Student mothers face extra stress

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…

April 4, 2020

Letter from the editor: Campus News halts print production

March 18, 2020

By Luis Castilla, Editor in Chief Dear readers,  Due to the overwhelming circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, East Los Angeles College Campus News has been forced to cease production of physical newspapers for the foreseeable future. But fear not, readers: we will continue to post stories directly to our website, as well as on our social media. We are deeply saddened by this situation, but we are dedicated to…


VPAM workshop attendees learn alebrije-type art

March 12, 2020

By Melvin Bui  The Vincent Price Art Museum showcased alebrije art during its monthly community art workshop.  The museum always pairs an exhibit with the art being made, to show people that anyone can be creative with the right materials.  This month’s workshop was on how to make an alebrije, which is brightly colored Mexican folk art that is made to replicate mythical or fantastic beasts.    Alebrije are unique…