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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Psychology Club demonstrates importance of higher education

By Roberto Diaz Students and families flooded into East LosAngeles College’s multi-purpose room on Thursday to attend the 5th Annual Psychology Club Open House. Upon arrival, guests were given welcome gifts and an event program. Food was provided as well as various information presented by student service booths. When the club had its first open house five years ago, it was held in the club’s department building, which wasnt big…

May 16, 2018
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Health and Wellness fair sheds light on nursing programs

May 16, 2018

HYPERTENSION— One of the displays created by the ELAC nurse program showing ways to avoid high blood pressure. By Alejandro Ambriz The Health and Wellness fair presented by the ELAC Student Health Center last Thursday provided students with information that is presumptively known, but is commonly incorrect. Among the booths were the Veterans Resource Center, Alta Med Health Services and students from ELAC’s Nurse Program. Their booth was based on…

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California Master Plan in need of update

May 16, 2018

By Pamela Estrada Representatives of the higher education system were in Sacramento, reviewing the California Master Plan established in 1960 to further the success of students in higher education. The fourth hearing was held by Assemblymembers Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto), Jose Medina (D-Riverside), and Dr. Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) on May 8th. It was presented that a need for diversity within faculty was a priority, along with the investment to…

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Speech team destroys competition

May 16, 2018

By Pamela Estrada Speech team is one of few community colleges teams to attain four, 1st place, national titles in four consecutive years as of last month. On April the team took part in the Phi Rho Pi National Tournament in Daytona Beach Florida. This event put ELAC on top when the speech team brought home the 1st place gold for the “Wheeler Division Individual Events.” “This was an important…

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Adelante raises funds with beats

May 16, 2018

By Kevin Gonzalez The Hip-Hop Summit culminated a three-part series of events that raised funds to establish a first year experience scholarship for East Los Angeles College students on Saturday. Adelante First Year Experience program held the event at the G3 auditorium. The first two events consisted of the Woke Womxn’s Conference and Pride week. The Hip-Hop summit was designed to bring awareness to the benefits that Hip-Hop can have…

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