Accounting Club helps students become Certified Public Accountants

March 14, 2018

By Jorge Vazquez The Accounting Club hosted guest speaker Andrea Johnson to inform students on how to become a Certified Public Accountant. On  March 1, Johnson, a business development representative from Roger Certified Public Accountant  Review, informed students on the format of the CPA exam, the new changes coming to the exam in April 2018 as well as becoming a licensed Certified Public Accountant, says professor Jennifer Alvarado, co-advisor of…

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ELA CAPE swings back into action

March 14, 2018

By Joshua Inglada The East Los Angeles Comicbook, Art and Pop-Culture Expo is swinging back into action May 12. Formerly known as the East LA Comic Con, the name changed after the events of the San Diego/Salt Lake City lawsuit in December, which was fueled over the copyright claim of the term “comic con” by San Diego. ELA CAPE was founded in 2016 by East Los Angeles College alumnus and…

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Professor shares historical discoveries about women

March 14, 2018

By Vicky Nguyen Professor Barbara Dunsheath gave a presentation on Women in U.S. History at Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library on Sunday. The hour-long presentation was a modified version of Dunsheath’s lecture she gives during the first day of her History 52 course, The Role of Women in U.S. History. It covered different eras of U.S History and included discussions of women in art, politics and health. Dunsheath also covered parts…

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Academic Senate urges state legislature against block grants

March 14, 2018

By Giselle Palomera The Academic Senate meeting held yesterday, reviewed the categorical funding issue which Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing be turned into a block grant. “The Governor of California wishes to consolidate programs which are currently categorically funded into block grant funding, and has requested that the Office of the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges bring him a proposal in time for the May revision,” according to the…

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‘Woke Womxn’ provide empowerment

March 14, 2018

By Jorge Vazquez The Adelante First Year Experience program hosted their “WOKE WOMXN’s Conference” as part of an inaugural Empowerment Summit series complete with multiple keynote speakers, workshops, panels and performances. “The Empowerment Summit Series is a fundraising event with the goal of establishing an Adelante Scholarship program for FYE scholars,” Associate Dean of first year programs Vanessa Ochoa said. The first of the series, WOKE WOMXN Conference, featured five…

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Posters warn of on-campus cannabis use

March 8, 2018

By Frank Portillo Posters warning students about the consequences of being under the influence of Marijuana were posted around campus by Student Services last week. The posters feature a giant cannabis leaf being crossed out and read as followed: “legalized recreational use is not an excuse. Marijuana use is prohibited on college campus. Using or being under the influence of marijuana on campus can lead up to: academic discipline, academic…

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Financial Wellness Program offers free tax preparation

By Joshua Inglada The Financial Wellness Program at East Los Angeles College offers free tax preparation services to teach students how to manage their money. The program has been partnered with the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation and East LA Community Corporation of the Eastside Tax Coalition to continue providing free tax preparation services to students since 2017. It can cost up to $150 to get taxes done with a standard…

March 8, 2018
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VPAM to explore Egyptian Art

By Steven Adamo A collection of art focusing on the myths and funerary practices of the ancient Egyptians will open next Saturday at the Vincent Price Art Museum. “Passing Through the Underworld: Egyptian Art,” is a collection of Egyptian art from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The collection includes sculptures created with a wide range of techniques using materials like limestone, porphyry, bone, granite and bronze. “Egyptians were…

March 8, 2018
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Empowerment Summit Series Preview

By Jorge Vazquez The Adelante First Year Experience program is hosting an inaugural Empowerment Summit series complete with multiple keynote speakers, workshops, panels and performances. The Empowerment Summit Series is a fundraising event with the goal of establishing a Adelante Scholarship program for FYE scholars says Associate Dean of first year programs, Vanessa Ochoa. The first of the series is the Woke Womxn Summit which will feature three female keynote…

March 7, 2018
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Library holds workshop to help students find sources

By Allison Beatty The ‘Find Articles’ workshop Monday in the East Los Angeles College library was attended by only one of the two students who registered. The workshop, held in room 103 of the library, focused on finding the difference between a popular and scholarly article, when using each would work best and how to take full advantage of the ELAC library article database. There were even group activities on…

February 28, 2018
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