Music Department to showcase students’ talent

By Elisa Nava (J-101 Staff Writer) The East Los Angeles College Music Department will present six musical performance events in December. These events will be the last ones held before the end of the semester. Music students will have the opportunity to showcase their talent through various recitals and concerts. “All music majors are required to participate in our December events. Vocalists will need to perform in at least three of…

November 28, 2018
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Newly proposed rule threatens student civil rights

November 28, 2018

By Melisa Valenzuela (J-101 Staff Writer) The East Los Angeles College Academic Senate meeting was held yesterday to discuss two recent changes happening both on campus and at the state level. One important issue discussed was the need to address the culture and climate of sexual harassment on campus. As part of Title IX, the education secretary recently proposed a new rule that would significantly reduce the obligations of colleges to…

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Students showcase musical talent at recital

November 28, 2018

By Maritza Ibarra (J-101 Staff Writer) The East Los Angeles College Music Department presented a student recital on November 21 which included  accompanist Melissa Sky-Eagle. Guitarist Eric Qing Xie rocked the electric guitar with beautiful strumming, elegant and sweet sound. It added a perfect dynamics to the song, “Days of Wine and Roses” by Henry Mancini. The second song, ”Etude, No.3 Op.60,” consists of string-picking -lullaby tone written by Matteo Carcassi,…

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Internet outage slows down daily academics

November 28, 2018

By Jose Paulo De Paz (J-101 Staff Writer) This past Tuesday, students and staff alike were surprised with no internet on campus. The outage not only affected East Los Angeles College (ELAC) but six other colleges within the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD). Many students and staff were upset as they were unable to get much done. There was no service at 8 a.m. and IT continuously updated staff on the…

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Transforming Lives Campaign helps students

November 28, 2018

By Mauricio Batista and Elisa Nava (J-101 Staff Writers) Homelessness has become an issue for students at East Los Angeles College. Non-profit organizations such as the Transforming Lives Campaign (TLC) and Jovenes Inc offer help to students in need to acquire housing, food, and even clothes. The TLC committee held a panel discussion yesterday to provide an update on the progress they have made with their partner Jovenes Inc. Paul de…

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Q&A addresses concerns of laid-off employees

The bill, signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown on September 18, is an act to amend sections of the Education Code to change part-time playground positions into Classified Service—employees that are not faculty or administrators, who go through the personnel commission to get hired.

November 21, 2018
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Photos: UndocuHuskies rally at ELAC

November 21, 2018

Students and faculty take turns to speak in solidarity with undocumented people Thursday. The rally was organized by the Delloro Transfer Program, the Puente Club, the Writers Society and the UndocuHuskies.

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