Health and Wellness fair sheds light on nursing programs

May 16, 2018

HYPERTENSION— One of the displays created by the ELAC nurse program showing ways to avoid high blood pressure. By Alejandro Ambriz The Health and Wellness fair presented by the ELAC Student Health Center last Thursday provided students with information that is presumptively known, but is commonly incorrect. Among the booths were the Veterans Resource Center, Alta Med Health Services and students from ELAC’s Nurse Program. Their booth was based on…

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California Master Plan in need of update

May 16, 2018

By Pamela Estrada Representatives of the higher education system were in Sacramento, reviewing the California Master Plan established in 1960 to further the success of students in higher education. The fourth hearing was held by Assemblymembers Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto), Jose Medina (D-Riverside), and Dr. Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) on May 8th. It was presented that a need for diversity within faculty was a priority, along with the investment to…

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Speech team destroys competition

May 16, 2018

By Pamela Estrada Speech team is one of few community colleges teams to attain four, 1st place, national titles in four consecutive years as of last month. On April the team took part in the Phi Rho Pi National Tournament in Daytona Beach Florida. This event put ELAC on top when the speech team brought home the 1st place gold for the “Wheeler Division Individual Events.” “This was an important…

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Adelante raises funds with beats

May 16, 2018

By Kevin Gonzalez The Hip-Hop Summit culminated a three-part series of events that raised funds to establish a first year experience scholarship for East Los Angeles College students on Saturday. Adelante First Year Experience program held the event at the G3 auditorium. The first two events consisted of the Woke Womxn’s Conference and Pride week. The Hip-Hop summit was designed to bring awareness to the benefits that Hip-Hop can have…

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High School students to receive first-year tuition

May 9, 2018

By Noe Ortega East Los Angeles College will assist high school students with free tuition for the first year of any of the nine Los Angeles Community College District colleges with College Promise Day last Wednesday. LA College Promise is a proposition made by Mayor Eric Garcetti in 2016. The goal is to increase the number of community college graduates and university transfers in the city of Los Angeles. LA…

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‘Chavez Ravine’ to showcase next Friday

May 9, 2018

By Kevin Camargo The play, “Chavez Ravine,” will showcase in the Proscenium Theater starting May 18 at 8 p.m. There will be eight total functions of the play for two weekends. “Chavez Ravine” is written by Culture Clash and is being directed by Ramiro Segovia. The play will show the lives of people before and after Dodger Stadium was built on what used to be Chavez Ravine. “The play tackles…

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‘Hire A Husky’ welcomes new employees

May 9, 2018

By Giselle Palomera LA Youth at Work partnered up with the Los Angeles College Promise Works to provide students with paid summer internships in the entertainment industry, last Thursday at the Hire a Husky career and job fair. East Los Angeles College has partnered up with the Evolve Entertainment Fund through the Career and Workforce Development Center to provide students with paid summer internships in the film, music and TV…

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Career Jobs and Services Center guide students through their goals

By Michael Dominguez Students may sometimes need the guidance for picking a major or getting a job and may need assistance  finding the path to achieve these goals. The East Los Angeles College Career Jobs and Services Center at E1-176  can help with creating resumes profiles and cover letters. The Career center is lead by Janet Huang who helps the students by guiding them to assmements that help find the…

May 3, 2018
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Speech aims to inform students of queer inclusivity

By Andrew Ayala Jose M. Aguilar-Hernandez, Ph.D., gave a speech on queer people of color to close out East Los Angeles College and Los Angeles Community College District’s first pride week on April 26 at the S2 recital hall. Hernandez is an Assistant Professor of Ethnic and Women’s Studies Department in the College of Education and Integrative Studies at Cal Poly Pomona. He constantly has conversations with and of queer…

May 2, 2018
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Environmental Design students construct portable shelters

May 2, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen Environmental Design 102 students presented functional portable shelters they designed in the E-3 quad on Thursday. Juan Pablo Onate, who works at the architecture office Adept and a former East Los Angeles College Architecture student, was part of a design jury that gave critique of the shelters’ designs. “I’d like to have one of these if I were homeless,” Onate said. Students were assigned a task to…

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