ELAC professor directs ‘Appropriate’ play

October 22, 2018

By Steven Adamo Known for doing plays that excite the audience, director and ELAC professor Rodney Lloyd Scott is trying something more personal in his latest play, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ “Appropriate,” closing Sunday. “This story was close to me because it’s about racism,” Scott said. “Racism is real and certain people run into it daily. I’ve kind of shied away from it in theater because it’s a touchy subject, but I…

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Free VPAM membership for ELAC students

By Melody Ortiz The Vincent Price Art Museum is offering free memberships for active East Los Angeles College students. The benefits include a 10 percent discount at the museum’s store and a subscription to VPAM’s e-newsletter. There are different “giving levels” with increasing benefits. Non-ELAC students who wish to join can do so for $25 per year. General membership is $50 per year and includes invitations to members-only events along…

October 21, 2018
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Club readies to tour Italy

By Miguel Dominguez Students can explore the cities of Italy with the East Los Angeles College  Study Abroad Club during spring break in 2019. The club will be traveling through the cities of Florence, Sorrento, Pisa, Pompeii, Rome, and Venice. The club studies international politics, global sociologies, and world history. The club traveled to Amsterdam and Paris earlier this year during spring break. During the trip,  attendees learned the challenges…

October 20, 2018
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Mole makes its way to downtown L.A.

October 3, 2018

Downtown Los Angeles will spotlight traditional Mexican food Oct. 7, as La Feria de los Moles celebrates 11 years of bringing gastronomic excellence to local communities. The fair introduces locals to, and shows off, the achievements in mole from cooks across Mexico. The goal of the fair is to bring families from near and far closer together by combining the elements of music, food and culture into one day.

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GRID Alternatives provides solar services

September 23, 2018

By Alex Avila GRID Alternatives is a nonprofit organization dedicated to working with people and the environment thorugh solar panel work. Their goal is to supply lowprofit families with free solar panel installation, helping them save money from the cost of energy. GRID was founded in 2001 by Erica Mackie and Tim Sears. Their plan is simply to provide free energy from the sun to everyone. GRID has become the…

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Game Club wants students to join

By Miguel Dominguez The East Los Angeles College game club is a place where gamers go to unite and play different types of games. “The game club is a welcoming and safe club to students who enjoy playing games” says Michael Nitzani. Nitzani is the advisor of the club and has been a member since 2017. Nitzani likes to meet new members of the club and listen to their backgrounds…

September 22, 2018
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Study abroud club will travel to Italy

June 3, 2018

By Susan Lorenzana The Study Abroad club aims to study the politics of freedom, of assembly, self governance, liberty and democracy. They also aim to study human rights, freedom of religion, self-expression, women’s liberation, and LGBT awareness. Students explore the challenges of human trade, body trafficking, sexploitation and the administration of justice from global and international perspectives. During the trip, the club discussed human rights issues during tours to places…

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The Janitor’s Closet

May 30, 2018

By Matthew Johnson The work that’s done by the custodian’s is a thankless job and its very rare that someone acknowledges a Custodian’s hard work. Typically, you only hear about a janitor when something goes wrong like a terrible food mess, trash overflowing everywhere or paper towels out of stock. Daeshawn Sandford is the Lead Custodian of the custodians of ELAC and he gave us some insight on the life…

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Geology Club teaches earth’s physical history

By Steven Adamo The Philosophy Club offers students the opportunity to analyze the inner workings of the mind, while also socializing with one another. The chartered club has been a part of East Los Angeles College for more than five years. The overall goal of the club is to unlock the potential of students through critical thinking and examining the thoughts members have on daily events. Club president Leonardo Escobar…

May 23, 2018
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ELAC Philosophy Club encourages critical thinking in youth

May 23, 2018

By Joshua Inglada The Philosophy Club offers students the opportunity to analyze the inner workings of the mind, while also socializing with one another. The chartered club has been a part of East Los Angeles College for more than five years. The overall goal of the club is to unlock the potential of students through critical thinking and examining the thoughts members have on daily events. Club president Leonardo Escobar…

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