Former ELAC President honored, E3 building named after him

February 16, 2017

By Maria Cubillo  A ceremony honoring member of Board of Trustees and former ELAC President Ernest H. Moreno took place last Wednesday with the unveiling of E3 Building’s name, titled Ernest H. Moreno Language Arts and Humanities Building. The Ernest H. Moreno Language Arts and Humanities building stands at 135,000 square feet, making it the largest building in the California Community College System. President Marvin Martinez started the ceremony and…

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Board of Trustees candidates address student issues

By Gustavo Buenrostro  The Student Service Center held a public forum on Tuesday with candidates for the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustee’s Steve Verres and Dr. Gabriel Buelna. Buelna and Verres spoke about multiple topics with students and faculty asking questions. Immigration was a major topic of discussion. Attendees asked how the Board of Trustees would handle the federal government’s involvement with law enforcement to deport undocumented…

February 16, 2017
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Tax prep day at ELAC provides free services to community

By Christina J. Rodriguez A free tax preparation day was held at East Los Angeles College on Saturday in collaboration with the Financial Wellness Program, Mexican American Opportunity Foundation, ELAC Corporation and the Eastside Tax Coalition. This was the first event held at ELAC. The free program was held in the E3 building from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Four years ago, MAOF and the ELAC Corporation began collaborating with…

February 16, 2017
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Exhibition gives audience production insight

February 16, 2017

By Rogelio Alvarez  “Tartuffe: Costumes and CTE Technology” showcased the collaborative process in the making of the East Los Angeles College Theater Arts Department’s production of “Tartuffe” at the Vincent Price Art Museum. The costumes and parts of the stage set were created with Cutting Tool Engineering (CTE) technology, such as a fabric printer and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) router. “We have a joint-agreement with the Architecture and Engineering Departments….

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‘Disney’s Aladdin’ brings bilingual twist

February 16, 2017

By Sergio Berrueta  Casa 0101 brings family-fun entertainment with a bilingual twist to fan-favorite musical numbers in their new musical “Disney’s Aladdin.” With a script written by Jim Luigs and Jose Cruz Gonzalez, the play delivers a microcosm experience of the original film while creating a unique language based twist on the story. Aladdin, played by Daniel Martinez, roams the streets of Agrabah which is put under a spell by…

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Baseball confronts setbacks v. Riverside City College

February 15, 2017

By Gustavo Buenrostro Baseball failed to score a run for the second consecutive day against Riverside City College, at home losing 6-0, Feb. 11. The day before East Los Angeles College lost at RCC 9-0. ELAC was not able to reach first base for the majority of the game, having two hits and striking out 12 times. The day before ELAC managed four hits. RCC’s sophomore pitcher Blake Tuthill had…

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Football outshines Desert in Patriotic Bowl

By Dan Gudino The East Los Angeles College football team capped off the 2016 season with a dominate performance in the Patriotic Bowl, at College of the Desert, winning 63-37 on Saturday. Family members, fans, and school administration gathered at midfield with players to hoist its first bowl victory trophy since 2011. “We believed in him (ELAC Head Coach Bobby Godinez) 100 percent of the time, the whole entire time, we…

December 19, 2016
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Workshop helps domestic abuse victims cope with pain

By Johanna Calderon “Why domestic violence victims won’t leave” was an informational workshop presented to ELAC students on Oct. 13  in E3-325. According to sociology professor Eileen Le who spoke to the students, it is never easy for the victims because they are in love with the person and hope that they can change them. At first everything is going wonderfully, but then little-by-little the abuse isolates them from everyone….

November 30, 2016
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Kinesiology Department hosts third annual Thanksgiving food drive

BY Maria Cubillo The Third Annual Husky Turkey Trot & Thanksgiving Food Drive’s main purpose was to provide food to the Calvary Chapel Food Bank and the campus food bank run by EOP&S. Kinesiology Department faculty member and kinesology club advisor Rick Gamboa was in charge of the event. “Hopefully with our help it can grow and we can help more students and their families here at ELAC,” Gamboa said….

November 29, 2016
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Anti-Trump protest unites college students

By Lauren Colberg and Joshua Davis East Los Angeles College students took part in a walkout last Wednesday to protest the election of Donald Trump as president. Students began the walkout at 11 a.m., and marched together around the school and to City hall. The walkout was organized by a group of students the morning after the presidential election on Nov. 8. The students got in touch with the ASU…

November 29, 2016
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