California Congresswoman Judy Chu and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi held a discussion at East Los Angeles College last Tuesday entirely focused on health care. ELAC students and faculty from the Nursing Department were invited to the not widely known event. The emphasis was on the Affordable Care Act, public charge and reducing the prices of prescription drugs.
Information is available on the LACCD website for students that are undocumented or have the benefit of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
Dr. Michelle Cheang, dean at East Los Angeles College’s South Gate campus, and a committee are working to create a more focused class schedule for the spring semester.
The Student Union held a meeting on Friday for all the clubs who had to request approval of the funds. In addition, one of the club members had to present the reasoning to obtain funding because the board members wanted to know how they were going to use the funds.
Students may lose the student lounge because the Associated Student Union wants to combine it with the current study area and turn the current study area turn into a food pantry.
East Los Angeles College president Marvin Martinez began the last Academic Senate meeting of the semester by announcing plans to resign from his position. His last official day of work is June 14.
Guerra studied Journalism at ELAC and became editor-in-chief of ELAC Campus News in 1963, as well as editor of ELAN magazine in 1964. Guerra was killed in Vietnam on October 8, 1967 while on board a Grumman E-1B Tracer. Guerra remains were buried in Whittier on April 25.
Martie Mendoza and Rachel Peralta from the East Los Angeles College club, Performance East, will host the East Fringe Festival on June 7.
The ELAC Black Student Union club, which returned earlier this semester after being inactive for more than a decade, is looking to recruit new members.
Discrimination, sexism and racism are issues that are plaguing the United States.
With unity, people are standing up to fight the plague that goes around the U.S.
East Los Angeles College Associated Student Union hosted the Our Voices Matter event on Tuesday.