Unidentified man arrested on campus for possessing weapon

By Megan G. Razetti An unidentified man was detained by the Los Angeles Sheriffs Department after allegedly being on the East Los Angeles College campus with a knife Oct. 8 between the F7 and E7 buildings. The suspect was not a student according to Sheriff Alex Tiscareño. He was taken to the East LA Jail for booking. The suspect was detained for possession of a large knife while on a…

October 29, 2014
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Sports Shooter Academy Open House provides photography tips, speakers

By Jane Fernandez Sports Shooter Academy is having an open house November 5 starting at 11am. The event will consist of workshops that will go over the latest camera accessories and programs. Retailers such as Samy’s Camera will also participate and assist the attendees with questions. The event has lined up three successful photographers as the speakers. The first keynote speaker starts at 7pm. Prizes will be given throughout the evening. The…

October 27, 2014
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Artist’s walkthrough for Hoy Space this Monday at VPAM

By Sergio Berrueta Artist Roya Falahi will be leading an artist walk-through this Monday at the Vincent Price Art Museum. The artist walkthrough will be held at Hoy Space with Falahi giving background on the art that is on display from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. VPAM is closed on Mondays, but for will be open for this artist walkthrough. Hoy Space: Roya Falahi runs from Dec. 6. The walkthrough…

October 11, 2014
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Animation Club to fundraise at Pasadena Art Walk

By Sergio Berrueta ELAC”S Animation Club will be at Pasadena ARTWalk this Saturday, Oct. 11 to raise funds. The Animation Club will be selling hand-made prints created by club members in order to fund the club. The club will be in attendance from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pasadena ARTWalk is located in the Playhouse District from Colorado Blvd. to El Molino Ave. in Pasadena. For more information on the…

October 10, 2014
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Main Campus Construction Alert

By Jesus Figueroa The construction crew on the East Los Angeles College main campus will be pouring concrete on Oct. 7 and 14 beginning at 3 a.m. and ending at 9 a.m. Their truck will access the construction site by entering and exiting on Collegian, using the roadway north of the S2 building. ELAC students should make time for delays making their way to class during those times.

October 1, 2014
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Scheduled Data Center shutdown causes system remodeling problems

By Sergio Berrueta The LACCD Data Center is underwent a shutdown this past weekend after a cooling system failure last Wednesday. The shutdown occured from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Two recent failures have occurred during a 24-Hour period, causing engineers to manually reset the system. This has caused the planned remodeling of the LACCD to be investigated. Services that were shutdown including the Student Information Service, library services such…

September 25, 2014
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Banned Books Week highlights controversial, challenged books

September 25, 2014

By Sergio Berrueta Banned Books Week, which runs from Sept. 21 to 27, celebrated works of literature that have been challenged or banned by local libraries. Books such as “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou, “To Kill A Mockingbird” by Harper Lee and the “Harry Potter” series by J.K. Rowling are a select few of the overall 100 list of books challenged for removal in the…

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