• Women veterans establish support network at ELAC
  • Life of James Baldwin commemorated
  • Baseball averts loss with final play
  • Panel offers insight to 2016 election
  • Former counselor remembered

The Feature Is Ours podcast series

Campus News presents “The Feature Is Ours,” an entertainment podcast hosted by staff members, and self-proclaimed movie buffs, Gustavo Buenrostro and special guest Ivan Cazares. In this episode, Gustavo continues not to watch “Logan”  while Ivan talks about the R rated “Logan” with no spoilers.  

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Women veterans establish support network at ELAC

By Ivan Cazares  The support network Veterans Empowering Through Sisterhood was established this semester as part of Veterans of East Los Angeles College to empower women veterans and reach out to the community. Members received a tour of the Downtown Women’s Center on Friday after delivering clothes donated by the ELAC community. “We have 142 (female veterans) who are currently taking classes. We were providing workshops through the Veterans Resource…

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Campus community rallies to protest Trump

By Ivan Cazares Students, faculty and staff expressed discontent with President Donald Trump in a “Speak Out” rally organized by the East Los Angeles Coalition for Social Action at G3 Foyer. Speakers expressed their opinions and presented a call to action in resistance to discrimination, hate crimes and executive orders like the travel ban. In January, Trump signed an executive order banning refugees from entering the United States for 120…

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eTranscripts need to be promoted

By Maria Isabel Cubillo The lack of knowledge about eTranscript California can leave students unprepared, with high last -minute fees. Students can save the $10 fee per paper transcript requests. In December 2012 Michelle Pilati, Academic Senate for California Community Colleges Vice President wrote an article titled “Making the Case for eTranscript California” in which she explains that eTranscript California allows all California Community Colleges to request, view and transmit…

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New English Department chair elected

By Francisco Portillo The English Department faculty elected a new department chair Dr. Ruth Blandón after James Kenny was promoted to Dean of Academic Affairs. Kenny held the position since 2007. “Being … Latina elected as English Department Chair is a tremendous honor, and the vote of confidence is both humbling and inspiring,” Blandón said. With the current Vice Chair/ Interim Chair Sharon Allerson retiring at the end of the…

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Identifying legitimate news stories

By Sergio Berreuta Recognizing legitimate news sources is an important issue that everyone must acknowledge and understand. With major media outlets being labeled as fake and online stories growing more and more believable it’s beginning to become more and more difficult to distinguish what is real and what is fake news. The main problem with fake news is that illegitimate articles can spark major controversy with the smallest cases of…

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Financial Aid office provides students advice

By Christina Horta Students were given financial aid information at the town hall meeting on Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. in front of the E3 building. The event was able to provide different types of financial aid sources available. Several financial aid assistants from the Financial Aid Office were present to answer questions recording the application process and more. Handouts with basic information about financial aid was provided. Jose…

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CSULA Pop-Up Event answers student questions

By Maria Isabel Cubillo California State University and East Los Angeles College Transfer Center hosted the CSULA Pop-Up Event, where students had questions answered yesterday in the E3 quad. Recruitment specialist at CSULA Francisco Cornelio said ELAC has been the number one feeder school for CSULA Fall 2017 and Fall 2016. A feeder school is when most students from a community college transfer to the same university. Cornelio said the…

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