Writers to read Milestone work

By Jesus Figueroa Several writers will read their work published in this year’s Milestone, the student literary journal, next Tuesday starting at noon at the Performing and Fine Arts Complex. The Milestone begins in the summer with an editing class taught by Dustin Lehren. The class concentrates on reading works submitted by students at ELAC and picking diverse work that merits publication. English professor Susan Suntree said the Art Department…

November 20, 2013
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Business corporations muddle the significance of holidays

By Agustine Ugalde Now that the holidays are in full swing with Thanksgiving Day on the horizon, it is time to reflect on what is important in life. Once again corporate greed, run-away consumerism and the need to keep up with the Jones’s has fouled yet another traditional family gathering and celebration. Halloween, Christmas and New Year’s Day celebrations have long been tainted by the extended reach of money-hungry corporations,whose…

November 20, 2013
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Government absurdity leads to website malfunction

By Liliana Marquez There’s been a lot of controversy with the Affordable Care Act’s website since its launching last month. People were having problems with it since day one. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said it was “a great problem to have.” I don’t see how this is something great. The website needed to be in great shape before it’s launching. It was obvious that millions of people…

November 20, 2013
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Students should approach Craigslist transactions with caution

By Diego Oliovares The popular website Craigslist is one of the most dangerous websites currently on the Internet. Craigslist offers jobs, cars, homes, pets, as well as a dose of danger. People don’t realize that if they were to answer an ad from Craigslist, they could actually step into something that could cost them their lives. This is a topic that East Los Angeles College students, as well as other college…

November 20, 2013
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New South Gate Center to be approved

By Luis Vasquez East Los Angeles College is working with the city of South Gate to build a new South Gate Education Center. The center is awaiting the approval of an environmental impact report from ELAC. It will be presented in April to the city of South Gate and the Los Angeles Community College District board of trustees. ELAC will initialize the blueprints that would generate a new South Gate…

November 20, 2013
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Spider-Man helps students swing into future

By Augustine Ugalde An inspiring keynote speech detailing the fusion of the art and technology behind the Spider-Man movies highlighted the Mixing Arts & Science event in S2 Recital Hall Thursday night. The event was a collective effort to inspire the Latino community and to create awareness among students to strive for technical degrees and careers beyond East Los Angeles College. The Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program staged the…

November 20, 2013
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ELAC Foundation awards $136,000 worth of scholarships

By Jesus Figueroa One hundred thirty-seven East Los Angeles College students were awarded $136,000 worth of scholarship money by the ELAC Foundation. The California Community College Scholarship Endowment and ELAC Foundation held the ceremony at the S2 Recital Hall last Saturday. Each student was awarded up to $1,000, $500 per semester, from multiple organizations and donors. Among the scholarships were the ELAC Honors Program, the CCCSE and the ELAC Foundation…

November 20, 2013
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‘Frozen’ melts hearts with classic Disney joy

By Jesus Figueroa A heart-warming sure-to-be instant classic “Frozen” tells the Disney story based on the tale of “The Snow Queen.” The film tells a humorous touching story that is well presented and appeals to a large audience. Elsa, voiced by Idina Menzel, realizes from an early childhood that she possesses powers, which she believes cannot be controlled. After an accident with her powers, which injures her sister Anna, voiced…

November 19, 2013
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Sheriffs deny Campus News information

Editorial Campus News received an anonymous tip last Wednesday, about a terrorist-like threat made by a current student against the school. This student was obviously distraught, angry and posed a definite threat to the students, staff, faculty and administration on campus. What his issues with the school were may never be known except by a small number of people  whose job it is to investigate these types of incidents. Campus…

November 6, 2013
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Letter to the editor

First of all, I wanted to give compliments on the amazing job done with the newspaper and the broad spectrum of stories covered. It was impressive to see The Garage covered in Volume 71, Issue 5 of the newspaper. The story that particularly caught my attention was the story by Diego Olivares, “Students should consider their enrollment, think before dropping.” There were many good points brought to my attention in…

October 30, 2013
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