By: Raymond Nava Due to the COVID-19, classes at East Los Angeles College went fully remote on March of 2020. However, classes would take on two forms. Some classes are synchronous, which are online classes where most of the time feature lectures done through zoom, and some are asynchronous, which feature no zoom lectures or face to face interactions. This can be a disadvantage for students who have difficulty with…
By: Brenda De La Cruz Inmates deserve COVID vaccines just as much as other individuals. In fact, giving them access can help slow the spread of the virus altogether and that’s the goal, right? During the current pandemic, the world rushed to create a vaccine to fight the COVID-19 disease. While the world awaited the results from the testing of many vaccine trials, thoughts on how these vaccines should be…
By: Zasha Hayes Students who chose to enroll in East Los Angeles College’s spring semester have experienced a change in the enrollment process. In past semesters, students were encouraged to meet with counselors when it came time to enroll in new courses. By doing this, students were informed of what classes they needed and if they were on track in their educational plan. For this semester, students are allowed and…
The ELAC theater department coming together and accepting the criticism that students had about their lack of diversity in a majority of their plays is worth commending.
President Joe Biden’s walk back on the $2,000 stimulus checks is a grave mistake. This could be seen as a betrayal to voters who supported him and his party.
With California reaching over a million COVID-19 cases, Governor Newsom’s decision to reopen outdoor dining is a disaster. Hospitalizations and Covid deaths have increased since the second closure in November, reopening will only add to these numbers.
Juan Calvillo, the ELAC Campus News editor-in-chief, requested that I write the first (of which we hope) is an ongoing newspaper column–inviting Campus News alumni to share their experiences. The column’s aim is to bring a face to a very lively process that is making this newspaper.
Hearing the rhetoric during the 2016 election (and how it was reported) inspired me to take the J-101 class.
The falsehoods posted on the internet, in our own media—unchecked and spreading rapidly through social media, were much different than the usual political back-and-forth.
An aspect of J-101 that I surprisingly enjoyed was the assignment to go around campus and look for a feature story. There are over 1,500
The House of Representatives passed a bill decriminalizing cannabis as a schedule 1 drug Friday, separating it from drugs like heroin. Although it’s an important step, it is only the first of many steps.
In a report released by the Tax Foundation in June, it found that within the previous 30 days, 10.5 percent of adult Americans used Cannabis products, with 70% using nearly daily. If you’re not smoking it, there’s a good chance you know somebody who is.
COVID-19 had temporarily interrupted studies for student at ELAC, but the athletes who play Spring Season sports may not have the benefit of just being briefly interrupted.
Due to COVID-19, all fall sports have been rescheduled to start in January 2021, and spring sports will begin in February 2021. However, with no permission to enter the ELACs gym it seems that not only will Fall sports be rescheduled and possibly canceled, but so will spring sports.
It is no secret that college students living away from their families may feel pressured to make holiday visits, but with the restrictions and risks Covid-19 has given the perfect excuse to skip the trip this year.
Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and any family-gathering holidays bring stress to most people, especially college students. Students can use quarantine and the stricter restrictions to take a step back and reevaluate their priorities.