research, training, and assessment. Research, to conduct and disseminate empirical research on the experiences…

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Students have the power to make change

Editorial:  Only students have the power to put a stop to a professor’s unethical or unprofessional behavior. Students should not feel intimidated to report any unethical behavior to people who can make a positive change for future students. Students should know that professors are under contract by the Los Angeles Community College District to adhere to all school and district policies. East Los Angeles College’s faculty ethics policy states: “It…

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‘Gilmore Girls’ returns; leaves fans wanting more

By Megan G. Razzetti “Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life” gives fans of the original “Gilmore Girls” series a modern glimpse into the lives of their favorite quirky mother-daughter duo. Nine years after the last episode of ‘Gilmore Girls’ aired, the revival series on Netflix brings back not only Lorelai Gilmore , played by Lauren Graham, and her daughter Rory, played by Alexis Bledel, but many of the unique…

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Financial Wellness program offers assistance

By Johanna Calderon The Financial Wellness program helped students learn how to manage with their budget and credit. It’s the first time that East Los Angeles College offers this program to the students. This program is in other colleges according to Alouette Cervantes-Salazar financial coaching. Students have two options on if they want to have the workshop with everybody or individually. The most common topic that the students go to…

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Aids walk raises awareness

By Johanna Calderon There was an AIDS walk to raise money to find a cure for AIDS and HIV at Grand Park Oct. 23. Many people who are HIV positive are not always aware of the symptoms when they don’t protect themselves. When Alejandra Aguilar was small she saw sick people put in jail and didn’t understand why until she learned the truth. “It’s sad to see family abandon their…

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Music students display levels of skills at piano recital

By Johanna Calderon Student musicians were featured at the Piano Recital presented by the Music Department Dec.fifth in the S2 Recital Hall. Dr. Lucy Nargizyan hosted the event. She selected the students to display the skills acquired throughout the semester.   “They have to play for me and we have to work together, so i know them because I worked with them the whole semester,” Nargizyan said. Since she was…

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VPAM Roundtable focuses on influences of Latino culture

By Ivan Cazares  Music by Caifanes and Maldita Vecindad filled the Vincent Price Art Museum’s lecture hall, November 28, during a roundtable discussion focusing on music’s influence on Southern California’s youth cultures. Guest speakers sharing their experiences with assimilation into American society played music videos of the artists that influenced them in their youth.  Speakers talked about how youth cultures overlap, and how music can inspire the flow of ideas,…

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Transfer center gives students full support

By Javier Lopez The East Los Angeles College Transfer Center showed their support for students applying to universities by assuring that they felt supported, were fed and felt ready to turn their applications in. The Transfer Center staff did a great job throughout the entire semester helping students with scholarship and transfer applications by hosting workshops and having counselors available to go over the application process. Counselors helped students by…

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