Elac student steps up to fight campus hunger

By Juan Calvillo  Though East Los Angeles College’s administration takes steps to tackle food insecurity on campus, Monika Rueda, a current ELAC student, is compelled to do her part. She distributes food to students in need across from the Helen Miller Library every other Tuesday. She spoke with Cecilia Cruz, coordinator for the student Health Center, and asked what was the most immediate course of action she could take. “She…

March 2, 2020
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Eating during class

Students should be able to eat during class. Professors should not set the rule to not be able to eat or have drinks in class. Some professors have that rule because they might not want the classroom to get dirty or messy. Others set that rule for reasons they do not disclose as to why. Every student has a different schedule for school and what goes on in their lives. Some have…

December 4, 2019
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ELAC’s sanitary standards

East Los Angeles College is home to thousands of students that have different preferences of cleanliness. Some students like to keep their environment clean, while some students don’t mind the filthiness. Littering seems like an outdated offense, however, it is prevalent and seen all over campus on a daily basis. Different cultures have different ideas and standards of hygiene. People often represent their values in the practices they partake in…

December 4, 2019
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A quiet place to study

Not all students are the same, they come from a variety of different backgrounds and ethnic groups. Some students find going to school as a grueling task, while others enjoy interacting with their peers.  Some have the luxury to go home in between classes, while some are forced to stay at school since the commute home is an inconvenience. Personal time is hard to come by while at school all…

December 4, 2019
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Students use techniques to dance

The Let’s Dance Company (LDC) hosted a Celebration of Dance this weekend, at the Performing and Fine Arts Complex at East Los Angeles College. The idea for this concert was to highlight the diverse dance programming of the East Los Angeles College Dance Department. The choreography showcase an array of dance techniques totaling 10 unique premiere dances and an exceptional performance summing up the concert that featured dancers’ innovative trends…

December 2, 2019
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Mr. Rogers hits ‘Beautiful Neighborhood’

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” is a biographical fi lm that is loosely inspired by the 1998 Esquire article “Can You Say … Hero?” by Tom Junod. It depicts a fi ctionalized version of Junod and his encounter with Fred Rogers, known on television as Mr. Rogers. The fi lm stars Tom Hanks as Fred Rogers and Matthew Rhys as Lloyd Vogel, a character based on Junod. Taking place…

December 2, 2019
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ELAC evolves music for students Department ends year with multiple showcases

The East Los Angeles Music Department will be hosting a series of live musical events on-campus at the S2 Recital Hall during the holiday season. The events will feature student musicians from the ELAC Music Department and showcase the knowledge they have learned through the fall semester. A student recital will be held today at noon. Admission to the event is free. The ELAC Music Department will host a piano…

December 2, 2019
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Play portrays modern tale of Adam, Eve

“The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told” begins with Adam and Steve in a bold new retelling of the Bible. Topics such as religion, sexuality, relationships and Aids come to light in a society that hates change and values conformity above all else. The play premiered on Friday in the Proscenium Theater. The doors opened to a handful of people excited to visualize a gay modernized version of Adam and Eve,…

December 2, 2019
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Women’s soccer tallies losing record

East Los Angeles College’s women’s soccer season ended on a sour note on November 12th with a 9-1 home loss against Cerritos College. Their worst month was the month of September, where they didn’t win a game. Their first win came in the first week of October with a 3-2 home win against Pasadena City College. Overall, they finished the season with a record of 2-11-5. In their conference, their…

December 2, 2019
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Inconsistencies lead to poor season

Men’s soccer season ended in the third round of the South Coast Conference Tournament against El Camino College in a 1-0 away loss. The month of September wasn’t the best for the Huskies. Following the first game of September, East Los Angeles College went on a six game losing streak. They broke out of that slump with a 3-0 win against Los Angeles Harborat home. The Huskies ended the season…

December 2, 2019
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