ASU meeting introduces recently approved clubs

Five new clubs were chartered during Friday’s East Los Angeles Student Union meeting. One of the newly chartered clubs, the ISA will serve with the purpose to help international students adapt to a new lifestyle in America. It will serve to enhance their chances of being accepted to Cal States, UCs, and other universities. ISA plans on meeting Friday afternoons.

December 3, 2020
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Students get ready to transfer

The Center for Community College Partnerships at UCLA held Zoom meetings during the last four days to help students who are transferring and extended their hours Sunday. A UC PIQ (Personal Insight Questions) Café was held Sunday Nov. 29 offering their services to East Los Angeles College. Students joined through Zoom to communicate with counselors.

December 3, 2020
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The presidency now lies between five candidates

December 3, 2020

The search for the next East Los Angeles College president
was narrowed down from fifty candidates to five.

The candidates that Dr. Juan Avalos, Dr. Cynthia Azari, Dr. Robert Frost, Dr. Albert Román and Dr. Christopher Villa. They are expected to reflect leadership, integrity and community engagement.

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Librarians focus on switching to online

Through the COVID-19 pandemic, East Los Angeles College library has found helpful and innovative ways to help its students. The Helen Miller Bailey Library provides a multitude of online resources to help replace the physical access to educational materials students once had.

December 3, 2020
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Dream Resource Center focuses on informing students

A growing population of undocumented students have found a safe haven at East Los Angeles College. ELAC is offering unprecedented support for its undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students.The Dream Resource Center is a safe zone for undocumented prospective students.

December 3, 2020
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Former ELAC president transforms campus

December 3, 2020

As East Los Angeles College enters its 75th year in operation, the campus has undergone a series of major physical transformations. From original World War II bungalows to the beautiful buildings on the campus today, ELAC has gone through a significant journey as it continues to provide educational opportunities for 34,000 students per year.

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Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Story

December 3, 2020

Netflix’s new release “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey” is the perfect way to head into the holidays.

This feel-good Christmas movie is a musical, with a genre mix of steampunk, fantasy and romance. It follows the life of toy inventor Jeronicus (Forest Whitaker), who after an unforeseen calamity, meets his adventurous granddaughter, Journey (Madalen Mills) who teaches him to believe again.

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Social media helps some small businesses

December 2, 2020

While small businesses have been struggling to keep open because of COVID-19, the younger generation has turned to social media to help their personal business thrive. Stephanie Meza, a student at ELAC, did just that.
Meza was laid off in March from her job. She invested $200 in a stencil maker and began a business of custom made decorative tumbler cups. She primarily uses instagram to promote her work.

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