Lurelean Gaines loves her students and the nursing program at East Los Angeles College, but she will be retiring, “To put my house in order.” Most who know Gaines would understand that this is part of her humor.
Retiring Administration of Justice professor Janis Cavanaugh has dedicated her life to teaching students to succeed and nurturing future law enforcers.
Bob’s Tropical Fish Store is a family run business that has been a hidden gem in the East Los Angeles community for the past eight decades.
Thrill and passion describe the way 23 year old Peter Lopez-Bolanos felt toward competing for his last national competition before its cancellation due to Covid-19.
As these rare circumstances change the lifestyles of others, many vendors are still risking their health from exposure to make income by selling outside their homes.
By Julie Santiago Mothers at East Los Angeles College are finding the transition to online classes challenging amid the coronavirus pandemic. Many mothers find themselves taking on more duties now that their children are also staying home because of nationwide school closures. Rocio Sanchez, full-time sociology major at ELAC and mother of two, said she used to be able to drop off her children and focus on schoolwork while they…
Before he even became a teenager, Luis J. Rodriguez was introduced to drugs and gang culture. He’d participated in drive-by shootings and used heroin before even starting high school.
By Samantha Iniguez East Los Angeles College adjunct professor James Buglewicz was one of four community college professors awarded the 2019-2020 Hayward Award. The Academic Senate for California Community College website said, “The Hayward Award for ‘Excellence in Education’ honors community full-time and part-time college faculty who demonstrate the highest level of commitment to their students, college, and profession.” During his time at ELAC, Buglewicz has developed curriculum for the…
The East Los Angeles College Transfer Center provides counseling, workshops and university trips to help prepare students for the transition into universities.
The Sociology Club is a welcoming club and a club that gives back to East Los Angeles College and its community.