Residents of Los Angeles county experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or know people vulnerable to the virus can get tested for free at the drive-up site at East Los Angeles College.
Hundreds of people rallied to march for about two and half miles in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium on Aug 29.
There were two meeting places: People walking met at Atlantic Park, while other drove down Whittier Boulevard from Pico Rivera.
However, the two groups joined together as the march began and went west toward Salazar Park.
In a time when it was taboo to express feminism, Jennie Fields’ “Atomic Love” shows the heroine, Rosalind Porter, becoming an inspiring woman in a way where the reader can learn from. This historical fiction novel takes place in the 1950s during the cold war. Fear of communism was rampant, people feared atomic warfare and women were not taken seriously in the work field.
Disney’s 2020 remake of the animated classic “Mulan” is a rushed film that does nothing for fans of the original, nor for people who were hopeful for something new. The film tries to take a new direction but is constantly held back by the changes made.
The East Los Angeles College Dance Department kicked off fall 2020 with a warm welcome meeting, via Zoom, September 8. The various dance forms taught ranged from jazz, hip-hop, tap dance, choreography to yoga and more, all of which would need to be done from home.
With all fall sports shifting to spring, ELAC wrestler Josue Aguilar prepares for the beginning of the season.
Aguilar, 19, is currently a sophomore and was one of the finalists at last year’s state tournament.
Last season, Aranda was one of the seven teammates who went to the state finals. Only four out of the seven placed. Aranda took seventh place as a heavyweight. Although a few people made it to state finals, he believes that this season would be better.
The first student leadership roundtable covered the status of the Los Angeles Community College District financially and educationally through remote learning.
Friday, the LACCD Chancellor, Francisco Rodriguez, reminded students that the choice to return to on-campus classes is under the jurisdiction of the Public Health Department.
East Los Angeles College faculty members and students rallied together to rejoice and ring the college’s bell in celebration of its 75th anniversary on Friday, September 4.
East Los Angeles College’s Fall 2020 classes have started, and students should be aware of some important dates. Classes that meet for less than 16 weeks have different add and drop dates. For information on these classes, the ELAC website suggests checking student’s information portals. The following table has information on adding and dropping classes that are 16 weeks in length.
COVID-19 didn’t stop the East Los Angeles College Nursing Department from conducting the nurse pinning ceremony for students who have finished their nursing classes at ELAC. Lurelean Gaines, Nursing Department Chair, and class president Caresse Lima worked together to set up the “drive-by” ceremony on June 28.