CAOT fundraises $500 for breast cancer awareness

November 22, 2016

By Felipe Rodriguez The Computer Applications and Office Technologies club is one of East Los Angeles college’s newest clubs. Within the small time frame that the CAOT club has been around they’re already putting together events. The CAOT club began last spring with a small group of students and gained more members within the following semesters. Within the initial semester that the club began, Professor Ann Mahrenholz stepped in to…

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First ELAC Model UN Club to shape history at Inaugural SageMUN

November 22, 2016

By Greg Fleischut For the first time in school history, East Los Angeles College introduces a Model United Nations team to its list of campus clubs. The team meets Tuesdays at 12:30 pm in room F7-111 and is lead by Dr. Kenneth Chaiprasert, a professor of political science. The club plans to compete at the inaugural SageMUN Model United Nations conference at Pomona College in February. The SageMUN conference will…

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FYE hosts Zumba session

November 22, 2016

By Maria Isabel Cubillo  Adelante First Year Experience program (FYE) hosted a Zumba Session for all East Los Angeles College students and faculty to come and de-stress. FYE Adelante program is geared toward first year students, but this event was open for all. The class consisted of cardio mainly synchronized upper body and lower body movements. By the third song the speed increased but the participants kept up with the…

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College welcomes everyone

November 22, 2016

By Eliana Ayala Community Colleges and universities across the country unite to ensure that diversity is welcome and plead to stop discriminatory acts within campus. Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, Erik Skinner released a statement on November 10, 2016 encouraging students to disregard racist remarks upon presidential elections and pursue college. California Community Colleges want students to know that immigration status information will remain confidential. Student services will remain…

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Football stays atop conference after win

October 20, 2016

By Diego Linares A championship run was the conversation in the huddle after a 47-14 win by the football team against Los Angeles Southwest College at Weingart Stadium last Saturday. After the convincing East Los Angeles College win, offensive coordinator Art Hoomiriatana said he felt the team was far from where they needed to be. “We’ve got to improve a lot. Just execute better and watch the film. It’s a…

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‘Miss Peregrine’ fails to deliver decent adaptation

October 5, 2016

By Anastasia Landeros  It’s a tough job adapting a novel, let alone a novel series, to film. Although it has been done successfully, “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” is not one of them. The film looks good on paper but disappoints. The film was set to be a promising addition to Burton’s stellar roster of movies with Hollywood A-Listers Samuel L. Jackson, Allison Janney, and Dame Judi Dench being sprinkled…

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Club offers study abroad trip to Ireland

By Ivan Cazares  Professors Diane Mannone and Mandy Kronbeck briefed students Thursday on an opportunity to study abroad in Ireland. Participants will visit Dublin, Belfast and Galway in summer 2017 on a literary tour. Students can earn four general elective credits for English 102 or 103. However, participants are not required to be enrolled in either course. Participants who want to earn credits for one of the two courses need…

September 29, 2016
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Walk/Run promotes community health, raises money for programs

By Francisco Portillo The 27th Annual Aztlan 5K Classic presents an opportunity for Elans to gather for a day of fun on Oct. 30 The event will begin at 8 a.m. at Weingart Stadium. The 5K is a distance of 3.1 miles. There is a $40 fee to participate in the event. The event is designed for participants of all fitness levels. They can choose to walk, run or participate in the…

September 29, 2016
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Sports Briefs: Sept. 15 – 21, 2016

By Diego Linares Water Polo  The water polo team looks to regain its composure after going 0-8 to start the season. The team has had to play through two injuries, one being a shoulder subluxation suffered by starter Irene Young, but are looking toward a young core of athletes to propel them forward. ELAC water polo head coach Erik Matheson said freshman players Jessenia Barberena and Cynthia Sanchez have been…

September 21, 2016
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