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…
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…
According to Club President Hugo Maldonado, playing chess makes a person “think outside of the box” and forces them to get creative with their strategy.
The East Los Angeles Career and Job Services Department held a career panel at the South Gate Campus that highlighted undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals professionals on Thursday.
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.
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.
The Kinesiology department had its 5th Annual Husky Turkey Trot Drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Quad yesterday.
The dance troupe Danza Azteca Xochipilli shared traditions of the Aztec people with East Los Angeles College students Thursday for the Native-American Heritage Month Pow Wow.
The American Federation of Teachers sued Navient, one of the countries largest student loan servicers, on Wednesday for allegedly misguiding borrowers through a vital student loan forgiveness program.
Construction of the new Nursing, Allied Health and Administration of Justice building is set to begin in the fall of 2020 and will be completed by Winter 2022.